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  • The Model Health Show is a fun, entertaining, and enlightening look at health and fitness. No subject is off limits here! World-renown author and nutritionist Shawn Stevenson breaks down complex health issues and makes them easy to understand and overcome. Whether it's weight loss, chronic fatigue, heart disease, diet, exercise, sex, hormones, sleep problems, or countless other health topics, the insights you get here will help you transform your health and live your best life ever.
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  • Oct 3 2022
    The emerging field of stem cell therapy offers hope for the future of medicine as we know it. Under the umbrella of regenerative medicine, stem cell therapy aims to repair damaged cells in a process that lowers levels of inflammation and modulating the immune system. Unfortunately, at this point in time, very few stem cell therapies are accessible to the general public, but the body of evidence is growing to support regenerative therapies to improve a myriad of ailments and diseases.  On today’s show, you’re going to hear from one of the pioneers in the space of regenerative and precision medicine, Dr. Robert Hariri. Dr. Hariri is a surgeon, biomedical scientist, and entrepreneur. He also co-authored the #1 New York Times bestselling book, Life Force, alongside Tony Robbins. His knowledge and expertise in the field of stem cell therapy is unmatched.  In this interview, you’re going to hear the science behind placental stem cell therapies, and the multiple benefits of regenerative medicine. We’re diving into the function of the immune system, stem cells, natural killer cells, and so much more. Get ready to take notes, because this episode is loaded with invaluable information on the future of healthcare and enhancing your body’s natural healing capabilities.  In this episode you’ll discover: The role of stem cells in embryology.What the process of differentiation is. Why stem cells are like a master boot disc. How your environment can influence your DNA.The history of stem cell therapy. Why replacement stem cell therapy is not scalable. How Dr. Hariri began researching placental stem cells. Specific roles and functions of the placenta.Why the placenta is like a 3D printer.How Tony Robbins used regenerative strategies to repair his joints.Why the immune system is an intelligence system. How the body’s inflammatory response works. Why our healing capabilities slow as we age. The role regenerative strategies play in immune health.How immunomodulation works. The important duty of natural killer cells in the placenta. How stem cell therapy performs against infectious diseases. Why autoimmune diseases often improve during pregnancy. The importance of considering the safety profile of a treatment plan. Why many patients do not benefit from the standard of care. What the main tenets of precision medicine are. An interesting comparison between aviation and healthcare. The power of becoming the chief executive officer of your health.Four prerequisites for living to 100.  Items mentioned in this episode include: Organifi.com/Model -- Use the coupon code MODEL for 20% off!Beekeepersnaturals.com/model -- Save 25% on raw honey & other natural remedies! Life Force by Tony Robbins, Dr. Peter Diamandis, & Dr. Robert Hariri DLP Capital Health, Wellness, & Longevity EventFountain Life CelularityConnect with Dr. Robert Hariri Website / Twitter / Instagram Join TMHS Facebook community - Model Nation  Be sure you are subscribed to this podcast to automatically receive your episodes:  Apple PodcastsStitcherSpotifySoundcloud *Download Transcript  
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    1 hr and 10 mins
  • Sep 28 2022
    The human brain is an incredibly complex and dynamic organ. It controls so much of who we are and how we operate, including everything from memory and emotion to vision and hunger. And with an increased prevalence in mental illnesses and neurodegenerative diseases, it’s more important than ever that we understand how our brain works so we can optimize its function and longevity.  Today you’re going to hear a compilation of two of my previous interviews with Dr. Daniel Amen. Dr. Amen is a leading brain health expert and double board-certified psychiatrist, and the founder of Amen Clinics, home to the world’s largest database of brain scans. If you’re interested in improving your brain health, there’s no one better to learn from than Dr. Amen. You’re going to hear about how brain health influences mental health, the state of psychiatry and mental health in the US, and how we can begin to take a root-cause approach to improving mental health. We’ll talk about specific strategies you can use to lower brain inflammation, improve brain blood flow, and so much more. Dr. Amen is also sharing powerful information about cultivating happiness and empowerment. Enjoy!  