Laser/LED Remedy For COVID & Extra With Vielight’s Lew Lim

From podcast:

[00:00:00] Introduction

[00:01:17] Podcast Sponsors

[00:08:06] Introduction to Lew Lim

[00:11:01] The Beginnings of Photobiomodulation Expertise

[00:18:45] Completely different wavelengths

[00:21:58] Variations Between Fashions

[00:28:37] Podcast Sponsors

[00:31:05] cont. Variations Between Fashions

[00:35:08] Utilizing systemic lights vs simply the mind lights

[00:42:42] Publish-concussive syndromes and TBI

[00:52:36] Logistical Utilization and Finest Apply

[00:57:31] Closing the Podcast

[01:00:33] Upcoming Occasion

[01:02:46] Finish of Podcast

Ben:  My title is Ben Greenfield. And, on this episode of the Ben Greenfield Life podcast.

Lew:  One factor about photobiomodulation is there may be sufficient within the literature to point out that it reduces inflammatory elements. When you could have continual ache, it is rather usually attributable to the presence of the inflammatory elements. You are not totally healed, the our bodies, it is there, generally it quantities to virtually autoimmune, your physique begins to assault itself. However, photobiomodulation has been discovered to cut back this. However, I’ve seen the place you’ll be able to actually see the joints swollen wherever, braces. And, I put this photobiomodulation, we go it at 1,000 hertz. And, I imagine a sooner frequency has an inhibitory impact on the tissues. It truly helps to cut back ache virtually instantly. Utilizing photobiomodulation for ache has been round for a really very long time.

Ben:  Religion, household, health, well being, efficiency, vitamin, longevity, ancestral dwelling, biohacking, and an entire lot extra. Welcome to the present.

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Properly, of us, on social media and elsewhere you’ll have often seen me sporting this loopy laser mild helmet on my head with these crimson flashing nasal probes shoved into my nostrils. And, maybe you have thought, “What the heck is that?” and “Why would any person ever select such a horrific trend assertion?” However, follow me right here as a result of there’s truly one thing to this science, it is referred to as photobiomodulation. There’s truly plenty of one thing and plenty of science behind it as a result of the idea of all of our ideas and habits and feelings is the interplay between our neurons, our neuronal networks that talk. The way in which that neural electrical indicators happen is through mind waves. You are little question accustomed to mind waves. Properly, you’ll be able to stimulate mind waves utilizing mild. That is referred to as mind photobiomodulation. You’ll be able to actually stimulate the mitochondria within the neuronal cells or the neurons within the mind. And, that may enhance mobile power ranges within the mind and elsewhere.

And so, what I do is I placed on this crimson mild expertise. It is like a helmet. And, three or 4 instances per week, I will put on this factor for 25 minutes after I’m working within the morning. And, I take advantage of this factor referred to as a Vielight, V-I-E-light. It is likely one of the gadgets on the market that is truly been researched and scientifically proven to have the ability to modulate and alter your mind waves utilizing mild power, utilizing near-infrared mild. And, they’ve measured this via EEG measurements.

I did a podcast about this, gosh, greater than 5 years in the past. I have been utilizing the gadget ever since, however lots has modified within the area of mind photobiomodulation and photobiomodulation basically. So, what I wished to do was to get one of many world’s main specialists on photobiomodulation and mind photobiomodulation on the present. His title is Dr. Lew Lim, L-E-W L-I-M. He was on the present earlier than after I interviewed him initially about this Vielight, however like I discussed, lots has modified. There’s these completely different gadgets now which have come out at completely different wavelengths and with completely different remedy areas. And, I imply, every part from concussion to TBI, to shifting the physique very quickly right into a bliss meditative state, to alternating between gamma and alpha frequencies, there’s a lot happening right here with these gadgets. And, I believe extra folks really want to learn about this. I imply, I’ve even had mates who’ve had issues early onset dementia and  Alzheimer’s who’ve truly bought models for they usually’ve seen a profound distinction by way of their alertness, by way of their cognitive efficiency. So, there’s positively one thing happening right here.

Lew, welcome again to the present, man. It has been a short while.

Lew:  Thanks, Ben. It is nice to be in contact with you once more.

Ben:  Yeah, for certain.

And, I am simply curious as a result of after I interviewed you final time, we simply form of jumped in and began speaking concerning the lights. However, for you personally, I’d simply be curious what your precise background is by way of particularly the way you got here to grasp and use photobiomodulation your self whether or not on your mind or elsewhere.

Lew:  Properly, the historical past truly goes again fairly some time. I am in Toronto now in Canada. Imagine it or not, this all began in California. I used to be within the Bay Space for plenty of years. Within the mid-’90s, we experimented with lasers. And, throughout that point, photobiomodulation wasn’t identified in any respect in North America. It was a form of a Soviet Bloc area. I believe it was most likely referred to as one thing shut with phototherapy.

Ben:  Okay.

Lew:  Was found in 1967 Hungary, which was a part of the Soviet Bloc. And, Russians had been truly establishing laser facilities and doing plenty of cool stuff. And, the literature was primarily within the Russian language, however we removed it. I experimented with what this could do. and, it got here out of the concept that the Russians had been actually injecting crimson mild into your vein.

Ben:  If you say injecting crimson mild right into a vein, that is truly a protocol that I do know plenty of biohackers will do now, like they’re going to do UV blood irradiation or infrared blood irradiation. A number of of us will mix that. I’ve a health care provider who combines it with ozone. They’re going to do ozone go of the blood and on the identical time irradiate the blood with mild to activate the mitochondria. There was even one physician I simply was with down in Florida who combines it with methylene blue. He’ll actually do a methylene blue IV. And, apparently methylene blue interacts with photons of lights to extend mitochondrial power manufacturing. And so, this concept of light-based IVs is one thing that I believe is even more and more widespread now amongst the biohacking and the longevity group.

