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Join show host Louisa Nicola - a clinical neuroscientist from Sydney Australia, living in New York City as she sits down with the brightest medical doctors, surgeons, researchers and experts in the field of neuroscience, neurology and longevity. Louisa brings a fresh and unique voice to uncover the most complex machine in the world. She breaks down each episode in easy to digest information that is well researched to bring together a more mindful approach to how we are living each day. Importantly, in a world where neuropsychiatric disorders are becoming more prominent, Louisa not only places emphasis on the structural anatomy of the brain but also introduces topics like nutrition, brain fitness, sleep and environment to help you as the listener better understand your brain. Louisa graduated with an undergraduate degree in exercise physiology and teaching, she then went off to study a masters of mathematics where she looked at modeling the algorithms of neurons that fire in specific moments. She then went on to study medicine graduating with a speciality in neurophysiology from the university of Sydney. Her deep love for understanding the brain shows throughout this amazing episodic series where she is committed to providing you with the best up-to-date and evidence based information on the brain. You can find and connect with Louisa on Instagram at @thediamondboss_

The Neuro Experience Louisa Nicola

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Join show host Louisa Nicola - a clinical neuroscientist from Sydney Australia, living in New York City as she sits down with the brightest medical doctors, surgeons, researchers and experts in the field of neuroscience, neurology and longevity. Louisa brings a fresh and unique voice to uncover the most complex machine in the world. She breaks down each episode in easy to digest information that is well researched to bring together a more mindful approach to how we are living each day. Importantly, in a world where neuropsychiatric disorders are becoming more prominent, Louisa not only places emphasis on the structural anatomy of the brain but also introduces topics like nutrition, brain fitness, sleep and environment to help you as the listener better understand your brain. Louisa graduated with an undergraduate degree in exercise physiology and teaching, she then went off to study a masters of mathematics where she looked at modeling the algorithms of neurons that fire in specific moments. She then went on to study medicine graduating with a speciality in neurophysiology from the university of Sydney. Her deep love for understanding the brain shows throughout this amazing episodic series where she is committed to providing you with the best up-to-date and evidence based information on the brain. You can find and connect with Louisa on Instagram at @thediamondboss_

    128: Advancing Alzheimer's Disease Interventions. Looking at Metabolism, Genotype and Lab Tests | Team Sherzai, MD

    128: Advancing Alzheimer's Disease Interventions. Looking at Metabolism, Genotype and Lab Tests | Team Sherzai, MD

    Utilizing a strong scientific foundation both through their own research and the research of others, Dr. Dean and Dr. Ayesha Sherzai present a solid case for the reduction of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia through prevention. Show notes...

    • 1 hr 35 min
    127: Decoding the Female Brain. Hormones, Brain Areas that Change Throughout the Lifespan | Dr. Sarah McKay

    127: Decoding the Female Brain. Hormones, Brain Areas that Change Throughout the Lifespan | Dr. Sarah McKay

    For women, understanding how the brain works during the key stages of life - in utero, childhood, puberty and adolescence, pregnancy and motherhood, menopause and old age - is essential to their health. Dr Sarah McKay is a neuroscientist who knows...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    126: The Strongest Weapon Against Heart Disease and COVID-19 is Your Immunity | Dr. ASEEM MALHOTRA MD

    126: The Strongest Weapon Against Heart Disease and COVID-19 is Your Immunity | Dr. ASEEM MALHOTRA MD

    My guest today is Dr Aseem Malhotra, an NHS Consultant Cardiologist, and visiting Professor of Evidence Based Medicine. He is a world renowned expert in the prevention, diagnosis and management of heart disease.EPISODE SHOW NOTES HEREDr Aseem's passion...

