Episode 323

Top Techniques to Radically Heal Your Body and Ease Your Mind

With Dr. Jay Wiles

We’ve all heard about the concept of heart rate, especially in terms of working out or how it can become elevated with stress. But did you know that heart rate variability is an important metric for understanding your level of health?

Heart rate variability is actually a window into the dynamic shifts within the nervous system and how different things we do are interpreted in the body. 

Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru and Dr. Jay Wiles take a deep dive into the concept of heart rate variability, also known as HRV, and how we can use it to dial in our health routine on an extremely personalized level. 

Dr. Wiles is a scientist, clinician, and expert on all matters related to the human stress response, holistic mental health, heart rate variability, and peak performances. He’s a clinical health and performance psychologist with board certification in heart rate variability biofeedback and peripheral biofeedback, and he works as a leading consultant in psychophysiology to professional athletes, executives, and high performers. 

Dr. Wiles is also the cofounder and Chief Scientific Officer of Hanu Health, a company that’s pioneering a new and innovative means of using heart rate variability and respiratory training as diagnostic indicators of the dynamic nature of the human stress response and for providing therapeutic tools for regulating and conditioning this response for peak human performance.

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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. The top hidden sources of stress and anxiety that significantly impact our health
    (1:56)
  2. How HRV ties into our stress response
    (16:07)
  3. What is biofeedback and how does it work?
    (18:08)
  4. What is HRV and why is it important?
    (20:43)
  5. How to measure HRV
    (25:24)
  6. How anxiety impacts HRV
    (32:40)
  7. What happens to our nervous system when we hold our breath
    (48:57)
  8. How to use your breath to calm your nervous system
    (1:03:19)
  9. Why hot and cold exposure are so pivotal in reprogramming our nervous system
    (1:28:47)
  10. How male and female bodies react differently to hormetic stress and what women should keep in mind
    (1:56:12)

Guest

 
Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Dhru Purohit Podcast, a top 30 health podcast with over 30 million downloads.

As an entrepreneur, Dhru is also the CEO Dr. Hyman Enterprises, Farmacy and the UltraWellness Center, a functional medicine based clinic that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.

 
Dr. Jay Wiles

Dr. Wiles is a scientist, clinician, and expert on all matters related to the human stress response, holistic mental health, heart rate variability, and peak performances. He’s a clinical health and performance psychologist with board certification in heart rate variability biofeedback and peripheral biofeedback, and he works as a leading consultant in psychophysiology to professional athletes, executives, and high performers. 

Dr. Wiles is also the cofounder and Chief Scientific Officer of Hanu Health, a company that’s pioneering a new and innovative means of using heart rate variability and respiratory training as diagnostic indicators of the dynamic nature of the human stress response and for providing therapeutic tools for regulating and conditioning this response for peak human performance.

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