Overcoming Stress, Anxiety And Depression Holistically

good afternoon and you’re in the US good
evening if you’re in Europe and welcome both people here and on online so we’re
streaming this and we’re happy to have you here today we’re going to talk about
anxiety and depression and it is one of the biggest issues that is affecting
people today there the official numbers are that it affects about 40 million
adults in the u.s. that’s 18 percent of the adult population has some more
significant form of anxiety but what we find is we ask people on a questionnaire
and we find that probably 70 80 % of people coming through our office have
some form of anxiety or depression so it’s it’s a big deal it is the third
most frequent medication prescribed in the US and people with anxiety are three
to five times more likely to go to the doctor and to me that simply says that
when one thing when when something central isn’t working like we’re talking
about in holism when something isn’t working it starts affecting multiple
things and there’s about a 50% overlap between anxiety and depressions that you
have anxiety then 50% of those have depression and vice versa so there and
we’re going to talk about how there’s a central there’s a common mechanism to
those things and these numbers are according to the adaa anxiety and
depression Association of America so the causes of anxiety and depression
according to the ADEA and for a change I agree with every
single one of these is genetics personality life events and brain
chemistry now where we look at this differently is what to do about it
because the standard treatments and the standard of viewpoint in the main
mainstream system as well genetics you’ve got what you got and
personality you are who you are and life events well you know it happened and
they don’t think that you can do anything about those they think that
those are kind of givens they’re set in stone and then they say oh but brain
chemistry now you just hold on your horses here we can change your brain
chemistry we got pills for that so what we want to
talk about is a more holistic approach to this where we can understand that the
body is health is a triad and there’s a chemical side a structural side and an
emotional side and by improving these areas of our life not only can we change
how our genetics express but we can sort of enhance our tweak our personality we
can we can cope with life events better and by all means we can change brain
chemistry in a natural way instead of adding chemicals the standard treatment
is called an SSRI selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors there are some
others but this is the main one and what does that do
so serotonin is a neurotransmitter that makes you feel good and that serotonin
hangs around for a while in the tissues and then it’s being reabsorbed the body
takes it back up so now you’re saying all that seems really stupid because if
it makes you feel good why don’t you just let it float around forever
because you’re supposed to be able to experience all kinds of emotions and
you’re supposed to be able to adapt and and experience different things so by re
up taking it you bring balance and then you release more in the right amounts at
the right time and what a stick with a re-uptake inhibitor does is it locks
those reuptake channels so that the serotonin gets out in the tissues and
then it just kind of hangs out so it lasts much much longer so if you have if
you’re low on serotonin then you can feel a little bit better for a while but
the problem is when you change the reuptake you change the balance and the
body like we said it is creating these neurotransmitters through a reason you
need to be able to you can’t be in la-la land if there’s other stuff going on so
now the body if you inhibit the reuptake the body says well you know the
serotonin lasts longer so now we don’t need to make as much so the body down
regulates the production of serotonin and now you don’t feel so good so now
you get up the dose and the body down regulates and so on and so on because
there’s a reason for everything that the body does and the solution is bring
balance to the system don’t try to push the system into what you think it should
do so that’s why you they up the dose a few times and then they say oh this
isn’t working so much anymore let’s try something else so it’s a kind of trial
and error approach we interfere with the system until it adapts and it doesn’t
work so genetics will go through all these
reasons one by one genetics is not a death sentence
it’s a predisposition what you get from your genes as you get more or less
capacity to adapt so stress happens life happens and your your nervous system
your bone of your physiology has a certain capacity to adapt that’s what
you get some people have this much capacity and some people have that much
capacity it’s not fair but it’s what we got and you can’t change the genes but
you can change the expression of your genes just because you have a gene
doesn’t mean it’s expressing all the time it expresses when there are
triggers and promoters and those can be things like food sensitivities
