1 hr 54 min

The Top Habits to Help Us Prevent Heart Disease And Key Tests to Help Us Catch It Early With Dr. Michael Twyman Dhru Purohit Show

    • Alternative Health

This episode is brought to you by InsideTracker, WHOOP, and Levels.
Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with his cardiologist, Dr. Michael Twyman, to discuss the many nuances around cardiovascular health, the top underrated risk factors contributing to heart disease, and how to protect your endothelial lining using diet, exercise, sunlight, sleep, and stress management. 
Dr. Michael Twyman is a board-certified cardiologist focusing on the prevention and early detection of heart disease. Dr. Twyman completed his cardiovascular training at St. Louis University after he completed a four-year active-duty tour as an internist at Naval Hospital Beaufort. He has been in private practice since 2012 and uses the best of conventional, quantum, and Functional Medicine and biohacking to get to the root cause of his patients’ cardiovascular issues.
In this episode, Dhru and Dr. Michael Twyman dive into:
-Top myths in cardiology (3:44)
-The limitations of cardiometabolic markers for assessing heart-disease risk (7:22)
-Endothelial dysfunction as a risk factor for heart disease (16:49)
-LDL cholesterol: is it good or bad? (25:10)
-The top drivers damaging endothelial cells (28:30)
-Light exposure: an underappreciated area of health (32:58)
-How light impacts mitochondrial and heart health (37:45)
-The importance of sleep quality for heart health (53:00)
-The importance of stress management for health (57:28)
-The nuances of cholesterol, lipoproteins, and protecting the endothelial lining (1:04:28)
-Dhru’s cardiovascular lab test results (1:07:05)
-Looking at lipids from a plant-based vs. personalized perspective (1:39:51)
-Thoughts on personalized medicine, drugs, and treatment (1:43:20)
-Dr. Twyman’s thoughts about seed oils and inflammation (1:50:58)
Also mentioned in this episode:
-Sleep Master Class with Dr. Sunjya Schweig (Episode 378)
-Boston Heart Diagnostics
-Cleerly Scan
For more on Dr. Michael Twyman, follow him on Instagram @drtwyman, or through his website, drtwyman.com. 
InsideTracker provides detailed nutrition and lifestyle guidance based on your individual needs. Right now, they’re offering my podcast community 20% off. Just go to insidetracker.com/DHRU to get your discount and try it out for yourself.
WHOOP is a personalized digital fitness tracker and health coaching platform that monitors your physiology 24/7 and provides personalized recommendations based on what your body needs. To get yours, go to join.whoop.com and to 15% off your membership with code DHRU15.
By leveraging biosensors like continuous glucose monitors (CGM), Levels provides real-time feedback on how diet and lifestyle choices impact your metabolic health. Right now, they are offering my listeners two free months of their Levels Membership. Head on over to levels.link/DHRU to learn more.

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This episode is brought to you by InsideTracker, WHOOP, and Levels.
Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with his cardiologist, Dr. Michael Twyman, to discuss the many nuances around cardiovascular health, the top underrated risk factors contributing to heart disease, and how to protect your endothelial lining using diet, exercise, sunlight, sleep, and stress management. 
Dr. Michael Twyman is a board-certified cardiologist focusing on the prevention and early detection of heart disease. Dr. Twyman completed his cardiovascular training at St. Louis University after he completed a four-year active-duty tour as an internist at Naval Hospital Beaufort. He has been in private practice since 2012 and uses the best of conventional, quantum, and Functional Medicine and biohacking to get to the root cause of his patients’ cardiovascular issues.
In this episode, Dhru and Dr. Michael Twyman dive into:
-Top myths in cardiology (3:44)
-The limitations of cardiometabolic markers for assessing heart-disease risk (7:22)
-Endothelial dysfunction as a risk factor for heart disease (16:49)
-LDL cholesterol: is it good or bad? (25:10)
-The top drivers damaging endothelial cells (28:30)
-Light exposure: an underappreciated area of health (32:58)
-How light impacts mitochondrial and heart health (37:45)
-The importance of sleep quality for heart health (53:00)
-The importance of stress management for health (57:28)
-The nuances of cholesterol, lipoproteins, and protecting the endothelial lining (1:04:28)
-Dhru’s cardiovascular lab test results (1:07:05)
-Looking at lipids from a plant-based vs. personalized perspective (1:39:51)
-Thoughts on personalized medicine, drugs, and treatment (1:43:20)
-Dr. Twyman’s thoughts about seed oils and inflammation (1:50:58)
Also mentioned in this episode:
-Sleep Master Class with Dr. Sunjya Schweig (Episode 378)
-Boston Heart Diagnostics
-Cleerly Scan
For more on Dr. Michael Twyman, follow him on Instagram @drtwyman, or through his website, drtwyman.com. 
InsideTracker provides detailed nutrition and lifestyle guidance based on your individual needs. Right now, they’re offering my podcast community 20% off. Just go to insidetracker.com/DHRU to get your discount and try it out for yourself.
WHOOP is a personalized digital fitness tracker and health coaching platform that monitors your physiology 24/7 and provides personalized recommendations based on what your body needs. To get yours, go to join.whoop.com and to 15% off your membership with code DHRU15.
By leveraging biosensors like continuous glucose monitors (CGM), Levels provides real-time feedback on how diet and lifestyle choices impact your metabolic health. Right now, they are offering my listeners two free months of their Levels Membership. Head on over to levels.link/DHRU to learn more.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1 hr 54 min