Welcome to The Betty Rocker Present! You’ll acknowledge immediately’s common visitor in the event you’ve been following my present for any period of time! Dr. Stacy Sims is a powerhouse within the well being house who’s on a mission to help and empower girls with women-specific analysis and science.

If you’re new to her work, Dr. Stacy Sims is a scientist, educator and chief within the area of ladies particular analysis in well being, vitamin and train. She served as an train physiologist and vitamin scientist at Stanford College from 2007 by 2012.

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

In previous episodes we’ve damaged down the subjects 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 submit menopause, and dialog about women-specific analysis.

Immediately 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 methods to navigate it,
  • How getting extra residual motion in every 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 girls’s well being and what they get fallacious.

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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 immediately for what Guarantees to be an amazing dialog with my good buddy, Dr. Stacy Sims, who I’m guessing you’ve heard about earlier than or heard me discuss 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 area of ladies particular analysis and well being, vitamin and train. She served as an train physiologist and vitamin scientist at Stanford College from 2007 by 2012. Her first e-book, ROAR teaches girls particular coaching and vitamin suggestions 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 vitamin methods for girls in all life levels. So have a hearken to these conversations for extra on these subjects. Immediately 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 methods to navigate it, cold and warm coaching therapies for girls, methods for coping with scorching flashes and discussing the way in which the media portrays details about girls’s well being and what they get fallacious. I believe you’ll get rather a lot out of this dialog. So be a part of me in welcoming Dr. Stacy Sims to the present. Welcome again, Dr. Stacy Sims, how fantastic to see you.

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

Betty Rocker (01:54):
It’s so nice to share and also you’ve been placing out an amazing 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 an incredible quantity of sources to assist us navigate and make sense of the entire, I really feel like conflicting info that’s on the market for girls.

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

Betty Rocker (02:32):
And simply earlier than we began recording, we have been speaking about two totally different articles which have come out in two large publications that I comply with. One was within the Washington Put up; one was within the New York Occasions. Let’s discuss a bit of bit about these articles as a result of they’re each overlaying subjects which can be about girls’s well being they usually’re so fascinating. The primary one that you just 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 fallacious?

Dr. Stacy Sims (03:09):
Nicely, now that there’s an enormous buzz about “cycle sync,” and whenever you’re wanting on the precise physiology and science of the menstrual cycle and the way your physique is affected, you may see that there are totally different protein expressions for higher muscle growth within the low hormone part. We see totally 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 whenever you take 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 strong 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 whenever you take a look at outdoors of it and also you’re wanting on the nuances of ladies and also you’re saying, okay, properly cycle syncing is admittedly following your personal menstrual cycle. Figuring out that the undercurrent is, there are these variations between the phases the place you may manipulate your coaching to be extra advantageous for you in sure locations, however actually understanding your personal cycle in order that days that you just’re actually onto it and different days that you just’re flat so you may periodize your coaching in keeping with your cycle. However what the media missteps is that they don’t put that individualization, they’re like, “There’s no proof, you understand, cease saying this as a result of there’s no proof.” So then whenever you hear it from New York Occasions or Washington Put up or a few of these different folks which can be actually attempting to debunk it, to me, I really feel prefer it disempowers girls. ‘Trigger the principle factor about menstrual cycle monitoring is it offers girls extra consciousness of their very own physique they usually can take a maintain of their very own physiology and actually practice for themselves.

But when they’re studying in these actually extensive learn, revered publications that it’s bullshit, then it actually places girls again. I really feel prefer it pushes girls 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 you must monitor your personal cycle to grasp it, and you’ll work with your personal cycle,” however that’s the factor that will get missed out. And the medical folks aren’t speaking in regards to the nuances of a person lady. They’re wanting on the entire bell curve. And we all know each lady’s cycle is totally different.

Betty Rocker (05:49):
I actually preferred the way you identified how you must be taking a look at your personal cycle and seeing what’s happening with your personal cycle. In fact, I put on the Oura ring they usually have come out, they’ve continually attempting to replace and improve their app, they usually got here out with the brand new model of the ring this previous 12 months, which measures your basal physique temperature. So it’s, mine is at all times so spot on once I’m monitoring, I take advantage of it to trace my cycle that method. And ever since I’ve been tuned into this technique of enthusiastic 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’s really not, and I’m a person. Some girls might have a very heavy circulate they usually 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 after we can push arduous. I imply, I hit PRs immediately 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 just’ve been speaking about lately. And fast tangent, inform us why creatine is so necessary for girls and why we needs to 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 necessary 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 at all times 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 girls 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 after we’re lively.

