EPI 56: Surprising Insights On The #1 Killer In The World - Heart Disease & Heart Attacks! Cholesterol & Blood Pressure Myths. A Different Take On Statins And More With Dr. Stephen Hussey

September 14, 2022 2 min read

     

    Cardiovascular Disease, also known as “Heart Disease,” is one of the leading causes of adult death. Heart diseases often remain undiagnosed due to the absence of typical symptoms and the diversity of symptoms that can mimic other health conditions.
     
    Today Dr. Stephen Hussey, a Chiropractor, Speaker, Author, and the Owner and Lead Health Coach at Resource Your Health, talks about heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and their causes. He also debunks the myths surrounding these diseases and shares certain foods that influence your risk of having them. 

     

    Dr. Stephen Hussey MS, DC, is a Chiropractor and Functional Medicine practitioner. He attained both his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Masters in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States in Portland, OR. He is a health coach, speaker, and the author of two books on health; The Health Evolution: Why Understanding Evolution is the Key to Vibrant Health and Understanding The Heart: Surprising Insights Into The Evolutionary Origins Of Heart Disease - And Why It Matters. Dr. Hussey guides clients from around the world back to health by using the latest research and health-attaining strategies. In his downtime, he likes to be outdoors, plays sports, read, write, and travel.


    Connect with Dr. Stephen at:
    Website: https://www.resourceyourhealth.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-stephen-hussey-ms-dc-664b4489/
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/DrStephenHussey/
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/drstephenhussey/

    Show notes:
    [1:12] Dr. Stephen’s background and how he got started on his journey
    [3:57] What are the biggest misconceptions about heart disease?
    [7:23] Cholesterol and heart disease
    [13:29] What causes heart disease?
    [18:14] What is the optimal level for Triglycerides and HDL?
    [20:35] Why does someone’s fasting insulin become high?
    [23:58] Beans and legumes
    [29:25] What are the staple foods that he has in his diet?
    [30:53] Salt and blood pressure
    [39:03] Effects of stress on our health
    [42:18] The heart is not a pump
    [48:02] Where to find Dr. Stephen?
    [49:11] Outro

     

    Links and Resources: 

     

     


    Also in Blog

    EPI 78: The Top Supplements For Recovery, Gut Health, Blood Sugar Support, Cholesterol, and Muscle Building
    EPI 78: The Top Supplements For Recovery, Gut Health, Blood Sugar Support, Cholesterol, and Muscle Building

    January 25, 2023 1 min read

    Over half of all Americans take one or more dietary supplements daily or occasionally. Supplements are available without a prescription and usually come in pill, powder, or liquid form. Common supplements include vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, also known as botanicals.
    EPI 77: The Top Supplements For Energy, Immune Support, Testosterone, Anti-Aging, and Hair Loss
    EPI 77: The Top Supplements For Energy, Immune Support, Testosterone, Anti-Aging, and Hair Loss

    January 18, 2023 1 min read

    Americans have been taking dietary supplements from vitamin A to zinc for decades. When supplements first became available in the 1940s, people flocked to local drug stores to stock up on these supposedly magical pills to improve their overall health and well-being, and they never stopped.
    EPI 76: How Busy Professionals Can Optimize Their Health. Training & Recovery Strategies, And What He Learned About Himself By Training For & Completing An IronMan. With Martin Nikolov
    EPI 76: How Busy Professionals Can Optimize Their Health. Training & Recovery Strategies, And What He Learned About Himself By Training For & Completing An IronMan. With Martin Nikolov

    January 13, 2023 2 min read

    Anyone who pushes hard all day long without stopping for a break knows that maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be challenging. But that doesn’t mean it’s unachievable. Reaching your optimal health goals is easier than you’d imagine.