Mind-Body Medicine Archives | Chris Kresser

Mind-Body Medicine

Understanding mind-body medicine is essential in the Functional Medicine approach to healthcare. Learn more about how the mind and body are connectedand how that link impacts health.

RHR: Finding Happiness and Joy in Any Circumstances, with Dr. Rick Hanson
COVID-19 has created a crisis for all of us, but we have the freedom to choose how we respond to it. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Dr. Rick Hanson returns to discuss three...
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RHR: How the Modern World Is Affecting Our Brains, with Dr. David Perlmutter
The modern lifestyle and standard American diet are recipes for inflammation. Inflammation is a driver of chronic illness and, according to neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter, it has a profound effect on our brains, as well....
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RHR: The Pitfalls of Genetic Testing, with Dr. Tommy Wood
As the popularity of consumer genetic testing services continues to climb, more and more consumers are making decisions about what to eat or what supplements to take based on their testing results. In this episode...
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Why We Need Sleep, with Dr. Matthew Walker
We need adequate sleep, but it hasn’t always been clear why—and there’s still a lot we don’t understand about how our bodies rest. Dr. Matthew Walker has devoted his career to studying the subject of...
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Treating PTSD with MDMA, Dr. Michael Mithoefer
Conventional treatment for PTSD often means suppressing the symptoms associated with the disorder, rather than treating the underlying cause. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Michael Mithoefer about how MDMA,...
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How to “Hardwire Happiness,” with Dr. Rick Hanson
How do we build happiness, resilience, and gratitude? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Dr. Rick Hanson explains how the relationship between traditional Eastern wisdom, psychology, and neuroplasticity impacts our well-being and how embracing...
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How to Rewire Your Brain Using DNRS, with Annie Hopper
Neuroplasticity is the idea that your brain can “rewire” itself in response to a variety of factors—including negative ones, like chronic illness and trauma. The Dynamic Neural Retraining System (DNRS) allows us to correct those...
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How You Can Balance Rest and Productivity
Rest​ ​is​ ​essential​ ​to our​ ​health, happiness​, ​and​ ​​productivity, but ​in​ ​today’s world,​ it’s hard to come by.​ Find out how free days ​grant you the benefits of rest without sacrificing your productivity.
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Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic State: How Stress Affects Your Health
If you’re chronically stressed, your body is spending too much time in the sympathetic state, rather than the parasympathetic. Find out the difference between these two states and the impact long-term sympathetic activity has on...
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