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David's Journal | Defining Vigr

Discussion in 'My Optimal Journal' started by David Limacher, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Hey friends, I did another podcast trying to spread the good word...
    "Artificial light has an impact on our biology. Learn how to manage this cultural norm on todays episode with David Limacher. An avid biohacker and sungazer, David Limacher is also the founder of VIGR Lifestyles, a Saskatchewan-based lifestyle company focused on natural health products for biohackers. His vision is helping others take steps to improve their personal health and happiness so they can live clean, healthy lives, full of energy, love, and vitality.

    Today we’re excited to have him on the show where he’ll share his expertise around several topics of note, including: how cultural norms around light are hurting you, the benefits of a latitudinal diet, and how to use light in your biohacking routine."
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  2. drezy

    drezy New Member

    Watch closely the trick is very subtle at 0:25
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  3. drezy

    drezy New Member

    David on the Q&A last night a new member from Calgary named Nelson that may be interested in testing some of his water Doc seemed to prefer 3rd party independent testing.

    What you've mentioned above seems appropriate and may save him some money to go shop at vigr lifestyles.

    That's a great price and 3rd party source for Canadians!
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  4. RickD

    RickD New Member

    Already tested a couple of Canadian Sources. Calgary city water run through a carbon filter came in at 133.8 ppm, while over in British Columbia at Red Mt. it was 138.4 ppm. The difference is likely that Calgary water comes off the Bow Glacier in the Rockies while the Red water source is just snow melt collected about 3000 ft lower. The effect of the water was shown clearly on the Breathy Tests my wife and I did. Mine was 135, while hers was 136 ppm so the water here does help
  5. Sun Disciple

    Sun Disciple AKA Paul...That Call Drop'n Canadian

    Wow Calgary seems like the place to be. DDW water is everywhere up there plus you gets the most sun on avaerage out of every Canadian city.
  6. Well here's an embarrassingly love overdue update.

    2018 Recap:
    - Hurt my back playing hockey, sciatic problems. Thoracic spasms and back became debilitating in Feb 2018.
    - Used CBD and Advil to mitigate the pain. Nothing worked. Booked an emergency multi day NUCCA chiropractic session in Kelowna with my cousin Dr. Hallgrimson.
    - Back fixed within three days, incorporated a new stretching and exercise routine built around keeping the spine in the right spot. I play lots of hockey, left handed shot, lots of blue light. In golf, I am right handed so there are always issues going back and forth in these sports.
    - After taking Advil I developed some diarrhea, which is no surprise as NSAIDS are very linked to gut issues.
    - Went to 3 docs regarding the gut issue, none could figure out what was going on, had a multitude of tests, nothing out of the ordinary came back.
    - After researching NSAIDS and gut, I realized that my issue was likely sibo hydrogen. No breath test done.
    - Began using Olive Leaf, Grapefruit seed extract, Pau Darco, Berberine, and Allicin with good effects.
    - The supplement regimen and strict light environment got me to a point where things were improved but not cleared up.
    - After more research and consultation with a new doc, I got an Rx for Rifaximin and noticed immediate remarked immediate improvements.

    - Recently made a trip to Maui prior to Christmas to get in the ocean and sun for days
    - Spent about 10 days on the beach doing nothing but swimming in the waves and sitting in the sun
    - Wife has an indoor job, she was beginning to suffer from some roseacea on her face
    - Within 5 days of having her face in direct sun, her face is completely healed, she has vowed to wear less make up and hack her office
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  7. It's gotten real here @ 50.45 north

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  8. Phosphene

    Phosphene Gold (finally)

    Ooooooof. Ouch.

    Makes me grateful for my upcoming 0F tomorrow morning...
  9. Same weather here at 45 north, not too shabby
  10. Update time:

    1) Received some news on Feb. 4, 2019...
    - a setback in the gut

    2) Sent in for 23andMe and got the results:
    a) I am Haplogroup H7:
    Origin and Migrations of Haplogroup H7
    Haplogroup H7 is a younger branch of the widespread haplogroup H. Women carrying H likely first spread into Europe in the last stages of the Ice Age. However, a great peak of cold from about 24,000 years ago until nearly 18,000 years ago covered the interior of Europe and Eurasia with inhospitable tundra and mile-thick ice sheets. All this ice trapped much of the earth's water and changed climate patterns, causing deserts to expand in the Middle East. Human populations in Europe and western Eurasia clustered in refuges of temperate climate near the Mediterranean Sea, including in southeastern Europe and the Caucasus. This was the likely refuge of the ancestors of haplogroup H7.

    Members of H7 trace their maternal lines back to a woman who lived approximately 9,000 years ago, soon after the end of the Ice Age. A warmer and more stable climate era began, and human populations in the region began to flourish again. In this new setting, women carrying H7 migrated northwest into Europe and south into the Middle East, giving rise to new subgroups along the way.

    Today, haplogroup H7 can be found in the eastern Slavs, Slovaks, Balkarians, and Turks, as well as in populations in the Middle East and Central Asia.

    b) Methylation profile highlights:
    COMTV158M rs4680 AA - Red zone
    COMTH62H rs4633 TT - red zone
    VDR BSM r1544410 TT - VDR Taq GG

    MTHFR C677T
    MTR A2756G
    MTRR K350A
    BHMT -02
    CBS C699T

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