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by Dr. Hazel Wallace
The Food Medic

S4 E5 - The Female Brain


On this episode, Hazel chats to Dr Sarah Mc Kay, a neuroscientist and science communicator. Sarah has written a book titled demystifying the female brain (also called the women's brain book on the other side of the world) - The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness.

They discuss:
*The main differences (if any) between male and female brains
*Common gender stereotypes when it comes to the brain
*How puberty and pregnancy alters the brain
*PMS and mood
*Why mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety are more common in women.



by Dr. Hazel Wallace