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Why is this happening to my kid and what can I do about it? If you're the parent of a developmentally delayed child, you've probably asked this question more than once. That's where I come in! I'm Dr. Laura Hanson and I specialize in identifying the "why" and telling you the "what." Join me every Thursday for a deeper look at how our brains are wired and how to get the most out of your mind.

Are you looking to break negative patterns, overcome mood disorders, or optimize your potential? Maybe your child struggles with ADHD, OCD or other learning difficulties. Tune in to Connect My Brain, where I explain concepts like biofeedback and neurofeedback, brainwave frequencies, and much more. Let me help you change your life by changing your mind!

Connect My Brain Dr. Laura Hanson

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Why is this happening to my kid and what can I do about it? If you're the parent of a developmentally delayed child, you've probably asked this question more than once. That's where I come in! I'm Dr. Laura Hanson and I specialize in identifying the "why" and telling you the "what." Join me every Thursday for a deeper look at how our brains are wired and how to get the most out of your mind.

Are you looking to break negative patterns, overcome mood disorders, or optimize your potential? Maybe your child struggles with ADHD, OCD or other learning difficulties. Tune in to Connect My Brain, where I explain concepts like biofeedback and neurofeedback, brainwave frequencies, and much more. Let me help you change your life by changing your mind!

    The Hidden Battle: Spike proteins and their role in emerging health issues

    The Hidden Battle: Spike proteins and their role in emerging health issues

    ➡️ Download Dr. Laura's guide to Developmental Milestones (it's free!)
    We’re we are going to tackle how fear might be messing with people’s heads when it comes to getting the jab and why it’s super important to be your own health detective.
    Plus, I'll be sharing a bit about my own health journey with shingles and the alternative methods that have been a game changer for me. And, stick around because Nancy and Dave will guide us through some tips on cleaning out toxins and fixing up the damage to our bodies, to stay in our best shape.
    And get this—there's talk about making COVID vaccinations mandatory for pets. Yup, that’s right. So, stay tuned as we dive into these topics, share some personal stories, and explore groundbreaking products that Nancy and Dave swear by for tackling health issues from COVID vaccinations. This is one you don’t want to miss. Let’s get started!
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    SHOW NOTES: https://connectmybrain.com/episode121
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    • 41 min
    The TriAngle of Development: Understanding chronic pain and the brain

    The TriAngle of Development: Understanding chronic pain and the brain

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    Today we’re diving deep into the interconnectedness of the brain, mind, and body, and the lasting impact this has from childhood through adult life.
    We'll explore how factors like stress and the environment shape the developing brains of our young ones, and why understanding brain mapping and neurological assessments can be pivotal for a child's emotional regulation and handling of stress.
    For our adult listeners, we're discussing the transformative power of neurofeedback in addressing anxiety, depression, and neurological dysregulations, and how it can complement medication to improve brain function and peak performance. And let's not forget the importance of repetition—crucial for making those lasting changes in our brain, especially when combatting the long-term effects of chronic pain.
    Whether you're a mother concerned about your child's development or an adult looking to optimize your brain health, Connect My Brain is here to guide and support you through this journey.
    We're in this together, fully committed to helping you and your loved ones unlock the full potential of your brain's health and development.
    Subscribe to the Connect My Brain YouTube Channel!
    SHOW NOTES: https://connectmybrain.com/episode120
    What do you want to learn more about? Submit your questions here: https://www.connectmybrain.com/survey/
    Phone the office: 678-501-5172

    • 40 min
    A parent's guide to a safer childbirth with Gina Mundy

    A parent's guide to a safer childbirth with Gina Mundy

    ➡️ Download Dr. Laura's guide to Developmental Milestones (it's free!)
    In this episode, we are joined by Gina Mundy, an attorney and author of 'A Parent's Guide to Safer Childbirth.' Together, we'll explore the essential role of a 'baby advocate,' the power of a well-crafted birth plan, and the impact of medical interventions on birth outcomes.
    Gina brings her wealth of experience, both personal and professional, to light the path for expectant parents, addressing the serious implications of drugs like Pitocin and the dynamics of busy labor units. With her expertise, we'll dive into the 20 must-ask questions for your obstetrician to ensure credibility and specialized care.
    And it doesn't end there. Gina's passion for the brain's impact on childbirth, her involvement with top-notch neurological experts, and the importance of prenatal care are all on the table.
    Prepare for a transformative conversation that merges the intricacies of brain health with the profound journey of bringing new life into the world.
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    SHOW NOTES: https://connectmybrain.com/episode119
    What do you want to learn more about? Submit your questions here: https://www.connectmybrain.com/survey/
    Phone the office: 678-501-5172

