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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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

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. 

The Connection Between Suicidal Thoughts & COVID-19

August 26, 2020

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen discuss some of the hot button topics surrounding COVID-19 and brain health in general. One of the most alarming of these topics is the climbing rate of suicide and suicidal thoughts during this pandemic. The Amens explain some of the connections between social isolation, stress, helplessness, and depression, and why it’s so important to employ basic wellness strategies to keep sane and healthy. 

Quarantine Fatigue: Use These Strategies to Fight the COVID Blues

August 25, 2020

Quarantine fatigue, family stress, and political/social division are leading to skyrocketing rates of depression in the United States. And with all the stress in our lives it can be all too easy to ignore the warning signs and leave your depression unchecked. Fortunately, there are simple things you can do to counteract those COVID blues. In this episode, the Amens give you strategies for getting your mood back on the right track to feel and function better now. 

Do You Have COVID-19 Depression?

August 24, 2020

Dr. Daniel Amen has often said that in this pandemic, mental hygiene is as important as washing your hands, and the recent spike in brain health issues certainly supports this. But what if your suffering is going under the radar? In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Daniel and Tana Amen go over some of the telltale signs that you may be experiencing COVID depression, even though the symptoms may not at first seem obvious.

Now is the Time to Improve Your Family Life

May 14, 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused illness, stress, and economic disruption, there are silver linings hidden for those willing to look for them. In this last episode of a series on parenting in a pandemic, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss their top strategies for tightening up the family unit for a stronger, happier, and more loving home, and why now is definitely the time to do it.

Practical Tips For Coronavirus Prevention

March 17, 2020

With the increase of global panic over the spread of the coronavirus, many are left with uncertainty as to what they can do. One crucial measure to take is to shore up your immune system. In the second episode of a series on the reaction to pandemic, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you practical tips to strengthen your immune system today.
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