Lew:  Yeah. Truly, that is UV blood, irradiations just a little bit completely different from utilizing crimson and infrared mild. Yeah, that is truly attention-grabbing. UV mild irradiation has been happening for fairly a very long time. And, what they do is that they extract blood and get right into a chamber the place they direct UV mild. And, some areas, it was antimicrobial, it was antioxidative.

And sure, methylene blue is definitely a really attention-grabbing answer so as to add as a result of it has its personal different properties. It has been experimented with — even for Alzheimer’s illness. Truly, there was a drug primarily based on methylene blue. Yeah, a lot of attention-grabbing issues happening. However, crimson mild is just a little bit completely different, they really nonetheless do now plenty of practitioners, it isn’t many now, they nonetheless inject lasers, laser lights into the vein. And, the thought is to get a systemic impact.

Ben:  Yeah.

Lew:  Properly, let’s reduce it brief and simply going to some primary biology and physics right here.

Ben:  Okay.

Lew:  Now, the factor about crimson and infrared, it could actually penetrate the pores and skin and membrane. So, my perception is you do not have to do it to get mild into your physique, primarily as a result of crimson and infrared can penetrate via the pores and skin. So, I attempt to discover out, okay, the place is to get increased success stage, the place would you discover the thinnest membrane. And, the nostril truly is an effective space as a result of the membrane is admittedly skinny so you do not want plenty of energy to ship crimson and low-level laser.

Ben: Like a light-based nasal probe.

Lew:  Yeah, precisely. So, that is why I believe the thought is getting crimson mild into your physique to work easy manner is do a probe. Contained in the nostril, it goes via a skinny membrane. And, with crimson, crimson does not penetrate too deep, so it is sufficient to irradiate a flood, the vasculature in that space to get this impact.

Now, we even have 810, which is an extended wavelength near-infrared. The thought of utilizing 810 Infrared is to have a deeper penetration to achieve the mind. So, that is retaining it temporary.

Ben:  Okay. Alright, bought it.

So, mainly once we’re concentrating on the mind with near-infrared mild, whether or not via the nostrils or I assume that since there’s lights on prime of this factor virtually like a helmet via the highest of the pinnacle, that will get delivered to the mitochondria. And, it is my understanding that the sunshine is definitely absorbed by an enzyme, an enzyme referred to as cytochrome c oxidase and that then makes use of the photon packets of sunshine to basically provoke issues like ATP manufacturing. However then, there’s analysis on therapeutic broken mind cells and enhancing cerebral blood circulation and decreasing irritation and toxicity, even regenerating broken mind cells. And, what you are saying is that even the wavelength of sunshine goes to affect how a lot is absorbed or what the precise mind experiences primarily based on the wavelength of sunshine that is delivered.

Lew:  Yeah. Longer wavelength theoretically penetrates deeper. So, if you wish to penetrate deeper, you apply longer wavelength. And, that is going to near-infrared after which infrared. Take into consideration the entire spectrum of electromagnetic wave. So, you could have very, very brief high-energy wavelengths within the gamma. It is a completely different gamma from the gamma wavelength within the waveform within the mind to a extremely lengthy waves within the type of radio waves, FM radios. So, think about once you go to that lengthy of a wavelength, you actually penetrate something.

So, the query could also be requested, “Why do not we simply use lengthy wavelength?” It greatest penetrates via every part. However, the factor is cytochrome oxidase in different types of information in dialogue like water construction and all which have motion spectrum. So, cytochrome c oxidase reply solely to sure window or wavelength. So, we’re speaking right here mainly a price round 600 to near-infrared I say most likely under 1,000 nanometers, though there are dialogue about 1,064 and all that. I believe that longer wavelength acts on the water construction. So, that is one side of it. So, it is bought to fall inside that. And, even inside this window, there are particular wavelengths that the mitochondria reply higher. And, there are some blind spots that round 760 to 780 that do not appear to do something. So, we attempt to fall inside that. And in addition, as you go longer, you get absorption by water so it turns into much less efficient all you do when water absorbs power like that, you solely produce warmth.

Ben:  Okay. Alright, bought it.

So, once we’re taking a look at these completely different wavelengths, and I take a look at the completely different gadgets that you just guys have, to start with, there’s the 810 wavelength. And, that one appears to be the one that the majority of those gadgets use, the near-infrared mild at 810 nanometers, and that is what you could have within the Duo gadget and the gamma and the alpha. I’ve the Duo, which simply permits me to decide on gamma or alpha. However, though the wavelength of the sunshine is 810, it is my understanding that the heart beat price, which means both 10-hertz pulse price of the sunshine for the alpha results or a 40-hertz pulse wave for the gamma impact goes to trigger completely different results on the mind relying on the precise price at which the wavelength is pulsed.

Lew:  Yeah. We truly began with the ten hertz.

Ben:  10 hertz being the alpha.

Lew:  Being the alpha, yeah. The truth is, our first dementia examine, it is a small examine, use 10 hertz. That was the primary prototype. We finally moved on to 40 hertz simply because we experimented extra. After which, the literature was developed growing to recommend that 40 hertz truly enhance reminiscence encoding. After which, there was this massive high-impact examine performed by MIT with Alzheimer’s markers. So, they discovered that 40 hertz, if we had been on this chamber of flickering lights, truly diminished the beta and the like plaques in your mind and so forth. So, it bought very attention-grabbing

We truly did various experiments on 40 hertz. We experimented on wholesome brains and noticed the impact on the high-frequency waveform, alpha, beta, gamma. After which, that was very attention-grabbing for the primary time, we confirmed the world that we might scale back the amplitude of the sluggish waves. Generally, it may be attributable to inattention, and sluggish considering, and sleepiness, and so forth. We will truly scale back the amplitude of those low waveforms once we ship gamma into the mind.

Now, 10 hertz is a default, a template setting on your mind as a result of we had been aiming for the default mode community. If you shut the eyes, have some introspection, doing nothing. Your mind will get into this default mode. When the default mode is wholesome, it usually signifies that your mind can be wholesome. And, once you shut your eyes in that mode, you’re each activating the default mode community and truly growing alpha. So, they’re each form of associated.

