Stress is an unavoidable part of our everyday life. We are always busy, whether it’s working overtime, running a household or driving kids to their activities we cannot help but feel stressed. It is this stress that elevates the hormone cortisol, causing the aging process to accelerate! How is it that this “always on the go” life impacts our health so much? Is there anything we can do to help diminish the effects?
My guest is Dr. Venus. She is a licensed physician who specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation who received her medical training at Yale University, University of Miami, and University of California-Irvine. We dive into how elevated cortisol levels impact our health in a variety of ways and the simple things we can do to combat its effect.
Here are some of the things we talked about:
- Stress in the Body
- Too Much Oxygen Is a Thing
- Cortisol is Not All Bad
- When Cortisol Is Elevated
- Everything’s Connected
- Mood, Immune System and Gut
- Accelerator for Aging
- Keep it Simple…Take a Breath
- The Human Connection
About the Guest:
Dr. Venus – The Biohacking M.D. – is a licensed physician in the specialty of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation who received her medical training at Yale University, University of Miami, and University of California-Irvine. She has a thriving medical practice in Southern California and has competed for 20 years as a national-level fitness athlete. A respected fitness trainer with expertise in biohacking human physiology and biomechanics, she’s had clients ranging from single moms to professional athletes, and even an action film star. A repeat guest expert on the TV series “The Doctors” and featured on several other shows including NBC’s “American Gladiators,” and ABC’s “The Bachelor: Paris,” she also contributes to multiple health outlets including Oxygen Magazine.
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