The Whole You: How Integrative Medicine Benefits Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

Podcast-style audio course - 15 Topics
Length: 6 hrs
Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital
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Audio Download + Subscription
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The Whole You: How Integrative Medicine Benefits Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

Podcast-style audio course - 15 Topics
Length: 6 hrs
Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00
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Learn how integrative medicine can help you optimize your health with Andrew B. Newberg, M.D., research director at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health.

Western medicine has tended to focus primarily on the biological dimension of health, treating our sicknesses with medication and therapeutic approaches centered in the body. But is biology all there is to wellness?

Integrative medicine says no, instead recognizing four dimensions as essential to our overall well-being: biological, social, psychological, and spiritual. Often, illness is related to factors that current medical approaches do not take fully into consideration. Factors such as stress, nutrition, sexuality, and exercise—which weave in and among the four dimensions—are critical to understand in relation to our health.

In this eye-opening 15-lecture audio series from leading neuroscientist Andrew B. Newberg, M.D., you’ll learn how integrative medicine combines ancient wisdom on the nature of the human body with the most recent developments in modern medicine to create an approach in which the whole person is considered.

Along the way, you’ll gain practical, evidence-based tools for becoming healthier and managing a variety of problems from obesity and high blo

Learn how integrative medicine can help you optimize your health with Andrew B. Newberg, M.D., research director at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health.

Western medicine has tended to focus primarily on the biological dimension of health, treating our sicknesses with medication and therapeutic approaches centered in the body. But is biology all there is to wellness?

Integrative medicine says no, instead recognizing four dimensions as essential to our overall well-being: biological, social, psychological, and spiritual. Often, illness is related to factors that current medical approaches do not take fully into consideration. Factors such as stress, nutrition, sexuality, and exercise—which weave in and among the four dimensions—are critical to understand in relation to our health.

In this eye-opening 15-lecture audio series from leading neuroscientist Andrew B. Newberg, M.D., you’ll learn how integrative medicine combines ancient wisdom on the nature of the human body with the most recent developments in modern medicine to create an approach in which the whole person is considered.

Along the way, you’ll gain practical, evidence-based tools for becoming healthier and managing a variety of problems from obesity and high blood pressure to heart disease, cancer, and other chronic conditions. Whether you’re trying to manage a serious medical condition or simply improve your general health, you’ll find Dr. Newberg’s insights and recommendations invaluable.

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Andrew B. Newberg, M.D., is the research director at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital in Philadelphia, where he is also a professor in the Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences. He earned his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. In both the clinical and research aspects of his career, Dr. Newberg has been particularly involved in neurotheology, the study of mystical and religious experiences, as well as in the general study of the mind/body relationship. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed articles and chapters on brain function, brain imaging, and the study of religious and mystical experiences. His 10 books have been translated into 16 different languages, and the Online Psychology Degree Guide listed him as one of the 30 Most Influential Neuroscientists Alive Today. He has appeared on television programs including StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Nightline, 20/20, and ABC World News Tonight, as well as in the films What the Bleep Do We Know?, Bill Maher’s Religulous, and Awake: The Life of Yogananda. His work has been featured in a number of major media articles including in Newsweek, Time, National Geographic, the New York Times, O Magazine, and the London Observer

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