What is HRV, how it relates to Stress, and what YOU can do about it!

Have you heard about Heart Rate Variability (HRV)?

Or have you ever wondered what it is and what you can do about it?

In this episode of me&my health up we discuss this very topic of HRV, what it is, what you can do to improve it and get yourself into your GREEN ZONE! We even take you through a relaxing practical breathing exercise. Enjoy!

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About our guest Dr. Gayl Hubatch, OMD, LAc, Doctor of Chinese Medicine

Gayl Hubatch, is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and author. She enthusiastically leads Qigong and Heart Math classes Dr.Gayl has practiced energy medicine: acupuncture etc. for over 30 years, bringing a wealth of knowledge to her clinical practice and courses. She has Co- led Qigong and Tai Chi trainings at various universities, colleges and retreat centers throughout the US.

Gayl specializes in qigong, integrating eastern and western medicine with a practice in acupuncture, herbology, and bodymind therapies in Austin, TX. As a certified HeartMath Trainer, Gayl offers resilience training online. Also, a diplomat through NCCAOM, her book: Fabric of the Soul: Eight Extraordinary Vessels is available on

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About me&my Health Up & Host

me&my Health Up seeks to enhance and enlighten the wellbeing of others. Host Anthony Hartcher is the CEO of me&my wellness which provides holistic health solutions using food is medicine, combined with a holistic, balanced, lifestyle approach. Anthony holds three bachelor’s degrees in Complementary Medicine; Nutrition and Dietetic Medicine; and Chemical Engineering.

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This is a recording of a podcast that took place on 3 June 2022.
Note the advice and information is general in nature. Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition.