173: Parasympathetic Activation, Dirty Truths about Alcohol, And The Bidirectional Brain/ Gut Connection with Dr. Will Cole

Date Aired: March 21, 2023 // Guest: Dr. Will Cole

Episode Description:

Dr. Will Cole joins us in this episode to chat about the emotional and physical connection to your health. His most recent book “Gut Feelings” goes beyond the emotional connection to food and dives deep into the shame we feel that can cause gut inflammation. Dr. Cole coined the term “Shameflammation” which represents the dynamic of the signals sent to your brain that communicate you are overwhelmed, overworked, or overtired. Inflammation can be the cause of chronic health conditions such as autoimmune disorders, depression, IBS, and more.
Other topics discussed are:
-Concerns with body positivity culture
-The damaging effects of alcohol
-Chronic stress as the ultimate junk food
-Life edits for your wellness routine
-Loving foods that love you back
-How to initiate parasympathetic activation
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More About The Guest

Dr. Will Cole

Dr. Will Cole is a leading functional medicine expert who consults people around the world via webcam, having started one of the first functional medicine telehealth centers in the world. Named one of the top 50 functional and integrative doctors in the nation, Cole specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing a functional medicine approach for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, and brain problems.

He is also the host of the popular The Art of Being Well podcast and bestselling author of Ketotarian, Gut Feelings, The Inflammation Spectrum, and the New York Times bestseller Intuitive Fasting.

The Health Institute

The Health Institute was founded by Dr. Josh Axe to teach the ancient principles of health to the modern world. Our mission is to empower every individual to transform their mind and body through time-tested practices and protocols that have helped people heal for thousands of years.