Fats Loss, Intestine Well being and Hormone Imbalance with Dr. Stacy Sims

Jul 3, 2023 0 Comments

Welcome to The Betty Rocker Present! You’ll acknowledge at the moment’s widespread visitor should you’ve been following my present for any period of time! Dr. Stacy Sims is a powerhouse within the well being area who’s on a mission to assist and empower ladies with women-specific analysis and science.

In case you are new to her work, Dr. Stacy Sims is a scientist, educator and chief within the subject of ladies particular analysis in well being, diet and train. She served as an train physiologist and diet scientist at Stanford College from 2007 by way of 2012.

Her first e book Roar teaches women-specific coaching and diet ideas throughout the lifespan, and her newest e book Subsequent Stage is designed particularly for the peri and publish menopausal feminine athlete.

In previous episodes we’ve damaged down the matters from her books, together with consuming and coaching methods for girls of their reproductive years, concerns for the capsule, consuming and coaching methods for girls in perimenopause and publish menopause, and dialog about women-specific analysis.

At this time we’re digging into…

  • How intestine well being impacts us from a hormone perspective over the course of our lives,
  • Concerns for these with PCOS,
  • Details about iron deficiency and find out how to navigate it,
  • How getting extra residual motion in each day aids in fats loss,
  • The advantages of utilizing a creatine monohydrate complement for girls,
  • Cold and warm coaching therapies for girls,
  • Methods for coping with scorching flashes, and
  • Discussing the way in which the media portrays details about ladies’s well being and what they get unsuitable.

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Betty Rocker (00:02):
Welcome to The Betty Rocker Present the place to be to nourish your thoughts, love your physique, and rock your life.

Betty Rocker (00:14):
What’s up, rock stars Coach Betty Rocker right here. Thanks a lot for becoming a member of me at the moment for what Guarantees to be an ideal dialog with my good good friend, Dr. Stacy Sims, who I’m guessing you’ve heard about earlier than or heard me speak to earlier than, as this can be our fourth podcast episode collectively, in case you are new to her work. Dr. Sims is a scientist, educator and chief within the subject of ladies particular analysis and well being, diet and train. She served as an train physiologist and diet scientist at Stanford College from 2007 by way of 2012. Her first e book, ROAR teaches ladies particular coaching and diet ideas throughout the lifespan. And her newest e book Subsequent Stage is designed particularly for the peri- and post-menopausal feminine athlete.

In previous episodes, we’ve damaged down optimum coaching and diet methods for girls in all life levels. So have a take heed to these conversations for extra on these matters. At this time we’re digging into how intestine well being impacts us from a hormone perspective over the course of our lives. Concerns for PCOS extra about iron deficiency and find out how to navigate it, cold and hot coaching therapies for girls, methods for coping with scorching flashes and discussing the way in which the media portrays details about ladies’s well being and what they get unsuitable. I believe you’ll get rather a lot out of this dialog. So be part of me in welcoming Dr. Stacy Sims to the present. Welcome again, Dr. Stacy Sims, how great to see you.

Dr. Stacy Sims (01:47):
Thanks for having me. I’m excited to speak with you once more. It’s all the time enjoyable, all the time good to share data.

Betty Rocker (01:54):
It’s so nice to share and also you’ve been placing out an ideal physique of labor since we final talked: logs, podcasts, articles, interviews, your new membership, which has dwell chat with you. And it’s simply actually a tremendous quantity of sources to assist us navigate and make sense of all the, I really feel like conflicting data that’s on the market for girls.

Dr. Stacy Sims (02:21):
And I really feel prefer it’s changing into increasingly skewed as we begin to see mass media leap onto among the context or slightly skew the context of among the science.

Betty Rocker (02:32):
And simply earlier than we began recording, we have been speaking about two completely different articles which have come out in two huge publications that I comply with. One was within the Washington Put up; one was within the New York Instances. Let’s speak slightly bit about these articles as a result of they’re each overlaying matters which are about ladies’s well being and so they’re so attention-grabbing. The primary one that you simply dropped at my consideration;the Washington Put up article was about cycle coaching for girls. And I didn’t learn that one but, however why don’t you inform us about what they have been recommending and what did they get proper and what did they get unsuitable?

Dr. Stacy Sims (03:09):
Properly, now that there’s a giant buzz about “cycle sync,” and once you’re wanting on the precise physiology and science of the menstrual cycle and the way your physique is affected, you’ll be able to see that there are completely different protein expressions for higher muscle growth within the low hormone part. We see completely different immune responses to your physique’s extra resilient to emphasize. And the low hormone part, you might have higher capability for utilizing carbohydrates. It’s higher for depth and restoration. However once you have a look at simply blanket sport science analysis and among the new meta-analyses which have come out, their methodology of simply sport science isn’t sturdy sufficient to say that there are any variations between the [inaudible 00:03:52] part. So then when that feeds ahead into the media or it feeds ahead into the medical world, they seize onto it and say, “Oh, there’s no impact to the menstrual cycle.”

However once you have a look at exterior of it and also you’re wanting on the nuances of ladies and also you’re saying, okay, properly cycle syncing is de facto following your individual menstrual cycle. Realizing that the undercurrent is, there are these variations between the phases the place you’ll be able to manipulate your coaching to be extra advantageous for you in sure locations, however actually figuring out your individual cycle in order that days that you simply’re actually onto it and different days that you simply’re flat so you’ll be able to periodize your coaching based on your cycle. However what the media missteps is that they don’t put that individualization, they’re like, “There’s no proof, you realize, cease saying this as a result of there’s no proof.” So then once you hear it from New York Instances or Washington Put up or a few of these different individuals which are actually making an attempt to debunk it, to me, I really feel prefer it disempowers ladies. ‘Trigger the principle factor about menstrual cycle monitoring is it provides ladies extra consciousness of their very own physique and so they can take a maintain of their very own physiology and actually practice for themselves.

But when they’re studying in these actually vast learn, revered publications that it’s bullshit, then it actually places ladies again. I really feel prefer it pushes ladies again as a result of each time an article like that comes out, I get pinged on Instagram or I get emails about, “What is that this? How come is that they’re saying this?” And so I’ve to undergo the entire like, “oh, okay, properly these are the issues in physiology that we see, and it’s a must to monitor your individual cycle to know it, and you may work with your individual cycle,” however that’s the factor that will get missed out. And the medical individuals aren’t speaking concerning the nuances of a person girl. They’re wanting on the entire bell curve. And we all know each girl’s cycle is completely different.