deficiencies toxicities emotional stress or physical trauma so all these
different things are triggers and it’s not the genetics per se so we need to
teach the ball you we need to help the ball to cope with this stuff and then we
don’t have to express those genes anymore personality and life events we
certainly are born with a specific personality even in families where the
gene pool is is relatively common we have tremendous differences in
personality so yeah it’s a real thing but part of it is nature and part of it
is nurture we can still it’s not set in stone we can still work on our
personality we can still bring out the best and and sort of work on reducing
the worst life events same thing there’s there’s trauma there’s tragedy there’s
losses etc but your body is designed to cope with those things your nervous
system can rewire grief is normal but it’s not normal to have it for decades
and the body is this design it’s called neuroplasticity is the ability of the
brain to change to rewire to reinterpret and everything that you learn is part of
neuroplasticity is the quality creates habits it automates things so that you
speak a certain way you catch a ball a certain way even if you couldn’t do it
the first time then after practicing you learn to do it
because the brain created a pattern and the bank brain can create new patterns
both for physical skills but also to deal with trauma and with these things
so again grief is normal but months may be closer to a year but then if the
better your brain is working the better you’re going to be at at moving on and
coping so brain chemistry this is the big one as far as this is the one that
they work with by giving you a chemical but we don’t want to give you a chemical
we don’t want to impose we don’t want to interfere with that delicate balance we
want to assist the body so that it finds its own balance so the brain needs
certain things and the number one thing the brain needs is oxygen okay most
people don’t think of oxygen as a nutrient but you think about it how long
are you going to make it without oxygen we could just run if people say that oh
well fish oil is the most important nutrient or protein is or whatever well
hold your breath and we’ll see which is the most important nutrient and stable
blood sugar is incredibly important fats incredibly important minerals and
signals so we’re going to talk a little bit more in detail about this but oxygen
and signals are basically the top two nutrients for the brain the other stuff
is it’s great but those are the big the pieces oxygen we need oxygen carrying
capacity we have red blood cells to carry the oxygen and red blood cells are
kind of important because they’re 85% of all the cells in the body so it’s
probably important and the red blood cells have to have hemoglobin that’s the
the molecule the compound that can grab on and carry the oxygen so our oxygen
carrying capacity depends on how many red blood cells we have and how much
hemoglobin and in order to manufacture these we need to eat good foods and we
need to have a healthy digestion because if we eat right but we don’t have a
healthy digestion we still can’t use this stuff we’re not gonna bring it into
the right places and then we need circulation so first we need blood that
can carry the oxygen then we need to send the blood out somewhere and of
course the first part of that is the heart pumping but that’s not enough
because the blood vessels need to be open and relaxed so we can get the blood
to the periphery where it needs to go and it’s not just hands and feet they’re
on periphery the brain is also kind of periphery those things furthest from the
heart are basically hands feet and brain and whenever you have stress hey come on and whenever you have stressed you have
what’s called vasoconstriction and that’s where people get cold hands and
feet but they also lose blood flow to the brain when they’re stressed that’s
why you can get stupid under stress by the way so in order to help your
circulation you want to work on the parasympathetic and we’ll we’ll cover
that toward the end here the relaxation training will help open up that
peripheral vascular D to actually get more blood to the brain that stable
blood sugar we want to keep blood sugar somewhere between 108 80 to 120
milligrams per deciliter so if you have about a gallon and a half of LUN like
most of us do that means at any given time all the sugar then you have
circulating is four to six grams one teaspoon that’s all you got and then it
refills so you need one teaspoon plus minus one gram that’s how incredibly
fine-tuned this system is and that’s where the brain is working the best and
if you eat real food then your look your body is going to keep it at that
teaspoon level and then pitch out a few grains at a time so to speak to maintain
that that perfect level and just an illustration of how important that is in
diabetes they you can’t often not tell if a diabetic is in a coma because they
have high or low blood sugar so high blood sugar is an emergency and it can
put a diabetic in a coma but low blood sugar can – so when we have these
rollercoaster blood sugar swings that we get from from sugar and processed foods
