104 Dr. Shabnam Das Kar: Healthy Habits, Healthy Brain. Maximizing Cognitive Function.

May 15, 2023 | Featured Speaker, Living Younger by Changing Aging, Mind and Brain, Podcast, Podcast Episode

THIS EPISODE OF GROWING OLDER LIVING YOUNGER focuses on maximizing cognitive functions by creating healthy habits.

Today’s Featured Expert is Dr. Shabnam Das Kar, brain health coach, functional medicine practitioner and Director of Medical Education at Better Medical Centre, Calgary, Canada

We discuss some of the risk factors for dementia which include minor traumatic brain injuries, lifestyle habits such as long sedentary periods, poor sleep, chronic stress. Keys to brain health are maintaining optimal blood pressure, optimal blood glucose and low levels of chronic inflammation. We also discuss the Tiny Habits method of bringing about behaviour change.

Episode Timeline
[2:06] The medical journey from India to Canada.

[3:51] The difference between mind and brain

[8:19]  Lifestyle habits that promote brain health

[10:40] The importance of mobility and movement

[15:15] The relationship between inflammation and sleep?

[20:31] Food and our body systems?

[22:47]. Social isolation, loneliness, vision and hearing

[27:17] Describe the tiny habits method?

[33:10] Changing habits

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Das Kar
obtained her MD and speciality in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in India, a Brain Health Professional Certification from the Amen Clinics, and is a Fellow of the  American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), USA, and a Tiny Habits Certified Coach.

Learn more about Learn more about Dr. Das Kar and the free monthly webinar series on brain health  at these links  https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-shabnam-das-kar-md-73264422/

Free monthly webinar series on brain health. https://drkarmd.com/brain/monthly-webinars/

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