Betty Rocker (05:49):
I actually appreciated the way you identified how it’s a must to be taking a look at your individual cycle and seeing what’s occurring with your individual cycle. After all, I put on the Oura ring and so they have come out, they’ve continuously making an attempt to replace and improve their app, and so they got here out with the brand new model of the ring this previous yr, which measures your basal physique temperature. So it’s, mine is all the time so spot on after I’m monitoring, I take advantage of it to trace my cycle that means. And ever since I’ve been tuned into this technique of eager about my cycle and the way it works, I’ve had the arrogance to start out coaching more durable as quickly as I get my interval. I really feel… it really isn’t, and I’m a person. Some ladies might have a very heavy move and so they really feel extra drained the primary couple of days of their interval, and we’re all people, which is your level.

However the hormones change as soon as we begin to get our interval, we’re in what you name the low hormone part or the follicular part, and that’s the time once we can push laborious. I imply, I hit PRs at the moment in my coaching and that felt superior. Are you able to guess the place I’m at in my cycle? I famous in the direction of the tip of my cycle within the luteal part to up my creatine consumption because-

Dr. Stacy Sims (07:10):

Betty Rocker (07:10):
… of stuff that you simply’ve been speaking about just lately. And fast tangent, inform us why creatine is so vital for girls and why we must be utilizing it as a complement.

Dr. Stacy Sims (07:23):
Yeah. I believe creatine nonetheless has the historical past of the bodybuilding set of males are utilizing it within the gymnasium to actually load up and get good muscle efficiency and bulk out, however that’s not what it’s about. Everybody produces creatine. Our liver produces about one gram a day, and it’s actually vital for all what we name the quick energetics of the physique. So issues like sustaining our intestinal integrity in order that we aren’t getting GI misery or IBS signs. It’s actually good for mind well being as a result of our mind is all the time lively and we want creatine for that. And we’re taking a look at coronary heart well being and naturally muscle efficiency. So if we’re simply utilizing a very low dose of three grams on the most, 5 grams of creatine a day, it boosts our saturation ranges. And ladies have round 70% of the shops of males, and we’re not really producing as a lot as our physique wants or our exercise ranges that we’re doing once we’re lively.

So simply by supplementing with the creatine monohydrate, ideally instantized, as a result of you then don’t have unwanted side effects. You’re simply boosting all of these, I suppose, vitality ranges. And we’ve seen some randomized management trials the place ladies who’ve actually unhealthy depressive episodes or anxious episodes, and so they’re normally placed on a serotonin reuptake inhibitor after they’re utilizing creatine with a really, very low dose of SSRI, they get out of the symptomology rather a lot quicker and keep out of it. So creatine is de facto vital for neurotransmitter and mind well being. And so once we’re beginning to seeing increasingly of this data getting out, particularly even in pregnant ladies as a result of they undergo creatine actually, actually shortly. So boosting creatine ranges is de facto vital in being pregnant as properly. And individuals are like, “Properly, why can’t I simply eat the meat merchandise for it?” It’s like, “Properly, it’s a must to have a 3 six-ounce parts of steak with the intention to get the identical stage of creatine that you’d get from a half a teaspoon of the creatine monohydrate complement.” So yeah.

Betty Rocker (09:37):
Thanks for that tangent. And I had shared with you latterly that I had experimented with creatine HCL as a result of there’s numerous experimental information about it, and the analysis is pretty new. And wouldn’t you realize it? I obtained blood work again saying that I used to be severely dehydrated. My kidneys weren’t functioning very properly, and I attributed it that was the one factor I had modified in that interval, and I obtained again on the monohydrate and am very glad to have had your steerage as a result of yeah-

Dr. Stacy Sims (10:08):

Betty Rocker (10:08):
It was like all of us do. All of us strive issues out, guys. I’m simply the identical as anyone wanting round searching for the subsequent smartest thing. And this was an ideal good experiment that fortuitously didn’t have any actual penalties besides that I obtained dehydrated and bounced proper again. However great-

Dr. Stacy Sims (10:28):

Betty Rocker (10:28):
… nice tangent there. After which one other actually vital factor of our weight-reduction plan that our wants actually go up for within the luteal part is protein. And-

Dr. Stacy Sims (10:37):

Betty Rocker (10:37):
… our protein wants go up at completely different occasions of our lives resulting from how lively we’re, what our targets are. As an example, once we’re older and we wish to preserve muscle mass, we want extra protein at completely different occasions in our lives. And this New York Instances article that I despatched you at the moment was about it. This text actually stated, you’re in all probability getting sufficient protein. After which it went to these previous RDA numbers. That’s the really helpful dietary allowance for anyone who’s unsure what that RDA meant. These previous suggestions have been 0.8 kilograms per pound of physique weight, which may be very low quantity. And that’s actually, I believe that was a research achieved on sedentary males and that was what it was primarily based on. And so certain, you’ll be able to survive on that very low quantity of protein, however is it optimum and it doesn’t actually serve your wants as a lady in peri or publish menopause, a lively athletic girl who’s younger and also you’re biking. I imply, you inform us. This text was crap.

Dr. Stacy Sims (11:48):
Sure, it was. And I simply obtained this place stand that I’ve been engaged on for nearly two years. It obtained printed final week, finish of final week. And I speak particularly about protein and protein wants. So once we’re taking a look at an article like that and so they’re utilizing the very previous RDA, it’s like, wait, that is very previous science. It’s primarily based on male information and generalized to ladies as a result of they are saying, “Oh, sedentary older males have across the similar quantity of muscle mass,” however they don’t have a look at the standard of the muscle mass and what ladies want. So we all know that premenopausal ladies, they want round 12% extra protein within the luteal part. So that is above and past that one gram per kilogram of physique weight that individuals are speaking about. So we’re wanting round that two grams per kilogram of physique weight within the luteal part or about one one-ish grams per pound.

After which within the follicular part about 1.8 grams. So it’s nearly that 1.9 grams per pound. So once you’re eager about, okay, if somebody’s 120 kilos, you’re wanting between 120 and 130 grams of protein a day and evenly distributed. However once you get into perimenopause, and it is a actually nice research that got here out final week, taking a look at muscle high quality and protein and nitrogen turnover, not solely do you might have much less of the muscle mass, the standard of the muscle isn’t as sturdy as once you’re premenopausal. So that you’re taking a look at muscle contraction, how a lot [inaudible 00:13:33] it may well retailer, the way it capabilities.

