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Peak Health with Dr. Gupta is for those who want to optimize their health, maximize their genetic potential, and have some fun along the way. We discuss how a Functional Medicine and Integrative Health approach can help you heal and boost your performance!

Peak Health with Ravi Gupta, MD Ravi Gupta, MD

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Peak Health with Dr. Gupta is for those who want to optimize their health, maximize their genetic potential, and have some fun along the way. We discuss how a Functional Medicine and Integrative Health approach can help you heal and boost your performance!

    Psychedelics, Plant Medicine and Mental Health with Diva Nagula, DO - Part 1

    Psychedelics, Plant Medicine and Mental Health with Diva Nagula, DO - Part 1

    Please visit us at https://www.peakwellnesshealth.com/ to learn more about our Body Reset Program and our Body Transformation Program!

    2:35 - Dr. Diva Nagula’s Bio

    3:20 - How did Diva get started on his journey with psychedelics and plant medicines and what was his first experience like?

    7:20 - What did Diva learn from the integration process and why is it important to go through this process after a treatment with plant medicines?

    11:50 - Why are the set and setting so critical to having an effective journey with plant medicines?

    17:05 - How can you prepare your mindset for your psychedelic journey so that you can get the best results?

    20:10 - What are the contraindications and possible side effects of taking psychedelics or plant medicine?

    23:40 - Why might someone experience “the blues” after taking “Ecstasy” or “Molly” (MDMA)?

    25:00 - What are the next steps for someone who would like to experience psychedelic therapy sessions?

    28:20 - How would someone decide which type of psychedelic journey to take?

    29:29 - Why does Diva recommend using float tank sessions to help someone prepare for their psychedelic journey?

    30:05 - What is the difference between using psilocybin therapy vs. ketamine therapy?

    31:20 - Why does Diva consider all these medicines (psilocybin, ketamine, cannabis, MDMA, LSD, Ayahuasca, San Pedro, 5-MEO DMT, Iboga, etc.) to be separated into tiers 1, 2 and 3, and which substances would he put in each tier and why?

    Make sure to join us for part 2 of this episode where Dr. Diva Nagula and I finish our deep dive into the amazing health benefits of Hallucinogens and Plant Medicine! We'll see you there, thanks for listening!

    To watch the video version of this episode, click here: https://youtu.be/fQ66QLd3GH4

    • 34 min
    The Human-Machine Interface: Beyond Science Fiction with Adriane Randolph, PhD

    The Human-Machine Interface: Beyond Science Fiction with Adriane Randolph, PhD

    Visit us at https://www.peakwellnesshealth.com/ to learn more about our Body Reset Program and our Body Transformation program!

    2:15 - Dr. Adriane Randolph's Bio

    6:00 - What does it mean for someone to be "locked-in" and how is this new science helping people who have this issue?

    11:17 - How might this technology be completely life-changing to patients and family members?

    11:49 - What is the future of this technology?

    12:44 - How might this technology help someone in a long-term care situation not have to suffer?

    16:16 - How can this technology possibly help people in comatose or semi-comatose states be able to communicate?

    16:43 - Is it possible for someone to move a prosthetic with the control of their mind?

    21:03 - How might this new brain science actually asses someone's emotional state?

    22:19 - How can someone use this technology to train the brain for learning states or to control things like ADHD?

    23:05 - How can this technology be used to change reactions or emotional states?

    28:15 - How might this technology be used to personalize marketing and the like in the future?

    29:19 - How can this type of technology actually be dangerous and how can you protect yourself?

    35:41 - Dr. Adriane Randolph can be reached at brainlab@kennesaw.edu

    To watch the video version of this podcast click here: https://youtu.be/uXMLZNo71w0

     

    • 36 min
    Nuclear Fusion: The Key to Planetary Health with Amit Singh

    Nuclear Fusion: The Key to Planetary Health with Amit Singh

    Visit us at https://www.peakwellnesshealth.com/ to learn more about our Body Reset Program and Body Transformation Program!

    Show Notes:

    1:24 - Amit's intro

    2:50 - How did Amit get to the position of CEO of NearStar Fusion?

    4:23 - What is Nuclear Fusion and how does it differ from Nuclear Fission?

    6:29 - Where does the fuel for Fusion come from?

    7:24 - What is the technology needed for Fusion and how has it advanced recently to make Fusion energy generation a possibility?

    10:30 - How is the energy extracted in the Fusion process?

    12:55 - How have regulations for Fusion changed recently to make it more accessible than wind or solar energy in the future?

    15:15 - How safe is Fusion in relation to emissions, explosions, radiation, etc?

    17:05 - How will the implementation of Fusion energy plants unfold in the future?

    18:16 - How will Fusion energy plants possibly affect areas that have been hard hit by the opiate crisis?

    19:30 - How soon does Amit think that Fusion energy plants will start being implemented?

    21:15 - Will Fusion technology be advanced enough to be used for energy generation in our homes?

    22:25 - How does a hyper-velocity plasma railgun work to generate Fusion energy?

    24:48 - How will Fusion energy generation impact the future availability of clean renewable energy and the health of the planet?

    27:30 - Amit Singh can be reached at Amit@nearstarfusion.com.

    Link to the course Amit mentioned: https://suli.pppl.gov/2023/course/

    To watch the video version of this episode click here: https://youtu.be/q5NkYLCh9X8

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • 28 min
    Eating Plastic: The Untoward Complications of Our Dependency with Avi Kar

    Eating Plastic: The Untoward Complications of Our Dependency with Avi Kar

    Visit us at https://www.peakwellnesshealth.com/ to learn more about our Body Reset Program and our Body Transformation Program!

