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The Cabral Concept

The Cabral Concept by Dr. Stephen Cabral was created for you, the health conscious individual looking to discover the little known factors to ideal wellness, weight loss, anti aging, Functional Medicine, Naturopathic medicine and detox. We uncover the root causes of why you're feeling stuck and unable to attain your goals and the action steps needed to live the life you always dreamed of. By following the Cabral Concept of "Change Your Body - Change Your Life," our community believes that by first rebalancing your body and mind, you will then be motivated to conquer any goals you set for yourself in life. I look forward to sharing these real world, proven, holistic wellness strategies with you straight from my Boston Naturopathic, Ayurvedic, and Functional Medicine practice!
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Now displaying: February, 2020
Feb 4, 2020

Histamine overload is becoming one of the more talked about new health issues over the last few years...

Previously, it was thought to only affect people with a specific genetic disorder, but now we're finding that due to digestive or other health imbalances it could target anyone...

That's why on today's #CabralConcept 1460 I'd like to talk about the 5 main causes of histamine overload and what to do about emptying your rain barrel - Enjoy the show!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/1460

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Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

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Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

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Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular Supplements:

> “The Dr. Cabral Daily Protocol

(This is what Dr. Cabral does every day!)

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Dr. Cabral Detox 

(The fastest way to get well, lose weight, and feel great!)

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Daily Nutritional Support Shake 

(#1 “All-in-One recommendation in my practice)

- - -

Daily Fruit & Vegetables Blend 

(22 organic fruit & vegetables “greens powder”)

- - -

CBD Oil 

(Full-spectrum, 3rd part-tested & organically grown)

- - -

Candida/Bacterial Overgrowth, Leaky Gut, Parasite & Speciality Supplement Packages

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> See All Supplements:

https://equilibriumnutrition.com/collections/supplements

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Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

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Organic Acids Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

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Thyroid + Adrenal + Hormone Test 

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

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Adrenal + Hormone Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

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Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

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Omega-3 Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Feb 3, 2020

If you ever find yourself a little behind in life or facing what seems to be an insurmountable obstacle, I want to share with you some advice...

What we often to believe to be the worst of times holds in it a seed of what the future can be...

This why for thousands of years great philosophers have spoken about coming to realize what "season of your life" you're currently living in...

Tune into today's #CabralConcept 1459 for details on the seasons of life and how to overcome obstacles - Enjoy the show!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/1459

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Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

 

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular Supplements:

> “The Dr. Cabral Daily Protocol

(This is what Dr. Cabral does every day!)

- - -

Dr. Cabral Detox 

(The fastest way to get well, lose weight, and feel great!)

- - -

Daily Nutritional Support Shake 

(#1 “All-in-One recommendation in my practice)

- - -

Daily Fruit & Vegetables Blend 

(22 organic fruit & vegetables “greens powder”)

- - -

CBD Oil 

(Full-spectrum, 3rd part-tested & organically grown)

- - -

Candida/Bacterial Overgrowth, Leaky Gut, Parasite & Speciality Supplement Packages

- - -

> See All Supplements:

https://equilibriumnutrition.com/collections/supplements

 - - -

 

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

Organic Acids Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

Thyroid + Adrenal + Hormone Test 

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

Adrenal + Hormone Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

Omega-3 Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Feb 2, 2020

Thank you for joining us for our 2nd Cabral HouseCall of the weekend!

I’m looking forward to sharing with you some of our community’s questions that have come in over the past few weeks…

Let’s get started!   

Amanda: Hi Dr. Cabral! I love your podcast and appreciate all you do to share your knowledge and the gift of wellness. I have had chronic dry eyes for the last 12 years. Before I realized what was going on I’d wake and have extreme pain and watering in my eyes. Turns out I was having corneal erosions (corneal tears). As per my eye doctor, I quit wearing contact lenses and began using OTC tears as well as an ointment in my eyes at bedtime. I have done this for years. Corneal specialist said my cells were like a bumpy road rather than smooth and would get caught on the eyelids and tear. I have also had the inside of my (upper) eyelids abraded with silver nitrate 3-4 times. I have also been using Restasis for the last few months. Eyes are still dry, I still use ointment at night but I would love to get to the root of the problem and not have this constant worry that I’ll wake up with a painful tear. Thank you in advance!!!

Jan: I notice my DNS shake has 250 mcg of methyl B12 and 400 Mcg of methyl folate. Other supplements I've taken have a higher ratio of b12 to folate...like 1000 Mcg b12 to 400 Mcg folate. Can you please explain your reasoning behind the lower b12/folate ratio in the DNS shake? (PS - I would love to hear a podcast just on the DNS shake itself, and how and why Dr. Cabral used specific ingredients and specific amounts when formulating it. It helps me to "visualize" what the shake is doing for my body - seriously! )

Andrea: Hi Dr Cabral. I went off the pill 5 years ago and got regular periods straight away, however, I have been struggling with missing periods the last 2 years getting it around once every 4 months. I have been working with my Naturopath, running tests and have been working to bring my thyroid number down from a 6 to currently a 3 amongst other lifestyle changes. I did get my period back in August on day 3 of my 7 day Cabral detox. Today (Dec) I started another 7 day detox and it is back on day 1! Could the timing be slightly coincidental or are the herbs in the detox tablets helping bring this on? Any insights into how I might achieve these same results when not completing a detox? Many Thanks.

