Posts Tagged ‘brain health’

Hyperbaric Oxygen: A Life Saver!

Hyperbaric Oxygen

Our understanding of oxygen therapies has only begun, as we are starting to see case studies of recovery from serious injury by including the use of a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. The delivery of high volume oxygen in a pressurized container to the body creates impressive conditions that can speed up recovery, and increase the chances…

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Ketogenic Diet for Lyme Disease

Treatment for Lyme

Lyme Disease is a neuropathic infection, invading the nervous system and causing facial paralysis, tingling and numbness in hands and feet, and disrupting the autonomic functions of the heart. Some researchers have identified that specific nerve fibers in the nervous systems are the ones targeted and impacted by Lyme Disease, but the specific function through…

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How Gut Bacteria Affects Brain Health

Gut Bacteria and the Brain

Enteric nervous systems, probiotics, beneficial bacteria, and “wheat belly.” All of these are relatively new developments in our understanding of the gut or the complex system of digestive organs and glands combined with numerous metabolic processes that dictate the energy that fuels our cells. Even more recently is a startling new discovery of just how…

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Is Aluminum Contributing to Alzheimer’s Disease?

Aluminum and Alzheimer's Disease

We have known for many years that heavy metal toxicity can contribute to a long list of chronic health problems, including some neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia. A heavy metal’s ability to enter the body depends on the availability of it in the environment. One heavy metal of particular concern and speculation is aluminum.…

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Food for Thought

In a compelling article today, the New York Times examines whether a low-fat diet can contribute to memory loss! Dr. Richard Isaacson, the director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weil Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian, emphasizes that our brain and body cells need fat to survive. It is important, Dr. Isaacson states, that good…

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Heavy Metals & Chelation Therapy

chelation therapy

What are heavy metals? By now, most of us have heard of heavy metals, however, the problem is that most of us are not fully aware of all the dangers and long term side effects they actually have. Heavy metal toxicity  has been linked to plethora of diseases and disorders such as neurological disorders, Parkinson’s,…

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The One Vitamin That Can Potentially Prevent a Brain Aneurysm

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Last Friday, Lisa Colagrossi, a great reporter at WABC in New York, NY, died from a sudden brain aneurysm. An aneurysm, a bulge that indicates a weak arterial wall, can potentially be prevented from rupturing with high-dose vitamin C therapy. According to The Society of Interventional Radiology, 1 in 20 Americans have some sort of…

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Trans Fat Could Be Hurting Your Memory

trans fat

Eating sweets and foods with trans fats has never been good for your health, but new science shows it might also be clogging-up your memory too. According to new research presented at the American Heart Association’s annual meeting in Chicago, presenters, such as study author Dr. Beatrice Golomb, explained how men with the most trans…

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Handwriting Helps Children Learn and Boosts Memory

When it comes to handwriting, school systems are shifting their focus towards less traditional forms of instruction, but it could be negatively impacting proficiency and memory standards. As psychologists and scientists begin to unravel the link between educational development and cognitive retention, and due to a lack of printing exercises, they are discovering many students…

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