Saturday, December 2, 2023
Mitochondrial Health

Elevate Heart Health: a Holistic Approach with Dr. Michael Twyman

Cardiovascular health is a growing concern in the greater fitness community. We’ve brought in Dr. Michael Twyman, an expert in the field, to debunk the myths and answer the big questions around prevention, testing, and optimization of cardiovascular function.

Dr. Twyman is a board certified cardiologist who focuses on the prevention and early detection of heart disease. Heart attack prevention is Dr. Twyman’s passion. He utilizes the best of conventional medicine, integrative/functional medicine, quantum medicine, and biohacking to get to the root cause of each patient’s cardiovascular issues.

You’ll learn:
– How to assess your unique cardiovascular risk profile.
– What connections exist between the carnivore diet and heart health.
– The surprising link between sexual wellness and endothelial function.
– Simple steps to boost your body’s production of nitric oxide.
– The one under-utilized lever to enhance cardiovascular health (and…it costs absolutely nothing!)

This episode is accompanied by a special downloadable episode guide in PDF form at Share it with someone you know who will find it valuable!


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0:00 Welcome Dr. Michael Twyman to the show!
2:00 Thank you to today’s sponsor, Organifi – shop at for 20% off!
4:15 Dr. Twyman’s journey into preventative cardiovascular medicine.
6:00 Dietary myths around heart health.
8:15 Root mechanisms behind endothelial dysfunction.
9:50 How our bodies produce nitric oxide.
11:30 What changes around age 40?
13:15 Diet and nitric oxide.
18:20 Calcium and endothelial function tests.
23:50 Blood flow restriction training.
24:30 How reversible is atherosclerosis?
28:00 Markers on blood testing.
29:45 Breathing practices.
32:00 Thank you to today’s sponsor, BiOptimizers BiomeBreakthrough – save at!
33:15 Circadian biology.
35:45 Other bio hacks.
39:15 Deuterium.
41:40 The keto diet and location.
45:00 Photobiomodulation/red light therapy; temperature therapy.
47:15 Where can you find Dr. Twyman?

Learn more about Dr. Twyman:
– instagram @drtwyman
– ^ IG Lives on Mondays!


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5 thoughts on “Elevate Heart Health: a Holistic Approach with Dr. Michael Twyman
  1. Fixing to save this for later today when I can give it my undivided attention thanks Big Ben y'all are doing a hell of a good job playing your parts to # MAGA # no masks

  2. Hey! He was my cardiologist when I lived in St. Louis! He did some amazing bloodwork on me that revealed a ton of heart-related inflammation and genetic information that increased my risk factors. Literally life-changing and life-extending information. Great to see him on here!

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