TLDR: Researcher tracks visceral fat via MRI. Sees reductions, and better flood flow via sprinting.
0:10 Want to get OPTIMALLY HEALTHY
0:50 Has Aspberger’s. Good at measuring things. See changes others can’t detect.
1:50 Before/After photos. Became overweight after Army.
2:30 Went paleo/keto in 2011. Wife’s cellulite went away.
2:52 After - Lean/Muscular - looks like a teenager. After 8 years keto.
3:00 FIVE – Average 5 minutes a day exercise. Once every five days.
3:40 EXERCISE: Natural/Animal all or nothing, fight or flight. Exercise HIGH INTENSITY. Mix it up. VARIETY.
4:35 ER/Trauma medicine Army doc. Had no interest in prevention - wanted excitement.
5:30 Began to see STROKE. Massively debilitating. 6 months after - patient resigned, know nothing going to change.
6:20 ASCVD: #1 Killer
7:40 Selective Pressures gone. Treat disease, plug you up… as quality of life goes down.
8:00 Want: BIOLOGICALLY thrive.
10:00 Patients doing really well: SURVIVAL OF THE ANALYST. Choose wisely pros/cons of alternatives, from social media. Early adopters that can identify and choose best info will thrive.
11:55 Declining Muscle Tonicity: Sarcopenia. Muscle wasting. Use MRI. Weakening Grip Strength.
12:40 “Lunch Lady Arms”
12:50 Sisson - great shape at 68
13:10 Want improve BLOOD FLOW.
14:00 Blood Sugar spikes with processed carbs. ROS
16:46 Signal vs Noise. Traditional docs pay attention to PROFITABLE things that can be TREATED. Not reversal. Measure Cholesterol, Wt, BMI.
17:15 Never hear “I got my cholesterol in order, and it changed my life!”… just distraction / noise. Want SOMETHING BETTER
18:00 Looking for something better. NSF grant. Looking for EARLIEST EXPRESSION OF DISEASE: VISCERAL FAT.
19:00 If it doesn’t get measured, it doesn’t get fixed. VISCERAL FAT = ENEMY.
19:15 First Biomarker: Visceral Fat. Scan abdomen with MRI. No Radiation.
19:20 MRI: Usually costs $2200. Will do 2 MRI’s for $150 - “we don’t make money”
19:50 White = Fat. See Erector Spinae, psoas, oblique muscles.
20:20 VISCERAL Fat: RED. The enemy. Don’t want an ounce.
20:40 Skinny can be misleading. TOFI - chinese guy lot of visceral fat. Marbling.
21:20 Steak marbled because grain-fed. Grass-fed steak much leaner.
0:00 SCAN: Huge psoas, oblique muscles. Very little visceral, no subq fat.
0:25 Olympic Sprinter. No weights, pushups.
0:45 Wanna get healthy? SPRINT. Even if you’re old. Dr Sean 56 YO - sprint every day. Start slow, work your way up.
1:12 58 YO – dropped 2 LBs VAT in 2 months, by adding sprinting.
2:32 Sprinter: no subQ fat.
3:52 If you can’t afford an MRI scanner. Measure “Height” of gut when laying down. Visceral fat does not compress - “Mount Fuji”
4:50 Women after menopause built visceral fat
5:34 Cerebral Arteries – Brain. Can see occlusions. Can OPEN UP by diet / exercise intervention.
7:10 Reverse Cerebral Atrophy – fix SLOW TALKING / BRAIN
7:30 ELDERs - losing respect / mental function. Less knowledge transfer between generations.
8:25 Excema, Pitting Edema gone. MORE HAIR on leg. Increase BLOOD FLOW = more hair.
9:30 Visible pulse -
10:30 Face Before/After. Primal health recognition - “join my clan” - INFLUENCE.
11:24 “We wear our health on our faces.” AI/machine learning as people go keto
11:50 Guy went LFHC, running a lot. Face AGED.
12:20 Tim Russert - Before fatal heart attack
12:40 Biomarkers: Ability to Squat, heels on the ground.
13:50 SIT TO STAND, without hands.
14:20 Stand on one leg, eyes closed, still. Average 50YO can only do for 5 seconds. 10-12YO can stand like a tree. TEST
15:30 Limbal Ring- dark circle around the iris of the eye.
16:00 Finger puckering – faster, the healthier – blood flow improving. Started happening in Sauna.
16:20 Sweat - how quickly can you sweat? Indicator of BLOOD FLOW, and capillaries.
16:50 Speed of Urination – indicative of BLOOD FLOW to kidneys.
17:15 Time to Defecate - should be fast
17:30 Less Sunburn. 10 hours in Kuwait at 56, zero sunburn. From low inflammatory state.
18:20 Less bug bites?!
18:40 WALK – want to be able to saunter, nice smooth gait
19:30 MUSCLE TONE in Stomach, Arms. From PERFUSION.
20:00 Postprandial Cold: Because blood rushes to gastrointestinal tract.
20:40 BLUSHING: Sign of health. Can shunt blood quickly. If reprimanding and kid blushes, shows they get it.
21:40 WOUND HEALING faster. Young people get scars. Scars: sign of health.
22:10 BLOOD PRESSURE. If you take BP and it makes you want to pee – good sign
22:20 RED LIPS. Because of BLOOD FLOW. LIPSTICK. Make want to “merge genetic material”
23:10 HUNTER/GATHERER Face – Soccer, Track players. Lean.
Dr Sean O’Mara