Concussion

Read more about the signs and symptoms of a Concussion and how to properly diagnose and available treatment options to consider.

Strokes, Inflammatory Concussions, and Vagus Nerve Stimulation

The sudden lack of blood flow to a region of the brain that results in damage to brain tissue is referred to as a stroke.  This concept is commonly understood by most patients and physicians. But what is not widely known is that a stroke results in a wave of inflammatory stress throughout the brain …

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Concussions and Constipation

Constipation is one of the most common ailments experienced by individuals, both young and old. The excessive retention of stool can be extremely uncomfortable, and a wide variety of remedies deal with the discomfort of poor elimination. Many people consume more fiber or prunes, drink more water, or take a laxative such as magnesium to …

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Coat Hanger Neck Pain

Many individuals with chronic or intermittent neck tightness and pain are misdiagnosed.   They are told their vertebrae are out of alignment, have muscular injury from an accident, have a pinched nerve, “carry their stress there”, or have arthritic changes noted on an x-ray. While certainly some individuals may have nerve compression from a serious …

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Varicose Veins and Erectile Dysfunction

As different as they sound, the development of varicose veins (men and women) and erectile dysfunction (“E.D.” in men) are often of the same origin. Having one or both of those issues may signal underlying nervous system damage that was not repaired due to metabolic inflammation. And there are nonsurgical, non-pharmaceutical answers that may help …

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Dizzy

 Many people have felt an uneasy sensation in their head and they describe it as feeling dizzy. But dizziness is a term that means different things to different people.   Zeroing in on the true mechanism of your dizziness determines if you are being properly treated for your underlying problem. Unfortunately, many providers do not …

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High Omega-3, Low Omega-6 Diets Help Brains Recover

A growing body of scientific studies are suggesting that omega-3 fatty acids found in nuts, flax, wild fish, and grass fed beef can lead to the reduction of abnormal inflammation and restore a wide variety of cellular functioning within the body. A recent study has shown that long term omega-3 fatty acid supplementation coupled with …

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Menopause is Permanent PMS

Some women suffer for decades after menopause. But what if we approach it like a traumatic brain injury or a concussion? What if relief lies in repairing the brains and nervous systems of these women just like repairing the brains and nervous systems of male pro-athletes? There are new treatments for postmenopausal women, turning off …

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Emotional Concussions; Real Damage Like a Car Wreck

Is it possible for an emotional event to have the same impact on our brain as a car wreck? Yes, it is an “emotional concussion”. You have probably heard of “dying of a broken heart”. This is when grandma dies and then grandpa (who was healthy) dies shortly afterwards of sudden heart failure. This event …

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Inflammation and Depression

There are encouraging new findings about the cellular causes of depression which offers new hope for those who struggle with this disease. These same cellular mechanisms are also believed to be involved with bipolarism, schizophrenia, some forms of anxiety and probably PTSD. We now look at the “symptoms” of depression (low mood, fatigue, lack of …

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Concussions and Kids

Did you know that heartburn, anxiousness, irritability, depression and weight gain can be long-term problems set in motion by a simple childhood concussion?   Whether it happened to your child a year ago, or the injury happened to you 20 + years ago, there are some things you should know about the lingering effects of concussion …

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Are You Hungry An Hour After Dinner?

One of the biggest problems with controlling your weight might be that you are simply too hungry.  If you need a mid-afternoon snack despite having lunch, or if you are hungry an hour after eating a full dinner, you are probably experiencing abnormal hunger. I believe that an abnormal sense of hunger is often due …

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Headaches? Maybe you need more Oxygen!

 Do You Have Chronic Headaches? Recurring headaches may hit us at certain times of the day (mid-morning or afternoon), when you sit still, after a meal, or for women at certain times of the month (PMS). We now know that many headaches are caused by low blood pressure and oxygen delivery to your brain.  We …

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Thin But Constantly Hungry

We often think being thin is the same thing as being “healthy”, but this is not true anymore. Recent studies are showing that skinny people who eat everything in sight yet never gain a pound are at an increased risk of developing cancer, diabetes, fatty liver disease, and heart disease. How can thin people be …

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My health was never the same after …

Can you say this about your health: “I was never the same after my __________” (fill in the blank with an event). Your event might have been physical like a car wreck or childbirth. Your event might have been emotional like the death of a loved one or being really frightened. Your event might have …

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