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 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…

Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism immune basics

About 90 percent of hypothyroidism cases in the United States are due to Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys the thyroid gland. It’s important to identify Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism because you then know it is the immune system you must address, although thyroid hormone medication may still be necessary. How to test for Hashimoto’s…