Speaking from the Heart with Stephen Hussey

Battling chronic health conditions from a young age, Stephen was inspired to work as a health practitioner, specifically working with heart disease.


He attained both his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Masters in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States in Portland, OR. He is a health coach, speaker, and the author of two books on health; The Health Evolution: Why Understanding Evolution is the Key to Vibrant Health and Understanding The Heart: Surprising Insights Into The Evolutionary Origins Of Heart Disease - And Why It Matters. Dr. Hussey guides clients from around the world back to health by using the latest research and health attaining strategies. In his down time, he likes to be outdoors, play sports, read, write, and travel. (https://www.resourceyourhealth.com/health-coaching-1)


What you'll learn in this episode:


  • Stephen's history with chronic health issues and why he decided to become a practitioner (2:03)
  • His journey to healing after his heart attack (4:31)
  • What caused his heart attack (6:13)
  • Exercise induced heart attacks (7:10)
  • The strengths and flaws of western medicine (9:08)
  • How to proactively monitor and prevent a heart attack (16:25)
  • Heart rate variability and how to track it (22:01)
  • Fluctuations in cholesterol levels, depending on food intake (26:50)
  • LDL as it relates to overall health (28:56)
  • Financial backing for statin prescriptions (31:32)
  • Adverse neurological effects from statin use (35:34)
  • Obsessing over blood pressure (38:35)
  • Stephen's dietary protocol (40:11)
  • Metabolic flexibility (42:48)
  • The benefits of saturated fats (45:10)
  • Plant oils and the formation of red blood cells (49:37)
  • The many nutritional factors to take into consideration for overall health (52:51)
  • What's coming up in the pipeline for Stephen (54:48)
  • Myocarditis (56:40)


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