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Even though we know that our brains change throughout our lifetime, there’s a lot we can do to support our brain’s health and functionality at every stage. Cognitive impairment and mental decline are common symptoms of aging, but declining brain function is not inevitable. On today’s show, you’re going to learn about 5 behaviors that …

Humans have a complex and intimate connection with out of our most basic needs: food. In our culture, food can serve many purposes including memories, joy, and connection. And because every cell in your body is created from the food you eat, your diet also has a profound impact on the way your body functions …

Puberty is an important part of human growth and development, but what happens when it occurs too soon? Early onset puberty is defined as a child undergoing the developmental changes of puberty earlier than normal. While this was once a rare occurrence, rates of early-onset puberty more than doubled during the pandemic. On this episode …

The immune system is one of the most powerful, complex systems in your body. Its critical role is to protect the body from harmful invaders like viruses and bacteria. An autoimmune disease occurs when the immune system misfires, attacking the very cells it is intended to protect. The range of autoimmune diseases is vast, and …

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Learning is a critical part of life, and it’s also been an indispensable theme throughout my career. The more I’ve learned, the more I’ve been able to evolve my perspective, grow as a person, and share with the …

There’s not one area of our life that isn’t impacted by our health and well-being. Becoming a healthier version of yourself ripples into every part of your life, including your relationships, your career, and your overall happiness. On today’s show, you’re going to learn about how increasing your physical resilience can impact your mental health …

The English language provides many examples of the communication system between the brain and the gut: a pit in your stomach, butterflies in your stomach, and gut feelings are all expressions we accept as standard. But beyond expressions, there’s a very real connection between our feelings and our biology. Because our brain and our enteric …

Over the past couple years, there have been a lot of fear tactics used in the media to instill a sense of disempowerment and helplessness into our citizens. Recently, the CDC released some new data on chronic disease in Americans, reporting that 60% of American adults have been diagnosed with one chronic illness. When you …

There’s a profound paradox in America. Despite spending trillions of dollars on healthcare every single year, our citizens are sicker than ever. Our rates of chronic illnesses are skyrocketing at an alarming rate, and our lifespan is now on the decline. Today you’re going to hear realistic, empowering changes you can personally implement to increase …

Statins are one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States. In fact, more than a quarter of Americans over the age of 40 are taking this popular drug class. You might think this is rational since cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death, and statins are often touted by …

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