Could circadian disruption provide a double hit to promote the spread and invasiveness of Breast Cancer? A couple of studies published recently seem to suggest so. A study published in May showed that decreased expression of Per2, one of the primary clock genes, plays a role in Breast Cancer. This study indicated that the mechanism … Continue reading Circadian disruption may promote breast cancer spread via a damaged gut
Wow, it's been a busy couple of weeks for studies linking poor sleep and circadian disruption to weight gain and impaired metabolism. Last week I covered 2 of these studies: The first showing that varying your sleep schedule increases the risk of metabolic impairment and the second showing that people who sleep in on the … Continue reading Leaving the TV or lights on while sleeping may cause you to gain weight
We all know the drill: Many of us wake up bright and early in the morning Monday through Friday to get out and "make the donuts". Then, on the weekends, we stay up late and sleep in for an hour or 2 to catch up. We know sleep is important, right? It seemingly makes sense … Continue reading Sleeping in on the weekend may ruin your metabolic health
The Epstein-Barr virus, the virus that causes mono, is extremely common with a prevalence of 90% in humans. As with any virus, once you get it you always have it. Despite this, the virus normally "enters latency" and doesn't continue to cause any problems unless it becomes reactivated later in life. When it does get … Continue reading Can optimizing circadian rhythms protect against Epstein-Barr virus reactivation?
https://youtu.be/JvocLz9tKSg Hey folks, welcome to another video interview here at hackyourgut.com. Today I have a guest who has written a book on breathing called Evolve your Breathing, my friend Jon Haas. Jon is a personal trainer, martial artist, and owner of http://www.wariorfitness.org where he creates all sorts of great comprehensive exercise programs for people ranging … Continue reading The importance of proper breathing for gut health: Interview with Jon Haas
Happy birthday to....us! On Saturday June 1st the Circadian Retraining Program turns 2, and to celebrate the program is going on sale. Now through Sunday you can purchase the Circadian Retraining for $167, a completely arbitrary $30 less than the normal price of $197. This gets you lifetime membership to the program and all future … Continue reading Circadian Retraining Program 2nd birthday sale now until Sunday!!!
I shared a study last week on Facebook indicating that insulin resistance may play a role in a majority of cases of Fibromyalgia. The study looked at the relationship between hemoglobin A1c(HgA1c) and a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia, but to find an effect they needed to stratify by age. This makes sense because an HgA1c of … Continue reading Can reversing insulin resistance reverse fibromyalgia?
https://youtu.be/zKHeRAb0F7E Hey folks, another interview on the blog this week, this time with Brian Popp, who has been working to slay IBS-D for a few years. Brian joined the Circadian Retraining Program this past fall and has worked his way from seeing flares 5 times a week to 2 times per month. In this … Continue reading Interview with Brian Popp, working to overcome IBS-D
I recently came upon a study on Google Scholar looking at the validity of using an application of your phone to identify foods and behaviors that trigger gastrointestinal symptoms in people. If you want full access to the study, check it out here. The app, called my Symptoms, seemed to be able to identify foods … Continue reading Study shows mySymptom app identifies foods that trigger GI symptoms
Hello folks, today I have quite a treat for you. I recently sat down with Graeme Jones, clinical physiologist and CEO of Nordic Clinics in Stockholm, Sweden. Graeme first came on my radar a couple of years ago; he also follows the blog and is a member of the Circadian Retraining Program. We've had numerous … Continue reading Interview with Graeme Jones, CEO and clinical physiologist at Nordic Clinics in Stockholm