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Simon: Hi Dr Cabral,I’ve listened to all your podcasts on fasting and detoxing and now do a daily 12-14hr fast and an (almost weekly) 1 day reset fast. I am curious though: as a Vata-Pita who is a bit too stressed and getting a bit less rest than I’d like to (though otherwise healthy), is a day’s fasting putting my body under more stress than I should be? Also, rather than getting the ‘mental clarity’ many speak of with fasting I tend to get brain fog and lethargy; aside from being inconvenient is this a concern and is there anything i can do to counter it without impacting the detox and autophagy benefits? Thirdly, I’d love to hear your thoughts on going lunch-to-lunch instead of dinner-to-dinner? I find skipping dinner easier and figure it means I’m not breaking my fast with a big meal close to bed and also benefit from a nights sleep on a very empty stomach. Thanks so much!
Simon: Hi again, I have a couple more questions about the 1 day reset: would taking a typical ‘liver detox’ supplement (milk thistle, dandelion, schisandra, etc) during the 1-day reset assist with liver detoxification? Also, is it ok to swap out some shakes with bone broth? Or even lemon/salt water if I’m not hungry? So many other questions but I’ll leave it at that! Thank you for giving so much time and energy to the community!
Lindsay: Hello. In today’s podcast (7/11) you mentioned if you have low blood pressure you are unlikely able to drink as much water as you need without salt. Can you elaborate on that? I have low blood pressure and have a hard time drinking water. Wondering if there is a correlation.
Meghan: Hi Dr C, I have been going back through previous shows and there seems to be a fair few that mention C Sections and after care with scar tissue and what not but I couldn’t seem to find any that look at how to prep the body before having a C Section to help support both the Mum and baby? Also did you have any tips/thoughts about exposing the baby with the mothers bacteria to try and help support the babies microbiome that it will be missing not coming through the vaginal bacteria and anything else that a Mum can do in preparation of a C section birth? Thanks so much.
Meghan: Hey Dr C, following on from my previous question about prepping for a C section. Is there anything in particular that I can do to reduce my chances of developing any post surgery blood clots? Thanks
Nick: Hi Dr. Cabral! Love the podcast. I’m writing to you seeking help for my wife. She has a long history of mental illness(schizophrenia, psychosis, catatonia). She spent 3 weeks at the phsyciatric hospital last winter. Spent 6 months in phychosis without any help from medications. She started working with a functional medicine doctor last summer that ran a stool test and she suspected a parasite. She prescribed alinia and put her on sbi protect immunoglobins and within a couple days started coming out of psychosis. Over the last few months she started having another setback after trying to stop the sbi protect immunoglobins. Started getting brain on fire feeling and alot of head fullness and and pressure. We ran the big 5 and confirmed she has some elevated candida, aluminum, and tpo antibodies close to 500. She is currently on the parasite protocol. and then the limited yeast and heavy metal detox. She is about to undergo a lumbar puncture to test for nmdr receptor encephalitis. It’s been a slow long process and would really appreciate any more wisdom you could give us on this issue. Thanks Nick
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