11 Jan 2023
Today I’m chatting with a really good friend of the podcast, Dr Ayan Panja and I’m delighted to announce that he has finally written an incredible debut book “The Health Fix”.
We talk about the potential for health coaches to unlock huge benefits in the NHS
The IDEAL framework for behaviour change
How to understand your biology and fix symptoms using the ‘health loop’
This is a great episode that dives into how better understanding our biology and the interconnectedness of our hormone, nervous, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and immune system could lead to improved outcomes in how we treat ourselves.
Ayan is one of the UK’s most influential GPs. And his book is packed with practical tips built around novel frameworks with revealing case studies and a focus on evidence and science.
The book is fantastic and it’s now hot on my recommendation list for anyone who wants to understand their health better.
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Dr Ayan Panja is a UK based NHS GP partner with 23 years of clinical experience.
As an editorial adviser to NHS Digital and presenter on BBC World News he has been communicating health to the masses for many years.
His interest in prevention and wellbeing led him to co-create and run Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine, a Royal College of General Practitioners accredited course for health care practitioners. Ayan was featured in Pulse magazine's Power 50 in 2020 which lists the UK's most influential GPs.
In his book, The Health Fix, Ayan takes his own experience of illness as well as his unique method for being able to tailor lifestyle based interventions to oneself. Packed with practical tips built around a novel framework with revealing case studies and a focus on evidence and science, this book will help you get to the bottom of your symptoms and stay healthy in the long run with minimal effort.
Ayan also hosts a bite sized podcast called Saving Lives in Slow Motion available free on @audible and other platforms where you can hear more from him.
More info: https://linktr.ee/DrAyanPanja