Now, there have been earlier animal research performed at Harvard at Mike Hamblin’s lab that confirmed that 10 hertz truly gave the perfect outcomes for traumatic mind damage restoration. So, we thought, okay, that is a superb place to begin.

Ben:  Okay, bought it.

So, we have the alpha and the gamma. And, I need to discuss just a little bit extra afterward about among the results on issues like recovering from TBI, and this shift into the bliss state, and even the efficiency implications. Like I discussed, the unit that you just guys have that I take advantage of, it is the one that enables me to decide on alpha or gamma, so it is referred to as the Duo as a result of I can change forwards and backwards between the 2 if I need to. After which, it is also bought the one, it is bought the additional attachment that means that you can goal different locations within the physique just like the cerebellum or the thymus gland or it is bought a second nasal probe that you may put into the nostril. 

I’ve a number of different utilization questions although earlier than we get into among the issues that you just guys have present in your analysis on this. So, 810 nanometers is the wavelength that is produced by this unit that I’ve, however then you definately even have some others which might be down within the 600-ish nanometer wavelength. And, one makes use of an LED and one makes use of a laser. So, why would somebody even look into utilizing one thing like that like a laser or an LED or a decrease wavelength? Are these simply earlier fashions or are these extra for the systemic impact versus the mind impact? How come you could have these completely different fashions?

Lew:  The laser ship coherent mild, so the photons are form of in lockstep. Truly, as much as across the 12 months 2000, 2005, most low-level mild remedy was truly primarily based on lasers. And, I say is mini legacy, it goes again to the sooner works and it was laser and as much as that time limit folks had been nonetheless arguing that laser is best due to this idea of getting coherence mild. However, increasingly more research are popping out exhibiting that it isn’t the coherency of the laser that issues, it’s the wavelength and the truth that the enzymes are receptive to photons of this wavelength versus being lasers. However, having stated that, we truly discovered lasers to be just a little bit simpler in delivering some outcomes. However, not as vital as many individuals appear to assert.

Now, the issue with laser is it’s regulated by the FDA. They’ve a number of danger ranges for lasers and we use the bottom ranges for security, which is under 5 milliwatts. So, that is within the security area for common use. So, now we have been doing that. And, for those who ask me, I say, yeah, lasers appear to have a slightly extra, however by switching to LED, we do not have the take care of the protection concern and stuff like that.

Ben:  Okay. So, the Neuro Duo that I take advantage of that enables me to change between alpha and gamma, that is utilizing mainly a near-infrared LED that may both pulse at 10 hertz or 40 hertz. And, you assume that that is going to be enough for most individuals’s wants by way of total well being of the mind?

Lew:  Yeah, appropriate. So, the query is, when will we use 10-hertz alpha and when will we use 40-hertz gamma? I might say that for common well being, I believe alpha is sweet. The truth is, personally, earlier than I am going to mattress, I take advantage of the alpha. I take advantage of it as soon as each two days.

Ben:  Yeah. And, by the way in which, I initially thought the alpha was only for waking you up, I described it as like a cup of espresso for the mind within the morning. However then, you advised me at one level that it labored rather well for sleep onset. And so, I can hold the unit up by my mattress and put it on it, and virtually shifts me into this meditative state. However then, afterward concerning the alpha, you advised me, and this was just some days in the past, there’s some form of a brand new examine that you just guys have discovered that enables a consumer to have the ability to virtually set off a right away change into what you name the bliss state, like one thing a sophisticated meditator would solely have the ability to obtain with plenty of observe. Is that the alpha wavelength that you just’re concentrating on for the bliss state?

Lew:  No, it isn’t. It’s one thing now we have found. Truly, it is gone again to about 5 years now, however we simply making an attempt to get research in line and get it examined and validated. However, anecdotally, photobiomodulation can truly shift mind waveforms however it isn’t the alpha.

After we experiment with the gamma, very curiously some individuals who have been doing meditation are reporting some altered state, some shift. And, that bought very attention-grabbing, however truly, we discovered that it isn’t simply 40 hertz. For some superior meditators, the frequency is far increased. Lots of them truly skilled a shift at 120 hertz. The extra superior ones are going to 40 hertz and the very, very superior ones are taking a look at perhaps 1,000 hertz. If you happen to’re not superior and you’ve got someplace in between, 1,000 hertz might not be a really constructive expertise. For me, for instance, I am not a meditator, so I am truly getting info from skilled meditators and people who do usually.

Now, everybody has his personal candy spot. I’ve bought individuals who have their lives modified, they usually change their life-style after experiencing ayahuasca or psilocybin, which is magic mushroom. So, they bought achieved and their life modified, their lifestyle is completely different now, they’re extra altruistic and so forth. And curiously, they felt that they’ve obtained some form of everlasting shift from their expertise. Now, once they tried the gamma the primary time, they felt one thing acquainted. However, once we use a better frequency, and that is solely attainable to the NeuroPro. You have not skilled it, Ben. However, perhaps we must always discuss this.

So, this explicit particular person I bear in mind vividly at 400 hertz, he went again into what he truly skilled for the primary time with psilocybin. He wished to strive it on a regular basis.

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Simply anecdotally, I ought to point out as a result of I’ve appeared into a few of this, that triggering of the 5-HTA receptors through psilocybin, additionally DMT to a sure extent, some folks expertise it just a little bit with microdosing with LSD after which, in fact, ayahuasca. This appears to amplify the consequences at the very least when I’ve used a microdose of psilocybin say and mixed it with the 40-hertz gamma sign, it does appear to amplify the consequences moderately notably. However, it seems like what you are saying is your guys’ extra superior system, which I believe is named the NeuroPro, which I’ve by no means truly used, that means that you can shift even a better hertz sign that could be much more highly effective than that?

Lew:  Yeah. Truly, with the NeuroPro, there are literally extra modules on the pinnacle and together with one to the again of the pinnacle. You’ll be able to truly use a telephone that we offer. The interface is kind of easy to make use of. You’ll be able to truly determine what frequency you need to ship to your head. And, you are able to do a sweep. You possibly can determine to have say each two minutes, I will enhance my frequency. I can begin with 10 hertz. It goes after 2 minutes or 5 minutes, I am going to twenty hertz after which I am going to 40 hertz and so forth. And, you’ll be able to go up with 10,000 hertz.

