Episode #304: Q&A Podcast on GABA, Cortisol, Sleep & Sauna

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In This Episode:

  • 05:15 Would you recommend GABA and ashwagandha for stress relief?
  • 14:20: Using ashwagandha to help with stress for short-term relief
  • 16:27: What causes low cortisol?
  • 20:40: What does blood sugar dysregulation do to our bodies?
  • 26:40: Do you have to have your head enclosed in a sauna bed to get the same benefits?
  • 30:30: The importance of hydrating while you sauna
  • 37:30: How to correct unhealthy sleep patterns

Dr. Jockers and the team are answering listener questions in this wide-ranging and fascinating episode of Functional Nutrition. Dr. Jockers is joined by Dr. Ivonne Boujaoude, a Board-Certified Naturopathic Doctor, Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, and an Integrative Mental Health Practitioner.

Together they are talking about stress and adrenal health, cortisol, and sauna usage. Plus, there’s a ton of great information on sleep hacks! It’s all here, as always, on the show that’s here to help you eat and live as healthily as you can, the Functional Nutrition way. We have to start somewhere – let that somewhere be now. Please join us.

When I see low cortisol and low DHA, one thing I think is inflammation. That’s another word for stress, really, for the body.

Dr. Ivonne Boujaoude

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Dr David Jockers is passionate about seeing people reach their health potential in mind, body and spirit. He is the host of the popular “Dr Jockers Functional Nutrition” podcast and the author of the best-selling books, “The Keto Metabolic Breakthrough” and “The Fasting Transformation.”

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