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Mind-Body Techniques for Healing Trauma

It might be easy to feel like trauma is something that will always be with us, that we will just have to carry for the rest of our lives. But accessible methods for healing are proving otherwise and giving thousands of people a new lease on life.  If we don’t work through our hardest experiences […]

How I Get the Best Night’s Sleep

There’s one thing I constantly see patients trying to ignore in their health routine: consistent high-quality sleep.  Sleep should not be underestimated—I cannot stress this enough! It’s when our brains detoxify, our nervous systems rest, and our bodies heal. Without regular deep sleep, we are on track to get hormonal imbalances, weight gain, mood swings, […]

Harness Your Brain’s Creative Potential to Pursue Your True Calling with Chase Jarvis

Download MP3 Creativity is a force inside every person that, when unleashed, transforms our lives and delivers vitality to everything we do. Left unexpressed, it can be a poison, leading to unhappiness, unfulfillment, and that feeling there is something missing. On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Chase Jarvis, an award-winning artist, […]

Is It Possible to Truly Heal From Trauma?

      Trauma comes in many forms, and it’s something we’re all going to face at one point or another. Though it might seem in the moment that we should push away negative feelings and pretend everything is fine, true healing can’t happen unless we open ourselves to our traumatic experiences and work through them. […]

Age better by harnessing the power of sirtuins

Have you ever stopped to think about what you want aging to look like for your unique body? It might be easy to automatically jump to a fantasy of never aging at all, but if we take time to set our actual standards for aging we’re more likely to reach them. For example, I want […]

Supporting the Vaginal Microbiome, The Root Cause of Acne, and Why Your Dog Has Leaky Gut with Kiran Krishnan

Download MP3 What do women’s health, dirt, and household pets have in common? More than you might think. When it comes to all living things, bacteria play a major role. Now, with emerging research in the microbiome contained within the soil, animals, and our bodies, we are able to find fascinating and helpful links for […]

Death Is Inevitable But Aging Is Not

       Age is not the definitive factor it’s made out to be when it comes to our health.  We can use our age as a baseline for tracking our health and longevity, but it isn’t stagnant. For example, certain types of testing can help us compare our biological age to our calendar age in […]

Could bacteria impact neurological health?

You might be surprised to learn that only 1% of the unique genes in our bodies are human—the other 99% comes from our microbiome.  Microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, and even fungi make up our microbiome, largely residing in the gut but also colonizing our skin, nasal and oral cavities, and other parts of the body. […]

A Step-by-Step Approach to Personalizing Your Diet with Chris Kresser

Download MP3 We all know there are universal rules to follow when it comes to eating a healthy diet, but personalization should be at the top of the list. While we have a lot in common as human beings and there are certain nutritional guidelines applicable to all of us, we’re different in important ways […]

Have We Discovered the Cause of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and ALS?

       The gut and brain are strongly interconnected. That’s why in Functional Medicine we always take the gut into account, along with the rest of the body, when trying to understand a brain disease. Unfortunately, conventional medicine likes to look at each part of the body separately, which may be why doctors have a […]

Improve Your Emotional Intelligence to Find Success

When it comes to success, we’re often led to believe a high IQ is required, but what about a high EQ, or emotional quotient?  Emotional intelligence may actually be more important for reaching our goals, becoming successful, and providing strong leadership than intellect alone. In fact, the majority of high performers have been found to score […]

Mirror Neurons, Empathy and Connected Parenting with Jennifer Kolari

Download MP3 I know many of you can relate to the challenges in parenting. Sometimes our emotions take over, our own past experiences drive big reactions, or we just can’t get through to our kids the way we want.  One thing that we forget to stop and think about, though, is that children’s brains aren’t […]