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Wim Hof

Wim Hof, also known as "the Iceman", holds the world record for the longest ice bath (1 hour and 53 minutes and 12 seconds), just to name one of his many impressive feats. Dr. Patrick and Wim talk a bit about Wim's back story that culminated in him trying out cold water immersion, the relatively recent 2014 scientific publication of the "Wim Hof Method" which includes cold exposure during training, exposure to bacterial endotoxin, Wim's breathing techniques, and meditation.

In this episode, we discuss... 

  • 00:00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:02:08 - Wim Hof tells the story of how he fell in love with the cold
  • 00:08:35 - Activating the sympathetic nervous system to lower inflammation 
  • 00:14:37 - Hyperventilation changes blood pH enough to inactivate pain receptors
  • 00:16:24 - Just four days of breathing exercises decreased inflammation
  • 00:28:06 - How much of the effects of meditation are due to breathing technique?
  • 00:36:45 - Cold exposure increases norepinephrine two- to three-fold
  • 00:44:05 - Treating depression with cold therapy

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Direct download: Wim_Hof_AUPH.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Dr. Rhonda Patrick delivers the keynote lecture at the Orthomolecular Medicine Congress in Bussum, Netherlands (MBOG Congres 2015).

In this talk, you'll learn about:

  • 00:04:52 - Micronutrient inadequacies and triage theory
  • 00:10:42 - Role of DNA damage in cancer and aging
  • 00:21:10 - Vitamin D, serotonin, and the development of autism
  • 00:41:39 - Omega-3s also regulate serotonin 

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/38

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Direct download: orthomolecular_congress_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:26am EDT

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