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Alcohol: The Holiday Spirit(s) You’re Better Off Without

Alcohol - The Holiday Spirit You Are Better Off Without On The Brain Warriors Way Podcast With Dr Daniel Amen And Tana Amen BSN RN

Many of us look for ways to cope with the holidays at the bottom of the bottle. Whether it’s dealing with your crazy aunt, masking your insecurities around successful siblings, or fighting off depression, it’s all too easy to turn to alcohol to help us survive the holiday season. But are we actually making things…

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Dopamine Drip: What Happens When the Brain Releases Too Much?

Dopamine Drip What Happens When The Brain Releases Too Much On The Brain Warriors Way Podcast With Dr Daniel Amen And Tana Amen BSN RN

In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen dive into the mailbag to answer reader questions. The discussion ranges from the differences between hypnosis and meditation to the effects of too much dopamine in the brain.    

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Dopamine: Can You Have Too Much?

Dopamine - Can You Have Too Much - The Brain Warriors Way Podcast With Dr Daniel Amen And Tana Amen BSN RN

Deep in your brain lies the nucleus accumbens, which plays a major role in how we as humans experience happiness. But what happens when we overload our brains’ pleasure centers? Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen dive into some material from Daniel’s new book Feel Better Fast and Make it Last to explain how to properly feed…

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How Does Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Affect The Brain?

How Does Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Affect The Brain On The Brain Warriors Way Podcast With Dr Daniel Amen And Tana Amen BSN RN

Although some may argue that marijuana isn’t as detrimental to one’s health as alcohol, those smoking marijuana may not be aware that they’re not the only ones they affect. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen describe the surprising effect secondhand marijuana smoke may have on your…

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Can Drinking Alcohol Help You Live Longer?

Can Drinking Alcohol Help You Live Longer On The Brain Warriors Way Podcast With Dr Daniel Amen And Tana Amen BSN RN

We all know about the negative effects of heavy alcohol consumption, but is it true that there are health benefits for drinking just 1-2 glasses of wine a week? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen break down just exactly what alcohol does to your body and…

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Suicide, Drugs, & High School Football: What’s the Connection?

Suicide Drugs High School Football - Whats The Connection On The Brain Warriors Way Podcast With Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen BSN RN

Drug abuse and suicide amongst high school students has reached epidemic proportions in the last few years. Why is this? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the possible causes for all this tragedy occurring in today’s youth.    

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