where people have some sugar and they feel up and then 30 minutes later they
feel down that’s part of its nothing cause anxiety
but it sure doesn’t make it easier either okay a lot of people will have to
bless emia they get give her the ability and they get fatigue and loss of focus
because the brain needs that stable blood sugar and you get that from eating
whole foods one more thing just to kind of
illustrate how much the brain hates sugar even though we’re talking about
blood sugar and the brain needs them it wants it stable anytime it gets up to
a to higher level which is anything over 120 then the brain really suffers so a
1c hemoglobin a1c is a measurement of long-term it’s average blood sugar and
if you have a healthy level of blood sugar means you’re a 1c is the low five
point two your brain shrinks about 0.3 percent per
year on average that’s not including or accounting for exercise or lifestyle of
things just on average but if your blood sugar goes up or your a1c is five point
five and this is still considered completely healthy now your brain
shrinks like 0.4 0.4 2% for a year if you get up to pre-diabetic it shrinks
almost half a percent per year and if you get into the diabetic range you’re
it’s shrinking by like 0.5 to 5 3 so sugar causes inflammation that causes
the brain to shrink a one of the mechanisms that’s involved with with
dementia and Alzheimer’s and degeneration in general fad why does the brain need fat because
the brain 60 to 70% of the brain is fat 25% of that is cholesterol okay and
we’ve had for the last 50 years we’ve said that Oh cholesterol speak the root
of all evil don’t eat it stay away from it measure
it take drugs to push it as low as possible well your body manufactures
cholesterol it wouldn’t make a bad substance in your body and 25% of your
brain is cholesterol it’s it’s essential the insulation of your nerve fibers
called myelin a big portion of that is cholesterol your brain wouldn’t work
without it okay so the ball he knows how to put these
things in balance if we create healthy low cholesterol has been linked to
depression the one thing the best cognitive function that you find they’ve
done tests on people once they get up to 78 years old the best cognitive function
is in people have cholesterol over 220 even over 240 in certain skills a normal
recommended cholesterol is under 200 but even people if they say there’s a lot of
people that even coming through this office they their cholesterol is 190 and
they said oh are you on or that was on one ie and they put them on a
cholesterol medication they put them on a statin drug because the doctor said oh
well it runs in your family better be safe than sorry so now their
cholesterol is like 150 and they’re well on their way to depression and brain
deficiencies and there is absolutely no reason to lower the cholesterol because
it’s a natural healthy substance your body makes it
okay we’ll have another seminar on cholesterol I think it’s next Wednesday
and 30% of the brain is DHA which is basically a component officially so out
of this whole brain mass of full 30% of it is one specific essential fatty acid
called DHA and in general the population gets about 20% of the DHA that they
should have and when we don’t get the DHA the body substitutes whatever Crisco
or or soybean oil that that’s floating around that’s available but it doesn’t
work as well this is what the volume is looking for and DHA you get it from fish
try to keep to the clean sources you get it from fish oil and there are vegetable
sources of DHA that are products but they it’s very difficult to get it from
those sources they basically have to grow them on algae and things like that
and it gets expensive and the doses are relatively small so unless you’re a very
strict vegetarian which I don’t recommend you get much better value with
the patient initially minerals glandulars so these are things that
minerals in general is something that brain likes but these are things that we
use in this office because they test well these are standard processed
products one is called a mint ran once called mint checks or checks tuna fish
oil is great because tuna fish has ADHD but one so there’s two kinds of
essential fatty acids and fish oil and depending on what you’re missing if
you’re if you have a tendency for depression or anxiety you’re probably
missing the DHA more so if you don’t have that but you can
more of an inflammation heart disease then you probably need more of the EPA
but if you’re looking for the DHA too now has a five to one ratio leafy greens
is a good source of minerals in general so now we’re going to do a little crash
course yes no so good question am I supposed to take all of these in this
office again we test and I don’t I never know which one of these you’re going to
test for but if you have a tendency for anxiety depression you’re more than
likely are going to test for one of these in your body through muscle
testing the body will tell us which one is going to work the best now we’re
getting into a little crash course on brain and signals because this is really
one of the other than chemistry this is the main mechanism for depression this
