November 11, 2015 Podcast: How To Lower High Cortisol, The Groundbreaking High-Fat Endurance Study, What Causes Low HRV & More!
- This is OFFICIALLY it – the groundbreaking high-fat endurance study I was in has been published.
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- The latest on cardio before weights vs. weights before cardio.
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How To Lower High Cortisol
Dean says: He's a masters athlete – a road cyclist. He also has a high stress job and a ‘wound up' personality. He's been in a cycle of everything going great with training, then he gets sick, has to reset, goes great with training and the cycle starts all over again. He had a conversation with his physio about elevated cortisol levels and the impact a stressful lifestyle can have on cortisol. He's interested to hear your opinion on how elevated cortisol can make you sick, even if you're very fit and what can be done naturally to work around it, and particularly the role that caffeine may have on elevated cortisol.
Natural Ways To Avoid Getting Schizophrenia
Ryan says: His grandmother was a paranoid schizophrenic. He's worried about becoming schizophrenic himself. He's 24 and has not displayed any symptoms yet. He was hoping that you could give him a list of lifestyle factors like stress and food to avoid any epigenetic expression of schizophrenia. What do you suggest?
Can You Use Protein Powder When Breastfeeding?
Danella says: She has been using the MHP Paleo protein which is beef and egg white protein. She noticed when she went to reorder that it wasn't suitable for nursing mums. She's currently nursing an 8 month old and she couldn't find any information online about why it's not suitable. Can you shed some light on what the issue is, and what protein is OK to use while nursing?
What Causes A Low HRV?
Shane says: He's been testing his HRV with Sweetbeat for a couple of months and he's consistently low – between 17-35. He pegs the stress meter even when he turns the sensitivity to the lowest. What does it mean when HRV is that low? When can he find something specific?
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