Audrey: Hi Dr. Cabral. I recently listed to a podcast on longevity featuring Dr. David Sinclair, Harvard professor and author of Lifespan. He spoke on Metformin, Resveratrol, and NAD booster how these are essential for longevity. I know you have referenced Resveratrol several times in your podcasts, but I searched and could not locate any specific podcasts. What is your take on each of these and is a Resveratrol supplement something that is safe to take and if so how many mg? Thanks so much for all you do!

Melody: Hi Dr. Cabral! I love your podcast and everything you teach - you've been a lifesaver for me and my family. However, my PCP is a skeptic with supplements and puts doubts in my mind all the time. So I wanted to ask you about the Equilibrium Nutrition supplements - when you say they are third party tested, where can we find that information on the website or product description? I see the GMP certification - but from what I've read, all supplements need to be GMP certified in order to be FDA approved, is that correct? So by "third party testing" do you mean you use NSF as your third party tester? I'll feel better being able to explain this to my doc and friends if I know more about this. Thank you for being one of the best humans on the planet - I'm so grateful for you! Melody

Thank you for tuning into this weekend’s Cabral HouseCalls and be sure to check back tomorrow for our Mindset & Motivation Monday show to get your week started off right!

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Show Notes & Resources:

 http://StephenCabral.com/1458

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

 

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular Supplements:

> “The Dr. Cabral Daily Protocol

(This is what Dr. Cabral does every day!)

- - -

Dr. Cabral Detox 

(The fastest way to get well, lose weight, and feel great!)

- - -

Daily Nutritional Support Shake 

(#1 “All-in-One recommendation in my practice)

- - -

Daily Fruit & Vegetables Blend 

(22 organic fruit & vegetables “greens powder”)

- - -

CBD Oil 

(Full-spectrum, 3rd part-tested & organically grown)

- - -

Candida/Bacterial Overgrowth, Leaky Gut, Parasite & Speciality Supplement Packages

- - -

> See All Supplements:

https://equilibriumnutrition.com/collections/supplements

 - - -

 

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

Organic Acids Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

Thyroid + Adrenal + Hormone Test 

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

Adrenal + Hormone Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

Omega-3 Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

- - -

Stool Test

(Use this test to uncover any bacterial, h. Pylori, or parasite overgrowth)

- - -

Genetic Test

(Use the #1 lab test to unlocking your DNA and what it means in terms of wellness, weight loss & anti-aging)

- - -

Dr. Cabral’s “Big 5” Lab Tests

(This package includes the 5 labs Dr. Cabral recommends all people run in his private practice)

- - -

View all Functional Medicine lab tests

(View all Functional Medicine lab tests you can do right at home for you and your family)

Feb 1, 2020

Welcome back to our weekend Cabral HouseCall shows!

This is where we answer our community's wellness, weight loss, and anti-aging questions to help people get back on track!

Check out today's questions: 

Cheryl: Hi Dr. Cabral, I know I have had alot of stress. In 2015 while trying to lose weight, clean diet and exercising very hard nothing worked. ONe day while working out I crashed. I broke out in a cold sweat and had no energy. I lanaded in the emergency room. then the following 2 months I worked up "everything" and everything was normal-LOL. through my reading I found I had adrenal fatigue. I went on various supplements and changed my diet to mostly vegetables and meats and fats. No gluten, no sugar, no dairy and no processed foods. After about 3 months I started losing weight effortlessly. I had to eat about every 2 to 3 hours to keep my weightloss to no more than 2 pounds a week. I did not exercise. After I loss about 75 pounds The stress started to return and I gained 50 pounds. That was 2 years ago. Now I want to do it properly. I just did a 14 day detox lost 15 pounds. I am now walking 10 to 15k steps a day. What should I do next? thanks,