Ben:  10,000. What’s that really feel like, 10,000 hertz?

Lew:  Personally, I do not know. However, I say most individuals will expertise one thing as much as 1,000 hertz. And, past that, I am probably not certain what they expertise. I believe they do not usually really feel a lot, however it’s obtainable if not for folks to experiment. Upon getting set this explicit frequency, you should use it for a time period after which to re-experiment once more. It is fairly possible that after one to 2 months, your candy spot for that shift might be completely different. It might be as we speak is 128, tomorrow, after which two months later it might be 200 hertz. So, it is good to have one thing like that that you may truly set the frequency.

Ben:  Now once more, I’ve by no means used the NeuroPro earlier than, however how does the–and it comes with just a little smartphone that is loaded up with the completely different parameters that you may run. However, how does the neurofeedback a part of that work? As a result of from what I perceive, the NeuroPro truly form of takes me to the subsequent stage and permits for some kind of neural suggestions element. What is going on on with that?

Lew:  Yeah. If you, neurofeedback practitioners, it is fairly possible that you may be utilizing EEG, qEEG and you can be mapping your mind and see which space of the mind is missing sure waveforms. It might be poor in say alpha. Due to this fact, you need to enhance the alpha in your mind otherwise you’re missing in beta. Some folks do cross-coupling between the sluggish wave information and beta say for ADHD and so forth.

So, in neurofeedback, you attempt to practice the mind of your consumer to normalize and due to this fact attempt to set up regular once more. It isn’t a fast course of, you get a pc with this simulation applications in entrance of you and also you attempt to practice your mind. However, it might take as much as 30 periods over a number of months, half a 12 months.

Ben:  However, you can do it at residence with out going to a neurofeedback practitioner utilizing this gadget with the telephone?

Lew:  You would not have the ability to see how your EEG is altering. However, for those who’re a meditator, you may very well really feel it. So, you know the way to regulate. However, neurofeedback utilizing EEG truly makes life simpler. They will see what’s taking place in your mind and attempt to alter the waveforms. So, that is what the Neuro tries to do.

Ben:  Bought it.

So, again to the sunshine, the intranasal, from what I perceive, goes to have the ability to goal form of the ventral frontal areas of the mind after which the transcranial that truly passes via the smooth tissue and the small bones and the cranium, which is the a part of the lights that go on prime of the pinnacle will goal the dorsal or the again a part of the mind. However then, you have additionally bought, and that is one thing that I will usually placed on after I’m utilizing my Neuro Duo, which is the one which means that you can shuttle between alpha and gamma, you have bought this gadget now that may be positioned on the physique. Which means there’s an additional mild that may go on the again of the pinnacle after which additionally can be utilized on both the thymus gland or that again of the pinnacle, that cerebellar space. What is going on on once you’re utilizing extra of the systemic lights versus simply the mind lights? What’s taking place if I had been to put this mild over my thymus or over my abdominals, for instance, and operating concurrently the headset?

Lew:  Yeah. That is referred to as the X-Plus. I truly developed this initially to spice up the immune system. And, throughout the course of say, hey, I do know one thing’s like this could additionally add to the neuro and put one in the back of their head to cowl the occipital space the place you course of imaginative and prescient and likewise the cerebellum, which is kind of vital for, in my view, traumatic mind damage. So, the X-Plus comes with two modules, one for the pinnacle, which does that and one to be positioned over the thymus. Truly, it’s each the bone and the thymus gland.

Now, the thought is like this, we’re utilizing truly this explicit gadget in our COVID-19 examine to evaluate the restoration from the COVID-19 extreme an infection. And, that was the important thing one.

Ben:  What have you ever discovered by way of the way it’s working with COVID?

Lew:  We did a pivotal examine. We had about 290 topics. It was a randomized scientific trial. The information is being reviewed by the FDA and Well being Canada at this very second. We’ll see what occurs when now we have submitted a preprint.

Ben:  Yeah. And, I will put it within the shownotes, by the way in which. You probably did ship it over. I did not get an opportunity to learn it but, however I will put all of the shownotes for anyone listening in and needs to dig into it at, L-E-W L-I-M, Lew’s title,

So, you are utilizing this physique, the X-Plus for remedy for COVID an infection or for long-haul COVID or each?

Lew:  Properly, I will let you know the way it works with this explicit one. So, the X-Plus additionally has an intranasal unit. If you’re attacked by COVID viruses, it goes via your nasal space first.

Now, one of many issues that you just need to be reminded is photobiomodulation truly helps the mitochondria to launch nitric oxide. And, their nitric oxide is usually trapped within the electron transport chain, which compromise this perform. Photobiomodulation, you truly launch nitric oxide, after which the mitochondrial features higher, then nitric oxide get launched into your physique. And, nitric oxide has the flexibility to inhibit the replication of coronavirus. It does not matter what variant it’s, simply coronavirus with these spike proteins basically. So, that is the essential concept. And, it additionally helps–the nostril truly has a colony of microbes and micro organism within the supply price additionally helps–now micro organism has mitochondria as properly. And, that helps launch nitric oxide and helps to inhibit replication of coronaviruses. However, as soon as it is gone previous and also you’re affected for a number of days gone previous, your higher respiratory tract and goes right down to your physique. Significantly, with the sooner variants, the delta variant, which was truly fairly a harmful variant as you most likely know, when it will get there, it begins to wreck your tissues, your blood vessel cells, the endothelial cells. When it will get to a extra superior stage, it begins to wreck the opposite organs or property. It causes this cytokine storm, which causes your complete physique’s immune system to assault itself. It will get to an enormous inflammatory course of.

