The Autoimmune Hour welcomes back Dr. Elson Haas, Founder and Director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin, one of the leading Integrative Medical Centers in the country to talk about staying healthy during the Winter ‘cold’ season and preparing for Spring with a spring detox plus:
• Ways to tame Stimulation Sedation Syndrome
• Why detox and what is a cleanse
• How to break the emotional ties we have to ‘comfort’ food
• The 5 keys to staying healthy with changing seasons
and much more….
Dr. Haas is the author of eleven health books and has traveled the world assisting under-served communities. As a lifestyle and preventive medicine physician, Dr. Haas encourages patients to find their inner source of healing and to protect their health, honor their bodies, and discover that health is mostly a result of how we live, and is much more in our own hands than we realize. Visit his website at www.ElsonHaasMD.com and share this like with your friends: www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Haas2
This episode is all about detox and the changing of the seasons. Sharon who has never undergone a long detox begins by asking her guest, Dr. Elson Haas, to describe what a detox is to which he simply said that it’s basically cleaning up our habits and that his motto in his practice is “Lifestyle first, natural therapies next, drugs last.” They continue to delve deeper into it with the basic idea of “nutrition, exercise, sleep, managing stress, and a healthy attitude plus an attitude of gratitude.
0:05:20.1 At this point, Dr. Elson goes back to his first spring cleanse back in 1975 to how he does it now: how he came to know about, who it is for and who it’s not for; how it works; and how to start.
0:20:07.2 Here, he talks about his Master Cleanse which doesn’t need a juicer and other components to create a healthy cleanse and detox program. He says that a typical amount of time is ten days. He talks about the benefits physically and emotionally ─ and the importance of mindset. When asked about how to protect ourselves, he mentions his book ‘Ultimate Immunity’ on how the immune system works, the antioxidants, and the vitamins. He talks about staying on track by keeping ourselves healthy and convincing family members to join us.
0:44:59.1 Towards the end of the show, Sharon says that all of Dr. Haas’s books are easy reads. Dr. Haas says that his books are visual as well as literal with charts and visuals every two pages. He likes to summarize everything into charts, boxes.