Deepak Chopra

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:
    Feeling fear as a bodily sensation gets it out of the realm of the mind. Fear has a voice. It speaks of many dangers; it accumulates scenarios of doom and whirls from one to the other without end. As a voice, fear is extremely persuasive, yet the words are connected to bodily reactions. These are...Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer can still cut their risk of the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, a large new study suggests.

    In fact, lifestyle might be especially powerful for women at relatively high geneti...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fluctuations in blood pressure may be linked to faster declines in thinking skills among seniors, a new study suggests.

    Among older patients, those whose systolic blood pressure -- the top number in a blood pressure reading -- varied between doct...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the promise of an "easy and natural" treatment for skin cancer, home remedies such as black salve can actually make things worse, new research shows.

    People use black salve with the hope that it will remove skin cancers. But, this purported...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief -- to the martial art tai chi.

    Researchers concluded that tai chi offers an alternative t...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
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Ophthalmology:

    THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As baby boomers age, the number of Americans with vision problems and blindness is expected to double over the next three decades, a new study suggests.

    In 2015, slightly more than 12 million Americans had a vision problem. But by 2050, that num...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Everyone suffers. In times of war or calamity or natural disasters, everyone suffers together. Yet no matter how far the dark ripples of pain might spread, suffering is always individual. We feel it inside as a wound to ourselves, but because it is invisible, we can't show this wound to anyone else....Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although people complain when their schedule gets too busy, new research suggests that being overbooked might actually be good for the brain.

    The study of older adults found that those with packed schedules tended to do better on tests of memory, ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pain Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study sheds light -- literally -- on a potential means of easing migraine pain.

    Researchers in Boston exposed 69 migraine patients to different colors of light. They found that while blue light exacerbated headache pain, a narrow spectrum of...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    MONDAY, May 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Temporarily raising the body temperature of people who are depressed seems to ease symptoms for up to six weeks, a small new study finds.

    The treatment, known as whole-body hyperthermia, essentially gives patients a mild,...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about General Practice:

    MONDAY, May 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Routinely attending religious services may confer a halo of better health around American women, a new study suggests.

    Harvard researchers found that women who went to religious services at least twice a week were one-third less likely to die over ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    SATURDAY, May 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who get their high blood pressure down to normal levels may substantially cut their risk of heart disease -- even if they're elderly or have already had heart problems, new research suggests.

    The study results, f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics:

    FRIDAY, May 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Your ability to "smell" the foods you taste weakens as you age, new research suggests.

    Along with your nose, you can detect aromas through your mouth when you chew your food, which releases certain types of molecules, researchers explained.

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Emergency Medicine:

    FRIDAY, May 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children are increasingly at risk from essential oils that are often used in natural remedies, a Tennessee poison center reports.

    Between 2011 and 2015, reports of toxic exposures to these oils -- such as tea tree oil -- doubled, the center said. ...Full Article