The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast

With Dr. Daniel & Tana Amen

Podcast hosts Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are changing the way we look at the brain and its direct connection to all things wellness. From weight loss to love and happiness to overcoming mental conditions like anxiety, depression and ADD. They deliver practical, everyday tips for building the best brain and best life possible. Click on one of the episodes below to listen today! You can also find The Brain Warrior’s Way on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or Google Play.

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Tips to Beat COVID (If You Get It!), with Dr. Jonny Bowden

October 29, 2020

With the rate of coronavirus increasing once again with no end in sight, some are wondering if infection is more or less inevitable. Studies have shown that those with strong immune systems are able to fight off the virus, while others are simply not able to overcome it. In this fourth and final episode in a series with Dr. Jonny Bowden, he and the Amens give the practical strategies to prepare your body to fight off major viral infections such as COVID-19.  For more info on Dr. Jonny Bowden, visit https://jonnybowden.com/

What Insulin Resistance Means to Your Body, with Dr. Jonny Bowden

October 28, 2020

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are once again joined by the “Nutrition Myth Buster” Dr. Jonny Bowden. In this episode, the discussion is on insulin resistance, and why this marker is a major predictor for major potential health problems. Dr. Bowden and the Amens also reveal which tests should be considered in place of the traditional cholesterol test to give you more important information. For more info on Dr. Jonny Bowden, visit https://jonnybowden.com/

Do You Actually Need MORE Cholesterol in Your Diet? with Dr. Jonny Bowden

October 27, 2020

Although it tends to be demonized in western medicine, cholesterol is vitally important for your body. Without it, your body wouldn’t be able to create the hormones and nutrients needed for survival. So why does it seem that so many doctors tell us it needs to be as low as possible? In the second episode in a series with “The Great Cholesterol Myth” author Dr. Jonny Bowden, he and the Amens discuss why our current health system tends to steer away from the truth about cholesterol, and why this may be a mistake.   For more info on Dr. Jonny Bowden, visit https://jonnybowden.com/

The One Big Myth About Cholesterol, with Dr. Jonny Bowden

October 26, 2020

Most of us have been told that your cholesterol levels predict your risk of heart disease. Often it’s our own doctors than take a look at lab tests and scare us into reducing our cholesterol as much as possible. However, as “The Nutrition Myth Buster” Dr. Jonny Bowden tells us, this is all a big myth. In the first episode in a series with Jonny, he and the Amens dish the details on all things cholesterol, such as the importance of HDL and LDL, and why too little cholesterol can also be a bad thing. For more info on Dr. Jonny Bowden, visit https://jonnybowden.com/

How to Determine the Hours of Sleep You Need Each Night, with Dr. Michael Breus

October 22, 2020

One of the common questions we get asked is about the optimal hours of sleep needed each night. Unfortunately, there’s no right or wrong answer, as the amount varies from person to person. So how many hours do YOU need? In this fourth and final episode in a series with sleep doctor Michael Breus, he and the Amens give you a strategy to determine your nightly sleep target, as well as additional sleep tips to help you get the most out of your nights. For more information on Dr. Michael Breus, visit https://thesleepdoctor.com/
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The Connection Between REM Sleep and the Brain, with Dr. Michael Breus

October 21, 2020

Whether you’re an early bird, night owl, or somewhere in between, at some point during our sleep all of us experience the phenomenon of REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. Most of us are aware that our dream state is associated with REM sleep, but what exactly is the brain doing at this time? In this episode, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are once again joined by Dr. Michael Breus for a discussion on the effects of REM sleep on the brain. For more information on Dr. Michael Breus, visit https://thesleepdoctor.com/
CATEGORIES Sleep

Add These Steps to Your Sleep Routine for a Major Health Boost, with Dr. Michael Breus

October 20, 2020

Of all the ways to improve your overall health, making adjustments to your sleep routine is one of the easiest methods that can also have the most significant results. In the second episode in a series with “The Sleep Doctor” Michael Breus, he and the Amens dive into some simple steps you can add to your sleep routine in order to make a dramatic difference in the way you feel each day. For more information on Dr. Michael Breus, visit https://thesleepdoctor.com/ Links to more information on the connection between sleep and menopause: https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/02/20/natural-supplements-menopause-sleep/ https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/02/13/sleep-supplements/ https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/02/06/hormone-replacement-therapy/ https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/01/30/managing-sleep-health-menopause/ https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/01/23/sleep-and-menopause/ https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/01/09/symptoms-of-menopause/ https://thesleepdoctor.com/2018/01/05/menopause-affects-sleep/
CATEGORIES Sleep

The Most Common Sleep Problems (and How to Fix Them) with Dr. Michael Breus

October 19, 2020

When you have problems with your sleep, it can affect your entire life, and often in ways you least expect. Stress, anxiety, and depression can be made so much worse when our sleeping habits are part of the problem, rather than a part of the solution. In this week’s 4-part podcast series, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen are joined by sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus for a discussion on the most common sleep problems, and how you can fix them quickly to feel better immediately. For more information on Dr. Michael Breus, visit https://thesleepdoctor.com/
CATEGORIES Sleep

Can’t Stop Eating at Night? Here’s What We Recommend

October 15, 2020

You have questions? Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen have answers! In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Pocast, the Amens answer some of the questions that have recently come in from our listeners. This episodes features tips and information on such topics as nighttime eating, the meaning behind overactive brains, and dealing with personal relationships when an infidelity is involved. 

Can COVID-19 Have Physical Effects on the Brain?

October 14, 2020

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss some of the recent news items centered around our favorite organ, the brain. This week’s episode features content on such topics as COVID-19 and encephalopathy, statin drugs and their effects on cholesterol, HDL vs LDL cholesterol, and the effects protein, fiber, and sugar have on the body and brain. 

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