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Mar 25, 2015

Mar 25, 2015 Podcast: Can Your Heart Rate Variability Be Too High, Vegan Bone Broth and Vegan Bulletproof Coffee, Natural Remedies For Menstrual Cramps, Do Tesla Cars Have High EMF, and How To Choose The Sex Of Your Baby.

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Listener Q&A:

As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by Brock Skywalker Armstrong, the Podcast Sidekick and Audio Ninja.

Can Your Heart Rate Variability Be Too High?

Michael says: Is it possible to have too much HRV? He checks his HRV every morning and regularly scores over the maximum value of 100. He even scored 107 once. He is nowhere near a professional athlete but he trains a lot. Does he have some weird medical condition or is he just good at taking the test?

In my response, I recommend: -NatureBeat

Vegan Bone Broth and Vegan Bulletproof Coffee

Ellie says: Is there a vegan version of bone broth? Not just veggie stock but something with the benefits of bone broth. Also is there a vegan version of Bulletproof Coffee? Can she add some Earth Balance and get the same benefits that you get? Probably not... but she thought she'd ask.

In my response, I recommend: -Great Lakes Gelatin -L-Glutamine

Natural Remedies For Menstrual Cramps

Jasmine says: She gets very bad menstrual cramps that leave in her in bed and she seriously can't get up and go through her day. She doesn't want to take over the counter meds but what else can she take? She also gets incredible fatigue where she actually has to go and lay down on the floor by her standing desk (thanks to you for the standing desk idea) because fatigue has just hit her. Is that normal? What could be wrong that she gets so fatigued during her period?  Do you have any suggestions of what to do about fatigue and tiredness due to menstruation?

Do Tesla Cars Have High EMF?

Maria says: She drives for work and is considering purchasing a Tesla car but is concerned about the EMFs. She also has two small children and doesn't want to expose them if it might be dangerous. Do you think the pros outweigh the cons in terms of never having to buy gas again? Or is the risk of harm too much?

In my response, I recommend: -A gauss meter

How To Choose The Sex Of Your Baby

Paul says: He and his wife have just had a baby girl and while she is an angel and he loves her very much there is a lot of estrogen in the house now. If he and his wife were going to have another baby, have you seen any research or do you know of any way to tip the balance toward having a baby boy next time? He would like to do all those crazy things you can do with a boy... 'cause playing with dolls just isn't cutting it.



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