Dr. Kharrazian appointed as Harvard Medical School research fellow

Dr. Kharrazian was recently appointed a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research will focus on neuroimmunology, neurotoxicology, and autoimmunity. He is also studying how infections and toxins can impact the brain using advanced neuroimaging spectroscopy, a type of brain scan. This research is being…

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…

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…

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…

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…