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Autism

We presently have an epidemic of Autism. In Brick Township, NJ one of every 127 children has some variant of the diagnosis. Autism is a neurologic disorder that is diagnosed via behaviors such as loss or delayed development of language, self injurious behavior, self stemming such as continuous hand flapping or head banging, inability to [...]

AMA DECLARES OBESITY A DISEASE

THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION DECLARES OBESITY A DISEASE The American Medical Association (AMA) has finally acknowledged the elephant in the room and has declared obesity a disease. It seems we are a species that has evolved to survive starvation, but not to resist abundance. As a result, too many are taking medications for high blood [...]

Adrenal Exhaustion

First of all, what are the adrenal glands? The adrenal glands sit atop both kidneys and produce many hormones.   Adrenal exhaustion has been dubbed the 21st Century epidemic. Few can dispute that we are living at a pace that is much different from our parents secondary to technology, the changing role of our workforce, [...]

Adderall Tolerance

Amphetamines cause your brain to be flooded with the neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. Your body builds tolerance to Adderall for two reasons: 1. Amphetamine tolerance is caused by excess Calcium influx through the NMDA receptor. Taking NMDA antagonists, prevent excess Calcium influx. Magnesium is an excellent NMDA antagonist, so take magnesium glycinate or magnesium [...]

Study Notes 01/16/10 Neuroscience of Emotions

THE NEUROSCIENCE OF EMOTIONS Einstein said we live in a world of problems which can no longer be solved by the level of thinking which created them. Welcome to the optimistic thinking which is changing what we previous thought to be law. For most of us who experienced Western medical training, psychiatry was presented as [...]

CHOLESTEROL – WHAT IS YOUR NUMBER?

If we go down medical memory lane and look back about 100 years we see that heart disease was congestive heart failure and a common cause of death. Heart disease was not the major cause of death. Diets weren't full of chemicals, synthetic hormones, corn, grain, GMOs, Monsanto Roundup, etc. One hundred years ago we [...]

Addiction to Sugar and Alcohol

ALCOHOL is a liquid sugar. The REFINED FOODS we eat are sugar. As a result, I shall attempt to explain what happens to your brain when someone is addicted to sugar and/or alcohol. Nearly 100% of those addicted to sugar/alcohol have abnormal five-hour glucose tolerance tests indicating that this is a metabolic disorder. Some call [...]