Posts Tagged ‘addiction’
How Substances Affect the Brain During A Pandemic Isolation
Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen review studies on drugs’ influences on the brain during the pandemic. They discuss how marijuana and other drugs can affect mental health by worsening bad habits, and how discipline can help maintain a healthy lifestyle in isolation. Daniel Amen, MD: Welcome to The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast. I’m Dr.…Read More
Can Vaping Lead to Cigarette Smoking? PT.3 With Dr. Jennifer Farrell
E-cigarettes has become increasingly popular among today’s teens. Companies like Juul are producing E-cigarettes that come in many flavors, and that are less harmful than cigarettes. But what are the drawbacks? In the last episode of a series with addiction specialist Dr. Jennifer Farrell, Dr. Daniel Amen dives into the subject of vaping to determine…Read More
What is the Link Between Social Media & Depression? PT. 2 With Dr. Jennifer Farrell
There’s no question that social media has changed modern society for better or worse. Some say that social media makes us more connected, but is this really true? In this episode, Dr. Daniel Amen is joined by addiction specialist Dr. Jennifer Farrell for a discussion on the physical effects social media has on the brain.…Read More
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Issues: Which Causes Which? PT. 1 With Dr. Jennifer Farrell
In a psychiatric discussion reminiscent of the age-old “chicken or the egg” debate, Dr. Jennifer Farrell and Dr. Daniel Amen explore the question of what comes first, substance abuse or mental health issues? It’s no surprise that there is a direct correlation between the two, and addiction specialist Dr. Farrell describes common scenarios among patients,…Read More
What Influence Does ADD Have on Relationships?
There are many reasons while some relationships thrive why others fail, but it’s no question that untreated ADD can devastate families and intimacy among couples. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen break down exactly how ADD threatens relationships.Read More
What Causes Conflict Seeking Behavior?
Why is it that certain people cause you to feel like you need to walk on eggshells around them? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen reveal a surprising cause for this type of behavior that has more to do with the physical function of the brain…Read More
Suicide, Drugs, & High School Football: What’s the Connection?
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.Read More
Alcoholic Parents: What Does It Do To A Child’s Brain?
Studies have shown that children of alcoholic parents exhibit the same brain types as soldiers who have been in war. What is it that causes these similarities? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss what exactly happens to the children of alcoholics.Read More
Forgiveness: Why It’s So Important- PT. 2 with James Ackerman
Sometimes the most difficult challenges we face in life are centered around those who have wronged us in some way. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are joined by Prison Fellowship CEO James Ackerman for a discussion on some of the more extreme cases of forgiveness.…Read More
How to Break the Prison Cycle- PT. 1 with James Ackerman
It’s been estimated that a staggering 77% of inmates will be arrested for a new crime within five years of being released from prison. James Ackerman, CEO of Prison Fellowship, has found that through his program, the rate drops all the way down to 17%. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr.…Read More