is so huge in so many ways and people miss it so whenever we talk about
sympathetic parasympathetic whenever we talk about stress this is part of these
mechanisms that that are involved so if you work out a muscle then that muscle
gets bigger right you get a hypertrophy if you put your arm in a cast and you
hurt your arm you’re put in a cast for a couple months then that arm is gonna
shrink you have atrophy so every cell in your body works the same way the brain
is no different the brain has atrophy and hypertrophy just the same but the
difference is muscles they perform physical labor you work out a muscle by
putting tension on it how do you work out the brain by sending signals to it
the purpose of the brain is to process signals so that more signals you send to
the brain the stronger it gets and to health
yes and another word for this is afrin tation that’s all of the incoming
signals are called afferent ations and the signals that are related to letting
the brain know where the body parts are is called proprioception so quality
control the sense of where body parts are balanced things like that that all
related to proprioception and we’ll talk about how to generate afferent ation of
proprioception in a moment so what is depression how do we define it other
than checking questionnaires on on a form what is depression and the
definition is depression is depressed things an activity in the frontal lobe
so here’s your frontal lobe that’s the executive center of the brain the
different areas have different functions they receive information then they feed
forward to the frontal lobe and the frontal lobe executes and the pressed
activity in the frontal lobe think of this as a hundred block bulb
versus a 75 watt bulb okay the more physical strength power activity you
have but better the frontal lobe is working but if it’s starting to
degenerate if it’s starting to lose power it can’t light up the body the way
it’s supposed to and what is it that makes it glow burn a little dimmer
what’s the press’s the glow emotional stress disused degeneration hypothyroid
hypopituitarism these things that are things we can do
something about this is lifestyle this is toxicity primarily but we can
change these things so just like we talked about with the
cold hands and feet when you’re stressed your body creates a vasoconstriction and
you get cold hands and feet and again the brain is a peripheral organ relative
to the hard shell and when you have stress then your body starts sending the
blood to the muscles like if you’re having a fight flight the body sends the
blood to the muscles at the expense of the frontal lobe so again whenever
you’re stressed you can’t think very well you can’t be clever can’t be smart
and quit because your body is getting ready for it for an emergency so you
actually lose blood flow you redirect blood flow from the frontal lobe to the
rest of the body when when you’re under stress here’s another huge huge thing to
understand that most of what the frontal lobe does is to turn things off okay the
brain is not sitting there idly and then it says okay let’s go do that and then
sit idly and then let’s go do that it receives information all the time
billion bits of information and then it processes and then it makes decisions
and 85 to 90 percent of the time it says let’s turn that off
let’s turn that off let’s turn that off that’s how the brain creates stability
stability is created by turning things off otherwise it’d be like a raging fire
that that just went out of control so there are four things and don’t worry
about the first three this is just for the detail people four things it doesn’t
it inhibits stress it inhibits flexion extension so it’s it is involved in
posture this is a relaxed posture this is a stress posture and it’s all frontal
lobe it inhibits inhibition which means it sets muscle tone it produces muscle
tone so people who are flabby and don’t have much tone at all that’s that’s a
frontal lobe issue but here’s the one that we’re interested in for this topic
it inhibits secondary stimuli so stimuli comes into the brain and the brain turns
them on and distractions so I’m looking at you and then someone snaps their
fingers and if my brain can’t inhibit that distraction then my attention is
going to be all over the place that’s called a VD okay
ATD people everything in the world is equally interesting even though they
know they’re supposed to pay attention in a certain spot every little thing
just gets their attention because the frontal lobe is weak and
and turn off the signal comes in it’s supposed to say hey not now but it
doesn’t know how to do that impulses so teenagers
why don’t they rent cars to teenagers because they don’t have the brain power
to turn off impulses they give them a driver’s license when they’re 16 they
can’t rent a car to the 25 because your frontal lobe is not fully myelinated
until age 25 that’s when you have judgment the impulse comes in if it’s
appropriate you evaluate you act on it but if it’s not appropriate you inhibit
it you turn it off okay and there’s lots of different things but here’s the one
that we are concerned with also irrational thoughts anxiety is an