So simply by supplementing with the creatine monohydrate, ideally instantized, as a result of then you definitely don’t have uncomfortable side effects. You’re simply boosting all of these, I suppose, power ranges. And we’ve seen some randomized management trials the place girls who’ve actually unhealthy depressive episodes or anxious episodes, they usually’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 admittedly necessary for neurotransmitter and mind well being. And so after we’re beginning to seeing increasingly of this info getting out, particularly even in pregnant girls as a result of they undergo creatine actually, actually shortly. So boosting creatine ranges is admittedly necessary in being pregnant as properly. And persons are like, “Nicely, why can’t I simply eat the meat merchandise for it?” It’s like, “Nicely, you must have a 3 six-ounce parts of steak to be able 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 lately that I had experimented with creatine HCL as a result of there’s a variety of experimental information about it, and the analysis is pretty new. And wouldn’t you understand it? I acquired 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 acquired 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 attempt issues out, guys. I’m simply the identical as anyone wanting round in search of the following neatest thing. And this was an amazing good experiment that happily didn’t have any actual penalties besides that I acquired dehydrated and bounced proper again. However great-

Dr. Stacy Sims (10:28):

Betty Rocker (10:28):
… nice tangent there. After which one other actually necessary component of our food 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 totally different occasions of our lives because of how lively we’re, what our targets are. For example, after we’re older and we wish to keep muscle mass, we want extra protein at totally different occasions in our lives. And this New York Occasions article that I despatched you immediately was about it. This text actually stated, you’re most likely getting sufficient protein. After which it went to these previous RDA numbers. That’s the really useful 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 could be very low quantity. And that’s actually, I believe that was a research accomplished on sedentary males and that was what it was primarily based on. And so positive, you may survive on that very low quantity of protein, however is it optimum and it doesn’t actually serve your wants as a girl in peri or submit menopause, a lively athletic lady 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 acquired this place stand that I’ve been engaged on for nearly two years. It acquired revealed final week, finish of final week. And I discuss particularly about protein and protein wants. So after we’re taking a look at an article like that they usually’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 girls as a result of they are saying, “Oh, sedentary older males have across the identical quantity of muscle mass,” however they don’t take a look at the standard of the muscle mass and what girls want. So we all know that premenopausal girls, 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 persons 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 whenever you’re enthusiastic about, okay, if somebody’s 120 kilos, you’re wanting between 120 and 130 grams of protein a day and evenly distributed. However whenever you get into perimenopause, and this can be 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 is just not as strong as whenever you’re premenopausal. So that you’re taking a look at muscle contraction, how a lot [inaudible 00:13:33] it will probably retailer, the way it capabilities.

However there’s additionally a unfavourable nitrogen steadiness. In order that implies that the physique is breaking down extra protein and never recycling it and never constructing lean mass except you’re doing a little form of intervention. We additionally know that as you become old, no matter age, you turn into extra anabolically resistant. So it’s actually tough to construct lean mass. And we see that discernible level in girls who’re peri and submit 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 submit menopause, it’s essential actually hit that increased finish of protein.

Betty Rocker (14:20):
And whenever 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):
Moving into there.

Betty Rocker (14:49):
If you happen to persist with that one gram per pound of physique weight ideally suited within the luteal part, and also you perhaps are just a bit bit, you might be get away with a bit of bit lower than that within the follicular part, however in each circumstances, it’s ideally suited 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 type 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 a bit of… 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 that.

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

Betty Rocker (15:39):
It does.

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

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

So, again to what you have been saying about per and postmenopausal girls, 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 girls take into consideration this by seeing, look, attempt to get, particularly for breakfast, like 30 to 40 grams of protein in your breakfast. Simply in the event you’re having hassle with all of the calculations and also you’re unsure about your physique weight and all these things, 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 a bit of bit increased than that. As a result of generally folks get sticker shock they usually’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 sorts of articles might be actually damaging is as a result of, such as you stated firstly of this, they undermine the work that’s been accomplished. And I really did an article about this on the weblog, my weblog, 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 in search of 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 ceaselessly. I believe it’s time to uplevel that dialog.

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

Betty Rocker (17:22):
I believe it’s best to.

