The following articles include a discussion or mention of brain health.
Can’t stay motivated? It might be your metabolism
If you find yourself fighting food cravings too many times a day to resist, if you’ve taken “just a piece” more often than you care to admit, you should know that your issue is no character flaw. In my experience,…
If you want to get off sugar you need to know if your metabolism depends on it as a cellular fuel. Learn 11 common signs of metabolic sugar dependence, and why fixing your metabolism is the first step to controlling a sweet tooth.
Migraine Headache Diet Treatments that Work: Cut Your PUFA Consumption
Today’s post will review two very interesting articles using very different sounding but actually similar strategies to improve migraine pain, low-fat vegan, versus targeted omega-3/omega-6 rebalancing
Statisticians Can Easily Mislead Doctors About Statin (or any) Drug Safety
Doctors don’t go to medical school to become expert at interpreting statistics. Yet most of the articles that tell us how safe drugs might be rely on complex statistical analyses that go far beyond what I learned in my one credit course on Statistics for Medical Practitioners.
Statin side effects: Almost universal and often missed.
One of the most distressing things about practicing medicine these days is the blind faith that most people, doctors and patients, have in cholesterol pills like Lipitor, Crestor, Vytorin, and Zocor, just to name a few of the most popular.…
The Miracle Moment: How to help an autistic child step into the world
Twenty years ago diabetes was assumed to be a genetic disorder. Now we understand that diabetes is a consequence of unhealthy diet and other lifestyle factors. Just as those of us physicians in the low-carb community currently use diet to prevent and even reverse diabetes and its complications, I believe we will soon see similar progress in treating and preventing autism.
Giving Thanks to Your Low-Carb Ancestors: A Recipe for Brain Health
A lot of folks keen on losing weight have been convinced that a diet low in fat and protein and high in carbohydrates is the way to go. Seems intuitive, doesn’t it?: Don’t eat fat and you won’t get fat.…
Some sociologists and psychologists say we favor attractive people based on advertising and our image-saturated world, while others say it’s biology and these preferences exist to hep us select the most genetically fit mates.
According to a leading researcher of Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials, Dr. Paul Aisen (photo), our drugs don’t work because doctor’s like me are not prescribing them early enough. But I think doctors should not promote extended use of drugs without proven benefit.
Tiger Woods’ Concussion: What kind of recovery can he expect?
Tiger Woods recently had a single car accident–a nasty one. Reports say he was out for as long as six minutes when his wife found him. When a doctor hears that a patient has suffered a brain injury severe enough…
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