Monday, September 25, 2023
Mitochondrial Health

Exploring the science behind red light therapy | Dr. Zulia Frost

Photobiomodulation has long been a potent tool in the promotion of good health, but now it is easier than ever to benefit from the healing power of light. This is the first of four LLAMA podcast episodes exploring the benefits of red-light therapy. Dr. Zulia Frost is a medical doctor and clinical director at Recharge Health, creators of a targeted red-light device, known as FlexBeam. Dr. Frost explains that the technology has many applications, including the treatment of sports injuries, therapy for age-related aches and pains and as way to help improve sleep.

FlexBeam is not intended to diagnose, cure, or prevent specific diseases or medical conditions.
Images: Courtesy, Recharge Health

In this conversation we cover:

– Dr. Frost shares her experience of recovery from a severe accident, and how it sparked her interest in creating the Flexbeam.
– How to navigate the complexities of photobiomodulation
– The impact of different parts of the light spectrum on our bodies.
– Why red and near-infrared light are the most researched forms of photobiomodulation
– Scientific studies suggest light at specific red and near-infrared wavelengths can stimulate the body’s natural process of healing.
– The intricate connection of our circadian rhythm with the light we’re exposed to.
– The role of the hormone melatonin in managing our body’s 24-hour cycle.
– A comparative discussion on lasers and LEDs
– Flexbeam, a user-friendly device that can be used on-the-go. How the the belt-like device targets joints, stimulating energy production, increasing oxygen binding, and reducing inflammation.
– Safety and the potential consequences of energy overdose.

▸ Related conversation:

Targeted red light therapy to support recovery | Bjørn Ekeberg, co-founder FlexBeam


▸ Recharge Health is offering LLAMA podcast listeners an $80.00 discount on the purchase of FlexBeam, the wearable and targeted red light therapy device which targets key parts of the body needing healing and recovery.

Use the code LLAMA at checkout here

▸ DISCLOSURE: This video includes affiliate links from which we derive a small commission. It helps support the podcast and allows us to continue sharing conversations about human longevity. LLAMA is available, free of charge, via multiple podcasting platforms. Our mission is to explore the science and lifestyle interventions that could help us live longer and better. Thank you for the support!

The Live Long and Master Aging podcast, a HealthSpan Media LLC production, shares ideas but does not offer medical advice. If you have health concerns of any kind, or you are considering adopting a new diet or exercise regime, you should consult your doctor. The information contained within this interview is for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to replace the advice or attention of health care professionals.


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