Dr. Stacy Sims (17:23):
… so damning. One other solution 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 folks take 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 in search of that 30 to 40, it’s like fist and a half. But it surely’s a bit of bit higher to visualise whenever you’re going, “Oh, what’s my fist seem like?”

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

Dr. Stacy Sims (18:07):

Betty Rocker (18:07):
It’s totally different in the event you’re speaking a few palm measurement of a rooster breast versus a palm measurement of nuts and seeds, which even have a variety of fats in addition to some protein. And whenever you’re enthusiastic about your high quality, top quality natural protein powders, in the event you’re going to make use of a protein powder. Bear in mind a variety of protein powders are made by servings which can be 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 just want for your self so that you don’t must really feel like that is so arduous to do.

However anyway, simply wished to debunk a few these current articles in context of our dialog, as a result of these things 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 girls are studying about themselves. The cycle sync, I acquired 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 girl cycle,” when any lady can let you know she feels otherwise round her interval. A number of girls 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):

Nicely, I suppose within the context of the present political local weather and what else is occurring in the USA with how they’re taking away all types 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 attempting 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 admittedly 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 folks. Our healthcare system is tousled. Our information system is tousled. There’s rather a lot happening proper now in our world, and that’s why conversations like this are so necessary to have and to hearken to.

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

And likewise one of many issues I cherished in Ladies aren’t Small Males was the exercise the place you… This was one among Stacy’s programs you could undergo. The exercise the place you had us learn totally different articles, and then you definitely had us assume critically in regards to the article from totally different viewpoints. And it was actually fascinating as a result of we’re so used to studying scientific… Nicely, not all people’s used to studying scientific articles. However principally we predict if we discover it on Google, it should be true, or we discover it in a scientific article, it should be true. Nicely, there’s a scientific article and I’m going to plug that in on the finish of my weblog, and that implies 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 assessment 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, “It is advisable to dig deeper.” As a result of I’m like, “Wait, you’re a scientist who’s attempting to get this paper revealed, and but you’re not digging really into the analysis to see what the outcomes and all the pieces say.” So, it’s turning into a part of the fault of the system. So, I’m hoping that increasingly reviewers are going to be strong 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 at all times inform folks, learn the strategies, learn the outcomes, and take a look at that particularly earlier than you go into the dialogue and the summary, as a result of the researcher bias is usually within the dialogue and the summary.

Betty Rocker (22:37):
It’s so fascinating. Nicely, happily we’ve folks such as you to assist translate a variety of these things 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 neighborhood about intestine well being lately, and it’s such an necessary and fascinating matter 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 impression for individuals who are coping with issues like PCOS.

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

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

Betty Rocker (23:19):

Dr. Stacy Sims (23:19):
… particularly after we’re speaking about intercourse hormones. So, usually, somebody thinks about our intercourse hormones is like, “Oh, okay, the ovaries launch estrogen, and the corpus luteum releases progesterone, they usually flow into they usually 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 sure up with intercourse hormone binding globulin. So in the event you get your blood check outcomes, they at all times have intercourse hormone binding globulin together with your intercourse hormones. As a result of they get sure 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 sure 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, after 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 totally 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 steadiness and sustaining the circulation of our intercourse hormones is off. So if we’re taking a look at somebody with PCOS they usually have the next androgenicity, so which means they’ve the next stage of lively testosterone in addition to irritation due to among the elements 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 in the event 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 can be answerable for hormone steadiness and lowering irritation.

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

And when you may 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 sooner or later. 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 happening?,” as a result of it’s altering a lot, there’s a major discount within the variety of the intestine, the place we begin to see extra of an obesogenic sort intestine microbiome. So, it’s the sorts of bugs that promote weight problems, visceral fats achieve.

And we are able to counter this by rising, once more, our actually good fibrous veggies, a bit of little bit of fruit, and that protein hit. However you must really take a look at what else am I going to do to assist with the variety? 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 can be 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 atmosphere of warmth and hypoxia that form 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, after we’re taking a look at, as we become old, we want the mix of fine fiber meals and excessive depth work to be able 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 another excuse 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 perhaps realizing how important that’s.

And we discuss rather a lot about intestine motility as properly and the way necessary 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 the bowels, principally.

