Using Technology To Mimic Human Touch & Calm The Nervous System w. David Rabin, MD, PhD (Ep 58)

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Key Information

Dr. Rabin’s Innovative Wearable

Developed by Dr. David Rabin, this device uses touch therapy to signal safety to the brain, enhancing energy, focus, and relaxation.

Research on Stress and Healing

Dr. Rabin has dedicated over a decade to researching the impact of chronic stress and the body’s inherent ability to heal from illnesses.

Non-Invasive Therapy Research

Focusing on non-invasive therapies, Dr. Rabin’s work aids patients with treatment-resistant conditions like PTSD and substance use disorders

Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

Dr. Rabin is investigating the epigenetic regulation of trauma responses to understand the mechanism of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy

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This talk with Dr. David Rabin, MD, PhD is geeky dive into the science of hacking the nervous system to mimic human touch.  Dr. Dave is a clinical psychiatrist with a PhD in neuroscience and has developed one of the most exciting wearable technologies on the market today, the Apollo Wearable.  In this chat we discuss this exciting world of using tech to biohack the nervous system and build resilience.

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About Dr. David Rabin, MD, PhD

Dr. David Rabin, MD, PhD, is a neuroscientist, board-certified psychiatrist, health tech entrepreneur & inventor who has been studying the impact of chronic stress in humans for more than a decade. He is the co-founder & chief innovation officer at Apollo Neuroscience, which has developed the first scientifically-validated wearable technology that actively improves energy, focus & relaxation, using a novel touch therapy that signals safety to the brain. Dr. Rabin is the Medical Director of the Apollo Clinic.

Dr. Rabin has always been fascinated by consciousness and our inherent ability to heal ourselves from injury and illness. As such, he has specifically focused his research on the clinical translation of non-invasive therapies for patients with treatment-resistant illnesses like PTSD and substance use disorders.

Dr. Rabin is the co-founder and executive director of the Board of Medicine, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of physicians and scientists establishing the first peer-reviewed, evidence-based clinical guidelines for the production and safe use of currently unregulated alternative medicines, including plant medicines. The Board of Medicine trains and certifies healthcare providers, as well providing quality control standards for complementary and alternative medicines to support high-quality clinical research and best practices in harm-reduction.

In addition to his clinical psychiatry practice, Dr. Rabin is currently conducting research on the epigenetic regulation of trauma responses and recovery to elucidate the mechanism of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy and the neurobiology of belief.

Dr. Rabin received his MD in medicine and PhD in neuroscience from Albany Medical College and specialized in psychiatry with a distinction in research at Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Topics Discussed

  • Apollo Neuroscience Wearable
  • Started in clinical psychiatry and neuroscience
  • Stress exacerbates mental health conditions
  • Problem w. The ADHD Diagnosis
  • Problems w. Current Medical Prescription Model
  • The Importance Of Learning To Deal With Adversity
  • We need to train ourselves to adapt
  • BDNF
  • Trauma and Stress
  • Psychedelic Medicine
  • The psychedelic experience of Meditation
  • The importance of Breathwork
  • The Cortisol Steal
  • How Apollo Calms the nervous system
  • The Science Behind Apollo
  • Apollo mimics human touch
  • How To Get The Most Out Of Apollo – Blog Post
  • Soothing Touch gives similar effects in the body as regular exercise and meditation
  • Apollo and EMF’s
  • @drdavidrabin

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Erik Abramowitz is a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP), Naturopathic Doctoral student, health coach, and father. He is the primary content creator for and the host of the Holistic Nootropics Podcast.

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