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Jun

19

2017

Brain Healthy Program: Integrated Immune Based Prevention and Therapy

The first step in addressing brain health is to know whether you are at risk for a brain disorder or actually have one because of suggestive symptoms such memory loss, lack of focus, weakness, incoordination, pain and lightheadedness.

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Jun

12

2017

Celiac Disease, Non-Gluten Enteropathy and FOMAPS: What Modern Medicine Tells Us

Celiac disease (CD) or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is an autoimmune gastrointestinal (GI) and systemic immune disorder. It is characterized by inflammation and tissue remodeling in the small intestine. Immune sensitivity to gliadin, a component of gluten, and its related proteins, present in wheat, rye and barley, and to a lesser extent in other grains.

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Jun

07

2017

Restoring Nervous System Health: The Wahls Protocol

It is becoming clear that anti-inflammatory regimens benefit people with autoimmune diseases with the most successful ones, those that encompass life-style changes. One such multifaceted and holistic approach came from the personal experience of Dr. Terry Wahls.  As a physician, she was struck with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease that slowly advances towards a wheelchair.

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May

15

2017

Neurological Lyme Disease

The neurological complications of Lyme disease are caused worldwide by Borrelia burgdorferi (B. burgdorferi), the vector of Lyme disease in North America. Central nervous system (CNS) manifestations result from involvement of the brain and spinal cord that presents as meningitis, encephalitis, and encephalopathy.

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May

08

2017

Oxytocin and the Maternal-Infant Bond: Contributions from Neuroscience

The field of social neuroscience is filling the gap between behavioral neuroscience and social psychology, employing experimental animal and human studies together with molecular and cellular approaches.  For several decades, investigators have been exploring mechanisms of social affiliation that rely upon the neuropeptide oxytocin (OT).

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May

01

2017

The Primacy of Infancy: Implications for Brain and Cognitive Development

We generally assume that brain development relates to cognitive development.

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