The best brain health tips for women | Lisa Mosconi, Ph.D., neuroscientist & certified nutritionist 
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“Your brain cells stay with you for life. If you damage them, you don't have a second choice," says Lisa Mosconi, Ph.D. Lisa, a neuroscientist, certified integrative nutritionist, and holistic healthcare practitioner, joins us to discuss how women at every stage of life can protect their brains, plus: - How menopause affects women’s brains (~00:25) - How to strengthen your brain in your 30s and 40s (~02:15) - Which tests to ask for at the doctor (~05:33) - How to find a menopause specialist (~08:56) - The markers of Alzheimer’s everyone should be aware of (~14:48) - What we’re getting wrong about the Alzheimer’s gene (~18:07) - Red flags in a doctor you shouldn’t ignore (~21:04) - How to know if you’ll benefit from hormone replacement therapy (~24:10) - The best type of exercise for menopause symptoms (~26:15) - The healthiest way to drink coffee as you age (~28:30) - At what age is it OK to start drinking coffee? (~32:15) - How to set your brain up for success before menopause (~35:42) - Lisa’s POV on intermittent fasting (~41:07) - Cutting-edge research on menopause & the brain (~43:12) - The research study Lisa is most proud of (~47:48) - Advice for women struggling with sleep (~52:32) - The role of mindset in menopause symptoms (~56:37) Referenced in the episode: - Lisa's book, The Menopause Brain - Episode #195, with Lisa - Learn more about Weill Cornell Medicine's Midlife Clinic - The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement Prevention Center in Las Vegas - Episode #404, with Maria Shriver - Lisa's 2021 study on menopause & the brain - Sign up for Lisa's observational study - Lisa's sleep doctor recs: Daniel A. Barone, MD, Ana C. Krieger, MD, and Andrew W. Varga, MD - Research on women's happiness post-menopause We hope you enjoy this episode, and feel free to watch the full video on YouTube! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: [email protected]. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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