Category «Brain Health»

An Epidemic of ADHD

Over the many years I have practiced medicine, I have seen a definite increase in the number of children and adults that are not able to focus and concentrate in school and work. There are many reasons for this uptick in the condition we call “attention deficit disorder. “ Let’s explore a few.The health of …

What We Believe Impacts Our Lives

Our family and the social/cultural environment in which we grew up have impacted all of us. Lots of beliefs were instilled in our young minds that we tend to carry for many years into our adulthood. Some examples are:Heart disease runs in our familyAll of the children in our family struggled in schoolYou aren’t smart …

Can We Heal Our Body By Healing Our Thoughts?

Early in my medical career I realized that some people got well and others didn’t. The same situation but different outcomes depending on the person’s belief system. I then began noticing my own belief system, my thoughts, and the impact they had on the patients I served. I have always been a pretty positive, optimistic …

Brain Health Is Dependent on Gut Health

Did you ever feel like that you knew in your gut (gut feeling) that something was not quite right? Were you aware that your gut bacteria (microbiome) might influence your mood? It is common for depression and anxiety to be present in people with irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disorders such as Crohn’s disease …

Yes, We Cure Headaches

The “simple” headache is not so simple. There are many different kinds of headaches. Most people have multiple causes for their headaches. Common causes include:​Stress and anxiety or depression​Posture problems affecting head, neck, shoulders, upper back​Muscle spasm​Problems with the fascia of the neck or shoulder girdle​Problems with cranial nerves​Problems with peripheral nerves of head/neck/shoulder area​Lack …