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Welcome to Alphabet Soup: a mental health and medicine podcast with Neva Hidajat! Medical conditions, myths, mental health, and their history, the maze of human emotions; we explore them all in a series of short and sweet, weekly episodes.

Instagram: @alphabetsoup.podcast
https://www.alphasoup.co/

Alphabet Soup Neva Hidajat

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Welcome to Alphabet Soup: a mental health and medicine podcast with Neva Hidajat! Medical conditions, myths, mental health, and their history, the maze of human emotions; we explore them all in a series of short and sweet, weekly episodes.

Instagram: @alphabetsoup.podcast
https://www.alphasoup.co/

    Ep.18 Part 2: Social Media Monsters

    Ep.18 Part 2: Social Media Monsters

    Social media monsters are the cues and rewards that make social media so addicting, and dangerous to mental health! Part 2 focuses about how you can handle your social media monsters through the power of moderation. 


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    • 6 min
    Ep.17 Part 1: Social Media Monsters

    Ep.17 Part 1: Social Media Monsters

    An astounding 81% of Americans today are smartphone users, and 79% of them are active on social media platforms. Even comparing 30 years ago to today, we can observe how much smartphones and social media have consumed and transformed our society. Positive: increased connectivity and negative: higher potential risk for mental health problems. These negative risks are social media monsters...


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    • 7 min
    Ep.16 Hypernatremia from Soy Sauce Overdose: A Result of Peer Pressure

    Ep.16 Hypernatremia from Soy Sauce Overdose: A Result of Peer Pressure

    Story about a 19-year old university student who overdosed on soy sauce and faced life-threatening conditions all because of a dare. The power that peer pressure holds on us, and how we can work to exert positive peer pressure instead. 


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    • 7 min
    Ep.15 Sudoku Seizures

    Ep.15 Sudoku Seizures

    Sudoku - the greatest worldwide puzzle sensation since the Rubik's cube - was the trigger for one man's clonic seizures. The patient was skiing when he got caught in an avalanche and suffered 15 minutes of oxygen deprivation. Brain damage was certain, but why sudoku seizures? Find out more in today's episode! 


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    • 6 min
    Ep.14 Common Genetic Glitches Found in 5 Major Mental Disorders

    Ep.14 Common Genetic Glitches Found in 5 Major Mental Disorders

    Before, mental health disorders were thought to be caused by individual factors. However, scientists have long realized that these conditions tend to run in families, suggesting a possible genetic correlation. Neva explores the genetic variations that serve as a link between five mental disorders: autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder, major depression, or schizophrenia. CACNA1C and CTCF, what do these genes have to do with mental disorder? Listen to the episode to learn more! 


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    • 7 min
    Ep.13 Tai Chi! ... Oops I Meant Chai Tea

    Ep.13 Tai Chi! ... Oops I Meant Chai Tea

    The origins of Chai Tea, plus five scientifically proven heath benefits including lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels, anti-nausea properties and more! Time "tea" get our Chai on! 


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    • 9 min

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