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#14: My Personal Journey to Fixing My Brain with Dr. Mark Hyman

#14: My Personal Journey to Fixing My Brain with Dr. Mark Hyman

FromBroken Brain with Dhru Purohit


#14: My Personal Journey to Fixing My Brain with Dr. Mark Hyman

FromBroken Brain with Dhru Purohit

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Length:
46 minutes
Released:
Aug 3, 2018
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

Host: Dhru PurohitGuest: Dr. Mark HymanAs a practicing Functional Medicine doctor, you might be surprised to know that I got sick...really sick. I got so sick that I thought my brain had broken. I had brain fog and couldn’t remember my patients’ names; I was exhausted and just could not function. What I uncovered may surprise you. I’m sharing my story with you today because if you’re not feeling the best, there is hope you can turn your health around like I did.We’re taking a short break from our regular Broken Brain Podcast episodes and sharing the full-length interview I did with Dhru for our Broken Brain documentary series. It will take you through all the details about how my health suffered and all the things I learned along the way. I will give you an in-depth look at how I healed and all the things you need to know about your own brain such as the importance of certain nutrients, how the brain changes, why chronic inflammation plays such a big role in disease, how toxins impact us, and much more.In this episode, we dive into:-Why I got sick (2:06)-My healing process (7:00)-How the body affects brain health (10:23)-What’s the blood brain barrier? (12:04)-The impact of chemical exposures (16:18)-Exercise has profound effects on brain health (19:07)-The new science of the brain—neuroplasticity (21:05)-Sugar as a brain toxin (22:20)-Dementia case study “Bud” (23:14)-Abnormal aging in our culture (28:36)-Hormones and the brain (34:49)-Inflammation’s role in brain degeneration (36:12)-The importance of fats (37:50)-Nutrients critical for brain health (42:31)-Learning through play at any age (44:32)-The power of sleep (45:38)
Released:
Aug 3, 2018
Format:
Podcast Episode