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#10: Heat for depression? Can saunas, light therapy, and mindfulness meditation help treat depression? Brain Health with Dr. Nissen

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What is the role of saunas, infrared saunas, and other hyperthermia treatments in depression? What is the role of light therapy, lamps, blue light exposure, and circadian rhythms for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and depression? What is the role of mindfulness meditation, guided meditations, meditation apps like Headspace, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for depression?

Brain Health with Dr. Nissen brings you advancements in medicine, neuroscience, psychiatry, and nutrition to help you live a better life. Dr. Nissen’s expert interviews reveal new, evidence-based approaches to enhancing mental health, sharpening cognition, and optimizing performance. With topics such as optogenetics, Alzheimer’s disease, neuromodulation, depression, the Mediterranean Diet, and psychedelics, this show is sure to expose listeners to new topics on the frontiers of medicine and neuroscience. Join our community at http://drnissen.com

Subscribe to the podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/brain-health-with-dr-nissen/id1510757864 

Dr. Nissen is a medical doctor (MD) and TEAM-CBT Therapist. This show is intended for entertainment and educational purposes only and does not substitute personalized medical advice. Please speak with your doctor before attempting any medical or major diet and lifestyle changes.

Check out Dr. Nissen's new children's book on empathy and emotional intelligence, Emily Empathy! http://bit.ly/emilyempathy

What is the role of saunas, infrared saunas, and other hyperthermia treatments in depression? What is the role of light therapy, lamps, blue light exposure, and circadian rhythms for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and depression? What is the role of mindfulness meditation, guided meditations, meditation apps like Headspace, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for depression?

Brain Health with Dr. Nissen brings you advancements in medicine, neuroscience, psychiatry, and nutrition to help you live a better life. Dr. Nissen’s expert interviews reveal new, evidence-based approaches to enhancing mental health, sharpening cognition, and optimizing performance. With topics such as optogenetics, Alzheimer’s disease, neuromodulation, depression, the Mediterranean Diet, and psychedelics, this show is sure to expose listeners to new topics on the frontiers of medicine and neuroscience. Join our community at http://drnissen.com

Subscribe to the podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/brain-health-with-dr-nissen/id1510757864 

Dr. Nissen is a medical doctor (MD) and TEAM-CBT Therapist. This show is intended for entertainment and educational purposes only and does not substitute personalized medical advice. Please speak with your doctor before attempting any medical or major diet and lifestyle changes.

Check out Dr. Nissen's new children's book on empathy and emotional intelligence, Emily Empathy! http://bit.ly/emilyempathy

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