The Brain’s Lymphatic System Hippocrates first gave mention of the lymphatic system and lymph nodes in 400 BC (That guy had to be communicating with aliens or something.) The next description of the lymphatic system was by Eustachius in the 1500s.5 In 2015 it was discovered that the lymphatic system extended into the brain.
PANDAS/PANS: Is a brain infection driving your child’s OCD, Tics & Psychosis?
Pediatric Autoimmune Neuro-psychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections (PANDAS)/ Pediatric Acute-onset Neuro-psychiatric Syndrome (PANS) are a sub type of acute-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) thought to be caused by an autoimmune response to group A streptococcal infection. Other studies have suggested that chronic stress as well as other types of infections can result in neuro-psychiatric conditions,
Probiotics Improve Major Depressive Disorder
Probiotics could also be called “Psycho-biotics” because of the significant influence that they have on brain and mood. Many studies have looked at the connection between the gut microbiome and mood. Chen et al.,2018 analyzed differences in the composition of the gut microbiota in both men and women with major depressive disorder (MDD) and compared
Resveratrol May Have Therapeutic Potential In Treatment Of Autism
Autism & Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are neuro-developmental disorders characterized by impaired social communication, abnormal social interactions, communication deficits and repetitive behaviors and/or restricted interests. Numerous immune system abnormalities have been described in individuals with autism including abnormalities in the ratio of Th1/Th2/Th17 cells. Two studies came out in August and September of 2017 evaluating the treatment
Foods That Can Worsen Symptoms In Autistic Children
Wheat, Eggs & Dairy Can Worsen Symptoms in Autistic Children I am a huge advocate of eliminating gluten from the diet. Especially for those suffering from a neurological disorder or cognitive issues. Aristo Vojdani is the immunologist who developed the complex testing from Cyrex Labs. He conducted a very interesting study showing that the cerebellar proteins
The Most Important Test For Alzheimer’s, Stroke & Heart Attack
What is Homocysteine? Homocysteine is a waste product of the metabolism of proteins. Homocysteine can build up (kind of like a toxin) when there isn’t enough B vitamins to reduce it, so that it may be excreted. Another common reason why Homocysteine can build up is if you have the MTHFR gene mutation, which
How To Tell If You Have Leaky Brain
“There are a lot of people who have no ‘neurological disease’ but they have functional impairment of the brain and neurodegeneration. This means that the degeneration is there, but they’re not far along enough to be diagnosed as having a disease.” – Dr. Datis Kharrazian, June 2017 We all hear about “Leaky Gut” or the
Low Melatonin Is More Disease-Causing Than PCBs!
“Low Melatonin is more carcinogenic than PCBs” – Dr. Penny Kendall-Reed, ND The American Cancer Society survey of over one million people in 1959 to 1960 found that 2% of the sample reported getting less than 6 hours of sleep per night. A number of later surveys in the 1960s and 1980s indicated significant increases
Diabetes Of The Brain: Are You At Risk?
How would you feel if I looked into a crystal ball and told you that you were definitely going to develop Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia? You would forget your loved ones, you’d forget who YOU are, and you would have your license taken away, your right to be independent, and have to resort to taking