irrational thought okay we learn to focus on the wrong things
thinking about worrisome things becomes a habit
okay the better the brain works the better it gets at turning those things
wrong okay so we can dramatically reduce depression and anxiety just by firing up
the frontal lobe now of course like we said signals is what fires it up but
then of course it needs nutrients it needs the fatty acid that means the
minerals to process all those signals so that’s what leads to anxiety so let’s
talk about some solutions now and we want to think about them in terms of
chemical structural emotional because these are things that the body can do
something about and what they find is people who are not taking very good care
of themselves and then they go exercise and they go wow I feel so much better
okay they did one of these and then some people they say oh I’m gonna try
meditation so they meditate they try one of these and they feel so much better or
they start eating better where they start cutting out the sugar so by doing
one of these most people are going to notice the difference but what if you
did all three at the same time that’s what holistic lifestyle is all about so
exercise what does exercise do that frontal lobe that we talked about ninety
percent of its job is to process movement movements
physical movements gravity tension on muscles and joints depends on the 90
percent of what the brain does is process signals related to that so
movement keeps the brain real busy so if we want to increase brain activity we
move K increases afferent ation and proprioception and then complex moves
are more effective than more challenging because we want to engage as much of the
brain as possible so if we do a simple movement like swinging an arm in a
single plane that’s not very complicated the brain says okay look one two one two
okay I got the hang now I can tune out but if we do
something complex like playing tennis or dancing or learning some choreography or
something new and difficult and we engage it requires the brain to pay
constant attention we’re changing things up and by doing that we make more
synaptic connections with all these different viral neural networks all
these little wires they create connections they make new synapses and
the more complex the move is the more synapses that has to make to control
that movement if we make more synaptic connections then it’s like a tree having
more roots it’s going to be more stable it gets information from more places and
if it’s more stable then it’s going to be around longer to inhibit all those
stimuli that want to inhibit we’re going to more stable means that the frontal
lobe is going to fire naturally and keep going longer by itself and be able to
inhibit that anxiety better and of course oxygen these are the top two
nutrients for the brain movement and oxygen and for oxygen we need
circulation which is again the heart rate sometimes however much blood it
pumps and like we said by doing relaxation exercises you can increase
that relaxation and here’s another thing we’ll do a separate seminar on this as
well if oxygen is one of the most important nutrients you have why would
you want to take in antioxidants okay antioxidants stop the function of
oxidant oxygen this is one of the biggest traps
one of the biggest misconceptions around 1950 they got really confused and they
mistakenly identify antioxidants as vitamins and
then they started making them in mass quantities and what they are is
suffocation therapy and you want to suffocate just put a piece of duct tape
and hold your nose and you’re getting the same benefits as you do from
antioxidants if a nutrient has a benefit it’s not because it contains
antioxidants so yes berries have antioxidants but it’s not to protect you
it’s the protector nutrients in the berry antioxidants they’re a
preservative to keep things fresh but we don’t need to keep you fresh you don’t
need it preservative you need nutrients we should still eat berries berries are
fine correct so then let’s look at the chemical solutions you want to put good
stuff in like whole foods fish oil and supplements if you can find hold food
supplements just about the only whole food supplement and make available in
the market other than that standard process is fish
oil so go for fish oil but if you’re looking for other things stay away from
antioxidants yet as much as you can information learn about these things
there are a few companies out there but not many so there are some reputable
brands most fish oil is okay but you probably want to stay away from the very
cheapest ones because they’re they typically if they’re really cheap what
they do is they just take they concentrate the oil straight from the
fish and put it in a capsule and now it has all of the heavy metals and the PCBs
that work in the fish is now in the fish oil but there most companies do a pretty
good job of cleaning it out now some of those have a really low potency so you
might have to take 10 or 12 fish oil capsules to get any effect but
there’s some really good brands out there we use standard process and use
Nordic Naturals most of them are alright so you put good stuff in and then you