Dr. Stacy Sims (28:16):

Betty Rocker (28:16):
So, that’s a brilliant necessary, and with out sufficient fiber in your food plan, you gained’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 a bit of 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 necessary that’s for fats loss. I do know we discuss power coaching and the way necessary that’s. Excessive depth interval coaching is so necessary. And likewise, residual motion being type of an neglected side of fats loss. And for this reason we discuss strolling and getting out and strolling after you ate a meal is likely one of the finest occasions to stroll as a result of it helps stabilize your insulin stage, it helps your intestine motility operate 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 a variety of girls are like, “Hey, I’m doing all this stuff and I’m nonetheless not dropping physique fats.” I’m like, “Nicely, are you doing the issues and sitting the remainder of the day?” As a result of in case you are, we see analysis that reveals 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 necessary for total vascular well being, for metabolic well being, for getting physique composition change that you really want. Typically, I’ll have girls 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 a minimum of twice every week attempt to hit 20,000 steps a day, simply by incidental train.” After which they begin turning 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 have to stroll for an hour.” It’s ensuring that you just’re transferring, you’re standing, you’re sitting, no matter you’re at your office, the entire issues. After which the physique composition actually does begin to shift of their favor. So the incidental stuff isn’t just in regards to the weight reduction and the fats loss, but it surely’s all in regards to the whole physique well being that you just’re speaking about. So that you’re wanting on the vascular well being, the insulin sensitivity, all of these issues, tremendous necessary. And yeah, I believe there’s an entire physique of analysis that’s taking a look at athletes who practice arduous after which sit the remainder of the time, and their metabolic standing and vascular standing isn’t any totally different than somebody who doesn’t train.

Betty Rocker (30:50):
That appears insane to me. I imply, as a result of a minimum of 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 strain. I at all times attempt to say, take a look at the typical 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? Along with your step rely, similar to in the event you can stroll for 10 to fifteen minutes after breakfast, after dinner, attempt to transfer after lunch. I acquired a bit of stair stepper in my home for these days once I can’t go away the pc and I simply… Or it’s too chilly and I simply have to… And get transferring and family chores, cleansing my home.

These are all issues that enhance my step rely. Going purchasing, super-duper will increase my step rely. So there’s my days once I get 20,000 steps. Nicely, 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 outdoors and exit and look. And I imply, window purchasing, you don’t must spend cash on all of the stuff. You may simply take 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 climbing and clearly, however that may additionally really feel type of seasonal. However for this reason you see lots of people, a variety of aged folks, you’ll see them within the mall earlier than the department stores even open, getting their steps, strolling. It’s nice. And I can let you know, my superb aunt and uncle who’re of their eighties, they’re out strolling day by day 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, “Nicely, that’s as a result of they wish to stroll and hold strolling.” And when you cease, it will get actually arduous 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 amazing overview of intestine well being and the way it impacts us and why it’s so necessary to concentrate to our fiber consumption. One other factor that has come up a lot lately has been iron deficiency. I’ve acquired one lady in my group who’s a vegan athlete, and he or she simply was speaking the opposite day about how she’s feeling lightheaded generally. And we clearly informed her, go get some blood work accomplished, however have you ever had your iron examined lately? And he or she was, “Oh, ding, ding, ding. That’s occurred to me up to now. I haven’t considered that in a very long time.” And so she’s going to go get examined. I’ve one other individual in my group who lately was asking what meals are wealthy in iron? So we all know iron is such an necessary factor for girls. Wish to discuss… I do know this can be a matter that you just’re enthusiastic about.

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 lately I acquired 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 high-quality.” I used to be like, “No, I’m not high-quality.” And that is the issue the place you go get a blood check, they’re like, “Oh, you’re within the regular vary,” however you form 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 is perhaps high-quality, however your storage is admittedly dropping as a result of your physique’s attempting 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 can be wealthy in iron, however they have an inclination 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 a variety of 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 known as hepcidin, and hepcidin inhibits your intestine’s capability to soak up iron. It’s an iron regulatory hormone. So you probably have somebody who’s vegan they usually’re doing an train after which they’re consuming or ingesting 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 old, we see that particularly perimenopause and into submit 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’ll’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 day by day, however each different day. And lots of people rise up, they do coaching, they’ve espresso, and each of these issues will inhibit iron absorption. So take it at night time together 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 meals and also you need it each different day as a result of you probably have it day by day, it’s too excessive of an iron load directly and your physique gained’t soak up it.

