I’m going to go ahead and say it: this is one of my favorite interviews I’ve ever done to date! You definitely need an open mind for this one. We’re talking about how a breakthrough technology could change the way we manage, treat, and actually fix things like anxiety, treatment-resistant depression, PTSD, and other conditions. I’m here with Dr. David Rabin, the chief innovation officer, co-founder and co-inventor at Apollo Neuroscience. Apollo is the first wearable system to improve focus, sleep, and access to meditative states by delivering gentle layered vibrations to the skin.
Since Dr. Rabin has also spent the last 10 years studying the impact of chronic stress in humans, I figure he’s a great person to also brainstorm with about ways to improve your own sleep, your children’s sleep, and your heart rate variability, which is one of the things most linked to health.
Episode Highlights With David Rabin
- Why Dr. Rabin became so interested in mental health and the topic of stress in particular
- The single biggest factor in any type of recovery and healing
- How he figured out a way to “trick” the body into feeling safe
- What heart rate variability (HRV) is and why we are coming to know it as an important health marker
- The risks associated with low HRV… and ways to raise it
- Why pyschedelics might be the answer for stopping PTSD and other pyschiatric conditions for good
- MDMA and what it does for the brain and the emotions
- What the FDA trials show so far about these controversial medicines
- How the Apollo wearable balances the nervous system in real time (without drugs!)
- Why Dr. Rabin thinks psychiatrists are not just for the mentally ill
- And more!
Resources We Mention
More From Wellness Mama
- 162: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics & How to Be 10% Happier
- 147: Using Heart Rate Variability With HeartMath to Stop Stress & Improve Nervous System Health
- 110: How Vibrational Frequencies Affect Our Daily Lives
- 262: Dr. Andrew Weil on Integrative Medicine, Reducing Inflammation & Most Important Factors for Health
- 190: The Easiest Way to Track HRV, Sleep, and Movement With Oura Ring
- Tips to Naturally Reduce Stress… Starting Now!
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