Now, once we place one on the thymus, the idea is the bone marrow truly helps to fabricate stem cells. And, among the many stem cells will go to the place it’s required and helps your physique to heal. And, the precursor to the T cells truly go to the thymus gland to get matured. After which, you could have elevated manufacturing of T cells to assist your immune system. Now, the thought and being positioned there, that is additionally near your lung. When your lungs harm your pulmonary areas and whether or not you could have endothelial cell harm, it helps to heal as a result of in photobiomodulation, the mitochondria additionally releases development elements, and the expansion elements go into the therapeutic course of.

Now, the opposite factor that’s in literature however probably not well-discussed and well-tested is the manufacturing of melatonin.

Ben:  The manufacturing of melatonin in response to the sunshine produced by the X-Plus on the physique.

Lew:  Precisely. The mitochondria has the flexibility to supply melatonin. This melatonin is definitely completely different from the melatonin from the pineal gland, which works into your circulatory system. It is a subcellular melatonin, which truly helps the cells to remain in a wholesome state as a result of melatonin can be antioxidant. It helps to neutralize free radicals. And, that’s the reason I believe photobiomodulation is fairly efficient in retaining folks wholesome and serving to to take care of free radicals. So, that’s all a part of the large image.

Ben:  By the way in which, the X-Plus, from what I perceive, though the primary Neuro Duo gadget that I used to be speaking about does 810 nanometers at both the alpha or the gamma frequency, that X-Plus makes use of that 633-nanometer wavelength so that you’re technically form of for those who mix the 2 getting each the advantages of the 600-ish nanometer wavelength mild plus the 810 nanometer. After which, with the X-Plus, you’ll be able to select to put it over both the thymus or the cerebellum or the intestine relying on which space you need to goal for that day’s remedy, proper?

Lew:  Yeah, yeah, you bought it proper.

Ben:  It is a very cool combo. And, it solely takes 30 seconds to simply pull on and activate, which is fairly handy.

So, that is fairly cool concerning the COVID trial that you just guys are doing. And in addition, what you discovered for the superior meditators so far as triggering that speedy change right into a bliss state, however in fact, one factor that–and I believe this was initially how I bought excited about you that you just guys have discovered plenty of advantages for this for is for post-concussive signs and TBI. What is the newest on that by way of the usage of both the alpha or the gamma waves and what you guys have discovered?

Lew:  The one fear about TBI, notably amongst high-level athletes and say soccer, once they retire, the consequences of repetitive concussion begins growing to CTE, is degenerative, it trigger suicidal ideation, they lose management of their habits. So, it is fairly form of factor. A really excessive share of retired soccer gamers truly went on to point out indicators of this tau, the markers within the mind that might become CTE, which stands for continual traumatic encephalopathy, which is just about to do with the mind.

I talked lots extensively to [00:44:00] _____ of Boston College about this. She, in Boston College, can be the hub of CTE analysis, however she’s not in that specific group. However, it’s of an important concern and we thought we actually should unfold a message that if photobiomodulation might deal with traumatic mind damage and scale back the situations of CTE. And, we do not have sufficient information as a result of massive information with many, many topics to verify, however the case sequence that we have noticed have seen truly retired athletes with CTE going via the neurodegeneration technique of experiencing the shortcoming to regulate habits, experiencing PTSD, experiencing sleep issues, experiencing melancholy, they’ve recovered. 

So, Dr. [00:45:01] _____ group, they’ve simply printed a paper, and I believe you can make that obtainable to your viewers as properly to point out the exceptional enchancment. I abruptly use the phrase “exceptional,” but it surely’s fairly exceptional as a result of I do know at the very least considered one of these [00:45:20] _____ at the very least fairly properly. And, Larry Carr, he is on the market advocating for photobiomodulation. As a result of he truly bought his life again from a disastrous path to being fairly regular, he is identified an adjunct professor on the College of Utah. And, he is one of many topics on this explicit paper.

Ben:  Now, if somebody’s utilizing this for post-concussion signs, what if any person had a concussion like 10 years in the past? Is it going to have the ability to trigger neurogenesis in outdated broken mind cells? Is that this one thing that must be used acutely proper after an damage? Is it one thing that may be used preventively to boost mind well being to decrease the danger of concussion? What can be the sensible utilization for one thing like this?

Lew:  I might say all of that. You should use it preventively since you form of prime your mind to have the ability to stand up to. There’s a few of that within the literature. You’ll be able to notably use it post-concussion after your exercise the place you are feeling like you are going to numb. However, even for those who do not expertise signs, your mind is already has skilled it and it may be proven in imaging.

So, yeah, use that though you do not have signs as a result of it’ll assist your mind to get well. However, for those who do have signs, listed here are the papers. The truth is, College of Utah is doing various work. They’re within the technique of making ready manuscripts for publication. They’ve introduced in conferences. I believe, they’ve a number of posters out already. We are literally going to do extra work with them. And, the perfect factor for me is that they did all these work independently. I had no affect on the protocol, so it was completely impartial. So, there’s much more credibility to these findings.

Aside from that, that space together with Brigham Younger College, they’re additionally experimenting on wholesome athletes to look at the advance in efficiency that’s being that although the info is out, I haven’t got all of it intimately. That is totally one other impartial examine. And, they discovered enchancment in grip energy.

Ben:  In response to utilizing the crimson mild remedy on the pinnacle, they discovered growing grip energy?

Lew:  Yeah, yeah. They mainly use the gamma. The grip energy plus enhancements in on-field decision-making. They really did one thing referred to as the joys of creating B take a look at, which truly is a take a look at of recognition and the way is the take a look at of your consideration, following path markers, additionally how one can take care of distraction and a number of components launched into your efficiency, into your resolution making.

Ben:  So, you can technically use one thing like this. You possibly can put it on pre-workout, for instance, put it on the gamma, the 40-hertz frequency, and doubtlessly get issues like an growing grip energy or focus or resolution making. We have already established there is a nitric oxide launch. And, that alone goes to assist with a exercise. And, many individuals who might need performed full physique crimson mild remedy have most likely skilled that blood stream impact. However, what you are saying is you can actually use this proper earlier than a exercise is nearly a approach to amp up the physique pre-workout or pre-competition to do one thing like elevated grip energy or on-field resolution making.

