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Episode Info: What happens to NFL players once they’re off the field for good and are forced to confront the damage that’s been done to their bodies? As research continues to reveal its positive effects, more athletes are ditching their overflowing medicine cabinets in favor of cannabis. One of the most outspoken advocates for cannabinoid treatment is Kyle Turley, a nine-season offensive lineman who played with the New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Rams, and Kansas City Chiefs. In this episode, he joins Steve and Laura to discuss the harsh reality of neurological disorders players are facing after a career of contact sports, including ALS, early onset Alzheimer’s, and CTE. He explains how cannabis reacts with the endocannabinoid system to mitigate symptoms and promote brain health. You’ll learn whether cannabis or CBD is a good option for you, how to protect your children from injury, and Kyle’s evidence-based approach to healing his body without pills.   “These painkillers, they don’t kill nothin’. They just get you addicted and then they kill you.” -Kyle Turley Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Overcast PodBean TuneIn Radio   Plug in, Get connected, and Win prizes Turn on Steve's post notification on Instagram, comment and tag 3 of your friends who are not yet following @weatherford5 and have a chance to win prizes!   We love your feedback! Subscribe and leave a review so we can help you take the EXACT steps you need to live a high-performance life! Timestamps: 8:17 - Kyle Turley’s NFL career, why the people of NOLA Nation are his favorite, and the on-field fight that turned Steve into a fan 29:31 - How Steve Gleason is inspiring his friends and the public as he battles ALS 41:14 - The connection between head injuries in contact sports, pesticides, and neurological disease 50:17 - Why Kyle doesn’t let his son play tackle youth football, Kyle’s advice for parents who want their kids to play the game, how he says they can mitigate the risk of injury 58:36 - How head injuries can permanently impact your life and why understanding CTE, tau protein, and the progression of Alzheimer’s can help you take control of your health 1:12:44 - Why Steve says cannabis saved his life during his detox from pain medication 1:21:24 - Is cannabis the right option for you? 1:36:02 - The science behind cannabis, the cannabinoid system, and how the plant promotes neurological and physical health   Resources: Fortune & Pain by the Kyle Turley Band Gleason Trailer Kyle Turley on Vice   Connect with Kyle: Instagram Facebook Twitter   Connect with Steve: Instagram Facebook Snapchat Twitter Join the movement Catch Steve’s full workouts on YouTube Share it with other high performers #SteveWeatherfordShow ...
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