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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How a Traumatic Brain Injury Affected My Life with Josh Perry

July 23, 2019

It’s been said that the act of failing only occurs if you don’t get back up again. No one knows this concept more than pro BMXer Josh Perry, who has fallen (both figuratively and literally) countless times. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen, Tana Amen, and Josh describe what it’s like to get back up when recovering from something like a traumatic brain injury.
GUEST/S Josh Perry

The Brain Scan that Saved A Professional BMXer’s Life with Josh Perry

July 22, 2019

BMX rider Josh Perry was living out his dreams, travelling, competing, and rising up through the professional ranks when he suffered a horrific crash. The doctors ordered an MRI, and what they saw in the scan changed his entire life. In the first episode in a series on traumatic brain injuries with Josh, he recounts his incredible story to Daniel and Tana Amen.
GUEST/S Josh Perry

How To Heal from a Head Injury / TBI

March 28, 2019

In the fourth and final episode in a series about hidden brain injuries, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen give you a step-by-step process to counter the negative effects that come with suffering a brain injury. Armed with Dr. Amen’s simple pneumonic, you’ll have all the tools you need to avoid suffering and start feeling (and behaving) better.

Concussions/TBI: What Happens in the Brain?

March 26, 2019

New research shows us the surprising impact a concussion can have on your brain and your life. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen continue their discussion on hidden brain injuries by delving into the topic of concussions. Learn about the physical effects that take place after even a minor concussion, and how it can affect your daily life.

Traumatic Brain Injury: Could You Have One and Not Have Known It?

March 25, 2019

Many of the patients Dr. Amen sees at his clinic have a recurrence of dark, often suicidal thoughts, and they often attribute these thoughts to their own messed up way of thinking. But what if these thoughts are the result of a physical problem, or more specifically, a head injury? In the first episode of a series about hidden brain injuries, Dr. Amen and Tana reveal the surprising connection between bad thoughts and traumatic brain injuries.

Why Don’t Psychiatrists Look at the Organ They Treat? – Pt. 4 with Chase Mattioli

October 4, 2018

In the fourth and final episode of a series with former NASCAR driver Chase Mattioli, Dr. Daniel Amen and Chase discuss some of the more common mental health issues people face, probable causes, how they can be misdiagnosed, and what can be done to help.
GUEST/S Chase Mattioli

How a NASCAR Driver Shifted Gears on his Brain Health – Pt. 3 with Chase Mattioli

October 3, 2018

As a former NASCAR driver, Chase Mattioli knows that for all the work mechanics do on the car, the most important element for optimizing performance is the brain of the driver. In the third episode documenting Chase’s story, he and Dr. Daniel Amen discuss the drastic shift he made in terms of how he took care of his body and his brain.
GUEST/S Chase Mattioli

NASCAR Driving & My Mental Breakdown – Pt. 2 with Chase Mattioli

October 2, 2018

When former NASCAR driver Chase Mattioli suffered a severe mental breakdown, he decided it was time to seek help. In the second episode chronicling Chase’s amazing story, he tells Dr. Daniel Amen about what led him to take a look at his brain, and how what he saw changed everything.
GUEST/S Chase Mattioli

Racing Towards Trouble: A NASCAR Driver’s Troubled Brain & Misdiagnosis – Pt. 1 with Chase Mattioli

October 1, 2018

Former NASCAR driver Chase Mattioli knew his life was heading in the wrong direction. In addition to being diagnosed with depression and bipolar disorder, he had suffered concussions and tons of toxic exposure from life on the racetrack. In the first episode of a four-part series on his incredible success story, Chase tells Dr. Daniel Amen what his life was like before he decided to make a change.
CATEGORIES Depression, PTSD, TBI, Trauma
GUEST/S Chase Mattioli

Irlen Syndrome: What is it?

September 26, 2018

In the third episode of a series on brain injuries, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss Irlen Syndrome, a condition often caused by brain trauma. Daniel and Tana describe the symptoms of Irlen Syndrome, as well as discuss how treatment options can help you get your life back. 
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