Playlist · by Christine Bader Debrecht
7 episodes, 2 hours 46 mins
023: Flight, Fight, or Shut Down. Understanding Polyvagal Theory
Have you ever felt like you wavered between anxiety and panic, or feeling totally emotionally numb? Did you know that’s one of the ways your body is wired to protect you? There are ways to feel healthy, normal, and deal with the reason you feel that way. This week on the podcast I talk to Dr. Kevin Ing and Adam Borecky about the body’s fight or flight response, and then the deepest response to trauma—emotional shutdown.
Inflammation and Depression
In this episode, we interview Dr. Roger McIntyre about the newest findings on inflammation and depression.
Novel Antidepressants with Dr. Andrew Cutler
Learn what's on the horizon for the development of antidepressants. How are we moving beyond the traditional "monoamine approach"? In this exciting interview with Dr. Andrew Cutler we'll learn about some of the cutting edge research in this area!
Is Marijuana Good or Bad for the Brain?
The use of medicinal marijuana has been a controversial topic, and there is recently evidence of treatment for various mental health disorders. In this episode, Dr. William Sauvé discusses the pros and cons of marijuana within the medical setting. Dr. William M. Sauvé received his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and completed his residency in adult psychiatry at the National Capitol Consortium in Washington, DC, prior to deploying to the Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as the Regimental Psychiatrist for the 7th Marines. After eleven years of active duty service, Dr. Sauvé left the United States Navy to become the Clinical Director of the Military Program at Poplar Springs Hospital in Petersburg, VA, an inpatient structured program for the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Chemical Dependency that caters exclusively to the military population. In 2014, he left Poplar Springs Hospital to focus on Transcranial...
Episode 100: Depression and Suicide (Rebroadcast)
With the recent release of the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, depression and suicide have been getting a lot of press time. In this episode, we talk about depression, what it is, how it is treated and what’s on the horizon for this far too common disorder. We also talk a bit about the Netflix series and the problem of suicide.Take a listen and see what you think. If you think you may bedepressed please seek help from a trusted healthcare provider. And if you are contemplating suicide, there is help for you – please contact theNational Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255(TALK). Someone will answer your call and help you find the resources you need to deal with your depression. Brains of people with depression are different Brain imaging reveals different types of depression Summary of effectiveness of SSRIs and other antidepressant medications Be sure and subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher if you haven’t already.And you know we’d appreciate it so much if you would tell yo...
Episode 107: Testosterone Trending (Rebroadcast)
All you have to do is take a quick drive around town to see that low testosterone clinics are all the rage. A little math will tell you why. Males make up around 50 percent of the population, and their testosterone declines, naturally, at a rate of 1 percent per year after age 30. If that decline merits treatment, it’s no wonder those clinics are everywhere. But, does it merit treatment? Is testosterone replacement safe? Is it even effective? We dig into those questions on this episode of 2 Docs Talk. Resources JAMA: Effects of Testosterone on Subclinical Atherosclerosis Testosterone Reduces Cardiovascular Risk Testosterone Increases Cardiovascular Risk FDA Drug Safety Communication on Testosterone Be sure and subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher if you haven’t already.And you know we’d appreciate it so much if you would tell your friends about 2 Docs Talk! Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher
Episode 121: Is There a Bright Side to SSRIs?
If you aren't taking an SSRI yourself, there it's almost certain you know someone who does. Selective Serotoning Reuptake Inhibitors are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of drugs out there. Is their widespread use earned on the basis of good evidence? It's not clear - let's take a look. References: Genetic and clinical predictors of sexual dysfunction in citalopram-treated depressed patients. Perlis RH, Laje G, Smoller JW, Fava M, Rush AJ, McMahon FJ Neuropsychopharmacology. 2009;34(7):1819. Epub 2009 Mar 18. Be sure and subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher if you haven’t already.And you know we’d appreciate it so much if you would tell your friends about 2 Docs Talk! Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Now Available on Google Play Music!
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