Dr. Austin Perlmutter | COVID-19 Summit Interview

Our Health Talks was honored to have Dr. Austin Perlmutter join us for a special Q&A on coronavirus and COVID-19. Dr. Austin Perlmutter is a board-certified internal medicine physician and New York Times bestselling author, who joined us to deliver a presentation on mental health and wellness in the time of coronavirus.

Conversation guide:

  • Maintaining mental health during social distancing (2:25)
  • Social connection – connecting with those you care about (7:30)
  • Remove your stressors (12:37)
  • News Exposure: Double-edged sword (13:40)
  • Conversations with friends, family, and other people (17:30)
  • Social Media use (19:40)
  • Engage with stress-lowering techniques (21:18)
  • The importance of nature exposure (21:40)
  • Practicing meditation and mindfulness (25:00)
  • Exercise (26:45)
  • Developing new healthy routines (27:57)
  • Putting it all together (29:50)
  • How to care for a loved one with COVID-19 (31:50)
  • The importance of sleep and a sleep routine (35:45)
  • How can we prevent the spread of this disease (43:47)
  • Factors to pay attention to for the future of coronavirus (46:42)
  • Media sources (49:18)

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You can also listen to this interview on Spotify and iTunes.

This interview was recorded on March 27, 2020.

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