Cracking the Stress Secret

Joining me today is Dr. Amir Rashidian, a chiropractor and author of "Cracking the Stress Secret: How to Turn Pressure into Power."

Part 1 - Understanding Stress:

  • Dr. Rashidian explains the physiological impact of stress on the body.
  • Differentiates between acute and chronic stress and their effects on health.
  • Highlights the role of cortisol and blood sugar in sleep-related issues.

Part 2 - The Four Phases of Health:

  • Dr. Rashidian shares his four-phase approach to patient care: Feel Better, Get Stronger, Longevity, and Always Feel Younger.
  • Emphasises the importance of building resilience to stress for overall health.

Part 3 - Psychoemotional Stress and Exercise:

  • Discusses the impact of stress on exercise performance and the body's response.
  • I share personal experiences about joining a new swimming club and adapting to stress in a new environment.

Part 4 - The Human Body's Self-Healing Ability:

  • Explores the concept that the human body is self-healing and self-regulating.
  • Discusses how the nervous system plays a crucial role in overall health.
  • Challenges the traditional disease model and the role of pharmaceuticals.

Part 5 - Collaboration Between Professions:

  • Addresses the collaboration between chiropractors and physiotherapists.
  • Stresses the importance of both professions in helping patients achieve optimal health.

Part 6 - Conclusion and Actionable Steps:

  • Dr. Rashidian concludes with ten actionable steps to manage stress, including sunlight exposure, proper sleep, nutrition, and social interaction.
  • Encourages listeners to embrace stress as a positive force for growth and success.


  • Dr. Amir Rashidian's book, "Cracking the Stress Secret," is available on Amazon.
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