So we are saying each different day, ideally in the event you’re premenopausal and beginning day one among 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 just gained’t soak up it, but it surely’s not that ideally suited. After which in the event you’re peri or postmenopausal, you wish to time your coaching to be within the morning and your iron at night time or your iron within the morning and your coaching within the afternoon so that you just’re actually leveraging that timeframe the place you’re getting that hepcidin at its lowest level to have the ability to soak up that iron.

Betty Rocker (37:10):
Thanks for these suggestions. I sit up for passing them on to those girls. 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 folks 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 folks, however I additionally discover it harmful generally as a result of I believe persons are, they don’t perhaps have a health care provider that they really feel comfy with, and they also’re in search of the anecdotal proof from different folks.

However with out your personal 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. Generally even your physician must attempt 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 pieces. So I simply really feel like simply be cautious with the place you’re asking for info 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 in the event 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.” They usually find yourself taking a excessive dose iron complement day by day. 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 gained’t cease taking it, however then they nonetheless have the fatigue, the shortness of breath, the lightheadedness, they usually’re like, “What’s happening?” So it’s actually necessary that you understand your personal physique by 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 discuss only for a minute about, I lately went by, I had COVID after Christmas, after which about three months later I began having scorching flashes out of nowhere. And naturally I acquired 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 pieces in once more and getting simply in a very good place and actually navigating perimenopause for me in the absolute best method. And so I’ve this superb physician, and he or she was speaking in regards to the impacts of COVID and the way that impacts girls’s hormones. And we began doing a little 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 substitute remedy. So there are different methods that you just’ve shared earlier than about coping with scorching flashes, I discover so fascinating. We talked, I bear in mind you had talked about managed warmth publicity at one level as a coaching technique. Inform us a bit of bit about what which means.

Dr. Stacy Sims (40:20):
Yeah, so after 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 after we begin seeing this misstep in estrogen, progesterone, it impacts the hypothalamus. So what we wish to do is we form of wish to overload the hypothalamus and get it to grasp what warmth is and what’s not warmth so that you just don’t go into these automated false senses of being too scorching. So if we’re taking a look at managed warmth remedy like sauna publicity, and you’re 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 allow you to 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 large sweat on, then you definitely’re getting these sign cell hypothalamus of what to do.

So we’ve extra vasodilation, we’ve extra sweating management, after which whenever 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 fairly shortly. So the hypothalamus goes, “Oh, okay, so now I do know what cool seems like.” So in the event you’re doing this managed warmth remedy, ideally type of passively dehydrated so that you just’re actually getting a message to the hypothalamus, “Hey, it’s not about blood circulate, it’s about core temperature developing.” Then it begins to attenuate your scorching flashes. It begins to have higher management over the sign of estrogen and progesterone being totally different and serotonin being totally different.

So we see that in the event you’re doing about 9 days of sauna publicity, then you definitely begin to have much less scorching flashes at night time or night time sweats and fewer incidences a day. And then you definitely 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 form of tricking the hypothalamus to get out of the hormonal management of temperature responses and extra into what’s happening with our core temperature itself.

Betty Rocker (42:56):
Fascinating, fascinating stuff. And no one’s speaking about this, no one. 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 elevate our core temperature. I assume you’re speaking about infrared saunas being most likely superior for this system or may each be helpful?

Dr. Stacy Sims (43:18):
Each. So if we take a look at a conventional sauna, it’s not about heating the pores and skin as it’s simply providing you with an entire… You’re wrapped on this scorching atmosphere. With the infrared sauna, it particularly heats pores and skin into the core, so the atmosphere doesn’t must be as scorching. So when folks 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 type of folks. I need 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 take pleasure in 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 might be helpful. And so would you wish to use it perhaps like, may you utilize it day by day? Most individuals are most likely going to make use of a sauna at their gymnasium, so perhaps 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 in the event you’re going to a sauna in your gymnasium for 10 minutes, thrice every week, that’s going to present 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 accomplished my exercise and I’ve 10 minutes, I can hop within the sauna. Unbelievable. Get in there. Don’t rehydrate as a lot. Slowly rehydrate over the course of some hours afterwards, and also you’re going to keep up 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 fascinating upgrades to the science lately that reveals that there are some variances between the way in which that women and men expertise chilly and perhaps ways in which girls may make the most of chilly remedy that’s perhaps a bit of extra mild than they’ve been informed they must do for advantages. Would you communicate to that, please?

