Light As Medicine, Metabolic Typing, COVID Controversies, Polar Bear Fitness, Healing Yourself With Laughter & More With Dr. Leland Stillman.

03.13.2021 - By Ben Greenfield Fitness

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Dr. Leland Stillman is one interesting doctor and a man after my own heart - meaning he's interested in everything from how polar bears use cold thermogenesis and hibernation to enhance longevity to how your environment drastically shapes your health no matter how hard you exercise or how perfect you eat. He became interested in natural and integrative medicine at an early age. After majoring in environmental health at Connecticut College and earning his medical doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Dr. Stillman completed his training in internal medicine at Maine Medical Center. Board-certified in internal medicine and specializing in integrative medicine, he has a passion for doing whatever it takes to discover the root cause of his patients' medical problems through advanced laboratory testing and then addressing those imbalances with dietary or lifestyle interventions. Dr. Stillman focuses not only on the patient but on all aspects of the environment they live in. Some of Dr. Stillman's professional interests include phototherapy (photobiomodulation), nutrition, toxicology, and the immune system. In this podcast, we talk light, EMF, air, water, sound, metabolic typing, COVID vaccines, and a whole lot more! During this discussion, you'll also discover: -Leland's family history...6:30 His ancestor was a physician to Gov. Stanford of California in the 1800s Son died of a bacterial infection and was named after Gov. Stanford Practice is in Richmond, VA; however, 99% of his practice is virtual Pretty Healthy practice in NYC Dr. Anthony Beck's BGF podcasts: The Physician Who Personally Advises The World’s Leading Health Authorities, And His Tiny Invention That Pro Athletes Swear By. The Danger Of ‘Shrooms, Eating & Supplementing “Seasonally”, Whether Lectins Are Really Bad For You & Much More With Dr. Anthony G. Beck. Leland's videos on COVID went viral (video is now not available) Life Site News -Why Leland is not planning on getting vaccinated for COVID...10:30 Ben is not 100% opposed to the idea of vaccinations Many ethical concerns with the current COVID vaccine FDA has often approved drugs that were later taken off the market Fundamental ethics of medicine is to not force anything on a patient Why Viruses Are Crucial To Life On This Planet, The Link Between Air Pollution, Glyphosate & Pandemics, Loss Of Biodiversity (& What We Can Do About It) & More With Dr. Zach Bush. The Invisible Rainbow by Arthur Firstenberg Video on non-native EMF (by Leland) was later taken down Evidence for a Connection Between COVID-19 and Exposure to Radiofrequency Radiation from Wireless Telecommunications Including Microwaves and Millimeter Waves - COVID-19 paper by Beverly Rubik and Robert Brown mentioned in the video BioGeometry Protection Of Your Home, Plant Medicine, Parenting, Stacking Rocks, Stages Of Human Consciousness & More With Paul Chek Faraday materials and EMF blocking/shielding gear Clothing/Underwear Grounding bags/Bags for phones Canopy/Tent BGF podcasts with Brian Hoyer: Hunting Down EMF In Your Office, Bedroom, Gym & Beyond: Is Your Home’s “Dirty Electricity” Wrecking Your Sleep, Your Recovery, Your Health & More? The Official Ben Greenfield & Brian Hoyer Low-EMF Home How-To, With Brian Hoyer. The Intriguing Science Of Building Biology (Along With A Complete Analysis & Surprising Results From Ben Greenfield’s So-Called “Biohacked Home”), With Brian Hoyer. -How to mitigate the effects of, and how to avoid contracting, COVID...16:35 It's difficult to expose everyone to a virus There's no element of the environment that won't have an effect on human health How To Biohack The Ultimate Healthy Home: Part 1, with Dr. Jack Kruse Light and biochemistry Optimizing internal and external environments -How to optimize light for your own biology...23:10 Quantify the light in your environment via a smartphone app Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) - Sunlight deficiency Sunglasses may be contributing to SAD, affecting emotions deleteriously Paper: Melatonin and the Optics of the Human Body Bright light during the day is essential for proper melatonin production at night Re-Timer light therapy glasses Antioxidant benefits of light are lost Supplementation of melatonin should copy