The Health Fix
About This Show
Jannine Krause is a naturopathic doctor & acupuncturist here to give you your dose of health, fitness, nutrition and stress management tips to take control of your health to live a fun active healthy life. Dr. Krause is on a mission to share the benefits of eating clean, staying fit, maintaining mobility, keeping the mind sharp, looking good and having fun every day with the world. Dr. Krause is obsessed with aging well and inspiring others to maintain their health as they age. Her goal is to make staying healthy easy by taking out the confusion and getting straight to the actions steps by offering quality information in one place so no one misses out on critical health information that isn't talked about in doctor's visits but should be! So if you're curious about aging well, discover how to defy aging naturally at www.doctorjkrausend.com.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 074: Can Monitoring Heart Rate Variability Improve Pain, Fatigue, & Mood Disorders?
3 days ago
The strength of your vagus nerve determines how you react to pain how you recover from stress, and workouts in addition to how well you are able to balance your mood. Your vagus nerve is in control of your heart rate and it's variability. Heart rate variability (HRV) is a great body check in tool that lets you know how well you are managing stress. Your ability to keep your HRV stable is associated with improved mood, increased desire for social interaction and focused thinking. The lower your HRV is the harder it is for you to adapt to stressors in your environment, making you more likely to develop mood disorders, isolate yourself socially, be more fatigued, and have chronic pain. Becoming more in tune with your body’s signals is a great way to monitor your health. When you are more in tune with your body’s stress triggers you are able to make interventions to improve well being. In this episode Doc J breaks down how paying attention to your HRV is a great systems check in tool to help your get to know your body’s signals better so that you can keep your pain, mood and mental sharpness dialed in for life. What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode: How HRV monitoring allows you to dial in your health Why HRV monitoring reduces fatigue and pain How HRV check-ins improve focus and mood Why being in tune with HRV improves your social life