Bio

Dr. Deepak Chopra, a Sharecare expert, is the Founder of The Chopra Foundation and the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, California. He is known as a prolific author of over fifty-six books with eighteen best sellers on mind-body health, spirituality, and peace. He is a senior scientist for The Gallup Poll. Chopra’s Wellness Radio airs weekly on Sirius Stars, Channel 102 that focuses on the areas - success, love, sexuality and relationships, well being, and spirituality. A global force in the field of human empowerment, Dr. Chopra has been published in more than forty languages with more than twenty million copies of his books in print. He is heralded by Time Magazine as “one of the top one hundred heroes and icons of this century.”

Specialties:

  • alternative/complementary medicine

Affiliation:

  • Founder of The Chopra Foundation and the Chopra Center for Wellbeing

Activity

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The cortex assembles the mass of raw data (continuous signals about body's state of chemical balance, temperature, and oxygen consumption, along with a crackling stream of nerve impulses) into complex arrangements of electrical and chemical blips. The cortex doesn't inform us about this never-ending...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who experience pain and swelling related to their treatment may find relief in acupuncture and exercise, new research suggests.

    In one study, acupuncture helped reduce joint pain by up to 40 percent, said study author Dr. ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Genetic Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The genes of the world's oldest people have been sequenced, but the decoding effort did not reveal any genes strongly linked with an exceptionally long lifespan, scientists report.

    Researchers performed whole-genome sequencing on 17 people olde...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Meditation helps the body to relax. Besides this, you will also begin to notice that you are more self-aware. You may gain a sudden insight or inspiration. You may start to feel more centered; sudden spurts of energy or alertness may occur. These effects vary from person to person, so be open to whatever...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamins or other dietary supplements along with medication can be dangerous, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

    Dietary supplements can alter the absorption and metabolism of prescription and over-the-counter medications, the FD...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Spirit brings power. That is a paradox, because the spirit's path to power involves surrender, humility, forgiveness, and acceptance -- not exactly qualities we associate with powerful people. In the ego's world, power means having the ability to control circumstances to your benefit, to manipulate...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The ego does you a terrible disservice by throwing you into a world of opposites. Opposites always conflict -- that's the only way they know -- and who can feel at home in the middle of a fight? It's much easier to keep up the fight between good and evil, holy and profane, us and them. But as awareness...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Give your attention only after bringing it to rest inside. All thethings that are coming your way today call for your attention.

    You can pay attention in two ways - from a place of action, whichis the restless mind, or from a place of stillness, which is thepeaceful mind. You always have this...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite potential health benefits, chia seeds may pose a risk if they are not consumed properly, according to new research.

    The tiny, oval seeds -- a rich source of fiber, protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids -- should not be eaten in th...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Two things can be said about this. First, you can seek out professional help and ease into deep trust, moving at your own speed and sensing -- not from the mind but from the heart -- if he or she is truly open enough to accept the darker energies you want to release.

    Second, there is a spiritual...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Ego, too, gets redeemed. Only then do you realize what an amazingtrick God has pulled, to make the villain of the piece its finalhero. When you see that you are pure being, separation ends. Thegap between you and your soul is closed and - presto! - everythingin creation belongs to you. In one stroke you fulfill...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    At the end of the journey lies a state of absolutes. Freedom isn'tbeing free from this or that - it is absolute freedom. Joy isn'tjoy in this or that - it is absolute joy. So it is with power,intelligence, creativity, and existence. When we experience thesethings in duality, we are gaining only a...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    It is natural for the ego to seek pleasure, thinking that once itis found, happiness is the result. Pleasure is not an antidote forpain, however. If you are suffering, no amount of pleasurableexperience from the outside will relieve your anguish. Thisdisproves the ego's assumptions, but still there...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Humility is the modesty that comes naturally when you see how vastcreation is in all its infinite abundance. In India it is said thathumility bows down before God like a tree laden with ripe fruit.The ego fears being made humble. The "I" is insecure and does notwelcome being taken down to a lower...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Having made a space for trusting yourself, now you need someone else to trust. Healing is not a matter of solitary work.

    Don't automatically put your best friend, spouse, or big sister at the top of your list. Be objective about who is emotionally available and who isn't. Look for someone who is tolerant...Read More