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Neuroscientist DEBUNKS Female Brain Myths | Lisa Mosconi on Women of Impact Women of Impact

    • Mental Health

Check out our sponsors: Athletic Greens: Go to https://athleticgreens.com/lisa and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase!InsideTracker: insidetracker.com/womenofimpactWhen it comes to physical health, it’s no secret that too often research of new medications and studies being released are disproportionately reflective of results based on men. Women’s health issues have been poorly studied for years. More physicians and scientists are starting to shine light on the problems that exist with treating men based studies as sufficient evidence for how to best treat women. Dr. Lisa Mosconi is a neuroscientist and author of the book, The XX Brain, which dives deep into women’s cognitive health and preventing Alzheimer’s disease. If you’re curious about how stimulants such as caffeine or alcohol effect you between cycles or how significant physical activity truly is for women over the age of 35, this interview is going to help you get started. As Lisa Mosconi says, it’s not about which is better or more superior. men’s brains or women’s brains, it’s about understanding there are functional differences that we can optimize for to have greater cognitive function and energy throughout our lives.Check out Lisa Mosconi’s latest book, The XX Brain: https://amzn.to/3rBH4ex SHOW NOTES:Bikini Medicine | Lisa on women’s health is treated indistinguishable from men’s health [1:07]Ambien Study | A study that revealed how women medicated with Ambien crashed more [4:30]XX Brain | Lisa on understanding how the xx brain is wired and responds and functions [6:56]Brain in Puberty | Lisa explains what happens to the brain during puberty for women [13:42]Brain During Menstrual | How menstrual flow effects women’s changes in the brain [17:10]Caffeine Stimulants | Lisa explains how to optimize energy from stimulants for your cycle [21:28]Diet for Your Cycle | How foods functions for women’s brain health and how to optimize [26:39]Supplements | Lisa shares how to supplement with a healthy diet to optimize xx brain [31:03]Exercise for Women | Lisa on why consistency is usually more important than intensity [33:05]Stress in Women | Reducing stress is a brain protective strategy that relies on hormones [38:33]Tips Against Stress | Practical tips that can help you effectively fight stress day by day [43:13]Magic of Sleep | Lisa reveals the self care process that happens during sleep [46:41]Pregnancy & Your Brain | How pregnancy stimulates brain plasticity and connection [50:08]QUOTES:“Men's brains and women's brains are not different. In the sense that one is better than the other, [...] the way that the brain is built, or the way the brain functions really dictates different strengths in different vulnerabilities.” [7:54]“This is a system that works as a system and changes at the same time, and whatever happens to your ovaries has an impact in your brain.” [19:29]“The truth is that the same exact foods that change your body also really impact the functionality of the brain.” [22:15]“There's so much more to food than just food. Food is information and food is function, and one of the functionalities of food is that very specific nutrients can literally speak to our cells.” [27:22]“What the brain wants the minimum, it's a moderate intensity exercise, and the need for frequency ranges between three and five times a week.” [35:03]“Reducing stress doesn't just save your day, it also really says your brain for the long term.” [40:59]“Very little has been done for people to really have the tools to cultivate mental health and well being, and we...

Check out our sponsors: Athletic Greens: Go to https://athleticgreens.com/lisa and receive a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase!InsideTracker: insidetracker.com/womenofimpactWhen it comes to physical health, it’s no secret that too often research of new medications and studies being released are disproportionately reflective of results based on men. Women’s health issues have been poorly studied for years. More physicians and scientists are starting to shine light on the problems that exist with treating men based studies as sufficient evidence for how to best treat women. Dr. Lisa Mosconi is a neuroscientist and author of the book, The XX Brain, which dives deep into women’s cognitive health and preventing Alzheimer’s disease. If you’re curious about how stimulants such as caffeine or alcohol effect you between cycles or how significant physical activity truly is for women over the age of 35, this interview is going to help you get started. As Lisa Mosconi says, it’s not about which is better or more superior. men’s brains or women’s brains, it’s about understanding there are functional differences that we can optimize for to have greater cognitive function and energy throughout our lives.Check out Lisa Mosconi’s latest book, The XX Brain: https://amzn.to/3rBH4ex SHOW NOTES:Bikini Medicine | Lisa on women’s health is treated indistinguishable from men’s health [1:07]Ambien Study | A study that revealed how women medicated with Ambien crashed more [4:30]XX Brain | Lisa on understanding how the xx brain is wired and responds and functions [6:56]Brain in Puberty | Lisa explains what happens to the brain during puberty for women [13:42]Brain During Menstrual | How menstrual flow effects women’s changes in the brain [17:10]Caffeine Stimulants | Lisa explains how to optimize energy from stimulants for your cycle [21:28]Diet for Your Cycle | How foods functions for women’s brain health and how to optimize [26:39]Supplements | Lisa shares how to supplement with a healthy diet to optimize xx brain [31:03]Exercise for Women | Lisa on why consistency is usually more important than intensity [33:05]Stress in Women | Reducing stress is a brain protective strategy that relies on hormones [38:33]Tips Against Stress | Practical tips that can help you effectively fight stress day by day [43:13]Magic of Sleep | Lisa reveals the self care process that happens during sleep [46:41]Pregnancy & Your Brain | How pregnancy stimulates brain plasticity and connection [50:08]QUOTES:“Men's brains and women's brains are not different. In the sense that one is better than the other, [...] the way that the brain is built, or the way the brain functions really dictates different strengths in different vulnerabilities.” [7:54]“This is a system that works as a system and changes at the same time, and whatever happens to your ovaries has an impact in your brain.” [19:29]“The truth is that the same exact foods that change your body also really impact the functionality of the brain.” [22:15]“There's so much more to food than just food. Food is information and food is function, and one of the functionalities of food is that very specific nutrients can literally speak to our cells.” [27:22]“What the brain wants the minimum, it's a moderate intensity exercise, and the need for frequency ranges between three and five times a week.” [35:03]“Reducing stress doesn't just save your day, it also really says your brain for the long term.” [40:59]“Very little has been done for people to really have the tools to cultivate mental health and well being, and we...

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