However there’s additionally a damaging nitrogen stability. In order that signifies that the physique is breaking down extra protein and never recycling it and never constructing lean mass except you’re performing some sort of intervention. We additionally know that as you become older, no matter age, you turn out to be extra anabolically resistant. So it’s actually tough to construct lean mass. And we see that discernible level in ladies who’re peri and publish menopause. So the protein consumption for girls who’re older is sitting round 2.2 to 2.4 grams no matter the place they’re of their menstrual cycle, as a result of perimenopause is all over and publish menopause, it’s good to actually hit that greater finish of protein.

Betty Rocker (14:20):
And once you say 2.4 grams per kilogram, proper?

Dr. Stacy Sims (14:23):

Betty Rocker (14:24):
And beforehand Stacy, as a result of we all know that we would like extra protein within the luteal part than the follicular part. And I believe you stated two grams per pound beforehand for and however I believe you talked about [inaudible 00:14:38]-

Dr. Stacy Sims (14:37):
Two grams per kilo. Two grams per kilo, which is about that one gram per pound.

Betty Rocker (14:43):
Proper? Sure.

Dr. Stacy Sims (14:44):

Betty Rocker (14:44):
Simply wished to make clear as a result of there’s rather a lot to compute. So basically-

Dr. Stacy Sims (14:47):
Entering into there.

Betty Rocker (14:49):
If you happen to stick with that one gram per pound of physique weight preferrred within the luteal part, and also you possibly are just a bit bit, you could be get away with slightly bit lower than that within the follicular part, however in each circumstances, it’s preferrred to be getting that load, that quantity, up there. And this isn’t that…. And 0.8 grams per kilogram is a part of why all of us get confused as a result of we form of like, “Wait, what’s the calculation to get to kilos?” As a result of we’re, in fact, within the kilos system.

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:18):
Yeah. Sorry, that’s my fault.

Betty Rocker (15:23):
So, it will get slightly… No, no, no. It’s not anyone’s fault. It’s the silly system that doesn’t have only one… Why can’t we simply have one system that everyone will get to make use of?

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:31):
I do know.

Betty Rocker (15:33):
It’s so dumb. However I simply wish to be certain.

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:34):
Yeah, being an expat. I actually respect the metric system as a result of it is sensible.

Betty Rocker (15:39):
It does.

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:39):
The imperial system within the States is like, oh gosh, it’s actually laborious to transform.

Betty Rocker (15:44):
It’s very laborious to transform. I fully agree. It’s very difficult. However I simply need ladies to know what we’re speaking about.

So, again to what you have been saying about per and postmenopausal ladies, that 2.4 to 2.8, did you say?

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:59):
2.2 to 2.4. So, it’s about 1-

Betty Rocker (16:02):
Grams grams kilogram.

Dr. Stacy Sims (16:03):

Betty Rocker (16:04):
1.2 to 1.5?

Dr. Stacy Sims (16:07):
About, yeah, for pound.

Betty Rocker (16:09):
Grams per pound of physique weight.

Dr. Stacy Sims (16:11):

Betty Rocker (16:11):
Yeah. And I like to assist ladies take into consideration this by seeing, look, attempt to get, particularly for breakfast, like 30 to 40 grams of protein in your breakfast. Simply should you’re having hassle with all of the calculations and also you’re unsure about your physique weight and all these items, simply begin with that. And first begin by seeing how a lot protein you’re consuming now, and simply see how one can simply incrementally go slightly bit greater than that. As a result of typically individuals get sticker shock and so they’re like, “This seems like a lot protein.”

Dr. Stacy Sims (16:40):
I do know.

Betty Rocker (16:42):
And that’s why these forms of articles could be actually damaging is as a result of, such as you stated initially of this, they undermine the work that’s been achieved. And I really did an article about this on the weblog, my weblog, just lately, the place I went and appeared up all of the newer analysis that debunks that previous nonsense. And there may be loads. And that’s why I’m like, these journalists are being irresponsible. They’re not really searching for the newer information.

Dr. Stacy Sims (17:06):

Betty Rocker (17:06):
They’re simply counting on previous, regurgitated crap that has been simply on the market endlessly. I believe it’s time to uplevel that dialog.

Dr. Stacy Sims (17:18):
I really feel like I would like to jot down a letter to the editor about that one simply because it’s-

Betty Rocker (17:22):
I believe you must.

Dr. Stacy Sims (17:23):
… so damning. One other technique to actually take into consideration protein and consumption is you need a fist-size portion of protein at each meal.

Betty Rocker (17:33):
That’s nice.

Dr. Stacy Sims (17:33):
And so when individuals have a look at it’s like, “Oh, it’s two and a half eggs. It’s a handful of nuts and seeds with oatmeal.” So that you’re actually taking a look at what’s palm measurement or fist-size portion of protein. So, we are saying fist measurement is round 25 grams. So, for girls who’re searching for that 30 to 40, it’s like fist and a half. But it surely’s slightly bit higher to visualise once you’re going, “Oh, what’s my fist appear like?”

Betty Rocker (18:02):
Yeah, that’s useful. And remembering that completely different meals include completely different vitamins.

Dr. Stacy Sims (18:07):

Betty Rocker (18:07):
It’s completely different should you’re speaking a couple of palm measurement of a hen breast versus a palm measurement of nuts and seeds, which even have numerous fats in addition to some protein. And once you’re eager about your high quality, top quality natural protein powders, should you’re going to make use of a protein powder. Keep in mind numerous protein powders are made by servings which are within the 20 to 25 gram vary of protein. And do not forget that you are able to do a serving and a half or two servings of your protein powder, simply double it up or one and a half occasions it to actually get the quantity that you simply want for your self so that you don’t should really feel like that is so laborious to do.

However anyway, simply wished to debunk a few these current articles in context of our dialog, as a result of these items is simply so… Such as you stated, it takes us backwards and it-

Dr. Stacy Sims (18:54):
It does.

Betty Rocker (18:56):
… and it undermines what ladies are studying about themselves. The cycle sync, I obtained to learn that article within the Washington Put up. It’s seems like they have been simply saying, “That’s not a factor. Cycle syncing isn’t even an actual factor. There isn’t information on the market that claims that there’s any variations within the phases of a lady cycle,” when any girl can let you know she feels in a different way round her interval. Numerous ladies can inform after they ovulate.

Dr. Stacy Sims (19:19):

Betty Rocker (19:19):
It like, “[inaudible 00:19:21].”