    • 42 min
    Little ones, big health: Unlocking the secrets of learning proteins and stress

    Little ones, big health: Unlocking the secrets of learning proteins and stress

    ➡️ Download Dr. Laura's guide to Developmental Milestones (it's free!)
    In kids, a major red flag is gross developmental delay. If milestones aren’t being met, it’s crucial to dive deeper. It's not just about late walking or talking; it's about unraveling the WHY behind each delay.
    Pregnancy is a crucial period—not only for physical but also for brain development. The episode takes an insightful look at how a mother's immune state during pregnancy can set the stage for her baby's brain development and long-term health, including potential impacts on developmental milestones.
    Pregnancy is a crucial period—not only for physical but also for brain development. This connection is more profound than we ever realized. We will also explore how colic and other early discomforts may be warning signs, related to factors such as vagus nerve irritation, medical interventions during labor, and vaccines, and how these may contribute to developmental concerns.
    In this episode, we’ve touched on proteins, stress, immune systems, brain chemistry, and even cholesterol—but it's just the tip of the iceberg. For the curious and the concerned: keep learning, keep asking, and keep connecting. Your brain and your health are worth it.
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    SHOW NOTES: https://connectmybrain.com/episode118
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    Phone the office: 678-501-5172

    • 43 min
    Rewiring for recovery: How your kid's brain can bounce back

    Rewiring for recovery: How your kid's brain can bounce back

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    Imagine our brains like a complex circuit board, and today we're going to break down how to keep that board lit up and buzzing for optimal health. We'll talk mechanics, chemicals, and good old-fashioned brain care.
    We'll dive into the juicy topic of neuroplasticity and why those quick solutions to health issues aren't always the best solution. Let's face it, understanding our health is a marathon, not a sprint. I'll even share a story from my own circle that really spotlights the twists and turns in navigating our healthcare maze.
    Today's episode is going to be chock-full of nuggets, from the impacts of surgery to the wonders a pair of sneakers can do for our spine health. We’ll even touch on the big things, like how important tummy time is for babies and what might go sideways if little ones miss out.
    Got a crawler in the house? You’ll want to hear why their time on all fours is laying down some major brainpower for later. I’m even sharing some tools of the trade that could help keep your child’s development on track.
    And yes, we’re going to get real about the hurdles of sticking to a care plan when life throws curveballs—because it will, and how crucial it is to watch for developmental milestones.
    It's all about making sense of the wiring in our little ones' heads and giving them the best start possible—let's get this brain party started!
    Subscribe to the Connect My Brain YouTube Channel!
    SHOW NOTES: https://connectmybrain.com/episode117
    What do you want to learn more about? Submit your questions here: https://www.connectmybrain.com/survey/
    Phone the office: 678-501-5172

    • 38 min
    The TriAngle of Development: Exploring the vestibular system's impact from womb to world

    The TriAngle of Development: Exploring the vestibular system's impact from womb to world

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    We know parenthood is an incredible journey, and understanding your little one’s development can make it even more rewarding. That’s why I’ve poured my heart (and brain!) into our latest podcast episode.
    The vestibular system is nothing short of miraculous; it is our inner compass, granting us the grace of balance and the perception of motion.
    Today, we explore how the intricate dance of a baby in the womb is more than just a delightful kick—it’s the very groundwork of neurological connections that shape our future.
    The nuances of labor and delivery are presented as a symphony of movement, where the sympathetic nervous system takes the lead, then yields to a slower tempo, easing the baby through the birth canal.
    Postpartum, newborns face the profound challenge of gravity—an invisible force that shapes posture, development, and exploration. Early movement serves as a recalibration for the vestibular system, syncing the eyes and ears in a dance of development.
    Subscribe to the Connect My Brain YouTube Channel!
    SHOW NOTES: https://connectmybrain.com/episode116
    What do you want to learn more about? Submit your questions here: https://www.connectmybrain.com/survey/
    Phone the office: 678-501-5172

    • 39 min

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