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How to Slow Age-Related Muscle Loss

As you may have suspected, dietary protein is key to building and maintaining muscle mass. But it’s not necessarily a matter of taking in more protein

October 22, 2016 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Am I Introverted or Socially Anxious?

At long last, introverts are having their day. Over the last few years, being quiet and inner-directed has become not only acceptable, but downright trendy.  But introversion often gets mistaken for its more restrictive, self-conscious, but treatable cousin, social anxiety

October 19, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

Why Are Some People Transgender?

This week, by request from listener Cindy in Iowa, we’ll take a look at the still-evolving science of what causes an individual to be transgender. Plus, the surprising reason why gender dysphoria is a mental disorder

October 8, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

What Is the Hyperloop?

The internet has been buzzing with news of the first Hyperloop test. But what, exactly, is the hyperloop?

October 5, 2016 — Tech Talker Eric Escobar

What Causes Brain Fog?

Symptoms of brain fog are said to include fatigue, irritability, and memory loss. Various diets and supplements are said to help treat it. But is brain fog even a real thing? What causes brain fog?

October 1, 2016 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Is Depression Contagious?

This week on the podcast, by request from an anonymous listener who wonders if her depressed partner might be bringing her down, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen weighs in on whether or not depression is contagious. The answer might surprise you

September 28, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

What Is Anxiety Sensitivity, and Do I Have It?

Shaking and numbness and sweat, oh my! What do we call it when what we fear is fear itself? None other than the little-known, but hugely important concept of anxiety sensitivity. This week, Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen explains what it is and offers three tips to take it down

September 24, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen