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Feb 17, 2018

Having healthy cells is not a passive process. Active, regular tuning-up of our cells is not only feasible, but also necessary to slow aging and reduce the risk of cell dysfunction. We are, after all, only as healthy as our cells. Imperceptible cell dysfunction that is not corrected early can lead to disease.

Some claim that fine-tuning of the cells can be done daily in only minutes, using something called "pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMFs)". So I figured I'd turn to an expert to find out whether or not this is really true. Dr. William Pawluk, MD, MSc, my guest on today's show, is a holistic doctor near Baltimore, MD. Previous academic positions at Johns Hopkins and University of Maryland.

He is trained in acupuncture, homeopathy, hypnosis, and bodywork. He is considered the foremost authority on the use of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy in North America, and has just completed a comprehensive book on healing with magnetic fields called “Power Tools for Health”.

This book describes what magnetic fields are, over 25 actions of magnetic fields in the body, how they work for over 50 health conditions, how to get one and how to use it. This is supported by over 500 scientific references and is the most authoritative, yet readable, book on the topic available to date. To help promote this healing concept, he has well over 50 radio, podcast, magazine and TV interviews combined. He has also been a co-host of a 2-hour holistic health radio show in Baltimore for 10 years.

During our discussion, you'll discover: -Why Ben wore a PEMF called the "Flexpulse" on his butt during the whole podcast... [00:05:55]

-The difference between harmful EMF and beneficial PEMF... [00:11:32]

-NASA discovered about a 400% increase in neural stem cells and turned on about 160 genes that control growth and regeneration... [00:17:14]

-The fascinating effects of electric fields on circadian rhythmicity and jet lag (and which frequency you would want to use)... [00:19:18]

-Which PEMF frequency is best for increasing circulation and decreasing inflammation... [00:24:24]

-Dr. Pawluk's favorite frequency for rapidly inducing sleep... [00:31:38]

-Why it's a myth that the earth produces a frequency of 7.8Hz... [00:36:57]

-Whether it is true that certain body functions, cells or organs respond to specific frequencies... [00:49:30]

-Which frequency is best for depression... [00:54:20]

-Why you may want to consider using calcium and magnesium if you are doing PEMF... [00:57:18]

-What kind of "biohacks" or other modalities Dr. Pawluk likes to combine with PEMF... [01:02:02]

-And much more!

Resources from this episode: -The Flexpulse (discount coupon worth $200 for the show - "greenfield") -The research on the use of PEMF for stem cells -The effects of electric fields on circadian rhythmicity and jet lag -Topical magnesium lotion -The "NES" device Ben discusses

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Do you have questions, thoughts or feedback for Dr. Pawluk or me? Leave your comments at and one of us will reply!