Feb 3, 2020
Dr. Ralph Esposito is an integrative physician, a medical consultant, a hormone aficionado, a research analyst, an acupuncturist, an author and on a personal note, I feel is one of the coolest doctors out there sharing LEGIT evidence-based health information with the sole intention to help people live healthy, long-feel great lives.
We rapped out in NYC where Ralph resides and enjoyed a really fun, geeky deep dives in hormone health, insulin resistance, lifestyle habits that support hormone health, sleep health, and A LOT more. Ralph is rad you guys- straight up. I cannot wait to get him back on the show and pick his brain again because there is a WEALTH of knowledge in it that is supportive to all of us living with the aim to optimize our health and keep kicking ass inside & out in our lives.
TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE:
UNDERSTANDING THE HPAGT AXIS AND HOW IT AFFECTS OUR HORMONES
HOW OUR THYROID AFFECTS OUR HORMONES
ADRENAL FATIGUE- IS THIS A REAL THING?
UNDERSTANDING WHAT THE ADRENAL GLANDS ARE REALLY DOING WITH THESE HORMONES
IMPORTANT FACTORS IN INVESTIGATING THE LEVELS OF YOUR HORMONES
UNDERSTANDING OUR ALLOSTATIC LOAD + IT'S PROCESS
THE BEST TEST FOR ADRENAL HORMONE MARKERS
SYNTHETIC HORMONES & SOY PRODUCTS- HOW DO THEY AFFECT OUR HORMONES, DO THEY CAUSE CANCER?
UNDERSTANDING WHAT INSULIN RESISTANCE IS
WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT TO TEST YOUR HORMONES WITH A FUNCTIONAL/INTEGRATIVE PHYSICIAN WHO UNDERSTANDS HOW THE BODY WORKS AS A SYSTEM
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME FOR MEN TO START TESTING SEX HORMONE LEVELS + WHAT KIND OF TEST IS BEST FOR THIS
WHEN SHOULD MEN START TESTING PROSTRATE
WHAT ARE SYMPTOMS OF LOW TESTOSTERONE LEVELS IN MEN
SEXUAL HEALTH + ITS IMPORTANT IMPACT ON THE HEALTH OF OUR HORMONES
XENO ESTROGENS- WHAT ARE THEY? HOW DO THEY IMPACT OUR HORMONAL HEALTH?
LIFESTYLE HABITS THAT SUPPORT HEALTHY HORMONES
SLEEP HEALTH- WHAT IS REM SLEEP? WHAT IS DEEP SLEEP? HOW IT AFFECTS OUR HORMONES, INSULIN, OUR BODY'S RECOVERY + OUR BRAIN HEALTH
WHAT MELATONIN IS AND HOW IT’S IMPACT + ROLE TO OUR HEALTH
WHAT IS HYPERINSULINMIA + WHY IT’S SO HARMFUL TO OUR HEALTH
RALPHS DAILY TIPS THAT HELP TO OPTIMIZE YOUR HEALTH
Be sure to follow Ralph on Instagram @dr.ralphesposito — he posts so much valuable content that is is easy to absorb and retain for application.
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