    Show Notes:

    1:30 - Avi's Bio

    2:45 - Why should we care about the plastics we're using and the plastics we're generating?

    3:00 - At what alarming rate is plastic production increasing and what does the fossil fuel industry have to do with it?

    3:53 - Beyond the climate and environmental damage it causes, what are the health related implications?

    5:07 - What are phthalates, PFAs, and BPAs and why are they so toxic?

    6:07 - How much plastic is the average person eating every week?

    6:40 - What shockingly low amount of all plastic is being recycled?

    9:04 - Should we give up and stop trying to recycle?

    9:43 - What are some of the actions we can take to change how much plastic we use?

    13:25 - What are the burdens of plastic on the environment we live in?

    14:59 - What are the health implications of eating microplastics all of the time?

    17:44 - What are carcinogens and endocrine disruptors and how can they affect health?

    21:21 - Why should chemicals be looked at as classes for harm rather than playing whack-a-mole with similar chemicals in the same class?

    23:17 - What is PFAs and why can it be so harmful to health?

    25:03 - What can be done about the widespread use of PFAs in the environment and cleaning up PFAs from the environment?

    27:04 - Why are the use of PFAs so prevalent?

    28:20 - Which occupation is considered a cancer risk just by the nature of the chemicals?

    34:09 - What is the concept of essential use and non-essential use?

    34:52 - Is our water being protected and should we use water filters?

    41:28 - Avi Kar can be reached at NRDC.org

    To watch the video version of this episode, click here: https://youtu.be/jZbK0hY4AD0

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • 41 min
    Crushing Goals and Igniting Success: The Motivation Masterclass with Vikram Raya, MD

    Crushing Goals and Igniting Success: The Motivation Masterclass with Vikram Raya, MD

    Visit us at https://www.peakwellnesshealth.com/ to learn more about our Body Reset Program and our Body Transformation Program!

    Show Notes:

    0:56 - Dr. Raya's intro

    1:46 - Where does someone start if they want to understand what they want and ignite their motivation?

    4:40 - What is the comfort to discomfort ratio, and how does it relate to motivation and success?

    6:00 - What are the 5 main categories of life where someone would want to dedicate the bulk of their time and effort to in order to achieve success?

    7:16 - What is Dr. Gupta's 8-Step methodology to creating success?

    8:35 - Dr. Raya recommends the book The One Thing, by Gary Keller here: https://amzn.to/3NyhId6

    8:39 - What are the steps to take to figure out where you are in your 5 main areas and where you want to be?

    10:40 - Dr. Raya shares an example from his own life of a goal that he focused intensely on until he achieved it.

    15:12 - How do you find inspiration if you're struggling with it?

    16:27 - What is the "Three I" methodology for reaching a goal?

    17:29 - How do you get beyond limiting beliefs that might stand in your way and shift your identity?

    20:19 - How do you choose a path for a goal when you feel stuck?

    21:17 - How can you use baby-steps to get you going in the right direction of making a new habit?

    21:58 - What is the Pomodoro technique and how can you use it to help achieve a major goal?

    22:51 - Dr. Raya recommends the The Productivity Planner book here: https://amzn.to/3XcMc7J

    24:13 - How can you find a way to motivate yourself even if you're not feeling inspired?

    26:04 - Why is it very important to reward yourself extrinsically as well as intrinsically for your achievements?

    27:50 - Dr. Raya recommends the book Atomic Habits by James Clear here: https://amzn.to/3JgRlFO

    To watch the video version of this episode, click here: https://youtu.be/RI8itQ_XTM4

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • 29 min
    The Fountain of Youth: Unveiling Peptides & Hormones with Doug Lucas, DO

    The Fountain of Youth: Unveiling Peptides & Hormones with Doug Lucas, DO

    Visit us at https://www.peakwellnesshealth.com/ to learn more about our Body Reset Program!

    Show Notes:

    1:08 - Dr. Lucas's introduction.

    1:59 - What does Bone Health really mean and what is dysfunctional bone metabolism?

    3:25 - What is Dr. Lucas's 5-Step Pyramid of Health?

    5:45 - Why do most people really need to supplement?

    7:35 - What is the "4R" method?

    10:04 - Why is muscle loss so related to poor Bone Health and an indicator of mortality, and what can be done about it?

    13:00 - What are the steps people can take to start building strength and muscle mass?

    18:43 - Why does Dr. Lucas say that cycling is actually not good for bone health?

    19:30 - How much protein do people need to get in to be able to adequately build muscle?

    20:53 - Dr. Lucas shares a successful case study of reversing bone loss and hormonal issues that turned a patient's health around.

    22:56 - What are the bone markers that Dr. Lucas prefers to look at to see if people are re-building their bones?

    25:14 - How safe is hormone replacement therapy and how much does it impact bone health and longevity and anti-aging?

    31:35 - What kind of testing and hormone replacement therapy does Dr. Lucas use in looking to optimize a woman's hormones?

    35:28 - What kind of testing and hormone replacement therapy does Dr. Lucas use in looking to optimize a man's hormones?

    40:02 - How can someone improve their own natural testosterone production without taking hormone replacement?

    41:42 - What are the risks of coming off of testosterone replacement therapy without support?

    42:20 - What are the risks of taking testosterone replacement therapy?

    45:50 - What are peptides and how can they be used for things like muscle gain and fat loss?

    51:48 - Why is it very important to make sure you're getting good quality peptides from a reputable source and not just buying them online?

    To watch the video version of this episode, click here: https://youtu.be/6XHocQ3xhGg

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • 58 min

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