Megan: Hi Dr. C, apologies in advance for the long and personal question, but I know there are many women out there like me with similar issues regarding Hypothalamic Amenorrhea and I'm hoping your take on my situation will benefit all of us. I am 26, 130 lbs at 5ft8, and I haven't gotten my period in 1.5 years since going off the pill (which I was on for about 9 years after having only one natural period at age 13, followed by irregular periods). I was also dieting at a very young age (low carb in particular), so I know this likely wrecked havoc on my pituitary... However, I have never had a full blown ED, but I was nonetheless always very conscious of my eating and exercise habits. During the first 8 months or so of going off the pill, I was also living in a city while working 2-3 jobs so I was very stressed out but it felt like I had energy (thanks, cortisol!).I did the big 5 labs back in October 2018 which informed me all my hormones were practically 0, but my thyroid was fine though, and I was on the brink of adrenal burnout along with markers of candida, which could also explain the high cortisol. I did the CBO protocol and took DHEA along with the other baseline supplements she suggested, and while my digestion has slowly progressed, by period was still nowhere to be seen. Over the last 6 months, I have completely turned my life around, left the city and my stressful jobs, went traveling and enjoying my life, and came back to have my OBGYN run my labs in October 2019. My hormones looked MUCH better, all normal according to my doc, with Estradiol 52 pg/mL, Progesterone 0.17 ng/ml, LH 13.3 IU/L, FSH 6.7 IU/L, DHEA 4.7 ng/ml, TSH 2.29 uIU/mL, Free Test. 0.23 ng/dL and Total Test. 33 ng/dL.... All this to say, my period is still missing and I am at a loss of what to do. I am a health coach myself, thus well versed in the importance of a healthy diet, eliminating stress, and low level exercise in cases of HA. I eat an abundant plantbased diet with occasional fish, I don't do any high-impact exercise or cardio beyond walking and yoga, and I do not feel stressed. In fact, I feel pretty amazing all around-- my hair, skin, nails, digestion, sleep schedule, energy are all the best they've been in a long time, and yet my 5th vital sign is missing! The only other option I've researched is the concept of forcing-feeding yourself 2500+ cals/day at any cost, no food restrictions (junk food, pancakes, pasta...), and eliminating all forms of exercise aside from stretching for 6+ weeks to "inform your body it isn't in danger"... but I find it hard to believe that I must be unhealthy in order to gain my period back. I'm also unsure whether doing a DCD would be helpful or harmful at this point. I am very lost, and would love your insight. Thank you for ALL that you do, each and every day, many thanks! - Megan

Molly: Hello, I have listened to Dr. Cabral for some time now. We have also done some food sensitivity testing through you guys for my daughter. Today, I am inquiring about myself. I currently have a shingles outbreak (I had my first one in January of 2019 and treated it with anti-viral meds). I have had several this year since the first one, always in the same spot on my back/side. I also became infected with genital herpes through and unfortunate and unforeseen incident 3 years ago. I had listened to one of Dr. Cabrals podcast awhile back about how it could be possible to get rid of the herpes virus for good. I'm not sure if both of these viruses could be nailed with one protocol, but either way I am looking for some guidance on how to go about this. With both of these viruses active in my body, I am not well a lot of the time. I have a herpes breakout at least once a month lasting anywhere from 3-7 days and is very painful. My nutrition is very anti-inflammatory. I do take his daily nutrition support everyday. Looking forward to having hearing back and having some hope for my future. Thank you Molly

Dar: "To eat when your sick is to feed your sickness" hippocrates. I have read many places that it is actually good to fast while sick is this true based on your experiences and do you recommend this course of action?

Ellen: Hi, I'd love your thoughts on the "C" curve in the neck. My daughter (14) has zero curve. Some chiropractors want to be very aggressive about treating it with traction and pulleys and some seem to think it's just a structural variance and it's fine. My daughter is overall healthy but she does have a neurological condition called misophonia which is a real burden for her. I'd love any thoughts you have on either condition. Thanks!

Anonymous: Hi Dr. Cabral. Thanks for all you do and the great services you provide. I wanted to get your thoughts on Vitamin D level. Recently my blood work came back with a vitamin D (25-OH) level of 92 ng/ml. I know you recommend a level between 50-70, going to 80s being the highest. Although the normal range from my Lab results is 30-100, I’m afraid my level of 92 too high base on your ideal range. About a year ago I switch to taking 2 drops of your vitamin D drop, should I decrease my dose? My level used to be super low and since I don’t get much sun exposure, I supplement everyday. I know most people are deficient in vitamin D and I was surprised to see my level increased drastically from the previous year’s lab results. Am I at risk for any health issue with this elevated level? Best regards.

Thank you for tuning into today's Cabral HouseCall and be sure to check back tomorrow where we answer more of our community’s questions!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/1457

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Get Your Question Answered:

http://StephenCabral.com/askcabral

 

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

 

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular Supplements:

> “The Dr. Cabral Daily Protocol

(This is what Dr. Cabral does every day!)

- - -

Dr. Cabral Detox 

(The fastest way to get well, lose weight, and feel great!)

- - -

Daily Nutritional Support Shake 

(#1 “All-in-One recommendation in my practice)

- - -

Daily Fruit & Vegetables Blend 

(22 organic fruit & vegetables “greens powder”)

- - -

CBD Oil 

(Full-spectrum, 3rd part-tested & organically grown)

- - -

Candida/Bacterial Overgrowth, Leaky Gut, Parasite & Speciality Supplement Packages

- - -

> See All Supplements:

https://equilibriumnutrition.com/collections/supplements

 - - -

 

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

Organic Acids Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

Thyroid + Adrenal + Hormone Test 

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

Adrenal + Hormone Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

Omega-3 Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

- - -

Stool Test

(Use this test to uncover any bacterial, h. Pylori, or parasite overgrowth)

- - -

Genetic Test

(Use the #1 lab test to unlocking your DNA and what it means in terms of wellness, weight loss & anti-aging)

- - -

Dr. Cabral’s “Big 5” Lab Tests

(This package includes the 5 labs Dr. Cabral recommends all people run in his private practice)

- - -

View all Functional Medicine lab tests

(View all Functional Medicine lab tests you can do right at home for you and your family!)

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