Episodes

How the Keto Diet Can Improve Cognitive Function with Dr. Dale Bredesen (Ketoflex 12/3)

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Dale Bredesen describes his novel dietary protocol, the Ketoflex 12/3, and how it improves cognitive function.

Herpes virus and other pathogens relationship with Alzheimer's disease | Dale Bredesen

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Dale Bredesen describes the links between pathogen exposure and Alzheimer's disease.

Sauna use and heavy metal excretion to prevent Alzheimer's disease | Dale Bredesen

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Dale Bredesen describes how sauna use is now being used as a means to reduce the body's overall toxic burden.

Ketogenic diet as a mechanism for improving cognitive function and brain aging | Dale Bredesen

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Dale Bredesen discusses the potential brain-health benefits associated with a ketogenic diet.

Learning events are "replayed" at rapid speed during deep sleep to reinforce learning | Matt Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker describes how studies in rats and humans demonstrate that the brain "replays" events and experiences to facilitate learning.

Sleep deprivation may be correlated with increased impulsivity and psychiatric disorders | Matthew Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker describes how sleep impairs the opposing actions of the amygdala and prefrontal cortex to influence mood and mental health.

How sound and smell are tied to learning, and the connection to sleep | Matthew Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker describes how sound and smell cues played during learning and subsequent sleep can enhance memory formation and retrieval.

Circadian regulation of sleep leads to better health outcomes in infants and elderly | Matt Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker explains how altering light-dark schedules can improve health outcomes in older adults and babies.

Identifying age-related sleep deprivation vulnerability window for prevention of Alzheimer's disease | Matthew Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker talks about the importance of identifying early-life windows of vulnerability to prevent or delay age-related cognitive decline.

Naps reinforce learning in infants | Matthew Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker describes how napping facilitates and reinforces learning in infants.

REM sleep's role in creative solutions, dream inspiration and wisdom | Matthew Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker describes how REM sleep facilitates creativity, new ideas, and wisdom.

Sleep deprivation linked to loneliness | Matthew Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker describes how sleep deprivation promotes a kind of "viral" loneliness.

Lack of sleep decreases immune system effectiveness — ~30% drop in Natural Killer T cell activity | Matthew Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker describes the deleterious effects that poor sleep has on the immune system.

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI) as an alternative to sleeping pills | Matt Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker describes the risks associated with sleeping pill use and the benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy as an alternative treatment for sleep problems.

The four pillars of sleep: depth, duration, continuity and regularity | Matthew Walker

Posted on July 12th 2019 (about 2 years)

Dr. Matthew Walker describes the four essential pillars of sleep.

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