Concussion is the biggest name in today's high-impact sports.
And even if you haven't had a concussion, many people – due to brain inflammation, blood-brain barrier leakage, neurotransmitter imbalances and beyond – suffer from many of the same problematic brain issues caused by a concussion, such as brain fog, distraction, and ADHD-like symptoms (you can check out my own story about that, and how I fixed it, in this article I published after my brain scan at the Peak Brain Institute).
As more and more high profile athletes come forward to share their stories of invisible suffering after head injuries, we as a culture are finally acknowledging this silent epidemic.
Enter The Concussion Repair Manual: A Practical Guide to Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries, written by today's podcast guest, Dr. Dan Engle, as a user’s guide for those suffering after head traumas and those that support them. It is a one-part “textbook,” packed with the leading research on medical technologies for healing the injured brain, and one-part “workbook,” offering a step-by-step method for making and tracking a personalized recovery regimen.
Dr. Dan Engle's background and passion for concussion repair stem from a three-decade investigation into the many modalities for healing his own traumas. When the usual medical treatments didn’t help, he explored what was possible, found what worked and put them into this manual – “the best of the best” in the medical arena for recovering from sports related head injury.
Dr. Engle is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, with a clinical practice that combines aspects of regenerative medicine, orthomolecular psychiatry, integrative spirituality and peak performance methods. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas in San Antonio, his psychiatry residency degree from the University of Colorado in Denver and his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship degree from Oregon Health and Sciences University. Currently, he is Medical Consultant to Onnit Labs in Austin, Texas, the Temple of the Way of Light Ayahuasca Center in Peru, Crossroads Ibogaine Recovery Center in Mexico and the True Rest Float Center in Tempe, Arizona.
During our discussion, you'll discover:
-How to get your own home float tank and the type of psychedelics or supplements to use before getting into the float tank…[12:55]
-Where to purchase ketamine as a psychedelic on the Dark Web…[22:10]
–The best way to go about hunting down a home hyperbaric oxygen therapy…[28:00]
-What an interference field is and why Dr. Dan talks about it in the book in relation to hormones…[40:20]
-How Dr. Dan performed what he calls “meditation on steroids”…[53:30]
-What you can learn from the practice of ancient man using sharpened stones as medicine…[59:50]
-Why glutathione is so important and how one administers it intranasally…[71:15]
-And much more!
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Do you have questions, thoughts or feedback for Dan or me? Leave your comments below and one of us will reply!