The Peter Attia Drive Podcast

The Peter Attia Drive is a weekly, ultra-deep-dive podcast focusing on maximizing health, longevity, critical thinking…and a few other things. Topics include fasting, ketosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, mental health, and much more.

The Drive is hosted by Dr. Peter Attia, a Stanford/Johns Hopkins/NIH-trained physician focusing on the applied science of longevity, the extension of human life and well-being.

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#01 – Tim Ferriss: depression, psychedelics, and emotional resilience

“It’s very hard for people to talk their way out of something that they didn’t talk their way into.” —Tim Ferriss

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#47 – Matthew Walker, Ph.D., on sleep – Part I of III: Dangers of poor sleep, Alzheimer’s risk, mental health, memory consolidation, and more

“I think that sleep may be one of the most significant lifestyle factors that determines your risk ratio for Alzheimer’s disease.” — Matthew Walker

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#05 – Dom D’Agostino, Ph.D.: ketosis, n=1, exogenous ketones, HBOT, seizures, and cancer

“I immerse myself in what I’m doing…that’s how we learn.” —Dom D’Agostino

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#34 – Sam Harris, Ph.D.: The transformative power of mindfulness

“Thought really is the obstacle one is overcoming when learning to meditate.” —Sam Harris

“ ” I've always been fascinated with medicine. I really enjoy his take on things, his clarity, the brilliant guests he has on, and how out of my depth it all is.
Jason FriedCo-Founder & CEO, Basecamp
“ ” Your podcasts are like a massive gift to humanity. I've been enjoying them very much.
Michael DellFounder and CEO, Dell Technologies

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#40 – Tom Catena, M.D.: The world’s most important doctor – to nearly a million patients – saving countless lives in the war-torn and remote villages of Sudan

“I think people may look at Africa and say, ‘What you’re doing is just a drop in the ocean.’. . .But when you’re there, you don’t see a drop in the ocean. You see a person. You see a life.”—Tom Catena

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#39 – Ted Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D.: How to catch, treat, and survive prostate cancer

“With our algorithm. . .you can reduce biopsies by about one third, reduce detection of low-grade cancer by about one third, and you actually don’t compromise the detection of higher grade disease. . .we have great tools to offer people very sophisticated screening for their prostate cancer.” —Ted Schaeffer

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#38 – Francisco Gonzalez-Lima, Ph.D.: Advancing Alzheimer’s disease treatment and prevention – is AD actually a vascular and metabolic disease?

“Everybody goes through this cognitive decline. . .this is a reality. . .but it is possible to intervene before you get into the limbic system problems. . . and that’s going to make the biggest difference.” —Francisco Gonzalez-Lima

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#37 – Zubin Damania, M.D.: Revolutionizing healthcare one hilariously inspiring video at a time

“The idea that you can optimize a particular regiment to the goals of that unique patient is the foundation of what we call Health 3.0.” —Zubin Damania

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#36 – Eric Chehab, M.D.: Extending healthspan and preserving quality of life

“Aging is such a big part of what we treat in orthopedics. . .our role is to help patients adapt and cope with their new reality. . .[without] imposing any artificial limits on them.” —Eric Chehab

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#35 – Nir Barzilai, M.D.: How to tame aging

“I think the prevention of aging is really a good place to be. . .and I think life is going to be very different in the next decade with our advances.” —Nir Barzilai

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#34 – Sam Harris, Ph.D.: The transformative power of mindfulness

“Thought really is the obstacle one is overcoming when learning to meditate.” —Sam Harris

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#33 – Rudy Leibel, M.D.: Finding the obesity gene and discovering leptin

“I’ve always felt that it was really somehow an enormous opportunity and a gift to be able to pursue this down to the level that I’ve been able to do in the past 30 years.” —Rudy Leibel

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#32 – Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D.: new frontiers in cancer therapy, medicine, and the writing process

“The fundamental rule that works for me is just to throw something at the world. The first line, the first experiment, the first idea, and then, keep at it.” —Siddhartha Mukherjee

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#31 – Navdeep Chandel, Ph.D.: metabolism, mitochondria, and metformin in health and disease

“I pay more attention today to stress than anything else.” —Nav Chandel

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