Lew:  Yeah. I used to be truly fairly pleasantly shocked with this discovering. I’ve by no means truly considered earlier than this though I say, okay, perhaps as a result of the mind is admittedly your management heart on your complete physique, you enhance that. Yeah, you’ll be able to hyperlink the half of your main mode of cortex to the ability to your muscle mass, your limbs, and all that form of factor. That might be a part of the rationale.

Now, improved signaling to the very spots your physique and the chiropractor goes to check to that’s all about gaining energy by enhancing the signaling out of your say your backbone to the opposite elements of your physique. Right here, you are speaking about your complete mind within the spinal space.

Ben:  Proper.

Lew:  So, they’ll relate to that, however I am glad they did a examine as a result of it’s form of give validation to what I form of assume might occur.

Ben:  Yeah, yeah. And, concerning the use pre-work–I do know it is in your web site, you could have an image of any person truly figuring out with dumbbells whereas sporting the headset. I do not assume I might ever put on this factor on the fitness center simply because I am very lively after I work out. And, I suppose I might perhaps journey a bicycle or stroll on a treadmill or one thing whereas sporting it. However, the thought of simply placing it on pre-workout and even within the automobiles or driving to the fitness center or one thing like that, that looks like fairly low-hanging fruit.

Now, what concerning the half that you just had talked about to me in an e mail alternate we had earlier this week about ache administration of continual ache? What have you ever discovered so far as that is involved?

Lew:  Yeah. One factor about photobiomodulation is there may be sufficient within the literature to point out that it reduces inflammatory elements. And, when you could have continual ache, it is rather usually attributable to the presence of the inflammatory elements, you are not totally healed, your physique is there, generally it quantities to virtually the autoimmune, your physique begins to assault itself, and all this difficult stuff. However, photobiomodulation has been discovered to cut back this. We are literally performing some work to see associated to our upcoming examine on lengthy COVID. However, we’re going by that concept. So, plenty of continual ache is to do with that. And, I imagine the discount of the inflammatory elements assist.

Now, there are different issues when, like I’ve stated earlier than, once you ship photobiomodulation, you assist to cut back the presence of free radicals. You must synthesize development elements that assist with therapeutic and stuff. And really, I do know completely strive that on retired athletes, notably soccer gamers, [00:51:41] _____. Once they retire, they stroll away with a lot damage to the our bodies they usually do not essentially expertise plenty of it when they’re younger. However, once you grow old, issues are setting, your physique do not get well as shortly. However, I’ve seen the place you’ll be able to actually see the joints swollen and also you put on braces. And, I put this photobiomodulation, we handed it at 1,000 hertz. And, I imagine a sooner frequency has an inhibitory impact on the tissues. It truly assist to cut back ache virtually instantly, which is kind of attention-grabbing. We’re doing separate research to attempt to validate it, however usually, I am not inventing something new in ache remedy. Utilizing photobiomodulation for ache has been round for a really very long time.

Ben:  Yeah, attention-grabbing.

Okay. So, let’s discuss concerning the logistical utilization. And, I do know that with crimson mild remedy, plenty of instances, you do not need to overdo it as a result of an excessive amount of crimson mild remedy might create reactive oxygen species and extra is just not essentially higher. I’ve heard up to now that someplace round 20 to 25 minutes a day or a number of days per week might be a fairly good vary to focus on. However, what do you assume so far as greatest practices? For instance any person take heed to this podcast they usually determine they’ll get the Neuro Duo so they may do alpha or gamma and perhaps they’ll get the physique X to go together with it to allow them to do some physique remedies. Presently, my protocol is I will do it on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, or Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, though after I have not talked with you on this podcast, I would begin to simply put on it just a little bit pre-workout on among the different days as properly. However, what do you assume so far as greatest practices go for the frequency or the size of utilization?

Lew:  So, now we have a common assertion which I put on the market and say. However usually, every part’s regular for you, you are wholesome, you need to simply preserve a superb well being and perhaps just a little bit higher. All you want is as soon as each two days due to the danger of overdoing stuff. 

One other factor, the photobiomodulation, you ship a dose and the dose stays there relying on the state of your physique and the particular person. You possibly can be there for a number of hours to a couple weeks. So, think about for those who hold doing it, you retain accumulating the dose. Then, each time your electron transport chain within the mitochondria is doing exercise, you’re additionally producing free radicals, reactive oxygen species, which you want to enable your physique to clear. Photobiomodulation helps, however an excessive amount of of it could produce an excessive amount of of free radicals that your physique hasn’t had sufficient time to clear. So, that is why I say, okay, usually, for a wholesome man simply doing regular actions, as soon as each two days is sufficient. However, you’ll be able to experiment, it isn’t a tough and quick rule, it relies on the particular person. You’ll be able to strive as soon as a day and see how you are feeling. However, I believe for those who’re doing a high-stress exercise–going via an sickness is a given. Your cells are all going via stress, so that you’re most likely okay doing as soon as a day, perhaps even twice a day.

Now, for those who’re doing extremely stress exercise in aggressive sports activities, you are placing your physique via plenty of bodily stress. I assume, you can do as soon as a day or perhaps pre- and post-, so you’ll be able to experiment with it. Since you once you’re doing all this exercise, you are truly producing plenty of free radicals. And, maybe photobiomodulation can assist to really scale back that. And, you are additionally producing some inflammatory elements as properly and photobiomodulation could possibly assist scale back that. Then, you have bought this constructing of muscle mass that the expansion elements with photobiomodulation could possibly synthesize.

Ben:  Yeah, yeah. And, you mix it with something, like we discuss methylene blue. And, in my view, each shilajit in addition to chlorella may also pair fairly properly with photonic mild remedy or photobiomodulation. And so, I would rise up within the morning and take just a little little bit of methylene blue orally or use this sort of black mineral kind of extract referred to as shilajit and even chlorella from a darkish inexperienced compound like algae. And, I discover that that appears to additionally amplify the consequences of the crimson mild remedy in the same manner is like utilizing a microdose of say psilocybin or LSD appears to pair fairly properly with the gamma 40-hertz sign. However, is there anything that you just discovered combines properly both from a supplementation standpoint or different biohack, so to talk, that you just would possibly mix with one thing like crimson mild remedy?

