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Healing the Busy Brain with Dr. Romie Mushtaq, MD

February 22, 2021 Dr. Romie Mushtaq Season 1 Episode 31
Health Bite
Healing the Busy Brain with Dr. Romie Mushtaq, MD
Show Notes

Solving stress and anxiety can increase productivity, but most importantly, change your life. Today's guest is Dr. Romie Mushtaq, a triple board certified physician in neurology, integrative medicine, and mindfulness. Dr. Romie worked in neurology successfully until, due to stress, she developed a health disorder that caused her to shift towards mindfulness, meditation, and integrative medicine. Now she serves as Chief Wellness Officer at Evolution Hospitality, where she has scaled a care and wellness program for more than 7,000 employees to shift the state of brain health in organizations, and help leaders to have a positive impact on the workplace.


  • Dr. Romie Mushtaq tells why she founded her own company with the idea of ​shifting the paradigm around brain and mental health in the workplace.
  • The definition of a busy brain and how to cure it.
  • Why anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and insomnia are three sides of the same coin.
  • She explains how when we are stressed there is an imbalance of the HPA axis.
  • Alcohol and its capability to calm GABA receptors, but then rebounding anxiety.
  • The importance of changing micro habits to start the change gradually.
  • The 3/30 brain break; 3 minutes during the day and 30 minutes at night.

To learn more about Dr. Romie Mushtaq, check out her website, or follow her on Instagram.

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