Dr. Stacy Sims (19:20):
I do know.

Betty Rocker (19:22):

Properly, I suppose within the context of the present political local weather and what else is occurring in america with how they’re taking away every kind of rights for women-

Dr. Stacy Sims (19:30):
I do know.

Betty Rocker (19:30):
… is it actually, actually shocking that they’re on the market making an attempt to say, “Oh, there’s no distinction within the phases of your cycle.” What a bunch of crap.

Dr. Stacy Sims (19:37):
I do know. I do know, it’s very irritating. And that one article is de facto irritating as a result of I talked to the journalist and I despatched her a web page value of references to look into, and I can inform by the way in which the article was written, that she didn’t do it. So, yeah, it’s such as you attempt to be accountable and assist journalists after which they aren’t that proactive. There are undoubtedly exception to the rule although, there are some actually good ones.

Betty Rocker (20:05):
And the system is tousled, too, for individuals. Our healthcare system is tousled. Our information system is tousled. There’s rather a lot occurring proper now in our world, and that’s why conversations like this are so vital to have and to take heed to.

For these of you guys listening, thanks for listening as a result of we predict, I believe Stacy would agree, we simply need ladies to have entry to top quality data, the most recent analysis, Data that’s been particularly studied on ladies’s our bodies.

And likewise one of many issues I liked in Girls aren’t Small Males was the exercise the place you… This was certainly one of Stacy’s programs you could undergo. The exercise the place you had us learn completely different articles, and you then had us assume critically concerning the article from completely different viewpoints. And it was actually attention-grabbing as a result of we’re so used to studying scientific… Properly, not all people’s used to studying scientific articles. However mainly we predict if we discover it on Google, it have to be true, or we discover it in a scientific article, it have to be true. Properly, there’s a scientific article and I’m going to plug that in on the finish of my weblog, and that signifies that what I stated is true or actual.

However the studying to be discerning about the way in which that they designed the research, the way in which that… Who did they pass over of the research? Are the interpretations and conclusions that they’re making within the research actually related to you? Did they research anybody such as you? What did the researchers even take into consideration after they have been designing the research? And that was fascinating to try this, and it modified the way in which that I appeared on the literature from then on.

Dr. Stacy Sims (21:39):
Oh, good.

Betty Rocker (21:39):
Very useful.

Dr. Stacy Sims (21:41):
Good. I really feel like each time I peer evaluation an article, I’m pulling among the authors up for simply studying the summary and going with what the summary says. I used to be like, “You might want to dig deeper.” As a result of I’m like, “Wait, you’re a scientist who’s making an attempt to get this paper printed, and but you’re not digging really into the analysis to see what the outcomes and all the things say.” So, it’s changing into a part of the fault of the system. So, I’m hoping that increasingly reviewers are going to be sturdy about choosing out issues. In any other case, who is aware of what’s going to finish up as a scientific journal article. However, sure, I all the time inform individuals, learn the strategies, learn the outcomes, and have a look at that particularly earlier than you go into the dialogue and the summary, as a result of the researcher bias is commonly within the dialogue and the summary.

Betty Rocker (22:37):
It’s so attention-grabbing. Properly, fortuitously we’ve individuals such as you to assist translate numerous these items for us.

Dr. Stacy Sims (22:42):
Yeah, thanks. Thanks.

Betty Rocker (22:43):
And one factor, we’ve been speaking rather a lot in my group about intestine well being just lately, and it’s such an vital and attention-grabbing subject that’s so relative to our menstrual cycle, there’s modifications that occur as we get into perimenopause, as we get into menopause. There’s an influence for individuals who are coping with issues like PCOS.

I’d love to speak slightly bit about some ways in which we must always take into consideration optimizing our intestine well being and why that’s so vital.

Dr. Stacy Sims (23:14):
Yeah. First, I’ll give the geeky overview of what’s occurring with the gut-

Betty Rocker (23:19):

Dr. Stacy Sims (23:19):
… particularly once we’re speaking about intercourse hormones. So, sometimes, somebody thinks about our intercourse hormones is like, “Oh, okay, the ovaries launch estrogen, and the corpus luteum releases progesterone, and so they flow into and so they do their factor,” which isn’t 100% true. What occurs with these intercourse hormones is that they go to the liver to be metabolized. And what I imply by that’s they’re certain up with intercourse hormone binding globulin. So should you get your blood take a look at outcomes, they all the time have intercourse hormone binding globulin along with your intercourse hormones. As a result of they get certain to the intercourse hormone binding globulin after which get excreted into the intestine by bile. So, you’re seeing that your intercourse hormones are literally certain up after which they get excreted into your intestines. And there, your little intestine bugs unbind it and shoot it again out into circulations. So now, your intercourse hormones can really do the factor.

So, once we’re taking a look at issues like PCOS, endometriosis, perimenopause, post-menopause, we’ve vital variations in our intestine microbiome as a result of we’re having completely different ranges of those intercourse hormones. And so the quantity of sure bugs in our intestine that’s answerable for sustaining extra of a hormone stability and sustaining the circulation of our intercourse hormones is off. So if we’re taking a look at somebody with PCOS and so they have the next androgenicity, so which means they’ve the next stage of lively testosterone in addition to irritation due to among the facets of PCOS, we actually wish to disseminate down into the intestine.

And so there’s new analysis popping out and taking a look at particular strains. And no matter what these strains are, we all know that should you’re consuming a very good, excessive stage of greens, fruit, nuts, seeds which have a excessive fiber content material, it will increase the quantity of those bugs which are answerable for hormone stability and reducing irritation.

So once we see issues like PCOS, so what’s a PCOS weight-reduction plan? And also you’re taking a look at it from a excessive contact, it’s actually plenty of fibrous fruits and veg, not numerous the fast hit processed meals and actually good protein. As a result of should you’re doing the fibrous fruit and veg and good protein, it creates a range within the intestine that basically does assist metabolize the hormones and actually stabilize irritation and cut back insulin resistance.

And when you’ll be able to pull that ahead into perimenopause, as properly. As a result of with perimenopause, you begin dropping the ratio your physique’s used to. So that you’re having extra estrogen dominance in some unspecified time in the future. Perhaps you might have a burst of testosterone since you’ve had an ovulatory cycle. However since you’re not having a very good pulse of those hormones and your physique’s going, “Hey, what’s occurring?,” as a result of it’s altering a lot, there’s a big discount within the range of the intestine, the place we begin to see extra of an obesogenic kind intestine microbiome. So, it’s the sorts of bugs that promote weight problems, visceral fats acquire.

And we are able to counter this by rising, once more, our actually good fibrous veggies, slightly little bit of fruit, and that protein hit. However it’s a must to really have a look at what else am I going to do to assist with the range? And that is the place that dash interval coaching or true excessive depth work comes into play. As a result of there’s a crosstalk between the train and the hormones which are answerable for fats growth, particularly the visceral fats, the place that top depth work tells the visceral fats to go away, and it additionally helps create an setting of warmth and hypoxia that sort of kills off the obesogenic bugs, and encourages the expansion of the micro organism that helps with lean mass and preserving physique fats down. So, once we’re taking a look at, as we become older, we want the mix of excellent fiber meals and excessive depth work with the intention to create this crosstalk between the bugs and physique composition.

Betty Rocker (27:39):
Wow. I’ve by no means heard it put in these phrases precisely earlier than. That’s so cool, so particular. But one more reason to actually up your fiber consumption. And that is one thing that lots of people are lacking due to comfort meals, due to time scarcity, due to simply not possibly realizing how important that’s.

And we speak rather a lot about intestine motility as properly and the way vital it’s to be having common bowel actions as a result of we do want to dump a few of these estrogenic compounds, right-

Dr. Stacy Sims (28:11):

Betty Rocker (28:11):
… by way of the bowels, mainly.

Dr. Stacy Sims (28:16):

Betty Rocker (28:16):
So, that’s an excellent vital, and with out sufficient fiber in your weight-reduction plan, you received’t have these common bowel actions, and that may additionally trigger the next estrogen burden in your system.

Dr. Stacy Sims (28:30):

Betty Rocker (28:31):
And we’re speaking slightly bit about fats loss right here. One of many issues we discuss, and we simply talked about this in your final assembly, was about residual motion and the way vital that’s for fats loss. I do know we discuss energy coaching and the way vital that’s. Excessive depth interval coaching is so vital. And likewise, residual motion being form of an missed facet of fats loss. And this is the reason we discuss strolling and getting out and strolling after you ate a meal is among the greatest occasions to stroll as a result of it helps stabilize your insulin stage, it helps your intestine motility perform higher. You wish to add on to this? As a result of I’m all about this.

Dr. Stacy Sims (29:12):
Yeah, no, I see numerous ladies are like, “Hey, I’m doing all this stuff and I’m nonetheless not dropping physique fats.” I’m like, “Properly, are you doing the issues and sitting the remainder of the day?” As a result of in case you are, we see analysis that exhibits that sitting the remainder of the day, even with actions, is simply the identical as being sedentary. In order that incidental motion and strolling is so vital for total vascular well being, for metabolic well being, for getting physique composition change that you really want. Typically, I’ll have ladies who’re like, “I’m doing the issues. I’m doing dash interval coaching, I’m doing the heavy lifting, but it surely’s nonetheless not any physique composition change.” So I’m like, “Okay, properly at the very least twice every week attempt to hit 20,000 steps a day, simply by way of incidental train.” After which they begin changing into increasingly conscious of how a lot they’re sitting and their incidental train simply will increase. It’s not a coaching session, it’s not going out and saying, “I must stroll for an hour.” It’s ensuring that you simply’re transferring, you’re standing, you’re sitting, no matter you might be at your office, all the issues. After which the physique composition actually does begin to shift of their favor. So the incidental stuff is not only concerning the weight reduction and the fats loss, but it surely’s all concerning the whole physique well being that you simply’re speaking about. So that you’re wanting on the vascular well being, the insulin sensitivity, all of these issues, tremendous vital. And yeah, I believe there’s an entire physique of analysis that’s taking a look at athletes who practice laborious after which sit the remainder of the time, and their metabolic standing and vascular standing isn’t any completely different than somebody who doesn’t train.

Betty Rocker (30:50):
That appears insane to me. I imply, as a result of at the very least they’re exercising, proper? That’s good. Do one thing, all or one thing, proper?

Dr. Stacy Sims (30:59):

Betty Rocker (30:59):
And if 20,000 steps seems like rather a lot, I’ll let you know, I take the stress. I all the time attempt to say, have a look at the common over the course of the week. If you happen to’re nervous about hitting protein targets, first begin simply by taking a look at over the course of the week, 70, 80% of the time, are you hitting your protein targets? Together with your step depend, similar to should you can stroll for 10 to fifteen minutes after breakfast, after dinner, attempt to transfer after lunch. I obtained slightly stair stepper in my home for these days after I can’t depart the pc and I simply… Or it’s too chilly and I simply must… And get transferring and family chores, cleansing my home.

These are all issues that enhance my step depend. Going procuring, super-duper will increase my step depend. So there’s my days after I get 20,000 steps. Properly, I went to the mall or the farmer’s market, or I went to an outside factor and I walked round and checked out stuff. And people are good for our psychological well being too, to get exterior and exit and look. And I imply, window procuring, you don’t should spend cash on all of the stuff. You may simply have a look at stuff. It’s okay.

Dr. Stacy Sims (32:02):
Yeah, I do know. It’s nice.

Betty Rocker (32:05):
It’s nice. Yeah. And mountaineering and clearly, however that may additionally really feel form of seasonal. However this is the reason you see lots of people, numerous aged individuals, you’ll see them within the mall earlier than the shops even open, getting their steps, strolling. It’s nice. And I can let you know, my wonderful aunt and uncle who’re of their eighties, they’re out strolling daily and they’re so trim and wholesome and-

Dr. Stacy Sims (32:28):

Betty Rocker (32:29):
… and I’m so happy with them.

Dr. Stacy Sims (32:31):
And motion facilitates extra motion, proper? So that you’re seeing them strolling and stuff and also you’re like, “Properly, that’s as a result of they wish to stroll and hold strolling.” And when you cease, it will get actually laborious to get it again. And the older you get, the more severe it’s.

Betty Rocker (32:45):
Yeah. It actually, actually does. In order that’s an ideal overview of intestine well being and the way it impacts us and why it’s so vital to concentrate to our fiber consumption. One other factor that has come up a lot just lately has been iron deficiency. I’ve obtained one girl in my group who’s a vegan athlete, and he or she simply was speaking the opposite day about how she’s feeling lightheaded typically. And we clearly informed her, go get some blood work achieved, however have you ever had your iron examined just lately? And he or she was, “Oh, ding, ding, ding. That’s occurred to me previously. I haven’t considered that in a very long time.” And so she’s going to go get examined. I’ve one other particular person in my group who just lately was asking what meals are wealthy in iron? So we all know iron is such an vital factor for girls. Need to speak… I do know it is a subject that you simply’re interested by.

Dr. Stacy Sims (33:41):
Yeah. From a private stage too, as a result of I fluctuate, I really feel actually good when my ferritin is up round 90 and just lately I obtained examined, it’s all the way down to 30, however as a result of it’s on the very low finish of regular, they’re like, “Yeah, you’re tremendous.” I used to be like, “No, I’m not tremendous.” And that is the issue the place you go get a blood take a look at, they’re like, “Oh, you’re within the regular vary,” however you sort of wish to know what’s regular for you. So we see shortness of breath, lightheadedness, and actually useless finish fatigue. And these are indicators of not essentially anemia, however low ferritin. And ferritin is a storage type of your iron. So your blood ranges of iron could be tremendous, however your storage is de facto dropping as a result of your physique’s making an attempt to maintain your blood ranges up. In order that’s why you wish to see each of them.

And we see this vital downside in vegans primarily as a result of, not as a result of they’re not consuming meals which are wealthy in iron, however they have a tendency to have an excessive amount of fiber that they get too full earlier than they’ll really get the iron they want. And we additionally see it in numerous vegan athletes as a result of there’s a residual inflammatory response that occurs after each train session. And when you might have irritation, you might have a up rise on this hormone referred to as hepcidin, and hepcidin inhibits your intestine’s potential to soak up iron. It’s an iron regulatory hormone. So you probably have somebody who’s vegan and so they’re doing an train after which they’re consuming or consuming their spirulina smoothie that’s actually excessive in iron, trigger spirulina is excessive in iron, they’re not going to soak up it. So it’s the timing of your meals as properly round your coaching. Then as we become older, we see that particularly perimenopause and into publish menopause athletes, that the hepcidin can keep elevated for as much as 24 hours after a coaching session.

So if we’re taking a look at how are we going to get our iron in, we’ve to be very cognitive of the place we’re placing our coaching in versus our meals. And in case you are on the low finish and you may’t an infusion or something out of your doctor, then you should purchase over-the-counter, ideally carbonyl iron. It’s a really excessive bioavailable kind and also you wish to take it each different day and never daily, however each different day. And lots of people stand up, they do coaching, they’ve espresso, and each of these issues will inhibit iron absorption. So take it at evening along with your dinner. So that you’re going to have a rise within the quantity of iron that your physique is absorbing as a result of it’s additionally being absorbed by way of meals and also you need it each different day as a result of you probably have it daily, it’s too excessive of an iron load directly and your physique received’t take in it.

So we are saying each different day, ideally should you’re premenopausal and beginning day certainly one of your interval all the way in which as much as ovulation, as a result of after ovulation you might have a enhance within the quantity of circulating hepcidin. Not that you simply received’t take in it, but it surely’s not that preferrred. After which should you’re peri or postmenopausal, you wish to time your coaching to be within the morning and your iron at evening or your iron within the morning and your coaching within the afternoon so that you simply’re actually leveraging that timeframe the place you’re getting that hepcidin at its lowest level to have the ability to take in that iron.

Betty Rocker (37:10):
Thanks for these ideas. I stay up for passing them on to those ladies. And I believe the caveat with any of those suggestions are get examined first, earlier than you simply go purchase something over-the-counter and begin dosing your self with it. I discover it completely, it’s insane to me when individuals ask medical-based questions in a public discussion board that’s not run by docs or their very own physician. And I get the need to simply have suggestions from different individuals, however I additionally discover it harmful typically as a result of I believe individuals are, they don’t possibly have a physician that they really feel comfy with, and they also’re searching for the anecdotal proof from different individuals.

However with out your individual blood work, with out testing and with out somebody who’s… As a result of there’s no quick repair for a few of these issues. Typically even your physician must strive some issues out to see how your particular person physique responds. Even the most effective docs don’t know the precise reply to your physique each single time for all the things. So I simply really feel like simply be cautious with the place you’re asking for data and what you’re taking motion on with out actual information to again it up on you your self.

Dr. Stacy Sims (38:21):
Precisely. As a result of the opposite factor about iron is should you simply take it and also you don’t have essentially low iron and your physique doesn’t want it, lots of people can be like, “Oh, I’m going to take iron.” And so they find yourself taking a excessive dose iron complement daily. Then they get iron overload, which has the identical indicators and signs as anemia. So then they go to their doctor and the doctor’s like, “Oh, you’re within the excessive finish of regular, it doesn’t matter.” In order that they received’t cease taking it, however then they nonetheless have the fatigue, the shortness of breath, the lightheadedness, and so they’re like, “What’s occurring?” So it’s actually vital that you realize your individual physique by way of information such as you simply stated. Yeah.

Betty Rocker (39:01):
Yeah. I’d say that to be true about so many issues. Now, I wish to speak only for a minute about, I just lately went by way of, I had COVID after Christmas, after which about three months later I began having scorching flashes out of nowhere. And naturally I obtained my blood examined, talking of blood work.

Dr. Stacy Sims (39:19):
Positive, yeah.

Betty Rocker (39:19):
My testosterone was within the trash once more, my estrogen ranges had tanked. All of my intercourse hormones had crashed. And I had spent the final couple years actually dialing all the things in once more and getting simply in a very good place and actually navigating perimenopause for me in the absolute best means. And so I’ve this wonderful physician, and he or she was speaking concerning the impacts of COVID and the way that impacts ladies’s hormones. And we began performing some assessments and I began getting my ranges again up and I’m feeling superior.

Dr. Stacy Sims (39:51):

Betty Rocker (39:51):
However the scorching flash piece is one which many ladies wrestle with, and never everyone seems to be comfy simply utilizing hormone alternative remedy. So there are different methods that you simply’ve shared earlier than about coping with scorching flashes, I discover so fascinating. We talked, I keep in mind you had talked about managed warmth publicity at one level as a coaching technique. Inform us slightly bit about what which means.