Lew:  Yeah. Truly, a concept was proposed plenty of years again by a professor on the College of Texas at Austin, Professor Gonzalez-Lima. Truly, he proposed combining photobiomodulation with methylene blue to really alleviate Alzheimer’s illness. I have not examined it this fashion, however there’s a concept behind it. The truth is, there’s a firm within the peak of the pandemic. There’s a group in British Columbia there in Vancouver truly proposing photobiomodulation with methylene blue that is delivered into–unfold into the nostril.

Ben:  Actually, like an intranasal methylene blue remedy?

Lew:  Yeah, yeah. I believe they patented that specific remedy. However, you are feeling that adversarial impact reduce.

Ben:  Yeah, yeah. Properly, let’s discuss just a little bit about how folks might truly use this as a result of I do know these gadgets will not be cheap. I believe now we have a ten% low cost code, GREENFIELD, and also you go to, V-I-E-light. And, I do know you may get a reduction with code GREENFIELD. However, as an instance any person wished to form of get the unit I’ve, which appears to work completely for me though I am now within the NeuroPro. However, I’ve bought the Duo, which is the gamma and alpha, after which I’ve that mixed with the physique X. I simply bear in mind your web site, appears such as you’ve bought the Duo plus the X-Plus 3 combo. So, the precise one which I am utilizing. Yeah, it is proper round $3,000 to get the Duo plus the X-Plus 3. After which, I assume for those who use our coupon code, you will save 10% off of that. So, you save perhaps 300 bucks or so. However, that may be the one, the Neuro Duo, X-Plus 3 combo is what I might advocate to of us if you wish to truly do this out. And, I imply, it is a type of issues that there is sure issues I personal that I take advantage of each week on a regular basis: my infrared sauna, my hyperbaric chamber, my PEMF mat, my weights, after which this neuro gadget is simply completely superb. So, I will hyperlink to all this within the shownotes for individuals who need to strive it out. And, I additionally did one other podcast with Lew that I will hyperlink to additionally for those who guys need extra of form of the essential science behind it as a result of we did an entire podcast on photobiomodulation as properly.

So, Lew, anything you need to convey up whereas I’ve you on the decision about Vielight?

Lew:  Superior meditators within the Tucson space who needs to be a part of the scientific examine. Yeah. I believe there is a hyperlink on the web site someplace for this explicit examine. And, additionally within the Toronto space. I believe it is a very thrilling frontier for even for photobiomodulation experimenting with attending to a better state of the mind.

Ben:  I agree. I imply, I personally assume oxygen remedy corresponding to ozone remedy, hyperbaric remedy workouts, oxygen remedy, together with pulse electromagnetic area remedy, and grounding or earthing together with crimson mild remedy and photobiomodulation. Mainly, the air, the earth, and the sunshine, I believe these three parts are the frontier of efficiency of medication. I believe sound and vibratory drugs could be a fourth if you wish to throw that in there. However, the locations you’ll be able to go, non-pharmaceutically with plenty of these things is simply completely astounding. So, I believe that is simply one of many coolest gadgets that exists on the market.

So, Lew, thanks a lot for approaching the present sharing this with us. And once more, I will hyperlink to every part together with our low cost codes. And, if Lew’s capable of get us a reduction on the NeuroPro, I will hyperlink to that as properly. Simply go to That is Lew, thanks a lot for approaching the present, man.

Lew:  Properly, thanks for inviting me, Ben. Maybe we’ll schedule one other replace someday sooner or later.

Ben:  Sure, perhaps extra steadily than each 5 years.

Alright, of us, I am Ben Greenfield together with Lew Lim of Vielight, V-I-E-L-I-G-H-T, signing out from Have a tremendous week.

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Have you ever ever seen me sporting a loopy, laser-light helmet on my head, with red-flashing nasal probes shoved into my nostrils, and thought…

“What the heck is that and why would somebody ever select such a horrific trend assertion?”

However follow me right here, as a result of there’s truly one thing to the science of this so-called use of “photobiomodulation.” A number of one thing, and plenty of science.

The idea of all of your ideas, habits, and feelings is the communication between your neuronal networks. This interplay results in the formation of neural electrical indicators often called brainwaves. Mind stimulation through photobiomodulation stimulates neuronal mitochondria, which will increase mobile power ranges. This leads to improved effectivity in neural signalling and communication.

The “helmet” crimson mild expertise I put on – which I don three to 4 instances per week for 25 minutes – is the primary on the planet to exhibit the flexibility to modulate and alter brainwaves utilizing NIR electromagnetic (mild) power, measured via EEG. Delivering pulsed near-infrared (NIR) mild power into the mind’s Default Mode Community (DMN) upgrades mind functionality, will increase longevity and improves physiological well being. Microchip-boosted chilly LED diodes on this setup – made by an organization referred to as “Vielight” (use code GREENFIELD to save lots of 10%) – can safely maximize power transmission into the mind and intranasal photobiomodulation expertise is used for ventral mind stimulation. Transcranial-intranasal methods like this allow complete, non-invasive and secure mind photobiomodulation.

The truth is, the Vielight Neuro is the world’s most-researched mind photobiomodulation gadget. It delivers 810 nm close to infrared (NIR) power to the mind’s Default Mode Community (DMN) through 4 transcranial LED modules and a nasal applicator. Vielight Neuro transcranial-intranasal expertise provides an unparalleled benefit for enhancing psychological acuity and neuromodulation.

