Dr. Kharrazian receives Researcher of the Year award

Dr. Kharrazian received a Researcher of the Year award at the 7th Annual International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation (IAFNR) conference. IAFNR represents more than a thousand members from around the world. Its members include various doctors, health care professionals, and researchers who are interested in improving brain function. IAFNR presented the award to Dr. Kharrazian…

Dr. Kharrazian’s new research links BPA with multiple sclerosis; neurological autoimmunity

A new study by Dr. Kharrazian shows a link between bisphenol-A (BPA) in plastics and autoimmunity to brain and nerve tissue. The paper was published with Aristo Vojdani, PhD. BPA is a chemical found in plastic products such as water bottles, plastic utensils, and plastic bags. The paper shows two important ways BPA impacts the…

New study links BPA in plastics with thyroid autoimmunity

A new study shows an association between bisphenol-A (BPA) and thyroid autoimmunity. The authors of the study reference three of Dr. Kharrazian’s scientific publications in their paper. BPA exposure is a serious consideration for those with thyroid and neurological autoimmunity. BPA is found in many common plastics, such as beverage and water bottles and many…

Do you have a family history of Alzheimer’s or dementia?

Commonly mistaken for each other, Alzheimer’s and dementia are related, but not the same thing. Understanding the distinction between the two and knowing when to take action can mean the difference between maintaining a healthy, functional brain into your “golden years,” or aging into disability. How do dementia and Alzheimer’s differ? Dementia is not a specific disease; it’s…

Brain fog? Join this six-week functional medicine course

Do you suffer from the following symptoms of brain fog? Perpetual mental fog Trouble concentrating or remembering things Life always seem difficult and tiring Depression Fatigue Lack of motivation If so, you may have brain inflammation. Why does this matter? Because brain fog can lead to early brain degeneration that may be irreversible if caught too late.…

Patients tell their own stories in new thyroid book

Dr. Josh Redd’s new thyroid book explores the emotional journey many patients experience of feeling ignored or overlooked while seeking recovery from Hashimoto’s and low thyroid function. His book, The Truth About Low Thyroid: Stories of Hope and Healing for Those Suffering with Hashimoto’s Low Thyroid Disease, chronicles the stories of about a dozen of his…

Video: Hashimoto’s accelerates brain degeneration — what to do

Hashimoto’s and accelerated brain degeneration In this seven-minute video, Dr. Kharrazian talks about how Hashimoto’s can accelerate brain degeneration. Many Hashimoto’s-related factors affect brain health: Gluten sensitivity often manifests as brain disorders The thyroid antibodies that cause attack of the thyroid gland can also bind to brain tissue and accelerate degeneration The brain needs sufficient…