Wed, 29 May 2019
This week we welcome Dr Stephen Hussey to the show. He is a health coach who helps people achieve high levels of health. He specializes in heart health and autoimmune issues.
Questions asked in the episode
00:44 This week, I'm excited to welcome Dr. Stephen Hussey. Dr. Hussey is a chiropractor, functional medicine practitioner, and online health coach. He is the author of a new book called, 'The Health Evolution: Why Understanding Evolution is the Key to Vibrant Health'. In this episode, we discuss how Dr. Hussey manages his Type I diabetes, using a ketogenic approach to eating. And also, talk about how an understanding of our evolution could guide us to optimizing our health today. Over to Dr. Hussey.
01:17 Hey guys. This is Stu from 180 Nutrition. And I am delighted to welcome Dr. Stephen Hussey to the podcast today. Dr. Hussey, how are you?
01:25 Pretty good. How are you?
01:26 Very well, thank you. Very well. So thank you for sharing some of your time. I know we've got, you've got lots of knowledge that I am sure that you'll be happy to share, and with us this morning, that we can then pass on to our audience. But first up, for all of those listeners today that may not be familiar with you or your work, I'd love it if you could just tell us a little bit about yourself, please.
01:49 Yeah. So, I am a chiropractor. And I also have a Masters in Functional Medicine and Human Nutrition. And I practice chiropractic here in Roanoke, Virginia. But I also do online health coaching through my website, resourceyourhealth.com. And there, I focus on helping people achieve high levels of heart health, as well as autoimmune type conditions. And I focus on those because of my personal story. So I was a very sick child. I had lots of inflammatory conditions. And we relied on, my parents and I relied on Western medicine to help me with those. And didn't really get the results I was looking for.
02:34 So, as I grew up, and as I got a medical education, and started learning and seeking out everything, I found that Western medicine was pretty ineffective at helping me deal with these things. And I found out how to get rid of most all of them. Aside from the collateral damage, it is Type I diabetes. And I got rid of everything that I was suffering with as a child. All of the inflammatory conditions. You know, IBS, inflammatory hives all over my body, allergies, all that kind of stuff.
03:07 And so, even through my medical training, i found that it was still not giving me the answers. And so, I've always been a student, and always looking for the answers in any place I could find them. Stumbled upon evolution, and just everything that has to do with humans. Anthropology, health, everything. I just kind of [inaudible 00:03:32] it all. And put it all together. And found the answers for me. And have kind of healed myself, and now helping other people to do that, as well.
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