Spotlight on Our Co-Host in Brain Health- Dr. Jon Artz, MD
Meet Your Host, Dr. Jon Artz
In this episode of "Let's Talk Brain Health," co-host Dr. Krystal Culler and co-host Dr. Jonathan Artz (a.k.a- Jon) dive into the origins of the podcast and discuss their backgrounds and passion for brain health. Jon, an adult neurologist and neurophysiologist with a focus on cognitive health, shares his journey from growing up in West Virginia to become a neurologist and how his interest in brain health evolved over the years.
Jon and Krystal discuss the importance of brain health, emphasizing the need for early preventive measures to maintain cognitive function as we age. They highlight the concept of cognitive health as a vital sign and stress the significance of incorporating brain health into daily routines, just like physical activity.
The episode delves into Jon’s personal experiences, particularly his 20-year (and ongoing) dedication to running and exercise, which he believes contributes to his creative thinking, cognitive flexibility, mental clarity, and overall brain health. He encourages listeners to find a physical activity they enjoy and can sustain to promote brain health.
The co-hosts express their excitement about the podcast's focus on bringing expert insights, research, and personal stories related to brain health to a broader audience. Jon shares a book recommendation that influenced his approach to educating patients about brain health.
As the episode concludes, Jon leaves listeners with a key takeaway. There is always something individuals can do to enhance their brain health, and it starts with recognizing and acting upon that one thing that resonates with them.
Throughout the conversation, Krystal and Jon establish the podcast's mission to raise awareness about brain health, educate the public, and inspire proactive steps toward lifelong cognitive well-being. This episode sets the tone for future discussions on various dimensions of brain health and showcases the hosts' enthusiasm for sharing valuable insights and practical tips with their audience.
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