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:
    Most people are firmly entrenched an operating system of duality. They live according to the assumption that they are separate, isolated individuals in a random cosmos where what happens "in here" is not reflected "out there."

    Unity is totally different from duality, but you don't have to wait for...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Variations in a particular gene may help explain why some people appear more youthful than others, researchers say.

    The gene, known as MC1R, is already well known for influencing skin and hair color. Certain variants of MC1R are more common in ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Audiology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A hearing aid may do more than help you hear better: New research suggests that the devices might also help prevent mental decline in elderly people with hearing loss.

    "We know that hearing aids can keep older adults with hearing loss more soc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Omega-3 fish oil supplements may improve the effectiveness of antidepressants, new research suggests.

    Researchers reviewed the findings of eight clinical trials worldwide, as well as other evidence, and concluded that the supplements appear to h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smaller families may be one reason why women now outlive men, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from 140,600 people in Utah and found that men who were born in the early to mid-1800s lived an average of two years longer than women b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Otology & Neurotology:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Can listening to music boost your baby's brainpower?

    Maybe, at least in specific ways. A new study suggests that listening to music with a waltz-like rhythm -- a difficult form of rhythm for infants to comprehend -- and tapping out the beats wit...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Since childhood, all of us have found a stable point through the ego. We imagine a fixed "I" who is in control, at least as much as possible. But there is another, far more stable point of stability: the witness. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Electrical stimulation devices, used to treat self-harming or aggressive behaviors, should be banned, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

    The devices pose substantial risks that cannot be eliminated through labeling changes, accord...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although aging may mean more physical problems, retirement can help people lead healthier lives, a new study from Australia suggests.

    Researchers found that when folks retire they tend to increase their physical activity, sit less and sleep mo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology-Oncology:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Surviving a childhood cancer can take a toll on health, and new research shows that young adults who've been through the ordeal often feel aged before their time.

    "Our findings indicate survivors' accelerated aging, and also help us understand ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Social Work:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you're an American aged 20 or under, your expected life span is now less affected by whether you're rich or poor than it used to be, a new study finds.

    Researchers at Princeton University report that the life expectancy gap between rich and ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Medical Biochemical Genetics:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy elderly people have a higher-than-normal number of genetic variants that protect against mental decline, a new study reports.

    The findings suggest a possible link between long-term brain health and protection from chronic diseases such ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with HIV may age prematurely, putting them at increased risk for an earlier death, a new study indicates.

    With antiretroviral therapy, many people with HIV can expect to live for decades after being infected with the AIDS-causing virus. ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Medical Biochemical Genetics:

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new gene therapy shows preliminary promise against so-called "Bubble Boy" disease, researchers report.

    A small, early-stage trial assessed the safety and effectiveness of the gene therapy in five patients with Bubble Boy disease, formally kn...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Healthcare professionals have different views about the problems facing our medical system today. In this video, I will share my thoughts about the key flaws in our current medical system, and how we can change them. Read More