Earthing and Grounding with Dr. Stephen Sinatra

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Dr. Stephen Sinatra talks about earthing grounding.

Dr. Stephen Sinatra is known as America’s #1 integrative cardiologist. He’s also certified as a bioenergetic psychotherapist, and nutrition and anti-aging specialist. Dr. Sinatra integrates psychological, nutraceutical and electroceutical therapies in the matrix of healing. He is the founder of, an informational website dedicated to promoting public awareness of integrative medicine.

Main Questions Asked about Earthing Grounding:

  • What is grounding and how long has it been around for?
  • What has your research shown?
  • What are the easiest ways to ground?
  • Is there any reason for someone to not ground?
  • Are there any resources for grounding you would recommend?

Key Points Made by Dr. Sinatra about Earthing Grounding:

  • Basically, grounding is putting your bare feet on the bare earth.
  • The Earth is teeming with electrons, and grounding absorbs the energy of the Earth through the feet and conducts it throughout the body. The electrons function as antioxidants in the body.
  • Being disconnected from the energy of the Earth could be causing the increase of the frequency of disease in North America.
  • The research behind grounding has shown the connection between inflammation and being separated from the Earth.
  • Heart rate variability is a message from your heart that it is out of sync with the rest of your body.
  • Grounding brings the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system in sync.
  • Heart rate variability is a strong indicator of cardiovascular disease.
  • Grounding can also help reduce blood viscosity.
  • Leather footwear is one of the simplest ways to ground. The key is to not have a nonconductive material between your feet and the Earth.
  • Maybe you should avoid grounding near a power generation station.
  • The electromagnetic environment is causing a lot sleep difficulties, so sleeping grounded can help promote good restorative sleep.

Resources Mentioned for Earthing Grounding: 

Book – Earthing: The Most Important Health Discovery Ever!

Podcast Interview with Dr. Sinatra – Health Revelations

Podcast Interview with Tommy Rosa – Divine Revelations of Heaven




Dr. Sinatra’s website

Book – Reclaim Your Energy and Feel Normal Again

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