Why do doctors prescribe nature? – Chasing Life

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The brain makes us who we are. It is the control center that controls thoughts, emotions, and even our perception of time. But for many of us, the brain remains a mystery. This season, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, how this 3-pound organ affects our physical and mental health. Da Dr. Gupta demystifies the brain, you will learn tangible takeaways to help you sleep better, eat healthier and live longer.

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Why do doctors prescribe nature?

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Most of us love the feel of the sun on our skin or the sound of the ocean, but nature does not just feel good; it’s good for us too! Today, doctors are even beginning to prescribe outdoor time as part of their patients’ treatment. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Dr. Melissa Lem, the founder of the first national prescription program in Canada, on the health benefits of nature and why we all need a regular dose outdoors. In addition, we go outside to get some fresh air with Prof. Jennifer Roberts in Maryland and explore some practical ways to integrate more green time into our lives.

April 19, 2022

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