The Model Health Show

Pandemics are stressful. Whether you’re stressing about homeschooling your kids, worrying about the health of your loved ones, or dealing with financial struggles, you’re not alone if you’re struggling during this time. As we navigate through isolation and uncertainty, taking care of your mental health should be at the top of your priority list. 

When it comes to brain health, there’s truly no one better suited on the planet to share valuable tips and strategies than Dr. Daniel Amen. Dr. Amen is a double board-certified psychiatrist, 10-time New York Times bestselling author, and a true authority when it comes to maximizing your brain. 

On today’s show, Dr. Amen is back on The Model Health Show to share his best insights and solutions to optimize your brain health during a pandemic. You’re going to learn about the correlation between brain health and body health, how to stand the best chances against COVID-19, and how to stay connected during isolation. I hope this episode makes you feel empowered in your ability to build strength and resilience during hard times. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The importance of keeping up on your mental hygiene. 
  • A distinction between mental illness and brain health. 
  • What your best defense against COVID-19 is. 
  • How weight gain impacts the human brain.
  • The link between inflammation and obesity.
  • What inflammatory cytokines are, and what they have to do with the brain.
  • Why you should become aware of your omega-3 fatty acid levels.
  • The best nutritional supplements to support your immune system. 
  • How the pandemic has increased mental health issues.
  • The shocking link between unemployment rates and opioid addiction. 
  • How to reframe the way you think about death. 
  • The difference between social distancing and physically distancing. 
  • How appreciation can change your life. 
  • The impacts that loneliness and isolation can have on the brain. 
  • Tips for parenting during a pandemic. 
  • How learning can literally grow new brain cells. 
  • Why Alzheimer’s is a lifestyle disease, and what one major contributor is. 

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