Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a dreaded disease for which there is no treatment, certainly no cure and no definitive cause. One of the harshest realities too is that most Americans know next to nothing about this horrible disease; even 2014’s viral Ice Bucket
Neuro-inflammation and Autism.
Neuroinflammation is a hallmark of degenerative brain diseases like Alzheimer's Disease (AD), so understanding the causes and mechanisms are critical for most appropriately treating our patients. Now, we’re learning that autism, which I believe to be the earliest form of
More news to share today regarding the clinical significance of Functional Medicine (FM) as seen in this cohort study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). According to the study findings, FM patients “exhibited significantly larger improvements in Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System
What if Alzheimer's is preventable?
"Anyone with a brain is at risk of Alzheimer’s disease."
--Dr Dale Bredesen
Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth-biggest cause of death in the U.S., continues to increase alarmingly, with 303 patients dying each day. Despite billions of dollars spent on research over decades, its root cause is still unknown. The reason for the pharmaceutical failures is that they fail to address the root cause of Alzheimer’s.
Dr. Anne Cross is a world renowned multiple sclerosis (MS) expert at Washington University, St. Louis, MO. She is currently doing a study with intermittent fasting (one day a week) with MS patients and the early results relative to improving disease are very promising.*
Intermittent fasting, a timed approach to eating, has proven in numerous research studies to enhance weight loss in addition to many other valuable health benefits.
Dr. Suzanne Gazda, Integrative Neurology