Dr. Stacy Sims (40:20):
Yeah, so once we’re taking a look at scorching flashes, it’s a hypothalamus. So a hypothalamus is our central nervous system space of warmth management, actually our temperature management. And once we begin seeing this misstep in estrogen, progesterone, it impacts the hypothalamus. So what we wish to do is we sort of wish to overload the hypothalamus and get it to know what warmth is and what’s not warmth so that you simply don’t go into these computerized false senses of being too scorching. So if we’re taking a look at managed warmth remedy like sauna publicity, and you might be driving your core temperature up, then your hypothalamus is studying what it means to have a excessive core temperature not throughout train, as a result of throughout train you might have different mechanisms that enable you offload. So if we’re taking a look at driving the core temperature up and also you’re sitting within the sauna for 20 minutes and also you begin to get that huge sweat on, you then’re getting these sign cell hypothalamus of what to do.

So we’ve extra vasodilation, we’ve extra sweating management, after which once you step out of the sauna, as a result of it’s not train induced, but it surely’s a inner temperature sweat, you dry actually shortly and also you cease sweating slightly shortly. So the hypothalamus goes, “Oh, okay, so now I do know what cool seems like.” So should you’re doing this managed warmth remedy, ideally form of passively dehydrated so that you simply’re actually getting a message to the hypothalamus, “Hey, it’s not about blood move, it’s about core temperature arising.” Then it begins to attenuate your scorching flashes. It begins to have higher management over the sign of estrogen and progesterone being completely different and serotonin being completely different.

So we see that should you’re doing about 9 days of sauna publicity, you then begin to have much less scorching flashes at evening or evening sweats and fewer incidences a day. And you then get the opposite advantages of warmth publicity like warmth shock protein and telomere size and fewer irritation and fewer joint ache and all these different issues that include the warmth publicity. However particularly for warm flashes, it’s actually sort of tricking the hypothalamus to get out of the hormonal management of temperature responses and extra into what’s occurring with our core temperature itself.

Betty Rocker (42:56):
Fascinating, fascinating stuff. And no person’s speaking about this, no person. It’s so freaking cool. And we’ve some variations. We have now conventional saunas, which simply raised the ambient temperature within the room. We have now infrared saunas, which increase our core temperature. I assume you’re speaking about infrared saunas being in all probability superior for this system or may each be helpful?

Dr. Stacy Sims (43:18):
Each. So if we have a look at a conventional sauna, it’s not about heating the pores and skin as it’s simply supplying you with an entire… You’re wrapped on this scorching setting. With the infrared sauna, it particularly heats pores and skin into the core, so the setting doesn’t should be as scorching. So when individuals aren’t that comfy within the warmth, I’m like, “You may go infrared.” However for individuals who love that strolling in and feeling that scorching, scorching, I’m a kind of individuals. I would like one of many true Finnish saunas to actually get that warmth response.

Betty Rocker (43:56):
And I’m the alternative. I just like the cool. I’ve an infrared sauna really for this-

Dr. Stacy Sims (44:01):

Betty Rocker (44:02):
… as a result of I like that a lot as a result of I actually get pleasure from much less warmth, however those self same advantages and it’s very stress-free. And so each, in order that’s nice. Thanks for explaining that each could be helpful. And so would you wish to use it possibly like, may you employ it daily? Most individuals are in all probability going to make use of a sauna at their gymnasium, so possibly they’re going each different day or no matter it’s. Is that sufficient to get the advantages?

Dr. Stacy Sims (44:29):
Yeah, it’s simply warmth publicity. So we get so comfy in a sure temperature vary. We have now air con, we’ve warmth, and we aren’t actually uncovered to the extremes. However should you’re going to a sauna in your gymnasium for 10 minutes, thrice every week, that’s going to provide you profit. Ideally, we wish to spend as much as half-hour, 9 days in a row, which is good, however that’s not sensible. So for like, okay, I’m within the gymnasium, I’ve achieved my exercise and I’ve 10 minutes, I can hop within the sauna. Implausible. Get in there. Don’t rehydrate as a lot. Slowly rehydrate over the course of some hours afterwards, and also you’re going to take care of a few of these warmth advantages. So yeah, thrice every week, 10 minutes, go for it.

Betty Rocker (45:14):
Superior. So I believe the very last thing I’ll simply tie it off with is the alternative to warmth, which is chilly. You’ve been speaking about some attention-grabbing upgrades to the science just lately that exhibits that there are some variances between the way in which that women and men expertise chilly and possibly ways in which ladies may make the most of chilly remedy that’s possibly slightly extra light than they’ve been informed they should do for advantages. Would you communicate to that, please?

Dr. Stacy Sims (45:42):
Yeah, for certain. So we see the standard chilly water immersion. It’s important to be in 4 levels Celsius, beneath zero, ice cubes, all that sort of stuff. In all probability extra from the Wim-Hof technique that’s come out. However once we have a look at ladies, we don’t should be in that sort of chilly temperature. We have a look at the gradient and the place ladies begin to actually really feel the chilly, and it sits round 14 to 16 levels C. In order that’s round that 45 to 50 diploma Fahrenheit mark.

So it doesn’t should be ice bathtub, it simply needs to be cool to chilly once you first really feel it, and also you don’t should spend a very long time in it. We’re saying a minute to 2 minutes max, and also you’re going to get the identical response as a person who sits in an ice bathtub for 30 seconds to 5 minutes.

Betty Rocker (46:40):
And I simply wish to say what a distinction there may be between 40 to 50 diploma air to 40 to 50 diploma water. So should you’re making an attempt to match, assume, oh, 40 levels is nothing. Whenever you’re in water, immersed in water, that feels very chilly. Yeah, simply wished to …

Dr. Stacy Sims (46:57):
Yeah. So if we have a look at a conventional swimming pool, like an indoor swimming pool, individuals will go do laps or no matter, they hold it round 80 levels Fahrenheit. And you realize once you leap in a pool of water, you’re like, woo, chilly. And you then begin swimming, you’re feeling nice. So once you’re eager about how chilly that 45 to 50 levels Fahrenheit, it’s chilly. You are feeling it.

Betty Rocker (47:21):
It’s chilly.

Dr. Stacy Sims (47:22):
Yeah, but it surely’s not ice.

Betty Rocker (47:25):
I do know. And I believe that that’s actually useful as a result of there’s a lot biohacking on the market. There’s a lot data from individuals who I believe are great scientists and great researchers and have numerous good to contribute to the world. However I don’t know that they’re all the time wanting on the variations between women and men. And the science is slightly bit in the direction of males. So I simply really feel like there’s simply nonetheless this huge gender bias and girls are leaping on board with that, and so they’ll struggle with me about sure matters as a result of they really feel like somebody has informed them that they’re going to get this wonderful well being profit from doing this factor.

