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Less Screen, More Green with Dr. Kerry Crofton

Dr. Drew Sinatra, Dr. Stephen Sinatra

These days we’re spending more and more time looking at screens; most of us are immersed more than ever in the digital world, making it difficult to recognize and address tech overload. In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Stephen and Drew Sinatra welcome public health educator and author of Less Screen, More Green, Dr. Kerry Crofton, to talk about the science around screen time, how it impacts us and our kids, and how her Mindful Tech Plan can help us find more balance. First, Kerry explains why it’s important to minimize our kids’ dependency on screens, and how getting outdoors into nature is a powerful tool. She shares tips on how to unplug by “pausing,” and how to be more available to our kids despite all our digital distractions. Next, Kerry and the doctors talk about rethinking how we use electronics to find freedom from tech overload, and also how to use social media, WiFi, wireless and smart devices more safely. She shares some of her favorite “safe” tech solutions — which cut down on exposure to wireless radiation and electromagnetic fields (EMFs) — and she reveals her top “pearl” of wisdom on how to reduce tech time. Don’t miss this informative episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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The Turmeric that Supports Cognitive Health & Calms the Mind

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

We count on our brains to think, recall words and names, and more. Dr. Sinatra shares a special form of turmeric that supports cognitive health and calms the mind.

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The Best Brain Health Supplements

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Learn more about Dr. Stephen Sinatra's recommended brain-health supplements to aid memory, your ability to focus, and overall cognitive function.

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Pulse Check: Animals, Alcohol, Avocados & Afternoon Naps

Dr. Drew Sinatra, Dr. Stephen Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Stephen and Drew Sinatra present another installment of their timely Pulse Check series, where they discuss trending health topics and what you need to know right now. Today, the doctors delve into some noteworthy new articles and studies that reinforce the importance of making healthy choices. First, the doctors discuss the latest research on alcohol and AFib, and how a drink a day may raise your risk. The doctors then talk about a new study on the positive impact of avocado on gut health — and how one delicious “Sinatra Salad” can cover all your daily fruit and veggie needs. Next, the doctors talk about the vital role our pets play in our lives, and also discuss the new research that shows how an afternoon nap can sharpen our cognition. Finally, Dr. Steve gives his “pearl” of wisdom about the link between mental health and heart disease, and why a good cry is the best medicine. Don’t miss this informative, brand new episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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A Cardiologist’s Guide to Better Brain Health

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Your heart and brain are closely connected. Dr. Sinatra shares why, and how to boost your brain function, memory, and focus.

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Ask the Doctors: Why CoQ10 Is So Vital in 2021

Dr. Drew Sinatra, Dr. Stephen Sinatra

In this week’s Be HEALTHistic Video Extra, Drs. Stephen and Drew Sinatra discuss the many vital benefits of taking Coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10. Especially in 2021, when more and more new research is demonstrating the protective health benefits of this “miracle” nutrient. The doctors explain how CoQ10 provides mitochondrial support for healthy aging, how it helps boost immunity, and how it supports the brain and kidneys in addition to the heart. Dr. Steve also shares his recommendations about how much you should take based on your individual health needs in this informative Ask the Doctors video segment.

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Alzheimer's and The Heart-Brain Link

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

What’s good for your heart is good for your brain. Dr. Sinatra reveals why—including powerful ways to protect against Alzheimer’s.

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Watch Your Iron Levels for Optimal Heart Health

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Iron that is too high or too low adversely affects cardiovascular health. Dr. Sinatra explains how to keep your iron level in the optimal range.

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Alcohol and Your Heart

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Is alcohol good for your heart? Dr. Sinatra reveals how alcohol affects your cardiovascular health and how much is too much.

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Rapid Heartbeat at Night? Causes, Solutions & More

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Is a racing heart keeping you awake at night? Dr. Sinatra reveals common causes, solutions, and when you should seek medical attention.

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Lifesaving Facts About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Sudden cardiac arrest is responsible for half of all heart disease deaths. Dr. Sinatra shares prevention and lifesaving tips that everyone needs to know.

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From Macular Degeneration to Migraines: A Conversation with Dr. Rudrani Banik

Dr. Drew Sinatra, Dr. Stephen Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Stephen and Drew Sinatra welcome Dr. Rudrani Banik — a board-certified ophthalmologist, fellowship-trained neuro-ophthalmologist, and functional medicine expert. Dr. Rani specializes in migraines, treats a wide spectrum of conditions affecting vision, and understands the complex connections between the eye and the brain. First, Dr. Rani explains her fascination with the eye and why she became interested in functional medicine. She shares how diet and lifestyle changes transformed her own health, and how she applies functional medicine with her patients. Then, Dr. Rani discusses the specific nutrients and supplements that are most beneficial for eye health, and which foods are the best sources. Next, the doctors discuss the leading causes of vision loss — cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration — and what you can do to prevent these issues as you age. Dr. Rani talks about her new book on macular degeneration, and what you can do to support your eye health and avoid the condition. Finally, she shares her “pearl” of wisdom about the blue light exposure we’re all experiencing due to increased screen time. Don’t miss this important and informative episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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