In this episode you’ll discover: What percentage of Americans have been diagnosed with a mental illness. The connection between mental health and brain health.How deprivation can lead to imbalances in the brain. What SPECT imaging is, and the three things it can tell you about your brain.How improving brain health can increase the efficacy of therapy.Why fame is horrible for the brain.How understanding your brain type can help you make better decisions. The importance of having adequate blood flow to the brain.Why improving your health should be based in love. How to improve your omega 3 levels and reduce inflammation.What PTSD looks like on a brain scan.The connection between body weight and blood flow to the brain.How leaky gut contributes to leaky brain. The importance of high-quality sleep for brain health.Critical health factors to check before beginning psychiatric medications. How improving brain health can reduce rates of incarceration and addiction. What part of the brain feels pleasure. How brain scans of the prefrontal cortex can indicate happiness levels.Why a healthy brain is the key to happiness.The different brain types, and how they view the world.An important connection between low-quality food and inflammation. The relationship between the amygdala and fear. How the American government contributes to mental illnesses. Why prolonged use of technology is unhealthy for the brain.Dr. Amen’s nighttime ritual for happiness and gratitude. A silver lining of families being home during the pandemic.  Items mentioned in this episode include: PiqueLife.com/model -- Use code MODEL at checkout for 10% off!Beekeepersnaturals.com/model -- Save 25% on raw honey & other natural remedies!How Neuroscience is Transforming Psychiatry with Dr. Daniel Amen – Episode 400How to Discover Your Brain Type with Dr. Daniel Amen – Episode 568Justin Bieber: Seasons Healing ADD by Dr. Daniel Amen Change Your Brain, Change Your Body by Dr. Daniel Amen  The Daniel Plan by Dr. Daniel Amen Why Be Happy? by Dennis Prager Change Your Brain Foundation The End of Mental Illness by Dr. Daniel Amen The Brain Warrior’s Way by Dr. Daniel Amen Amen UniversityConnect with Dr. Daniel Amen Website / Facebook / Instagram / TikTok  Join TMHS Facebook community - Model Nation Be sure you are subscribed to this podcast to automatically receive your episodes:  Apple PodcastsStitcherSpotifySoundcloud *Download Transcript
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    1 hr and 52 mins
  • Sep 26 2022
    Throughout our lives, our hormones are constantly fluctuating. Specifically, as we age, our hormone levels tend to dramatically change. And while these shifts are a natural part of our life cycle, it doesn’t mean we’re destined to live with symptoms like poor mood or decreased energy forever.  On today’s show, you’re going to learn from hormone expert and triple board-certified OBGYN, Dr. Anna Cabeca. In her new book, MenuPause, she shares how to use food as medicine to reduce the symptoms of menopause like weight gain, brain fog, and hot flashes. Dr. Anna takes a well-rounded, holistic approach to healing, and she has helped thousands of folks reach optimal health through improved hormone levels.  No matter what stage of life you’re in, understanding how your hormones work is critical. This episode is full of key insights and actionable steps you can take to balance your hormones and feel your best. You’re going to learn about the relationship between some of our most important hormones, specific foods to eat to support hormone health, and so much more. I hope you enjoy this episode with the amazing Dr. Anna Cabeca!  In this episode you’ll discover: Why our hormones are energetic molecules. What the hormone hierarchy is and how it works. The most important hormone in the human body.How oxytocin operates in the body. The effects stress can have on our hormones. Dr. Anna’s personal journey of undergoing menopause twice.The relationship between cortisol and our reproductive hormones.Why cortisol impacts oxytocin. What your urine pH can tell you about your overall health.The connection between nutrient-rich foods, the microbiome, and health.One of the first dietary changes Dr. Anna implements in her patients.The relationship between aging and insulin resistance. How insulin resistance can contribute to hot flashes. The problem with replacing testosterone. Why intermittent fasting is helpful for optimal brain function. How menopause symptoms can be alleviated with a ketogenic diet.What the side effects of hormone replacement therapy are. The best foods to support hormone health. Why alkalinizing the body is the key to optimal health. What andropause is.  Items mentioned in this episode include: PaleoValley.com/model  -- Use code MODEL at checkout for 15% off!Organifi.com/Model -- Use the coupon code MODEL for 20% off! MenuPause by Dr. Anna Cabeca The Hormone Fix by Dr. Anna Cabeca Keto-Green 16 by Dr. Anna Cabeca Receive 10% off all Dr. Anna Cabeca's supplements and products right hereConnect with Dr. Anna Cabeca Website / Podcast / Instagram / Facebook   Join TMHS Facebook community - Model Nation Be sure you are subscribed to this podcast to automatically receive your episodes:  Apple PodcastsStitcherSpotifySoundcloud *Download Transcript  
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    1 hr and 13 mins

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