nature Red and near-infrared light (Joovv) Naturally lit environment at night Vaping, ozone generators hurt melatonin production Tryptophan and vitamin B6 are necessary to produce melatonin -How to use melatonin as a "circadian reset"...35:15 Dr. John Lieurance melatonin reset The Crazy Future Of Medical Biohacking: Skull Resets, Suppositories, Nasal Sprays, Nebulizers, Sound Therapy & More With Dr. John Lieurance. The Man Who Is Curing Blindness And Alzheimer's, Growing New Brain Cells & Elegantly Fabricating Some Of The Most Powerful Nootropics Known To Humankind with Dr. Andrew Huberman Exposure to light at a temperature minimum to reset circadian rhythm Don't reinvent nature; tools can become liabilities Lux light meter app for smartphone Article: Indoor Lighting Causes More Cancer than the Sun by Leland Stillman D Minder app Clearlight Sauna Joovv -How to determine the proper lighting for your home...39:50 First determine your goal Red lamp during the night when waking up in the night HugoAi lamps Dimmable lights tend to produce higher amounts of EMF Dirty EMF filter Turn off dimmers during sleep -The Polar Bear program for optimizing health...43:50 Dr. Jack Kruse: "Eat like a shark, live like a polar bear" Jack Kruse Tells You How To Live Like A Polar Bear And Eat Like A Great White Shark Humans in high artificial light eat lots of food, gain weight, don't sleep well, etc. Polar bears have many of the same metabolic abnormalities as humans with the poor diets Adaptations that allow them to survive the winter Leland had many of these symptoms Repleted levels of nutrients and health improved dramatically Balance Protocol by Dr. Anthony Beck -Breathwork protocols Leland uses...50:50 Vladimir Buteyko The Ultimate Breathwork Ninja Guide: How To Banish Stress & Kiss High Cortisol Goodbye The sickest patients breathe quickly and rapidly Animals that live the shortest take more rapid and shallow breaths Low rate of oxygen exposure = longer lifespan Nasal, diaphragmatic breathing for the vagus nerve Box breathing Respiratory systems back to optimal breathing mechanics BGF podcasts on breathing and breathwork: Biohack Your Breath With Nose “Boners,” Carbon Dioxide Inhalation, Tibetan Longevity Stretches & Much More: How To Unlock The New Science Of A Lost Art, with James Nestor The Renegade Pharmacist: How To Increase The Effects Of Psilocybin, The Secrets Of Colostrum, Fixing Constipation With Breathwork & More, with Niraj Naik The Ultimate Guide To Freediving, Legal Blood Doping, Wim Hof Breathing, Increasing Your Breathhold Time, Underwater Ear Equalizing, Spearfishing & Much More! With Ted Harty Maximize Oxygen Utilization Efficiency, Simulate High Altitude Training, Get The Cardiovascular Capacity of a Navy SEAL & More With “The Oxygen Advantage” Author Patrick McKeown. Breath Belt Relaxator, developed by Anders Olsson Biohack Your Breath With Nose “Boners,” Carbon Dioxide Inhalation, Tibetan Longevity Stretches & Much More: How To Unlock The New Science Of A Lost Art, With Anders Olsson -What kind of dietary approach Leland utilizes for himself and his patients...57:00 Figure out what you absolutely cannot eat (elimination diet) Food allergy tests have many false positives Immune system has reactions we can't explain Chia and flax seeds are rich in arginine and Omega 3 fatty acids Soak and blend chia and flax seeds We all need our diet tailored to our allergies, insensitivities, etc. Nutrition and the Autonomic Nervous System by Nick Gonzalez Measure sympathetic vs. parasympathetic nervous systems Article on the 5-day juice fast (Stay tuned to my feed for this article next week) Nature Beat app Driven: Understanding and Harnessing the Genetic Gifts Shared by Entrepreneurs, Navy SEALs, Pro Athletes (& Maybe You), with Doug Brackmann Driven by Doug Brackmann -Light shapes life: How the human body creates light within itself...1:09:00 Ra Optics blue light blocking glasses BGF podcasts with Matt Maruca: Ben Accidentally Gets A Bit High On Ketamine & Talks About His Journey Of Biohacking, Ancestral Health, Spirituality, Fitness & Much More With Light Expert Matt Maruca. What Time Of Day Can You Eat A “Cheat Meal,” How Cold Can Make You Unstoppable, Lies We’ve Been Led To Believe About Sunlight & Much More!, With Matt Maruca Our bodies are built to retain light via the mitochondria Hot mitochondria? Paper by Nick Lane mentioned by Leland Light is a form of energy Mitochondria emit large amounts of infrared light Lack of magnesium affects