How hormones influence the brain, with Professor Jayashri Kulkarni

Want to know more about the connection between your brain and your hormones? Professor Jayashri Kulkarni joins Liz on this episode of the podcast to share how hormones influence our brains – and what it means for longevity.

Jayashri, a professor in psychiatry, reveals what brought her to the profession, plus discusses the different types of oestrogen and their receptors, the benefits of testosterone, and the effects of other hormones on the brain.

Liz and Jayashri also cover cognitive decline, how early life trauma may impact brain biology, and how damage to the brain may be able to be repaired.

Jayashri shares how she helps to treat patients with mental health issues, and how to approach your doctor if you too are struggling.

Stream the episode below, or download the recording via Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

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