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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: August, 2022
Aug 6, 2022

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: 

 

Sierra: Hello Dr Cabral, And thank you so much for everything. You have been such an amazing mentor to my husband and I and we are loving the IHP course, can’t wait for level 2! I had my first child two years ago (2019) with no complications during pregnancy. The only “complication” that I can say is that for a few hours after giving birth I couldn’t urinate on my own, which led to a catheter insertion to empty my bladder. I’m not sure if this can be related but I’ve been having this excruciating pain every month for two years, about 14days or so after my period (which made me believe it could be Mittelschmerz) that basically Inhibits me from living a normal life for 2-3 days. I can’t walk and if I do I’m hunched over holding my left lower abdomen (where my ovary is) due to a constant dull inflamed pain. Any how, I have been to the ER countless amount of times, have had blood work, seen multiple specialist, and I have been left with the same depressing answers “everything’s normal” or “you’re probably stressed because you are a new mom”… It’s been two years and the only options they are giving me is birth control (which I tried for 6 months and it didn’t help) or exploratory surgery. What would you recommend or what could be the reasons to why I’m having this on going pain? Thanks again

 

Alicja (Ah-leets-yah): Hi Dr.Cabral, Thank you for all your amazing work! I hope you can help me with my gut question: I've been dealing with gut issues for a while. I took probiotics daily and it wasn't until I found your podcast and learned that with people like me, probiotics may make things worse. I stopped taking probiotics and I noticed less bloating, however my mood dropped down significantly. I understand the gut-brain connection and I know I need to heal my gut to feel mentally happy too. Taking probiotics daily helped me stay happy and positive, but I noticed big shift in mood when I don't take them. I feel depressed. I'm currently on Para Support protocol (next will be CBO) Any advice for me during my protocols. Should I suck it up for a bit and still avoid probiotics for a while. Or should I start taking probiotics again and along with Para Support? Maybe just s.boulardii? Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you again for all you do.

 

Darren: Good day Dr Cabral. I don't know if a trigger warning is needed prior to this question but is semen retention something that's actually beneficial for men? That is going days, weeks, even months with intentionally minimising ejaculating usually done by either abstention, stopping (intercourse or self pleasure) before the point of ejaculation, or learning how to climax without ejaculating. While I'm seeing many anecdotal benefits I understand some in ayurveda say that's Prajnyaparadha (unhealthy suppression). I know you usually have a more balanced approach. Will appreciate your take on this.

 

Malissa: Day two very Nauseous. Took the day off, Just did a dry brush, Epsom bath and drank water mixed with sea salt and lemons (Supposed to be a natural Gatorade). I did sweat so that’s good. Unfortunately. Suggestions for Nausea?

 

Francesca: Hi Dr. Cabral. I am a type 1 diabetic, female and 24 y/o. When I was 20 y/o, I started restrictive eating and my weight dropped significantly over the course of a year, as did my estrogen levels (below the charts). At that point, I was put on HRT and given doses of estradiol, and progesterone. I also began ED recovery. 3 years later, I have put on 50 pounds while still needing to eat very restrictive, my metabolism is very low, and most concerningly, I am experiencing blood sugars above 500 every day (very low carb diet!). My question is, What EXACTLY breaks a fast? I believe the HRT/ ED recovery has caused insulin resistance, and causes me to take insulin even when in a fasted state. is the insulin itself breaking a fast? There are a lot of studies that interchange the action of eating w/ the action of insulin secretion, but because I am a diabetic, one does not automatically follow the other. I just began taking Triphala, and noticed it has lowered blood glucose. But again, is this a fix to lowering insulin needs, or is this essentially processing the same as insulin, and furthering fat deposits? Your past podcasts on fasting suggests a lot of things that cause a glucose spike will break a fast, but does not truly define if its the insulin causing the fast break. Thanks!

 

Jenna: I heard that Glyphosate will be banned in the US started in 2023. Is that true?? I am praying

 
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 and Resources:

StephenCabral.com/2374

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Get a FREE Copy of Dr. Cabral's Book:

The Rain Barrel Effect

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Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

CabralSupportGroup.com

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

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

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> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

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

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> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

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

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> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

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> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

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

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Get Your Question Answered On An Upcoming HouseCall:

StephenCabral.com/askcabral

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Would You Take 30 Seconds To Rate & Review The Cabral Concept?

The best way to help me spread our mission of true natural health is to pass on the good word, and I read and appreciate every review!

