E93 - 'Tis the Season: Managing Chronic Stress, the Holidays, and the Pandemic with Dr. Jennifer Love
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How can someone tell whether they are experiencing chronic levels of stress? The holidays are typically a great source of stress for most people. What are the unique challenges that we face this year in terms of the holidays during a pandemic? In this timely interview, Dr. Jennifer Love addresses these important questions, and so much more in this episode. With the release of her upcoming book, “When Crisis Strikes” she shares some powerful tips on detecting and managing chronic stress.
Dr. Jennifer Love is board-certified in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. She practices at a large clinic in Southern California. Dr. Love is an award-winning researcher and international speaker, interested in the interface between cultural and spiritual factors and overall mental health. Dr. Love’s work focuses on restoring life balance, brain and body health, and helping her patients improve their functionality and satisfaction in life. She considers a wide range of interventions including nutraceuticals, medication, exercise, yoga, psychotherapy, and sleep/relaxation training. Her specialties include: mood disorders, substance-use disorders, anxiety disorders, anger and irritability, behavioral addictions, co-occurring pain and opioid dependence.
Dr. Love is the co-author of When Crisis Strikes: 5 Steps to Heal Your Brain, Body, and Life from Chronic Stress. Stay up to date by following @dr_author_jennifer_love on Instagram.