Why We Need to Change the Way We Think About Estrogen w/Russ Scala

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Many men are under the impression that high levels of estrogen are a bad thing, and have started taking AI’s as a result. Where does this assumption come from? Is there any truth to it at all? On this episode, medical research pioneer, Russ Scala is back to talk about the problem with prevailing views of estrogen.

Three Takeaways

Blocking estrogen is one of the most dangerous things you can do to your body. By taking AI’s- even in tiny doses- you’ll damage your endothelial lining.

High estrogen levels do not exist. What is often misconstrued as high estrogen levels is actually high insulin, obesity and visceral fat.

A lot of what has come to be accepted about estrogen comes from the bodybuilding industry, not the medical industry. Make sure you’re concentrating on biological facts.

At the start of the episode, Russ and I discussed how paying attention to hormones could help doctors cure multiple ailments. We discussed that the reason doctors don’t pay attention to hormones is because basic biology doesn’t suit pharmaceutical companies’ business models. Both of us agreed that the sheer amount of disinformation online is further affecting the way we value estrogen.

We also discussed;

  • Why estrogen is important for your body’s functioning
  • That testosterone is not just linked to sex- it’s a life-giving hormone essential for both men and women
  • Why you have to educate yourself, rather than relying on doctors to have your best interest at heart

So much of what we’ve come to accept as normal comes from completely inaccurate theories. The popularity of online groups, frequented by body builders taking AI’s, means that those genuinely seeking advice are likely to be given false information. This is further complicated by the fact that a lot of doctors, backed up by pharmaceutical companies, are sharing disinformation for their financial gain. At the end of the day, what we need to do is be educated so that we can take care of ourselves- because no one else will.

Guest Bio-

Russ is the founder of Scala Precision Health. Coming from a family with a strong history in the medical industry, Russ became involved on the business during his teen years. After serving as a paramedic in the fire department in Central Florida, and the Orlando SWAT team, Russ has gone on to research health in athletes and now, everyday people. With access to testing facilities, research labs and more, Russ is now widely regarded as a medical research pioneer.

To find out more about Russ, head to: www.scalaprecisionhealth.com

You can also subscribe to his YouTube channel: Russ Scala.

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