the ability to produce internal light -The two elements of health Leland views as non-negotiable...1:16:55 Mindset and psychology Those around us sabotage our efforts to get well because of toxic negativity The best results are those patients with the most hope, faith, most positive mindset Placebo effect is a thing Anatomy of An Illness by Norman Cousins Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton -And much more! Resources from this episode: - Dr. Leland Stillman: Pretty Healthy Dr. Leland Stillman's YouTube Channel Indoor Lighting Causes More Cancer Than The Sun - Podcasts And Articles: The Physician Who Personally Advises The World’s Leading Health Authorities, And His Tiny Invention That Pro Athletes Swear By. The Danger Of ‘Shrooms, Eating & Supplementing “Seasonally”, Whether Lectins Are Really Bad For You & Much More With Dr. Anthony G. Beck! Why Viruses Are Crucial To Life On This Planet, The Link Between Air Pollution, Glyphosate & Pandemics, Loss Of Biodiversity (& What We Can Do About It) & More With Dr. Zach Bush. Hunting Down EMF In Your Office, Bedroom, Gym & Beyond: Is Your Home’s “Dirty Electricity” Wrecking Your Sleep, Your Recovery, Your Health & More? The Official Ben Greenfield & Brian Hoyer Low-EMF Home How-To, With Brian Hoyer. The Intriguing Science Of Building Biology (Along With A Complete Analysis & Surprising Results From Ben Greenfield’s So-Called “Biohacked Home”), With Brian Hoyer. The Crazy Future Of Medical Biohacking: Skull Resets, Suppositories, Nasal Sprays, Nebulizers, Sound Therapy & More With Dr. John Lieurance. The Man Who Is Curing Blindness And Alzheimer's, Growing New Brain Cells & Elegantly Fabricating Some Of The Most Powerful Nootropics Known To Humankind with Dr. Andrew Huberman Jack Kruse Tells You How To Live Like A Polar Bear And Eat Like A Great White Shark Biohack Your Breath With Nose “Boners,” Carbon Dioxide Inhalation, Tibetan Longevity Stretches & Much More: How To Unlock The New Science Of A Lost Art, With James Nestor The Renegade Pharmacist: How To Increase The Effects Of Psilocybin, The Secrets Of Colostrum, Fixing Constipation With Breathwork & More, With Niraj Naik The Ultimate Guide To Freediving, Legal Blood Doping, Wim Hof Breathing, Increasing Your Breathhold Time, Underwater Ear Equalizing, Spearfishing & Much More! With Ted Harty Maximize Oxygen Utilization Efficiency, Simulate High Altitude Training, Get The Cardiovascular Capacity of a Navy SEAL & More With “The Oxygen Advantage” Author Patrick McKeown. Biohack Your Breath With Nose “Boners,” Carbon Dioxide Inhalation, Tibetan Longevity Stretches & Much More: How To Unlock The New Science Of A Lost Art, With Anders Olsson Driven: Understanding and Harnessing the Genetic Gifts Shared by Entrepreneurs, Navy SEALs, Pro Athletes (& Maybe You), With Doug Brackmann Ben Accidentally Gets A Bit High On Ketamine & Talks About His Journey Of Biohacking, Ancestral Health, Spirituality, Fitness & Much More With Light Expert Matt Maruca. What Time Of Day Can You Eat A “Cheat Meal,” How Cold Can Make You Unstoppable, Lies We’ve Been Led To Believe About Sunlight & Much More!, With Matt Maruca The Ultimate Breathwork Ninja Guide: How To Banish Stress & Kiss High Cortisol Goodbye - Books: The Invisible Rainbow By Arthur Firstenberg Driven By Doug Brackmann Anatomy Of An Illness By Norman Cousins Biology Of Belief By Bruce Lipton - Gear and Supplements: Re-Timer Light Therapy Glasses Joovv Clearlight Sauna Red Lamp HugoAi Lamps Dirty EMF Filter Breath Belt Relaxator Ra Optics No Choice Grounding Garments Lambs Underwear Grounding Bags Bags For Phones Canopy Silvershield EMF Shielding Tent Melatonin Patch Melatonin Reset Thorne 5-Hydroxytryptophan (Tryptophan With Vitamin B6) Chia Seeds Flax Seeds Kion Omega - Other Resources: Life Site News Lux Light Meter App D Minder App Nature Beat App Balance Protocol by Dr. Anthony Beck Box Breathing Vladimir Buteyko Melatonin And The Optics Of The Human Body Hot Mitochondria? 10 Dangerous Drugs Recalled By The FDA The Therapeutic Potential Of Melatonin: A Review Of The Science Comparing The Best Light Meter Apps That Actually Work Evidence for a Connection Between COVID-19 and Exposure to Radiofrequency Radiation from Wireless Telecommunications Including Microwaves and Millimeter Waves Episode sponsors: -The Boundless Cookbook: Optimize your physical and mental performance with nutritious and delicious Greenfield family recipes. 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