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“Let’s Talk Brain Health!” is a podcast that delves into the fascinating world of the brain and how it affects our overall health and well-being. Join us as we explore the latest research, cutting-edge technology, and practical tips for enhancing brain function, preventing cognitive decline, and promoting mental wellness.
Each episode features insightful discussions with leading experts in brain health science from the fields of
- neurology and neuroscience,
- behavioral health and mental wellness,
- psychiatry and psychology,
- public health and exercise science,
- nutritional entrepreneurship, and health tech,
- and more,
- as well as inspiring stories from people who have transformed their lives by prioritizing their personal brain health.
Whether you’re a health enthusiast, a medical professional, or simply curious about the inner workings of the brain, “Let’s Talk Brain Health!” offers a wealth of knowledge and inspiration to help you optimize your cognitive potential and live your best life.
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🎙”Let’s Talk Brain Health!” is a podcast that delves into the fascinating world of the brain and how it affects our overall health and well-being. Join us as we explore the latest research, cutting-edge technology, and practical tips for enhancing brain function, preventing cognitive decline, and optimizing the health of your brain.
💡Whether you’re a health enthusiast, a medical professional, or simply curious about the inner workings of the brain, “Let’s Talk Brain Health!” offers a wealth of knowledge and inspiration to help you optimize your cognitive potential and live your best life.
In this episode of 'Let's Talk Brain Health', guest Dr.
Jacqueline Thies, an accomplished neuro optometrist, discusses the intricate connections between eye health, neurology, and overall health.
She advises regular eye exams for early detection of health problems, as the eyes can often reveal signs of systemic or neurological diseases.
Dr. Thies emphasizes the value of optometric evaluations beyond just prescribing glasses or contacts, and advocates for a multidisciplinary approach, including telemedicine, to reach isolated or homebound patients.
She also introduces her work at a startup company that combines eye tracking with artificial intelligence to detect early signs of disease like multiple sclerosis or macular degeneration.
The conversation highlights the transformative potential of AI and optometry in enhancing patient diagnosis and care, revealing the eyes as the windows not just to the soul, but also to overall health.
00:00 Introduction to Dr. Jacqueline Thies
01:56 The Role of Optometry in Brain Health
02:33 The Eyes as a Window to Physical Health
05:13 The Complexity of the Eyes and Their Connection to the Brain
06:37 The Future of Eye Tracking and AI in Optometry
10:35 The Potential of AI in Diagnosing Neurological
12:55 The Importance of Eye Health in Detecting Neurological Diseases
15:29 The Journey into Visual Vision and Visual Research
16:03 The Role of Optometrists in Supporting Health and
22:31 The Future of Tele-Optometry
24:05 Preventive Measures for Eye and Brain Health
28:53 Final Thoughts and Recommendations
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Dr. Krystal L. Culler, DBH, MA
Dr. Jonathan Artz, M.D.
Dr. Krystal L. Culler, DBH, MA is a holistic brain health expert with nearly twenty years of experience working with individuals with brain-related diagnoses, their families, providers, and advocacy organizations.
She has received numerous international and national awards for innovation in brain health programs and wellness services with a global impact spanning nearly 60 countries.
She is a Doctor of Behavioral Health with an educational background in the behavioral sciences (psychology, gerontology, and sociology). She is the Founder of the Virtual Brain Health Center.
Her mission: brain care for all.
Dr. Jonathan Artz, M.D., who prefers to be called “Jon”, grew up in Charleston, West Virginia.
Through his collective roles and experiences, he is a Clinical Neurologist, medical school educator, founder, clinical investigator, innovator, and brain health advocator.
He is presently a Joint Faculty member at the University of Nevada- Reno School of Medicine and an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology.
Outside of his formal work, Jon has been a multi-decade advocate for health and wellness topics and “runs the run.”
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