take the bad stuff out this is not so complicated what’s the bad stuff the
first bad stuff to take out is carbohydrates it messes with your blood
sugar it makes your brain shrink it creates blood sugar rollercoaster
creates inflammation so brain really doesn’t like carbohydrates then you get
rid of toxins as best you can you avoid by buy organic as much as you can don’t
drink the tap water and so forth and then you remove allergens and one of the
top allergens that we find it when people say oh it runs in families
they’ve linked most of schizophrenia and bipolar to brain allergies and if it
runs in families it’s because those people are allergic to grains right so
there’s more more good reasons to remove carbohydrates humans were never meant to
eat large amounts of grains and the grains 10,000 years ago there were two
grains and since 1980 they made like 25 thousand types of weeds
it has nothing in common with those ancient grains emotional solutions how
do you distress because like we said stress shifts blood flow from the
frontal lobe to the muscles to the to the fight/flight system so meditation
thank you relax you reduce your fight flight your your sympathetic means you
increase your parasympathetic you change heart rate you change blood flow you
change hormone levels breathing exercises again the part that kind of
goes together with meditate the difference coins of different sides
of the same coin basically some of the methods I would strongly recommend
Sedona Method go online research it look at some video if your if you like it
then get a little tape program or something and sit down and learn how to
do it it can be very very powerful in changing emotional responses EFT
emotional freedom technique same thing it’s a tapping technique you can learn
to do for yourself powerful and changing emotions personal growth books and here
I want to make a little comment because if you’re feeling bad don’t just affirm
don’t just say oh I feel bad I’m supposed to feel good it’s not gonna
work okay in that moment you don’t have access to those good feelings so the
affirmation backfires so what you want to do is you want to distract yourself
you want to give it some time read something uplifting where you can forget
about the things that that made you depressed and that can slowly slowly
shift you to where you start seeing some possibilities and then you spend enough
time doing that and if it’s the Bible or if it’s a spiritual book it doesn’t
really matter what anything that gets you they get you feeling differently
okay I love books by by Wayne Dyer abraham-hicks Deepak Chopra all all
fantastic books in this office we also use homeopathics there are there’s a
series of calming herbs called Bach Flower Remedies and some of those have
been put together in different homeopathic preparations and we have
some of those in the office if someone wants a little extra help calming down
them we can check those and aromatherapy very very popular the
only thing I have against aromatherapy is how often it is used in a cookbook
that if one person has a shoulder pain or if one person has depression that can
be completely different mechanisms so just because it works for one person
doesn’t mean that that’s what one another person needs so we want to again
use muscle testing to figure out what is the body looking for a lot of times that
people come in and they say oh I love this one and and someone said this was
good for me and we test them that body really doesn’t like it so it’s basically
acting as a stimulant which can feel good but he’s really just wearing your
body down so in nutrition response testing we’ve shown you some some
demonstrations can I have a volunteer and you’re a right to being on camera
sure all right so if we have okay step back cameras this way perfect thank you
so if we push on our and we’ve demonstrated this before that this would
push on the bone the bone is held up by muscle muscle is controlled by a signal
from the brain this is a neurological reflex and there’s certain things just
like we hit the patellar tendon we get a response or we push on an arm what I’m
looking for is a solid response it’s not a strength we start with an ounce we
increase to a pound and if we get a solid feeling that’s the locket muscle
that we’re looking for so then anything that we touch that has a problem is
going to change that okay so you’ve been on the program for a little while here
oh so your frontal lobe is doing very well but when we tested you initially I
think that was was a weak spot so the first thing that we if we want to check
for anxiety depression the very first thing we would see is if there’s some
stress there if there’s some depressed activity and then most of the time
they’re going to check for one of those tests for Minh Tran Minh checks or
checks tuna oil etc the the other things we could check would be any any brain
point the frontal lobe would be our prime suspect we can also check the the
parietal lobes we can check occipital lobe making
Jackie cerebellum and then we want to go look for the endocrine system the
hormones that drive this so pituitary if pituitary is weak it’s going to slow
