Gladden Longevity

Q&A: Hormones & Women’s Health, Grounding, And Mushrooms – Episode 173

Join Dr. Jeffrey Gladden and Steve Reiter in this episode of the Gladden Longevity Podcast. In this episode, they speak on various topics and answer questions from listeners. They go into hormonal changes and how they affect women’s potential for longevity. They also delve into the importance of grounding and its benefits and chat about how some mushrooms work against inflammation. Listen to find out more. 

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Show Notes:

Steve starts with how listeners love to hear from Dr. Gladden. (0:35) 

Dr. Gladden explains that many health benefits come with progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone in your system. (2:40) 

Dr. Gladden emphasizes that synthetic progesterone is actually carcinogenic. (4:00) 

Dr. Gladden notes that there are a lot of reasons to take or not take birth control. (6:01) 

Dr. Gladden shares an observation about how OBGYNs have limited knowledge of women’s hormones as they are more focused on mitigating symptoms than optimizing health. (8:00) 

Dr. Gladden recounts some of the lessons he learned from a talk by Daisy Robinson. (10:02) 

Dr. Gladden talks about how one’s ovarian reserve is a function of how many eggs are still in the vault and shares how going into menopause early makes a woman age faster. (12:15) 

Dr. Gladden gives an example of people whose bones, muscles, libido, brain, and skin improved from replacing hormones with bioidentical hormones. (14:00) 

Dr. Gladden presents a reasonably priced NAD Med solution where you can measure your NAD levels. (17:15) 

Dr. Gladden posits that by increasing the lifespan of your ovaries, you are actually increasing your own lifespan. (19:37) 

Dr. Gladden reveals that if you have an issue with early menopause in your family, then it is something you really want to pay attention to. (20:55) 

Dr. Gladden confirms that having kids later is riskier for the mothers. (22:50) 

Dr. Gladden advocates that biologically there are a lot of things that work better when you have kids younger. (24:22) 

Steve asks Dr. Gladden to talk about his experience with grounding. (26:40) 

Dr. Gladden points out that there are a lot of studies out there supporting grounding, like one in the Journal of Inflammation Research – Effects of Grounding on Inflammation 24 March 2015. (28:02) 

Dr. Gladden shares the benefits of grounding and how it reduces blood viscosity. (30:10) 

Dr. Gladden describes his grounding mat. (33:55) 

Dr. Gladden expresses that it is more important to fight the cause of inflammation instead of trying to fight inflammation. (34:57) 

Dr. Gladden advises that you remove the things causing inflammation. (36:22) 

Dr. Gladden discloses a tincture made of mushrooms that are being made to deal with inflammation. (38:55) 

Steve thanks Dr. Gladden for the show. (41:28) 


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