Saving Lives In Slow Motion

Dr Ayan Panja shares his unique blend of bitesized wisdom and perspective to improve your health journey and make you stop, think and reflect. Knowledge, evidence and powerful storytelling make for a mind-expanding short form listen.

Dr Ayan Panja shares his expert generalist perspective on important themes around health & wellbeing, pondering what impacts our health journeys and attitudes. A bite-sized, enriching and quietly mind-expanding podcast.

Gut symptoms

Season 1, Ep. 28
In this episode I look at symptoms affecting the gut. They are one of the most common presentations ingeneral practice.Most of us experience some kind of gastrointestinal symptom at some point in our lives. I delve into my understanding on how the gut works and how and why things can go wrong and what we can do to help ourselves.Links:Mintel gastrointestinal problems data: article on gut health determinants: foods: receptor: chain fatty acids: and reflux disease: pylori infection and reflux disease: FODMAP diets: and their potential role in reflux disease: and IBS - is there a link?: and SIBO: review of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns and Ulcerative colitis):‘Red flag’ gut symptoms needing medical assessment: Diverticulitis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Surgery ( popular ‘4 R’s of gut health’:

Brain health and Alzheimer’s Disease

Season 1, Ep. 25
*TW*This is such a trenchant topic and I wanted to cover it for so many reasons.Most of us get some kind of brain symptom at times but it is short lived, but that is not the case for many people.Alzheimer’s Disease is the commonest form of dementia affecting over 60% of all dementia sufferers worldwide.This episode looks at the determinants of brain health and the aetiology of Alzheimer’s Disease.Links:Facts, figures and information on dementia: and brain health: not focus on this in the episode but in case you want to know more).Brain health and food chat with @Doctors_Kitchen: hippocampus and memory: between diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease: ApoE gene: stimulation therapy:’s support: on Alzheimer’s Disease - what it is and it’s pathology: of Alzheimer’s Disease: