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Each day, Dr. David Geier will bring you the latest medical research and information you need to feel better and live longer. He shares new studies, tips or guidelines that can improve your health and the health of your family. Each episode will cover topics like nutrition, exercise, aging, fitness, sleep, mental health, children’s health, women’s health, and much, much more.

Each day, Dr. David Geier will bring you the latest medical research and information you need to feel better and live longer. He shares new studies, tips or guidelines that can improve your health and the health of your family. Each episode will cover topics like nutrition, exercise, aging, fitness, sleep, mental health, children’s health, women’s health, and much, much more.

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United States

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Each day, Dr. David Geier will bring you the latest medical research and information you need to feel better and live longer. He shares new studies, tips or guidelines that can improve your health and the health of your family. Each episode will cover topics like nutrition, exercise, aging, fitness, sleep, mental health, children’s health, women’s health, and much, much more.

Language:

English


Episodes

103. Playing fantasy football might be bad for your mental health

1/21/2022
If you or your partner plays fantasy football and other fantasy sports, it might be affecting their mental health. A new study published in the journal Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies looked at almost 2,000 players of fantasy football, but of the English soccer variety. The researchers collected data on time spent playing, researching and […] The post 103. Playing fantasy football might be bad for your mental health appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than...

Duration:00:00:47

102. Relationship issues can harm men’s health

1/20/2022
Living alone and having multiple failed relationships might increase the risk for poor health – but only among men. In a new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, researchers at the University of Copenhagen studied over 4,800 adults for over 25 years. Among the data they collected was the number of […] The post 102. Relationship issues can harm men’s health appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:46

101. Regular exercise helps kids get better grades

1/19/2022
If you want your kids to do well in school, make sure they get regular exercise. In a new study published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise, researchers in Switzerland conducted shuttle run tests on students aged 8 to 12 to assess the children’s cardiovascular fitness. They found that students who […] The post 101. Regular exercise helps kids get better grades appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:37

100. Few Americans eat enough fruits and vegetables

1/18/2022
The vast majority of adults do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, according to a new CDC study. The data comes from a long-term study of almost 300,000 Americans over more than 30 years. The current dietary guidelines recommend adults eat 2 to 3 cups of vegetables and 1 1/2 to 2 cups of fruit […] The post 100. Few Americans eat enough fruits and vegetables appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:34

99. Olive oil might help you live longer

1/17/2022
If you want to live a healthier, longer life, you might add more olive oil to your diet. In a new study published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers analyzed data on more than 90,000 people followed for 28 years. Those who consumed more than half a tablespoon of olive oil a […] The post 99. Olive oil might help you live longer appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:42

98. Walking benefits your brain as you age

1/14/2022
Exercise, and even walking, might improve the brain health and lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults. In a recent study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers compared the health of microglia cells in active and less active adults in their eighties. These are the immune cells of the brain and central […] The post 98. Walking benefits your brain as you age appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:43

97. Chemical produced from eating red meat might explain risk of heart disease

1/13/2022
Many studies have shown that people who eat diets high in red meat have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke than those who eat little red meat. For years, saturated fat has been suggested to be the reason, but that link has been hard to prove. In a new study published in the […] The post 97. Chemical produced from eating red meat might explain risk of heart disease appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:50

96. A glass of wine each day might not improve your health

1/12/2022
Most of us have heard that drinking a glass of wine or having a beer each night might be good for our hearts, and our health and longevity. Well, a new study published in the journal PLOS Medicine suggests that might not be the case. German researchers studied over 4,000 adults and found no difference […] The post 96. A glass of wine each day might not improve your health appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:42

95. TikTok might be the worst social media for your sleep

1/11/2022
Social media before bed appears to disrupt our sleep, and TikTok appears to be the worst, according to a survey by the sleep science platform Sleep Junkie. They surveyed over 2000 people and found that over three-quarters of people use their phones right up until they go to sleep. A second survey of 128 of […] The post 95. TikTok might be the worst social media for your sleep appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:46

