loader from loading.io

How to Improve Your Brain with Dr. David Perlmutter - The WellBe Podcast with Adrienne Nolan-Smith (getwellbe)

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

Release Date: 03/17/2020

Understanding Histamines with Dr. Brooke Kalanick show art Understanding Histamines with Dr. Brooke Kalanick

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

It's springtime, which means...allergies! People who suffer from allergies know that all the blooming plants and trees can cause a whole host of symptoms, but most of us don't fully understand how and why allergies occur. In this episode, Adrienne speaks with Dr. Brooke Kalanick, an expert on the very thing at the center of allergy symptoms: histamine. Dr. Brooke explains exactly what histamines are and how they work — including some eye-opening info on the many different things they do besides making you sneeze! She also explains the concept of "histamine intolerance," and why it doesn't...

info_outline
Natural, Science-Backed Ways to Improve Fertility show art Natural, Science-Backed Ways to Improve Fertility

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

Infertility is an incredibly common issue — 1 out of every 8 couples deals with it at some point! But that fact doesn't make it feel less overwhelming and confusing, and many people feel like their only options for having a baby involve synthetic hormones and invasive procedures. While each person's situation is unique, the good news is that there are a number of proven totally natural things you and your partner can do to improve your fertility. In this episode, we dive into the research around natural fertility boosters, plus common causes of infertility and the best diet if you're trying...

info_outline
Curing Lupus with Ayurveda: Rachel Winard's Story show art Curing Lupus with Ayurveda: Rachel Winard's Story

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

Rachel Winard went from never being sick and having great skin to suddenly having a constant fever, getting covered in full-body rashes, and having all sorts of other weird illnesses. It took her 15 doctors to finally get diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease where your immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. She was eventually put on chemotherapy for lupus and several other drugs. When she wasn’t healing, she finally decided to take control of her own health and find a natural lupus cure. What she found changed the course of her health, career...

info_outline
How to Prevent & Treat UTIs Naturally show art How to Prevent & Treat UTIs Naturally

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

Urinary tract infections are a huge pain (literally). What's worse, they're most frequently treated with antibiotics, which come with their own set of serious long- and short-term side effects. We've all heard the old "drink cranberry juice" advice, but does that actually work? And are there other natural ways to treat and prevent UTIs, especially for those of us who get them chronically? In this latest episode, we investigate. Listen to learn what causes urinary tract infections and why women are much more likely to get them than men, what simple lifestyle choices could be contributing to...

info_outline
"Heal" Filmmaker Kelly Noonan Gores + A Special Announcement

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

Writer, director, and producer of the documentary, Heal, Kelly Noonan Gores wants you to know one thing: that humans are designed to heal, and that each of us has the power to help our own bodies and minds to achieve optimal wellness. But, as with anything in the health and wellness world, things quickly become complicated. There’s the clash between Western medicine and more holistic routes, the complex and often ignored mind-body connection, and the fuzzy understanding of the role that genes and “inevitability” play in all of it. But Gores believes the truth at the center...

info_outline
Top 10 Health News Stories from January-March 2021 show art Top 10 Health News Stories from January-March 2021

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

It's been a news-packed few months, and that includes news related to health and wellness. It can be overwhelming to keep up with all of the emerging studies and policy developments that affect your health, so we've done the heavy lifting for you. We combed through dozens of news stories and clinical research to find the most important developments you need to know from the past three months, and we're breaking them all down for you. Listen to learn the top health stories of the year so far, including which 4 conditions are associated with worst Covid outcomes, what summer activity can cause...

info_outline
How Sakara Life Co-founder Whitney Tingle Healed Cystic with Diet show art How Sakara Life Co-founder Whitney Tingle Healed Cystic with Diet

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

Sakara Life co-founder Whitney Tingle developed severe cystic acne when she hit puberty, and it didn't go away afterward. She spent many years trying everything to get it to go away — including lasers, treatments used for cancer patients, and the risky drug Accutane — but nothing worked. Eventually, a light bulb went off and she knew she needed to take matters into her own hands. The journey she went on to heal her skin showed her something deeper about our health, and ultimately led her to co-found Sakara Life, the wildly popular meal delivery service. Listen to hear Tingle's inspiring...

info_outline
Understanding Leaky Gut: What Is It, and How Do You Heal It? show art Understanding Leaky Gut: What Is It, and How Do You Heal It?

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

We all know that gut health is absolutely central to every aspect of your well-being, and most of us are familiar with best practices for keeping your gut healthy. But what about leaky gut? It's a term that comes up fairly frequently in the wellness world, but it's still poorly understood among the general public and even in the scientific community. In this episode, we break down everything there is to know about leaky gut, including what's really happening when someone's gut is "leaky," why it's so concerning, what health conditions are associated with it, the most common causes, what you...

info_outline
Maya Dusenbery on How Medical Gaslighting Sidelines Women’s Health Problems show art Maya Dusenbery on How Medical Gaslighting Sidelines Women’s Health Problems

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

In this episode, Adrienne interviews journalist Maya Dusenbery, author of the book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick. When Dusenbery was unexpectedly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, it opened her eyes to the ways that women are often mistreated in medicine. She wanted to learn more about the gender bias in medicine, and so dove into research. She interviewed doctors, researchers, and patients to learn more about how and why women so often suffer with chronic conditions for years without a diagnosis or treatment....

info_outline
What Causes Brain Fog? Plus the Best Natural Treatment & Remedies show art What Causes Brain Fog? Plus the Best Natural Treatment & Remedies

The WellBe Podcast (getwellbe)

We all have our days where we feel out of it, but sometimes that fuzzy-headed feeling becomes chronic. Anyone who has experienced "brain fog" knows that it's super frustrating, especially because the cause can be really hard to pin down. In this episode, we look at what's really happening when you experience brain fog, and how you can clear it up. Listen to learn the actual definition of brain fog, the most common environmental and lifestyle-based causes, which underlying conditions could be triggering brain fog, what daily changes you can make to get rid of brain fog, when you should see a...

info_outline
 
More Episodes

You know what the smart, healthy thing to do is — but sometimes, it just feels impossible to make the healthy choice. Well, according to functional neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter, that's not your fault at all. His research actually shows that our modern lifestyles are physically rewiring our brains, making it more difficult to make good choices!

 

 In his interview with WellBe, Dr. Perlmutter shares his expert insights on this phenomenon, as well as actionable tips on how to improve your brain. Listen to find out:

  • What 2 regions of the brain control our behavior, and how technology has changed them
  • The modern lifestyle factors impairing brain health
  • The 8 steps Dr. Perlmutter recommends for improving your brain health and making better decisions going forward
  • The powerful relationship between sleep and the brain
  • Much more!

 

 You can also read or watch Dr. David Perlmutter's interview here: https://getwellbe.com/changemakers/david-perlmutter-how-to-improve-your-brain/

 

Which of Dr. Perlmutter’s 8 steps to improving your brain do you find the most challenging? Why? Tell us in the comments on the article page!

xx Adrienne + Team WellBe