Broken Brain Podcasts

Heal Your Body,
Heal Your Brain

Hosted by Dhru Purohit

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E13: The Broken Brain Podcast with Light Watkins

Why do people meditate? Is it because they need to de-stress—or is it because they want to work smarter and be more productive? It actually can be both and much more. Many benefits can’t even be measured. But, it is a common experience that if you meditate you will feel better; you’ll feel more relaxed, calmer, and focused.

E12: The Broken Brain Podcast with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

We use our muscles every day—from our brain to our quads—for the smallest and the biggest tasks. Muscles make up an impressive 45% of our body mass. Did you know that muscle is an endocrine organ and regulates metabolism? Did you know that using your muscles can actually help reduce systemic inflammation?

E11: The Broken Brain Podcast with Dr. Elizabeth Boham

We often hear the word inflammation in conjunction with the word disease. Loved ones fall ill, seemingly out of the blue, and it’s devastating. We weren’t expecting it at all. We look at them and they seem healthy and happy.

E10: The Broken Brain Podcast with Mike Mutzel

Have you or a loved one been on a destructive path, and wondered how on earth are things going to change? Our good friend and Functional Nutrition expert Mike Mutzel opens up for the first time here on The Broken Brain Podcast about his experience as a child and young person doing drugs, stealing, and being on a path that was going nowhere fast.

E09: The Broken Brain Podcast with Max Lugavere

What do you do when your mom’s health suddenly takes a nosedive and you don’t recognize the person you’ve known your whole life? If you are Max Lugavere, you drop everything and go on a mission, pouring through all the medical literature to put the pieces together about brain health in support of his mom, who has a rare form of dementia.

E08: The Broken Brain Podcast with Dr. Rupy Aujla

You’ve heard it said many times: Food is medicine. But, do we really understand how our day to day food choices can make or break our health? The good news is that there are people out there, like Dr. Rupy Aujla, who do, and who are passionate about the role of food in good health. And, he’s using his life to teach others—including the new generation of doctors—all about the healing power of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices.

E07: The Broken Brain Podcast with Dr. Maya Shetreat

Do you let your kids play in the dirt or have hand wipes ready for them at every turn? In a society that fears dirt and considers it undesirable, science is showing that we are losing diversity of bacteria on our skin and in our guts which impacts our immune systems and our brains.

E06: The Broken Brain Podcast with Dr. Titus Chiu

You’re yawning! What does that mean to your brain? Are you bored? Are you tired? Dr. Titus Chiu, a functional neurologist and one of our Broken Brain experts, says yawning is an indication that it’s time for a mini-break.

E05: The Broken Brain Podcast with Dr. Akil Palanisamy

With a much lower Alzheimer’s rate in India, have you been curious about the ancient Indian traditions of Ayurvedic Medicine and how these practices impact brain health?