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 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…

Video: Free talk on underlying cause of depression and brain fog with Dr. Kelly Brogan, MD and Dr. Datis Kharrazian

Please join Kelly Brogan, MD and me for a recorded joint talk about the underlying causes of depression and brain fog. Click on the video above to watch the conversation. One of the most wonderful things about functional medicine is applying research findings clinically with often amazing results. And one of the most frustrating things…

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…

“Got brain drain? Trade your keyboard for a pen and lower your risk of digital dementia

With the advent of computers and social media, the old-fashioned skill of handwriting seems to be fading into the past. But research shows that it may be worth keeping handwriting as an everyday skill, due to its positive effects on brain health. Handwriting is being phased out of many schools’ curricula in favor of computer…

Video: Do you have signs and symptoms of early dementia?

Constant brain fog could mean you’re at increased risk for developing dementia. We are only as functional as our brains are. Poor memory, flagging brain endurance, inability to focus and concentrate, etc. rob us of productivity. Sure, we can blame this on getting older, but age doesn’t determine brain function, neurodegeneration does. Some of us…

My new research on the effects of brain injury on gut function

The editor of the scientific journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine invited me to submit a paper for publication on the topic of “Traumatic Brain Injury and the Effects on the Brain-Gut Axis.”  The paper was recently published and the abstract summary of the paper can be found on the National Library of Medicine…

Great book for understanding functional neurology

If you’ve read my brain book you’ve heard about functional neurology. Many people still don’t know about this powerful and effective therapy. It can be difficult to explain, which is what makes Dr. Robert Melillo’s book Disconnected Kids so great. He’s able to make complex concepts not only easy to understand but also easy to…