Aug 5, 2022

Welcome back to this week’s #FridayReview where I can’t wait to share with you the best of the week!

 

I’m looking forward to reviewing:

 

  • Free Blue-Blocking Glasses (product review)
  • Herb of the Week: Bamboo
  • Prediction of Autoimmune Disease (research)
  • Alternating Antibiotics (research)

 

For all the details tune into this week’s #CabralConcept 2373 – Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought! 

 

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For Everything Mentioned In Today's Show:

StephenCabral.com/2373

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Get a FREE Copy of Dr. Cabral's Book:

The Rain Barrel Effect

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Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

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

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

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

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

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

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> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

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

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Get Your Question Answered On An Upcoming HouseCall:

StephenCabral.com/askcabral

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Would You Take 30 Seconds To Rate & Review The Cabral Concept?

The best way to help me spread our mission of true natural health is to pass on the good word, and I read and appreciate every review!

Aug 4, 2022

Have you ever noticed some people have a stronger odor than others?

 

After a long day, you might smell a little bit and there is nothing wrong with that - what I'm referring to is a scent that is overpowering…

 

If you notice an overwhelming odor that doesn’t go away that could be a sign of an underlying health issue…

 

So on today’s #CabralConcept 2372 I’m going to share with you how to get rid of body odor and why it happens in the first place - Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought in the comments!

 

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For Everything Mentioned In Today's Show:

StephenCabral.com/2372

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Get a FREE Copy of Dr. Cabral's Book:

The Rain Barrel Effect

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Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

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

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

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

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

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

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

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

- - -

Get Your Question Answered On An Upcoming HouseCall:

StephenCabral.com/askcabral

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Would You Take 30 Seconds To Rate & Review The Cabral Concept?

The best way to help me spread our mission of true natural health is to pass on the good word, and I read and appreciate every review!

Aug 3, 2022

If you have ever tried to break your addiction with sugar you know that it is a vicious cycle…

 

Sugar can wreak havoc not only on your body but on your mind as well and can leave you in a constant state of seeking your next fix.

 

The good news is that once you understand what your body and mind undergo when you eat sugar you can begin to break the cycle.

 

So on today’s #CabralConcept 2371 I’m going to share with you how eating sugar messes with your mind and the sugar addiction cycle- Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought in the comments!

 

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For Everything Mentioned In Today's Show:

StephenCabral.com/2371

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Get a FREE Copy of Dr. Cabral's Book:

The Rain Barrel Effect

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

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

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

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

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

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

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

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

- - -

Get Your Question Answered On An Upcoming HouseCall:

StephenCabral.com/askcabral

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Would You Take 30 Seconds To Rate & Review The Cabral Concept?

The best way to help me spread our mission of true natural health is to pass on the good word, and I read and appreciate every review!

Aug 2, 2022

Intermittent fasting is one of the best things you can do for your overall health and longevity…

 

But if it is done incorrectly it may just do more harm than good…

 

So how can you set yourself up for success and use intermittent fasting to your advantage and not to your detriment?

 

Join me on today’s #CabralConcept 2370 where I share with you when to never start a fast (especially a longer one) and what to do instead – Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought in the comments!

 

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For Everything Mentioned In Today's Show:

StephenCabral.com/2270

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Get a FREE Copy of Dr. Cabral's Book:

The Rain Barrel Effect

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

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

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

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

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

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

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

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

- - -

Get Your Question Answered On An Upcoming HouseCall:

StephenCabral.com/askcabral

- - -

Would You Take 30 Seconds To Rate & Review The Cabral Concept?

The best way to help me spread our mission of true natural health is to pass on the good word, and I read and appreciate every review!

Aug 1, 2022

We only get this one life…

 

It’s up to us to take advantage of it and make the most with the time we are given.

 

But if we are constantly judging ourselves, putting others first, and seeking outside approval we limit our ability to live a happy and fulfilled life.

 

That’s why on today’s #CabralConcept 2369 I’d like to share with you the five things to quit for a happier life – Enjoy the show and let me if you have any others to add!

 

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For Everything Mentioned In Today's Show:

StephenCabral.com/2369

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Get a FREE Copy of Dr. Cabral's Book:

The Rain Barrel Effect

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

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

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

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

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

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

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

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

- - -

Get Your Question Answered On An Upcoming HouseCall:

StephenCabral.com/askcabral

- - -

Would You Take 30 Seconds To Rate & Review The Cabral Concept?

The best way to help me spread our mission of true natural health is to pass on the good word, and I read and appreciate every review!

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