    • 1 hr 26 min
    125: Blood Glucose Decoded: Insulin, Metabolic Dysfunction and Blood Glucose Monitors | DR. CASEY MD

    125: Blood Glucose Decoded: Insulin, Metabolic Dysfunction and Blood Glucose Monitors | DR. CASEY MD

    Episode Show Notes: https://bit.ly/3hXnQZTMy guest this week is Dr. Casey Means, a medical doctor who completed her medical degree and training at Stanford school of medicine and subsequently trained to be a Head & Neck Surgeon before transitioning to Functional Medicine.Her training with the Institute for Functional Medicine allows her to help you stay healthy and heal from within. She has spent thousands of hours in the operating room and hospital, and has seen almost everything that can go wrong in personal health. I think you’re all going to really like the episode today as we dive deep into metabolic health, blood glucose, insulin and neurology. We focus alot on hyperinsulinemia, metabolic dysfunction and genetics but we also talk alot about the software we now have available to us to track and monitor your blood glucose in real-time. So I guess this podcast is great for anyone who is being introduced to blood glucose and really wants to understand how they can live a longer and healthier life by stabilising their blood glucose levels. I would say that one of the things in this podcast that fascinated me and really caught me by surprise was how important fluctuations in blood #glucose are and why getting them under control can really have a positive effect on not just your metabolic health but also the health of your brain with respect to stress and cortisol.Find Casey here: https://bit.ly/31UxMhiFind Levels here: https://bit.ly/3gUVRsM

    • 1 hr 4 min
    124: Smart Drugs, Nootropics and Enhancing Brain Performance | Dr. Greg Kelly

    124: Smart Drugs, Nootropics and Enhancing Brain Performance | Dr. Greg Kelly

    Show notes: https://www.theneuroexperience.com/Promotion: Get a FREE bottle of QUALIA MIND by rating and reviewing the podcast. Nootropic also known as ‘cognitive enhancers’ are drugs that some people use in an attempt to improve memory, increase mental alertness and concentration as well as boost energy levels and wakefulness.There are many different nootropics. Some are pharmaceutical drugs that are designed to treat conditions such as sleepiness or narcolepsy, and to improve attention and focus in people with attention disorders. However, some healthy people use these drugs in an attempt to improve their cognitive performance.We are interviewing Dr. Greg Kelly - Naturopathic physician (N.D.) and lead product formulator at Neurohacker Collective. In this episode you will discover: 1. The history of Nootropics2. Stacking - what nootropics work well together3. How compounds cross the blood brain barrier 4. Mitochondria and brain health 5. Concussions and neuronal insults - do nootropics work? 6. Why would someone take smart drugs? Are they for everyone?7. SLEEP!! What are the best nootropics for enhancing deep sleep? 8. The mushroom family- unlocking your brains potential with lions main and other types of mushrooms 9. Best way to approach your nootropic journey. Neurohacker Collective was founded in 2015 with the mission of creating best in class well-being products by employing a unique methodology to research and development based on complex systems science. This scientific approach focuses on supporting the body’s ability to self-regulate, rather than overriding regulatory systems with chemicals designed to move a biomarker in a particular direction. The company began with a focus on cognitive products with the launch of its Qualia nootropic line and will continue to provide comprehensive products for overall peak performance.Get 15% of Qualia products using code DIAMOND15 at https://bit.ly/3aT5YwI

    • 52 min
    123: Upgrade Your Brain With Precision Medicine - Dr. MATTHEW DAWSON MD

    123: Upgrade Your Brain With Precision Medicine - Dr. MATTHEW DAWSON MD

    The brain may be complex, but there are certainly proven ways to improve brain function. Have you ever heard of genomics and precision medicine? I had Dr. Matthew Dawson on the podcast (episode 111) and we were introduced to the topic of precision medicine and today we are talking all about brain optimisation. Dr. Matt Dawson is a precision medicine physician in Lexington, KY, co-host of the Wild Health Podcast, and has been obsessed with performance optimization as long as he can remember. In this episode you will discover: 1. Matt's work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic 2. Testing for brain and body function 3. blood glucose and it's relationship with brain health 4. Gut microbiome-how to test and why it's important 5. Longevity- what is it and how can we live longer and healthier 6. The benefits of cold exposure7. Personalised medicine and the future of health 8. How to sign up for the brain Summit hosted by Wild Health You can check out the Wild Health team here: https://wildhealth.com/Their Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/wildhealthmd/?hl=enDon't forget to leave a review if you are enjoying the show!

    • 42 min

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