159 Dr. Torkil Faero: Balance Stress, Optimise Health and Live Longer

Jun 3, 2024 | Featured Speaker, Living Younger by Changing Aging, Mind and Brain, Podcast, Podcast Episode, Wellness

Episode 159 of GROWING OLDER LIVING YOUNGER focuses on the use of monitoring devices and trackers, measuring biometric data such as heart rate variability, sleep patterns and multiple other approaches, to achieve optimal health and well-being. We explore the intricate relationship between sleep, movement, and music on overall health, and highlight the therapeutic potential of activities such as dance and music.

Today’s Featured Expert, Dr Torkil Færø is author of The Norwegian bestseller, The Pulse Cure: Balance Stress, Optimize Health and Live Longer, in which he describes how the causes of our modern diseases are most often found in the stresses our lifestyles place on our bodies. Dr. Faero is a general practitioner and emergency physician, a documentary filmmaker and photographer, and author of five books, including The Pulse Cure. He has taught photographic workshops in Norway, and other countries such as Morocco, France, Cuba, Ethiopia, Israel, Palestine, the Faroe Islands, Croatia, Sri Lanka, Montenegro and Spitsbergen. He has traveled by car, bicycle, motorbike, and kayak and sailboat through over 80 countries. In 1996, he was one of the first Norwegian medics to work with Doctors Without Borders,  in war torn Angola. In his 25 year career as a freelance doctor, working all over Norway he has gained a unique picture of the diseases that plague our modern society

Episode Timeline:

[0:01] Introduction to aging, health, and lifestyle changes “through the lens” of a  doctor-photographer.

[6:59] Heart rate variability as a stress indicator, using devices to measure it, and how it can impact health.

[15:13] How sleep and lifestyle changes impact heart rate variability.

[25:51] Aging and using biometric data for wellness and  personalized health.

[32:09] Aging and longevity with a focus on the autonomic nervous system, and the importance of movement and nutrition

Learn more about about Dr. Faero

Website: thepulsecure.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torkil-f%C3%A6r%C3%B8-97348b1/

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