19 Jun 2023

We learned a lot of things about survivability during COVID. Some were bad and some were good. Telemedicine is about the only good thing that came out of COVID. What we learned from the science is that there may be several versions and we need to do our own research.

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Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:00:01] You know, there’s a lot of bad things that COVID brought us, but there are some good things that COVID brought us as well and one of those things was a bigger focus on health and wellness and immune function.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:00:10] Now, there’s a lot of really easy things you can do to really bolster your immune system, get your hormones where they’re supposed to be. Including D3, D3 is not a vitamin it’s a hormone. Your testosterone get all your hormones up where they’re supposed to be. Get your nutrients in so that you can rebuild and regenerate and heal your omega three fatty acids, your, you know, your cholesterol and its your amino acids in make sure that you’re getting all of your anti-inflammatory stuff in and cleaning the liver get your B vitamins in, you know, get those things in is that your body can actually function the way it’s supposed to and it’ll start rebuilding.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:00:46] One of the biggest things you can take in is hydrochloric acid as a supplement, most of us get stressed out in our guts, quit producing hydrochloric acid, which is there to clean our food and digest it. Hydrochloric acid kills viruses, bacteria, parasites, amoebas, and all those types of things.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:01:03] So if you know that you have stress or anxiety in your life, taking hydrochloric acid when you’re eating is a great idea. The other fun thing about hydrochloric acid is that it breaks into hydrogen in chlorine, the hydrogen piece helps increase your PH, which is percent hydrogen. And as you’re gets closer and closer to seven, the chances of cancer arterial sclerosis and things like that decrease.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:01:26] And that chlorine fraction will help your body make its own hydrochloric acid but that’s also how we make white blood cells, the chief enforcer or the chief killer cell of our immune system. The thing that goes out finds viruses, bacteria, and kills them yeah, it’s got chlorine that’s what it uses. Basically makes bleach and bleach is the virus of the bacteria to kill it.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:01:46] So increasing your hydrochloric acid is a great thing to do, now be careful with that. You can’t get the hydrochloric acid in your teeth so put the capsule or tablet your mouth, swallow it real quick otherwise that it’s going to damage your teeth but it’s a really, really important thing to take.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:02:01] Now, the other big piece is consuming enough water. Now, here’s the thing People always ask well, how much should I drink? If your pee is clear your good, the easy way to do that is just be like, okay, I want to drink 100% of my body weight now. So £250 I mean, drink 250 ounces of water throughout the day not once throughout the day.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:02:19] Now, the thing that your your body actually does is it uses water like a dump truck. So you bring this clean water in and your body goes off and it’s fantastic. It dumps all the waste that your body has into that water and then uses your urinary tract to excrete that water. The other thing you can do is you can use that water in your tissues you can bind all those nasty things and push it out through your sweat. And this is easy to show if anybody’s ever drinking a bunch of gin and then went out and sweat a little bit the next day and all of a sudden you’re like, Man, I smell just like gin. Yeah, your body’s detoxing all that gin out of your body through your pores. So if you if your sweat stinks, it’s probably because it’s pushing out a lot of toxins. So we need to look at your diet we need to drink a lot more water and flush those toxins out. So the water is really, really beneficial as well.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:03:07] Now, here’s probably one of the biggest things that people blow off all the time Sleep there is no drug, there’s no supplements, there’s no exercise, there’s nothing we can do that replaces sleep. So get high quality sleep, Set yourself a bedtime, set yourself a wake up time. If your body understands there’s a routine, it will start to mimic that routine and it’ll start setting your circadian rhythm to that routine.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:03:32] So if you want to be asleep at 10:00, I’m just picking times, give be 11:00, whatever if you want to be asleep at 10:00, start getting ready, turn off all the lights. The lights stimulate your brain to stay awake when light hits your eyes, it increases serotonin, which wakes you up when the light’s no longer in your eyes, your body produces melatonin, which helps you fall asleep.

[00:03:54] So don’t just walk into your bedroom, turn the lights off, flop down to bed at 10 p.m., and think, I’m going to fall right to sleep that’s not how it’s gonna work for lots of you. So 30 minutes or so before you’re. You want to be asleep? Turn off all the lights, relax, calm down, start meditating, start thinking of, you know, relaxing my feet, relaxing my legs, relaxing my body, just breathing, focus on your breathing, focus on calming down, focus on relaxing, and just sit and just be for 20 or 30 minutes.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:04:27] Now, if you want to start, if you want to take melatonin, you want to take peptides for growth hormone. You want you to take those 20 to 30 minutes before you’re supposed to be asleep. So take all those things, then lay down, breathe, relax and calm down. This might not work the first day or the second day, but this will really help kind of put you into a circadian rhythm.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:04:47] One of the best things you can do if you’re trying to set that is go camping and leave all the electronics at home. The reason this works is because your brain sees the sun, sees the light from the sun, produces serotonin as the sun starts going down and there’s less and less and less light your body starts producing melatonin like we just talked about this helps you kind of reset your circadian rhythm.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:05:10] Now, here’s the most important part as the sun’s going down, start getting ready to go to sleep. So when the sun is down and it is dark, you can be laying down ready to go to sleep. If you do that for several days, you will reset your circadian clock and you can then take that thing home with you and you can then still go to bed at the same time and your body will reset so you get deep, restful sleep.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:05:33] Now, having said that, if you’ve had COVID, especially if you’ve had a vaccine, a COVID vaccine, make sure you get a sleep study, because if you’re not breathing properly at night for the damage to the Pons or whatever you’re not going to get deepest sleep. You don’t have enough oxygen we’re going to have damage to the heart in the brain while you’re trying to heal the heart in the brain.

Dr. Matt Chalmers [00:05:53] So get a sleep, study, make sure you’re breathing properly if you’re not, get a CPAP, get a good jaw appliance, and good oral plants, get whatever it is you need to do to ensure that your oxygen is as high as possible at night.

Dr Matt Chalmers [00:06:07] I was damaged from a vaccine which gave me all sorts of issues with sleep so I sleep with a CPAP, but because I have a CPAP, I was like, why not supercharge this thing? So I have an oxygen concentrator feeding oxygen to my CPAP blowing in my face. So I have a lot more oxygen than normal room air blowing in my face all night long, keeping my oxygen levels that 97 98% while I’m asleep.

Dr Matt Chalmers [00:06:31] So there’s lots of ways you guys can do this but that’s the type of thing we need to bolster our immune system in our water and make sure our hormones where they’re supposed to be, do some exercise to balance those things and make sure we’re getting to sleep and we’re sleeping on a regular basis. You know, this time I go to sleep this time I wake up that that circadian clock that will help you tremendously.

Dr Matt Chalmers [00:06:53] There’s a bunch of other things that make each one of those things better, and that’s great. But make sure you start focusing on those things and you’ll start to have your immune system get stronger.

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