Leaky brain and the blood-brain barrier

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. You may have heard of leaky gut, but have you heard of leaky brain? Sometimes the immune barriers in the body break down, letting in pollutants, toxins, and other irritants that would normally be kept out.  This often happens in the…

Mold toxicity — a silent factor in chronic illness

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. Patients with mold-related illnesses face unique challenges while navigating our healthcare system. Many end up feeling frustrated and unheard, confused about why it’s been so difficult for them to access any kind of care.  So why does it seem like no…

Is Your Indigestion Caused by Hydrochloric Acid or Gallbladder Issues?

Is Your Indigestion Caused by Low Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) or Gallbladder Issues?

Listen to the podcast on iTunes. (Also available on major podcast platforms). Watch the YouTube video. Frequent bouts of acid reflux and indigestion can be a red flag that your stomach acid, or hydrochloric acid, is actually too low.  If you suffer from chronic acid reflux and indigestion, keep note of specific foods that trigger your symptoms. …

How Hypothyroidism Affects Your Appearance

Listen to the podcast on iTunes (also available on major podcast platforms). Watch on YouTube. You might not realize how much an underactive thyroid can affect your physical appearance. Inflammation associated with hypothyroidism impact the skin, hair, nails, and joints. To effectively deal with this inflammation, it’s important to understand why your thyroid isn’t functioning…

Hyperthyroidism

7 Ways Hypothyroidism Affects Your Body and Brain

Listen to the Podcast. Watch the video. A thyroid hormone deficiency slows metabolism and disrupts many basic bodily functions. When looking to understand your thyroid symptoms, you need to understand: What is causing your underactive thyroid in the first place. The impact hypothyroidism can have on both your physical health and your brain function if…

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…

Functional neurology seminars for practitioners

After years of demand, I created with my colleague Dr. Brandon Brock a postgraduate program for licensed practitioners on managing complex brain disorders. The course is more than 300 hours and has been approved by the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation (IAFNR) and the National University of Health Sciences. The program will allow…

New university faculty appointment

I am pleased to announce I have recently been appointed Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. The university was founded in 1905 and provides an excellent education to 4,000 students in medicine, nursing, and public health at its Southern California location. The university is currently…