Posts Tagged ‘drugs’
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
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
Substance Abuse: How Can You Help A Loved One Overcome Addiction?
In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Tana Amen is joined by Dr. Jennifer Farrell, a Psychiatrist and Addiction Medicine Specialist. We discuss how the moral vs. medical mindset affects the barriers of communication that tend to exist with one who suffers from addiction, as well as strategies for rebuilding that healthy connection.…Read More
Can We Change The Way We View Addiction?
As is often the case in many mental health cases, there is a stigma in how we see people who suffer from addiction. But what happens when we shift our entire paradigm of addiction issues? In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Tana Amen shares her story about how, against her wishes, she…Read More
Opioids & Mental Health in America: What To Know
Dr. Daniel Amen’s recent visit to the White House to discuss our country’s opioid epidemic raised plenty of questions about how addiction can be treated or prevented. In this episode of The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss the current state of heroin use, the most current and effective methods…Read More
Is It Possible To Break Free From The Chains of Addiction?
Our pleasure centers are intended to handle an intermittent dripping of dopamine, but what happens when we pour dopamine onto our pleasure centers and drench them? In the first episode of a series on addiction, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen explain the science behind our compulsions, and the roles biology, psychology, and even genetics…Read More