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18 Astonishing Daniel G. Amen Quotes

Daniel Amen is the Director of Amen Clinics and New York Times bestselling author. As a psychiatrist that has devoted his life to studying brain disorders, Amen has dove deep into the healing process for those suffering to place them down a path of recovery. Here is a look at some of the best Daniel G. Amen quotes shared.

“At 18 you worry about what everyone thinks of you. At 40 you don’t care. At 60 you realise no one was thinking about you anyway!”

“Caffeine dehydrates the brain and body.”

“Caffeine restricts blood flow to the brain.”

“Clearly, your behavior matters beyond yourself and is an important reason to get healthy now.”

“Dried oregano has thirty times the brain-healing antioxidant power of raw blueberries, forty-six times more than apples, and fifty-six times as much as strawberries, making it one of the most powerful brain cell protectors on the planet.”

“Estrogen helps you think clearly. Progesterone helps you relax.”

“Food is a powerful drug. You can use it to help mood and cognitive ability or you can unknowingly make things worse.”

“For you to consistently make the right decisions regarding your brain, you must have a burning desire to get it healthy. Why do you care about your brain? Write it down and look at it every day. Write down at least five important reasons to get healthy, such as these: Living longer Looking younger Feeling happier Feeling calmer and more relaxed Making better decisions Having better energy Increasing mental clarity Being a better role model for my children.”

“It is interesting to note that the people who had a good relationship with the person who died often heal their grief much more easily than those whose relationship with the deceased was filled with turmoil, bitterness, or disappointment. ”

“People act badly, it is easy to just call them negative or derogatory names. But once you look at their scans and realize they might have a damaged or toxic scan, it gives you more understanding and empathy.”

“Practice saying no to the things that are not good for you, and over time, you will find it easier to do.”

“Probiotics—These help maintain healthy intestinal flora and healthy estrogen levels. Make sure you get human-strain probiotics that have live cultures.”

“Studies show that journaling is a powerful tool to help get worries under control and out of your head.”

“The recent discovery that your habits and emotions can impact your biology so deeply that it causes changes in the genes that are transmitted to the next several generations.”

“There is rising concern about pesticides, used on plants for food, causing endocrine disruption, meaning that the residual pesticides appear to be changing hormone levels in our populations.”

“When a woman understands the uniqueness of the female brain—how to care for it, how to make the most of its strengths, how to overcome its challenges, how to fall in love with it, and ultimately, how to unleash its full power—there is no stopping her.”

“When the deep limbic system is less active, there is generally a positive, more hopeful state of mind. When it is heated up, or overactive, negativity can take over.”

“Your brain is the organ of your personality, character, and intelligence and is heavily involved in making you who you are.”

Daniel Amen speaks during this Ted Talk about the most important lessons from 83,000 brain scans. As an American psychiatrist and brain disorder specialist, Amen highlights some telling details.

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