51 minutes | Oct 21st 2020

254: The connection between cortisol & weight loss | Kyrin Dunston, M.D.

Kyrin Dunston, M.D.: “Cortisol is the mother of all hormones. It determines our sleep wake cycle, energy, weight, immune system—it’s vital.”

Dunston, a board-certified OB/GYN and functional medicine specialist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss why balancing hormones is crucial for weight loss, plus:

*The best herbs and vitamins for optimal hormone balance*

*How to test your hormone levels & why a "normal" lab doesn't mean you're in the clear*

*How to tell if your hormones are interfering with weight loss*

*Why high-quality sleep is the number one action item for balanced cortisol*

*Why your gut is your most intimate relationship with the environment*

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