And it’s like, properly, does the literature assist that for girls in our age group or over time are you really inflicting hurt to your self probably by doing this very excessive factor that possibly you’re feeling good proper now, and that’s partly the excessive of feeling you’re a part of what’s occurring or what’s present or what’s cool since you’re resilient, you’re a lady, you’re freaking badass sturdy, and it’s going to take some time earlier than you really really feel the influence of no matter it’s, this factor that you simply’re doing. So I suppose I simply wish to say it’s like let the client beware. Let ladies beware.

Dr. Stacy Sims (48:48):

Betty Rocker (48:49):
All this data on the market, I believe experimentation is nice. I believe we must always all have the chance to strive new issues. They make us stronger, extra resilient, however not all the things out there may be made to do precisely what it says it’s going to do for you. It might be very helpful for one more inhabitants, for example, who it was particularly studied on. Perhaps they simply haven’t discovered what’s good for girls but. It’s similar to till they do, simply don’t blindly comply with all the things individuals say mainly.

Dr. Stacy Sims (49:24):
Sure. Sure. Very true. And I discover it’s attention-grabbing within the media for specialists and stuff, it’s like if a male comes out and says one thing, they’re by no means essentially questioned. They’re not requested for the particular research to again up what you’re saying. However when you might have a lady who says one thing and also you say, “This isn’t good for girls, or we wish to have a look at this for girls,” the automated response is, “The place’s the science to again it up?”

And I discover it very irritating as a result of if the male knowledgeable was requested for that, then it could be extra clear of what the research inhabitants is. And so in analysis articles as properly you by no means see, you may say caffeine promotes cycle sprints or one thing like that, but it surely doesn’t say caffeine promotes cycle sprints in males, however it could say if it was in ladies. So the overall particular person is like, “Ooh, let’s take caffeine as a result of it’ll enhance my sprinting capability.” But it surely doesn’t say what the inhabitants is except it’s particularly in ladies.

So there may be that gender bias as properly in the way in which that data is portrayed. And I discover it very irritating as a result of if I see one thing within the media and it’s a male knowledgeable, then I would like them to be like, “Hey, the place’s the science to again up your assertion?” As an alternative of the feminine knowledgeable being requested, “The place’s the science to again up your assertion,” if it additionally has to pertain to ladies.

Betty Rocker (51:03):
Yeah, I’m grateful to have these conversations with you as a result of all people who listens is impacted by these matters, and they’ll then assume twice concerning the issues that they’re studying, I hope.

Dr. Stacy Sims (51:16):
I hope so. Yeah.

Betty Rocker (51:21):
I believe a few of that is altering. I’m beginning to see extra research centered on ladies, which is freaking cool and superior.

Dr. Stacy Sims (51:27):
It’s superior.

Betty Rocker (51:28):
You despatched me some nice stuff at the moment. Similar to we have been saying earlier than, take heed to your physique, deal with your physique as a person physique and don’t fall sufferer to all the jargon on the market that isn’t for you. And even stuff that’s simply typically for girls won’t be particularly for you, on your life stage or on your distinctive scenario. You’re distinctive, and that is once more why I’m such a giant proponent of testing blood work, getting assessments often, not similar to one time.

And there’s so many extra nice shopper labs on the market now you could get stuff examined extra readily your self. Yeah, anyway, simply it’s nice to speak about this with you and thanks a lot on your time. I’m certain we’d all love to speak to you for 3 extra hours, but when individuals wish to speak to you for extra hours, they’ll be part of your new wonderful membership where-

Dr. Stacy Sims (52:31):
Properly, thanks.

Betty Rocker (52:31):
Are you able to inform us slightly bit about that?

Dr. Stacy Sims (52:34):
Yeah, so we’ve a brand new membership platform the place we’ve a group after which so we’ve common conversations. I am going in there and I’m answering questions virtually daily. After which we’ve about as soon as a month or much more ceaselessly than as soon as a month of an ask me something dwell session. So the objective of it’s to have a useful resource the place ladies can come and really feel protected to ask questions that they wouldn’t ordinarily be capable to and get the fitting data.

And I’m free to say, “Look, I don’t know. I’ll look that up for you so I can get the fitting data to you.” It’s a rarity. I’ll say that. However no, for essentially the most half, it’s actually making an attempt to facilitate dialog and getting the proper of knowledge to ladies to allow them to perceive their our bodies and the setting that they’re in rather a lot higher.

Betty Rocker (53:32):
It’s an ideal useful resource. You’ll see me in there some weeks as properly, and there’s all the time a recording.

Dr. Stacy Sims (53:37):

Betty Rocker (53:39):
You could find that on DrStacySims.com on her web site, in addition to her current weblog articles full of knowledge like this. She’ll replace issues when the literature will get up to date. I’ve seen you replace posts and reissue them as a result of the science is all the time altering and we’re all the time discovering new issues out, and also you’re actually conscientious and devoted to creating certain that the most recent data will get in entrance of the ladies who must learn it.

So make the most of Stacy’s web site as a useful resource and Roar, her wonderful e book about coaching along with your cycle, it’s getting re-released this yr, I consider.

Dr. Stacy Sims (54:16):

Betty Rocker (54:18):
That’s very thrilling. We all know that that’s coming. And her Menopause 2.0 course is at the moment enrolling, I consider, and simply should test her web site to see what’s going on in Stacy’s world and reap the benefits of all the nice content material and books and applications that she has to supply with the intention to proceed to teach your self as a result of these items continuously modifications. And should you’re certainly one of my members, I’d say it’s extremely complimentary to the work we do in our applications and our exercises and the diet issues that we do.

And it’ll simply elevate the dialog for you in your individual life and enable you get much more out of it as you undergo time. So undoubtedly I couldn’t advocate it extra, so thanks, Stacy.

Dr. Stacy Sims (55:02):
Oh, thanks.

Betty Rocker (55:03):
Thanks for all the things. Thanks on your time. And should you’re not following her on Instagram or Fb, please, you’ll find her all the locations and all the issues. And thanks once more, guys, for becoming a member of us for this dialog. Stacy, is there something that you really want the final phrase on? Something that you simply wish to drop into the dialog?

Dr. Stacy Sims (55:23):
Oh, no, I believe you lined all of it. Thanks.

Betty Rocker (55:25):

Dr. Stacy Sims (55:26):

Betty Rocker (55:26):
It’s a pleasure. Thanks once more.

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