94. Women appear to have more complications after surgery performed by male surgeons

1/10/2022
When a patient has surgery performed by a surgeon of the opposite sex, the outcomes tend to be worse, especially when it’s a female patient and a male surgeon. In a new study published in the journal JAMA Surgery, researchers at the University of Toronto found that women had a 15 percent higher relative risk […] The post 94. Women appear to have more complications after surgery performed by male surgeons appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:51

93. An inflammatory diet is associated with a higher risk of dementia

1/7/2022
People who eat more pro-inflammatory foods have a higher risk of later dementia and cognitive decline. In a new study published in the journal Neurology, researchers collected data from over 1,000 adults with an average age of about 73 and followed them for just over three years. They assessed the inflammatory nature of foods eaten […] The post 93. An inflammatory diet is associated with a higher risk of dementia appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:48

92. Moving more during the day helps overweight older adults lose weight and keep it off

1/6/2022
Moving throughout the day can help older, overweight individuals lose weight and keep it off, even if they don’t exercise. In a new study published in the journal Obesity, researchers at Wake Forest University enrolled 183 obese or severely overweight adults between 65 and 85 years old. The participants assigned to a regimen called SitLess, […] The post 92. Moving more during the day helps overweight older adults lose weight and keep it off appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and...

Duration:00:00:42

91. The percentage of young adults with obesity has skyrocketed

1/5/2022
The percentage of young adults with obesity has skyrocketed over the last four decades, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers at Johns Hopkins collected data from over 8,000 adults aged 18 to 25 from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. They found that the prevalence […] The post 91. The percentage of young adults with obesity has skyrocketed appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:47

90. Children who see their divorced parents argue have worse mental health

1/4/2022
Roughly three-quarters of a million couples in this country decided to end their relationships in 2019, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. New research suggests that children of divorced or separated parents are more likely to suffer mental health problems if they witness their parents arguing. In the new study, published in the […] The post 90. Children who see their divorced parents argue have worse mental health appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform...

Duration:00:00:53

89. People in better shape tend to drink more alcohol

1/3/2022
Active, physically fit men and women are more than twice as likely to be moderate or heavy drinkers compared to people who are out of shape, according to a recent study published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. Researchers studied over 40,000 adults participating in the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study, evaluating […] The post 89. People in better shape tend to drink more alcohol appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:42

88. Too much sitting linked to anxiety and depression

12/31/2021
In the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, adults sat far more hours during the day than normal, working from home and shopping and ordering food online. In a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry, researchers at Iowa State University collected data about mood and behavior for over 2,300 adults across the […] The post 88. Too much sitting linked to anxiety and depression appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:37

87. Eating at night might be bad for your health

12/30/2021
A new study published in the journal Science Advances shows that eating in the daytime might be better for your health than eating at night. Researchers split 19 men and women into two groups. One ate meals during the daytime, while the other ate during the night. The nighttime eaters had over a six percent […] The post 87. Eating at night might be bad for your health appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:39

86. Flu vaccine might not offer much protection against this year’s strains

12/29/2021
This year’s flu vaccine might not offer much protection against the strains of the influenza virus currently circulating, according to a new study. Each year, the flu vaccine is created to protect against what are expected to be the dominant strains of the virus. This year, the flu vaccine was designed to protect against four […] The post 86. Flu vaccine might not offer much protection against this year’s strains appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:40

85. Strategies to create – and maintain – a workout habit

12/28/2021
A large percentage of people who set New Year’s resolutions this year will try to start exercising. But it’s not just about starting a behavior. It’s about sticking with it. Here are some medical and behavioral science ideas to help you start and stick to a workout habit. First, remind yourself every day by setting […] The post 85. Strategies to create – and maintain – a workout habit appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:45

84. Tips to help you achieve your New Year’s resolution

12/27/2021
A new Medifast survey reveals that less than half of Americans plan on setting a New Year’s resolution this year. Since only about 1 in 10 people stick with their resolutions, I thought I would share tips for success for those of us setting health-related resolutions. Pick one goal instead of a list of goals. […] The post 84. Tips to help you achieve your New Year’s resolution appeared first on Dr. David Geier - Feel and Perform Better Than Ever.

Duration:00:00:39