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What comes to your mind when I say “Anti-aging, or Menopause?” 

Chances are you have a negative bias thought pattern or the thought instantly arrives on how you are fearful of these two milestones in a womens life.  

Could the growing epidemic of chronic illnesses such as  autoimmune disease, chron’s disease or anxiety/depression be an expression of cultural patterning? 

Many women have been socialized to believe that their sensuality is wrong, their emotions are inappropriate, and their physical body is shameful or to be hidden - let alone feeling invisible as they age. 

What if you were presented the applied science to PROVE that your inner and outer ecosystem of beliefs and biological health are areas you can shift so that you can instantly step into a brighter, beautiful, and richer life - more than you could have ever believed? 


Well, you all know I’m here with you to radically shift the conversation of beauty and wellness as we awaken and move and choose a new reality - and that’s what we’re here to explore today with my guest Dr Martinez - and if you’re a outlier, you’ll really want to tap into this episode.  





What you’ll learn:

What is biocognitive science?

Cave Consciousness - how our terrains are changing via attachments, relationships, and our view of how things will happen in our world. 
How “breaking bread” with family is bringing back our family cultures through rituals post-Covid

Mission/Vision creates a cultural language, but usually, it inherits productivity and stress. The CEO sets up the policy/perception for what is communicated.  What are the archetypes you are playing out in your life?

80/20 rule - How Biocognition brings the far-out “woo woo” and reductionist framing (genetics) into balance.

Longevity is culturally learned, and the causes of health are inherited 

How our immune system is not just a protector, but it responds to the cultural premises we learn to perceive the world. 

The cost of a hypervigilant nervous system and how to “teach to unlearn” the event that caused it to be held in the body. 

The chemicals produced from a hot flash cause women shame, which activates inflammation 

South American menopausal women use the word “shame” when having a hot flash - releasing interleukins 2 inflammation. 

Asia sees menopause as their “second spring” and they see themselves as becoming a role model to younger women and great wisdom. 

The 3 main ways that cultures will would us through bio-symbolic words that trigger an immune reaction. 

SHAME:   (honor is the antidote) - hot from embarrassment
BETRAYAL:   (  loyalty is the  antidote) - hot from anger
ABANDONMENT: (commitment is the antidote) - cold and constricting

Within 15 minutes the IGA’s Immune boosters increase by going back and pulling in a memory from the past that created joy and happiness.  

Assertiveness takes to decision. Know and help others know the boundaries. 

Bio-information is measured with molecules that causes inflammation. 


The power of ritual versus regimes

Negative beliefs send neurologic and immune signals to the body that create the inflammatory response and inhibit healing. 

How the cultural perception of time duration affects longevity 


About Dr. Martinez

Dr. Martinez is a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in how cultural beliefs affect health and longevity. He proposes, based on credible research, that longevity is learned and the causes of health are inherited. 

He has studied healthy centenarians worldwide and found that only 20% can be attributed to genetics - the rest is related to how they live and the cultural beliefs they share. 

He is the author of the bestselling book, The MindBody Code: How to Change the Beliefs that Limit Your Health, Longevity, and Success  - which teaches his theory and practice of biocognitive science to the general public.

In this incredible episode, Dr. Martinez joins us to explore how epigenetics, beliefs, and consciousness may be the path to a long and well-lived life in today’s transitioning world. 

And of course, we also will get a refreshing perspective on how women can take back their power as they age.  

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It's the worst!  Watching your hair slide down the shower drain or clumping up on your brush is a horrible feeling, especially for women!

Our hair is connected to our identity, our youth, and our health.

While it’s natural for some women to experience hair loss at certain times in their menstrual cycles or times of the year, hair loss is also caused by specific health conditions including a thyroid imbalance.

So the question here is....

Why does a thyroid imbalance cause thinning hair?

Your hair normally grows in a healthy cyclical pattern with most of the hair follicles growing while only a small number are “resting.”

With a thyroid imbalance, this cycle can be thrown off, resulting in more hair follicles “resting” than growing — and more hair falling out.

Hair loss is a very common symptom of a thyroid imbalance.

But thyroid imbalances often arise slowly and remain unnoticed by women and their doctors in the early phases.

Even with a lab test, your doctor may say everything is fine with your thyroid, even though you strongly suspect that something is wrong.

This is because standard labs have a very wide range for what is “normal” in terms of thyroid test results.

So how do you know if your hair loss is connected to a thyroid disorder?

So here are 5 signs and symptoms your hair loss is connected to a thyroid disorder

1. Thinning eyebrows

Hypothyroidism - which is an underactive thyroid  often causes general hair loss as well as thinning of the outer third of the eyebrows.

We don’t know exactly why the eyebrow is targeted in thyroid disorders, but this is a good indicator that your thyroid hormones may be low.

2. Hair that is brittle, dry, and breaking easily.

Dry, brittle hair is also connected to low thyroid function. And research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism finds that thyroid hormones increase growth and color in hair.

Low thyroid hormone can lead to the early release of the hair shaft and root, as well as premature gray or white hair.

3. Feeling exhausted all the time, even after 8 hours of sleep.

The thyroid is the master of our metabolism, so it affects the way we use and store energy.

With low thyroid hormone, metabolism slows down. This can often lead to persistent fatigue as well as weight gain

4. Puffiness in the face

Many people with hypothyroidism have an excess of a compound called mucin.

Mucin is part of our connective tissue and is present in blood vessels and cells all over the body. It absorbs water and may cause excess water retention in an individual with an underactive thyroid imbalance.

5. Yellowing of the palms of your hands. Yellowing of the skin on your hands can happen with a thyroid imbalance due a build-up of carotene in your blood. Hypothyroidism can slow the conversion of carotene to vitamin A.

If you think your hair loss might be connected to a thyroid imbalance, begin supporting your thyroid — and your hair — naturally.

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