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
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.
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.
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[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?