Dr. Stacy Sims (45:42):
Yeah, for positive. So we see the normal chilly water immersion. It’s a must to be in 4 levels Celsius, under zero, ice cubes, all that form of stuff. In all probability extra from the Wim-Hof technique that’s come out. However after we take a look at girls, we don’t must be in that form of chilly temperature. We take a look at the gradient and the place girls 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 must be ice tub, it simply must be cool to chilly whenever you first really feel it, and also you don’t must 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 tub 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 in the event you’re attempting to match, assume, oh, 40 levels is nothing. Once you’re in water, immersed in water, that feels very chilly. Yeah, simply wished to …

Dr. Stacy Sims (46:57):
Yeah. So if we take a look at a conventional swimming pool, like an indoor swimming pool, folks will go do laps or no matter, they hold it round 80 levels Fahrenheit. And you understand whenever you leap in a pool of water, you’re like, woo, chilly. And then you definitely begin swimming, you’re feeling nice. So whenever you’re enthusiastic 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 info from individuals who I believe are fantastic scientists and fantastic researchers and have a variety of good to contribute to the world. However I don’t know that they’re at all times wanting on the variations between women and men. And the science is a bit of 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, they usually’ll struggle with me about sure subjects as a result of they really feel like somebody has informed them that they’re going to get this superb well being profit from doing this factor.

And it’s like, properly, does the literature help 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 perhaps you’re feeling good proper now, and that’s partly the excessive of feeling you’re a part of what’s happening or what’s present or what’s cool since you’re resilient, you’re a girl, you’re freaking badass sturdy, and it’s going to take some time earlier than you really really feel the impression of no matter it’s, this factor that you just’re doing. So I suppose I simply wish to say it’s like let the customer beware. Let girls beware.

Dr. Stacy Sims (48:48):

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

Dr. Stacy Sims (49:24):
Sure. Sure. Very true. And I discover it’s fascinating 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 precise research to again up what you’re saying. However when you might have a girl who says one thing and also you say, “This isn’t good for girls, or we wish to take 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 skilled 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 would possibly 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 girls. So the final individual 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 girls.

So there may be that gender bias as properly in the way in which that info 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 skilled, then I need them to be like, “Hey, the place’s the science to again up your assertion?” As a substitute of the feminine skilled being requested, “The place’s the science to again up your assertion,” if it additionally has to pertain to girls.

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 subjects, and they’ll then assume twice in regards to 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 girls, which is freaking cool and superior.

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

Betty Rocker (51:28):
You despatched me some nice stuff immediately. Identical to we have been saying earlier than, hearken to your physique, deal with your physique as a person physique and don’t fall sufferer to the entire jargon on the market that isn’t for you. And even stuff that’s simply usually for girls won’t be particularly for you, on your life stage or on your distinctive state of affairs. You’re distinctive, and that is once more why I’m such an enormous proponent of testing blood work, getting assessments frequently, not similar to one time.

And there’s so many extra nice client 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 positive we’d all love to speak to you for 3 extra hours, but when folks wish to discuss to you for extra hours, they’ll be a part of your new superb membership where-

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

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

Dr. Stacy Sims (52:34):
Yeah, so we’ve a brand new membership platform the place we’ve a neighborhood after which so we’ve common conversations. I’m going in there and I’m answering questions nearly day by day. After which we’ve about as soon as a month or much more incessantly 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 girls can come and really feel protected to ask questions that they wouldn’t ordinarily be capable to and get the fitting info.

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

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

Dr. Stacy Sims (53:37):

Betty Rocker (53:39):
You will discover that on DrStacySims.com on her web site, in addition to her current weblog articles full of data 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 at all times altering and we’re at all times discovering new issues out, and also you’re actually conscientious and devoted to creating positive that the newest info will get in entrance of the ladies who have to learn it.

So make the most of Stacy’s web site as a useful resource and Roar, her superb e-book about coaching together with your cycle, it’s getting re-released this 12 months, 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 must test her web site to see what’s going on in Stacy’s world and reap the benefits of the entire 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 things continually modifications. And in the event you’re one among my members, I’d say it’s extremely complimentary to the work we do in our applications and our exercises and the vitamin issues that we do.

And it’ll simply elevate the dialog for you in your personal life and allow you to 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 pieces. Thanks on your time. And in the event you’re not following her on Instagram or Fb, please, you’ll find her the entire locations and the entire 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 just 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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