Health experts interviews

Interviews with experts

The podcast part of our site includes interviews with health scientists and doctors who are experts in their respective fields. These experts share practical tips on how to  lower anxiety and blood pressure, improve cardio health, have more energy, sleep better, avoid chronic inflammation, slow aging, etc. Important: good sleep and healthy nutrition are complementary to guided breathing and physical exercise to lower anxiety and high blood pressure. Additionally, experts stress the importance of meditation, relaxation music and yoga in helping to lower high blood pressure. Here are short descriptions of the interviews in the podcast section.

Stop chronic inflammation. Practical steps from Dr Hansen. Practical steps to identify and fix chronic inflammation in the interview with Dr Robert Hansen. Impact on anxiety and blood pressure. What is chronic inflammation. Sources of chronic inflammation and how they relate to anxiety and high blood pressure. Symptoms of chronic inflammation: brain fog, being tired all the time.  Natural ways to reduce chronic inflammation: sleep, sleep hygiene, time restricted eating, whole foods, stress management which also help to lower anxiety and high blood pressure. Exercise to reduce chronic inflammation, how to stop sarcopenia, why strength training is important. Importance of meditation and yoga to lower blood pressure.

 

Shaolin plan for health and happiness | Practical steps from a Shaolin Temple monk. Background of Walter Gjergja, Shaolin Temple secular monk Shi Xing Me.  Walter's view on human capacity: body, mind, spirit.  Why anxiety, depression and high blood pressure are spreading in the Western society.  Simple exercises which help to lower stress, anxiety and high blood pressure.  Breathing to lower blood pressure. Yoga for anxiety. Two examples or recovery from illness and stress by people practicing Shaolin approach. Recommendation to people suffering from high blood pressure. How to reduce stress and strengthen a cardiovascular system. Lower blood pressure music. Why meditation is so important to lower high blood pressure. Link between Shaolin philosophy and practice.

 

How to sleep well to lower anxiety and blood pressure. With Dr Smarr.  Practical tips from a sleep expert Dr Benjamin Smarr on how to sleep well to lower anxiety and blood pressure.  Background of Dr Benjamin Smarr What are circadian rhythms and why they have such a big impact on anxiety and high blood pressure. Why is adequate sleep so important for humans. What are sleep cycles and their impact on human physiology, anxiety, depression and high blood pressure. REM, deep sleep. Practical tips for better night sleep: routine, minimize alcohol and late night eating. Impact of different kind of light on sleep. How to lower anxiety and blood pressure with better sleep habits.  Impact of biological rhythms on COVID19: early diagnostic and severity prediction. Massage for lower blood pressure.

 

How to manage chronic pain | Practical steps by Dr Jill Kirby. Practical steps how to manage pain from a doctor who treats chronic pain. Background of Dr Jill Kirby. The story of how she has acquired a chronic condition. Non-stop pain and depression, suicidal condition, anxiety. How counselling service helped her. Non-medication ways to manage chronic pain: water therapy, yoga for high blood pressure, physical therapy, massage to lower anxiety, walking to lower high blood pressure. Cognitive behavior therapy, acupressure.   Mindfulness and meditation help to reduce pain and other chronic conditions like anxiety or high blood pressure. Non-medication tools to reduce blood pressure: walking, lower sodium consumption, eating potassium rich food, manage stress, manage weight, quit smoking. Benefit of exercise for managing chronic pain and high blood pressure.

 

How to slow aging. Science and practice of healthy life span. Dr He interview.  Background of Dr He.  Scientific approach to slowing aging. Current status of creating a medicine to slow aging: metformin, rapamycin, mTor pathway. Why scientists study ibuprofen and other existing medicines as potential medicine to slow aging Evidence of calorie restriction to slow aging. Fasting, how it works and how to implement it properly, impact on anxiety, depression and high blood pressure.  5 day calorie restriction plan: calories and and protein, fat, carbs mix.  Right mix of protein, fat and carbs which slow aging. Reasons for longer health span in Blue Zones. Plant based diet. Good and bad fats.  Positive impact of time restricted eating. What is the impact of exercise on healthy life span and how it helps to lower anxiety and high blood pressure.

 

 Covid19 update: prevention, distancing, social bubbles, what if you tested positive. Practical steps for prevention for Covid19 and what to do if you tested positive for Covid19. Interview with Dr Robert Hansen. More practical tips to lower blood pressure and anxiety.  What we learned in 4 months since Covid19 was declared by World Health Organization a global pandemic: high infection fatality rate, highly contagious.  Chronic diseases which increase mortality risk when infected by COVID19, link with anxiety, depression and high blood pressure.  Body organs which can be affected by COVID19.  Status of vaccine development. Status and effectiveness of drugs which treat COVID19: dexamethasone, remdesivir, Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine.  Key prevention tools from COVID19: masks, social distancing, frequent hand washing, adequate sleep, low alcohol consumption.  Social bubble as a key concept to prevent COVID19.  Further steps which mitigate the risk of COVID19: diet, exercise. How they are linked to lower anxiety and blood pressure.  Why improving insulin sensitivity helps to mitigate a risk of Covid19.  What actions required if you are tested positive for Covid19 to minimize the risk of long term body organ damage.

 

Meditation for anxiety by Lodro Rinzler | Exercise for high blood pressure. Practical meditation tips and meditation for anxiety by meditation expert Lodro Rinzler. More practical tips to lower blood pressure and anxiety.  Background of Lodro Rinzler.  Meditation as an effective exercise to lower anxiety and high blood pressure. How much meditation practice is required for someone with anxiety to feel an improvement in their condition. How to do basic meditation. Combination of guided and silent meditations. Meditation music to lower anxiety and high blood pressure.  How to start meditation practice. Why meditation is complementary to yoga for high blood pressure. Calming meditation by Lodro which helps to lower anxiety and high blood pressure.