down the whole endocrine system and including thyroid and you slow your
thyroid your whole metabolism and oh and to thyroid as well then of
course because thyroid hormone is activated by the liver we probably want
to check liver and if there’s stress involved we want to check some some
adrenals and her it’s working very nicely now so you’re making good
progress okay thanks so much so I’ve been on a new patient we would typically
find probably half of those areas week and depending on what’s what goes on
with them but those are very very common common areas so again most patients in
our office present with some form of anxiety at least if they’re honest the
interesting thing is that for most of them it resolves before we get to us
because we can improve digestion or liver function or thyroid then that
improves the body overall enough that this takes care of itself
and then if we need to we can do some small checks after so again on doctor
Egbert and we have our second doctor is dr. Smith or chiropractors we are men
Trisha response testing practitioners the products we use are unique from
standard process there is nothing else like it even close so I I’m sorry that
you can’t get it in stores but you can find a chiropractor or find someone near
you who’s willing to order it for you whole food is safe there are no side
effects so try some or all of these things before you go and let someone put
your on on Prozac because whenever imbalance you have in your body I
guarantee it’s not a prozac deficiency so do we have any questions you guys got
anything got it all covered thank you all right thank you so much
what’s our next one grab that rope quick if you would so we’re gonna do a couple
of more this week and then we’re gonna wait and see if we get some feedback so
whether you watch this life or whether you see some of the archived streams
auto-immunity okay you can you can request topics and if there’s someone
that you know would like a topic please let us know so next time tomorrow is
going to be autoimmunity and this is a huge huge thing because it hasn’t been a
known concept for all that long but it is much much more prevalent than than
people realized the only one that’s really diagnosed in in any large and any
significant amount is rheumatoid arthritis and lupus and Hashimoto’s and
how she Moto’s is autoimmune like hypothyroid so there’s somewhere
probably twenty thirty percent of the population who is hypothyroid and 90% of
those are all immune but they don’t check for it because they’re not going
to do anything about it they’re still just going to give them
the the synthroid if you’ve got rheumatoid arthritis or if you have
lupus and just going to give you the immune suppressants so we want to learn
how that stuff really works and so thanks for watching

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  1. great talk dr sten. i am a bit more extreme on the fasted bloods. (follow keto and IF) . i like to get my fasted bloods from 60 to 83. i think it is much healthier. before keto my fasted bloods were from 120 to 128. not good.

  2. question regarding the muscle test:

    So the idea is that the arm muscle should have a solid feel when testing different areas of the body but when you hold your hand on someones stomach (navel) the arm should go down. Why the opposite from that particular area?

  3. I have a bumpy white scar on the right side of my cheek on my face. It is about a 2 yrs old and has caused me great emotional pain and depression. Any solutions on how to to get rid of it?

  4. I actually now am dealing with depression due to two reasons for one I am still not at 100% health 9 months after my TBI. During my recovery some of my past life event which I "forgot" about re-emerged. These are not really happy memories but my Psych told me that its normal during an accident like mine that your brain rewires itself and those "forgotten" memories re-emerge. Its a big nightmare I have the full CT Scan in my story vlog if your curious to see how serious it was. I know I got really lucky.. 😐

  5. Thank you for this video I’ve suffered anxiety since I was 7 and now my current boyfriend had his first panic attack three days ago so I want to try to help him as much as possible! ❤️❤️ sending love

  6. Dr Ekberg I find your videos excellent. Is there anyone in London (U.K) who follows your treatment who I could see?

  7. Hey Dr.Sten..After I had my baby 8 years backs I started having mild Pms depression..Battled weight gain and pms depression for years.Last year I changed my lifestyle and started doing I.F and HIIT exercise with a low carb diet and lost 30 lbs in 7 months and also started feeling so much better. My doctor prescribed me B6 and B12 which was low and it helped me as well..I started St John wart 2 months back and I feel soooooo calm and positive and happy all the time.My question is how long can one take it ? Can you please let me know?

  8. Thank you so much.
    One question is does meditation help to cure constant stress in the long term? Because it seems like a short fix and after a while it returns.

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