102 episodes

Recovering from a stroke or brain injury can feel very lonely, but the NeuroNerds are here to help through their love of all things nerd! Each Monday, join Joe Borges and his co-host Lauren Manzano as they share stories from their personal recovery journeys; offer tips for coping and thriving; interview fellow survivors and experts; and talk about varying nerd topics from comics to superhero movie theories to video games and more. If you’re a stroke or brain injury survivor, a caregiver or family member of a survivor or just a big lover of nerd culture, this podcast is for you.

The NeuroNerds Joe Borges

    • Health & Fitness

Recovering from a stroke or brain injury can feel very lonely, but the NeuroNerds are here to help through their love of all things nerd! Each Monday, join Joe Borges and his co-host Lauren Manzano as they share stories from their personal recovery journeys; offer tips for coping and thriving; interview fellow survivors and experts; and talk about varying nerd topics from comics to superhero movie theories to video games and more. If you’re a stroke or brain injury survivor, a caregiver or family member of a survivor or just a big lover of nerd culture, this podcast is for you.

    Trust Your Gut

    Trust Your Gut

    Love is in the air!  It’s our post Valentine’s episode with our resident couple and co-producers Joe and Felice.  They talk about the Galentine’s event they held at their new HQ as well as the main topic of today’s episode - Gut Health.  They did a gut cleanse together and Joe gives his account of his experience while Felice shares the health benefits of maintaining a health gut as well as other benefits of natural healthcare.  Have you ever done a cleanse?  If so, share in the comments on our socials!

    • 46 min
    And the Oscar Goes To... Our 100th Episode!

    And the Oscar Goes To... Our 100th Episode!

    It’s our 100th episode!  We made it.  Can’t wait for the next 100 more!  In this episode Joe and Lauren discuss Oscar nominated movies from the award show this past weekend.  The also pick their Oscar picks for best brain injury related movies.  Joe also discusses the gut cleanse he is doing (more on that in our next episode).  What is your favorite movie featuring a story about brain injury?  Let us know on our socials!

    • 32 min
    Riding The Wave Of Change

    Riding The Wave Of Change

    Changes are happening for The NeuroNerds!  Our host, Joe and producer, Felice, have moved into a new creative living space with new recordings studios for our podcast!  While change is a great thing, there are always challenges when adjusting to new routines and environments, but this is especially challenging for brain injury survivors.  Joe and Lauren discuss managing and coping with changes plus Lauren shares an anxiety episode she recently faced due to her TBI.  And thank you all for baring with our delayed episodes due to our move!  What are some changes (good or bad) you’ve been facing lately and how are you dealing with them? Let us know in the comments on our socials!

    • 47 min
    Super Nova Betelgeuse

    Super Nova Betelgeuse

    Is Betelgeuse about to explode!?  Will we see a super nova in our lifetime??  All these questions are explored in this episode with our resident science and star nerd co-host Lauren and our resident over nerd and stroke survivor, our host, Joe!  Listen and learn.  What’s your favorite star or planet in the night sky?  Let us know in the comments on our socials!

    • 42 min
    2020 New Years Resolutions

    2020 New Years Resolutions

    It’s 2020 and The NeuroNerds are talking all about goals and resolutions for this New Year!  Plus they discuss SameYou featuring our podcast as their first podcast of the month.  2019 was a great year and we can’t wait to do epic and awesome things in 2020!!!  What are your New Years resolutions for 2020?  Let us know in the comments on our socials!

    • 40 min
    Party Like It's 2019

    Party Like It's 2019

    It’s our last episode of the decade!  Host Joe and co-host Lauren are talking about this past year an d decade in review including their brain injury recovery journeys as well as helping others on theirs.  Plus they talk about this past year’s nerdom in review including Game of Thrones, Avengers and more.  Plus they talk about about what’s to come with Star Wars including The Mandalorian and other shows on Disney+ as well as new shows like The Witcher on Netflix.  They’re ready for a bigger and better 2020! What are your New Years resolutions and expectations for the new year?  Share in the comments on our socials!

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

@strokelifealive ,

Amazing Podcast (Helping Brain Injury Survivors)

I am a Huge fan of the “Neuro Nerds) I started to listen to it back in 2018 when this podcast just started). I was on Hospital still and listening to it was a great thing for me, helped me to no feel so lonely and know that “cool” people also had a stroke and I wasn’t alone🤕
Thanks so much Guys for this great Podcast and being helping people around the world 🌎
Nefre @strokelifealive 💕

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