How do you recomend the adrenal formula to be taken?
Interviewer: If somebody wants to start taking your relax formula, what are the best ways for them to start taking it?
Dr. Stern: So, the directions are, take two up to three hours before bed, I have patients and people around the country who email me, "How should I take it if I’m a smaller individual?” I say, "Okay, start with one, and then see if that's enough, and then work your way up to two." But two is the effective dose that I formulated it to be.
Take it up to three hours before bed, because some people are more active before bedtime, so I would like them to do it a little bit earlier... Read More
What are some effects that you notice in your patients after starting to take the Adrenal Formula?
Interviewer: What are some effects that you notice in your patients after starting to take the Adrenal Formula?
Dr. Stern: Number one, they get better night sleeps, that's automatic. Number two, they wake up more refreshed, more energized. Their repair process is more functional, so they're going to the gym the next day and training harder, because now they've had a great night sleep their body is healing faster. So now, they can train harder without the negative impact of heavy training.
Interviewer: For sure.
Dr. Stern: Great story; I have a patient who came to me the other day. She's getting married this summer and she's like,... Read More
What else can start healing in your body once the adrenal gland have repaired itself?
Interviewer: What else can start healing in your body once the adrenal gland have repaired itself?
Dr. Stern: Your digestion will be better, so you'll absorb nutrients better. So now, everything you're eating will function for you at a better level because now your digestion's better. Number two, your immune system's better, so you're functioning healthier so that your immune system will be better, you're going to get sick less often. If you get sick less often, obviously-
Interviewer: You'll train harder.
Dr. Stern: You train harder. You can do anything better. Number three, your thyroid works more efficiently. Number four, you're producing more serotonin, so you feel better. You're... Read More
What are the benefits of magnolia bark?
Interviewer: What are the benefits of magnolia bark?
Dr. Stern: Magnolia bark is used specifically to lower cortisol levels. Magnolia bark is amazing at reducing cortisol and what really has been shown to impair sleep is the stress that we're under, as it affects our adrenal glands and when our adrenal glands are affected they become really imbalanced. Instead of producing cortisol levels higher in the morning and lower at night, our cortisol levels flip and increase at night.
Now, even if you think you have no stress and exercise at night, your cortisol levels are going to be higher at night. If you're on a cell phone at nighttime, your cortisol levels are going to... Read More
What are the benefits of Paba?
Interviewer: What are the benefits of Paba?
Dr. Stern: Paba is great for skin, hair and nails. It's called the beauty vitamin. A lot of women take it to look beautiful. But the reason why I used it is because pantothenic acid which is a critical B vitamin, necessary for proper adrenal health and it needs Paba to be as optimally active as possible. So although Paba has a lot of individual health benefits on its own, I specifically put Paba in my relax formula to support pantothenic acid.
Interviewer: Nice.Read More