Oct. 18, 2022

Everything you Need to Know About Dopamine with Dr Anna Lembke, MD

Everything you Need to Know About Dopamine with Dr Anna Lembke, MD

Dopamine is the primary brain chemical response that motivates us and makes us feel good. Aside from making us feel moody and tired, low dopamine levels also contribute to many mental health conditions and addiction.

This episode I interview Dr. Anna Lembke, MD, Chief of the Stanford Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis Clinic at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Lembke is a psychiatrist expert in treating addictions of all kinds: drugs, alcohol, food, sex, video games, gambling, medication, etc

In this episode we cover:

  • Defining dopamine 
  • The role that dopamine plays in Parkinson's Disease 
  • Dopamine and depression
  • Dopamine's role in fitness
  • How to correct an addiction 
  • Anna discusses her 'dopamine fast' method
  • Much more...


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