#318 Maladaptive Stress Response and Why Learning to Reset Your Nervous System is Critical to Healing and Detoxing with Alex Howard

Alex Howard shares with us his extensive knowledge on the best ways to calm our nervous system, reduce our stress, and change our mental patterns in order to heal our body.

What You’ll Learn

Tune into today’s podcast to hear all about:

  • Symptoms that result from the body’s attempts to adapt to stress (maladaptive stress response)
  • Why stress is one of the biggest challenges in recovering from fatigue or illness
  • How resetting the nervous system is one of the first steps in recovery (and successful detox)
  • How to identify stressors to get the body out of sympathetic nervous system overdrive
  • Why physical health issues do not always have physical solutions (many get better with mindset, psychological, and stress reduction techniques)


Click here! Read the transcript for #318 Maladaptive Stress Response and Why Learning to Reset Your Nervous System is Critical to Healing and Detoxing with Alex Howard

About Alex Howard

Alex Howard is Founder and CEO of The Optimum Health Clinic (OHC), one of the world’s leading integrative medicine clinics, which he set up in 2004 after his own seven year battle with chronic fatigue syndrome.

OHCs team of 20 full time practitioners have supported over ten thousand patients with fatigue in 40+ countries. Alex and the team have published research in a number of leading journals, including British Medical Journal Open, Medical Hypotheses and Psychology and Health. A randomised controlled on the OHC approach to fatigue is currently underway in the UK with NHS patients.

Along with founding and leading the OHC practitioner teams for the past 16 years, Alex Howard is also an experienced psychology practitioner, having led the Therapeutic Coaching practitioner programme since 2005, training the next generation of psychology practitioners.

Alex has a daily vlog and podcast which includes interviews, filmed sessions with his patients, and inspirational recovery stories. You can find out more at www.alexhoward.tv


Reset Program

Join Alex’s Reset Program, a 3 part video series that helps you reset your nervous system and increase your energy!

Have you ever wondered how stress affects your body’s ability to create energy? For the first time, in this FREE video series, my friend Alex Howard will be explaining the EXACT
cellular mechanism of how your nervous system affects energy production and your body’s ability
detox and heal.

In this FREE 3-part video series you will learn:

  • The impact of the maladaptive stress response on your body
  • Dr Robert Naviaux’s ground-breaking research on Cell Danger Response
  • The 3 pillars of maladaptive stress response
  • Polyvagal theory and why understanding it is critical to healing
  • The RESET model for calming your nervous system
  • The 6 emotional styles
  • How the mind becomes wired for stress, and how to turn it off

To learn more and join this free video health series.. Click here!


in Podcast

Wendy Myers, FDN-P, is a detox expert, functional diagnostic nutritionist, NES Bioenergetic Practitioner, and founder of Myersdetox.com. She is the #1 bestselling author of Limitless Energy: How to Detox Toxic Metals to End Exhaustion and Chronic Fatigue . Additionally, Wendy is the host of The Heavy Metals Summit, the Myers Detox Podcast, and the Supercharged Podcast. Passionate about the importance of detox to live a long and healthy life, she created the revolutionary Myers Detox Protocol , and Mitochondria Detox kit after working with thousands of clients, as well as a range of supplements to help you detox from everyday living and maintain a healthy lifestyle!