Neuro Alpha causes alpha wave exercise that correlates with the alpha stream state, psychological calmness and stress discount. You’ll be able to learn a printed summary of a examine with the Vielight Neuro Alpha gadget on Alpha mind waves right here. Neuro Gamma wave frequency correlates with energization, problem-solving and focus. You’ll be able to learn a printed examine with the Vielight Neuro Gamma gadget on Gamma mind waves right here. The Vielight X-Plus targets very important buildings inside your physique: the cerebellum, thymus gland and nasal vascular space. It may be mixed with the Vielight Neuro as an entire brain-systemic photobiomodulation system.

The expertise of Vielight dates again to 1995 within the Silicon Valley – when the founders, Dr. Lew Lim, who first joined me on the episode How To Use Low Stage Mild Remedy and Intranasal Mild Remedy For Athletic Efficiency, Cognitive Enhancement & Extra – and a gaggle of engineers explored the potential of intranasal photobiomodulation. Intranasal photobiomodulation gadgets had been commercially developed in 2003, which had been later trademarked as “Vielight” when the corporate was included in 2011.

Through the years, Vielight’s focus shifted in direction of the event of distinctive photobiomodulation gadgets which improve cognition and efficiency, amongst different issues. Their group has since advanced right into a formidable group of engineers, scientists, and enterprise professionals devoted to taking the expertise to as many individuals as potential. My visitor on this present, Dr. Lew Lim, is an engineer with extra diplomas in Medical Neuroscience and Enterprise and Accountancy. He obtained his levels and diplomas from the College of California at Berkeley, College of Sheffield, Duke College and The Chartered Institute of Administration Accountants, UK, and is an skilled in the usage of photobiomodulation.

Throughout our dialogue, you will uncover:

-Vielight and Dr. Lew Lim…08:07 

  • Mind Photobiomodulation – stimulating mind waves utilizing mild
  • Stimulate the mitochondria within the neural cells; enhance mobile power within the mind
  • Vielight (use code GREENFIELD to save lots of 10%)
  • Earlier podcast with Dr. Lew Lim:

-The beginnings of Picture Modulation Expertise…11:23 

  • Within the early 90s, experimented with lasers
  • Picture modulation expertise was developed within the Soviet block 
    • Phototherapy was found in 1967 in Hungary 
    • Russians had been injecting crimson mild into veins
    • As we speak, many practitioners nonetheless inject laser lights into the vein 
  • Pink and infra-red mild can penetrate via pores and skin
    • Nostril is the perfect space for penetration
  • Mild is absorbed by an enzyme (cytochrome c-oxidase) to provoke ATP manufacturing
  • The wavelength of the sunshine influences how a lot is absorbed

-Why completely different wavelengths are used…16:43

-The variations between Vielight fashions…23:16 

  • The 655 Prime Intranasal mannequin makes use of a low stage laser, not LED (use code GREENFIELD to save lots of 10%)
  • The distinction between lasers and LED 
  • Lasers ship coherent mild 
  • Up till 2005 most low stage mild therapies had been primarily based on lasers 
  • New research present that it’s not the coherence of the laser that issues, it’s the wavelength and enzymes being extra receptive of photons of those wavelengths 
  • Lasers are a bit simpler however not considerably 
    • Lasers are regulated by the FDA with a number of danger ranges 
  • LEDs do not have security issues related to lasers 
  • The Neuro Duo makes use of close to infrared LED, switches between alpha and =gamma 
    • Alpha is sweet for common well being 
    • Gamma is utilized by individuals who meditate and are reporting some altered state, some shift 
    • One consumer experiences expertise just like that of psilocybin at 400Hz
  • NeuroPro has increased, extra highly effective sign
    • Extra modules 
    • Permits you to select the frequency, enhance it as much as 10,000 Hertz 
    • Neuro suggestions element 
    • Can be utilized to coach the mind to normalize 
  • Brainwave examine reveals psychedelic DMT produces “waking-dream” state

-Why you’d use systemic lights vs. simply the mind mild…38:51 

  • The X-Plus was initially developed to spice up the immune system
    • X-Plus nasal applicator (use code GREENFIELD to save lots of 10%)
    • Comes with two modules
      • One for the pinnacle
      • One positioned over the thymus
  • Used for COVID-19 examine to evaluate the restoration from COVID-19 extreme an infection
  • The X-Plus is being evaluated by the FDA and Well being Canada to point as a remedy for COVID an infection and Vielight is now making ready for a protracted COVID scientific trial
  • Manufacturing of subcellular melatonin as a response to the sunshine produced by the X-PLUS on the physique 
    • Subcellular melatonin, which truly helps the cells to remain in a wholesome state as a result of melatonin can be antioxidant
    • Completely different from the melatonin from the pineal gland, which works into your circulatory system
    • Why photobiomodulation is efficient in retaining folks wholesome and serving to to take care of free radicals
  • X-Plus makes use of 633-nm wavelength form of for those who mix the 2 getting each the advantages of the 600-ish nanometer wavelength mild plus the 810 nanometer
  • Select to put it over both the thymus or the cerebellum or the intestine relying on which space you need to goal for remedy

-Publish-concussive syndromes and TBI…47:29 

  • Repetitive concussions become CTE (Persistent Traumatic Encephalopathy)
  • CTE is a progressive neurodegenerative illness
    • Former soccer gamers undergo from CTE  are additionally experiencing PTSD, sleep issues, melancholy 
  • Exceptional enchancment with crimson mild remedyextra work coming 
  • Enchancment of efficiency in wholesome athletes  
  • Persistent ache administration 
    • There may be sufficient proof that photobiomodulation reduces inflammatory elements 
    • Persistent ache is linked to irritation 
  • Photobiomodulation helps to cut back the presence of free radicals

-Logistical utilization and greatest practices…58:44

  • For wholesome individuals who simply need to preserve good well being, as soon as each two days as a result of there’s a danger of overdoing stuff
  • Ben’s protocol is 3x per week 
  • For prime-stress actions like aggressive sports activities, you can do as soon as a day or perhaps pre and post-activity
  • Combining with dietary supplements or different biohacks 
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-And rather more…

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Assets talked about on this episode:

Dr. Lew Lim:

  • Vielight (use code GREENFIELD to save lots of 10%)

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