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A Death Sentence for Your Brain.

The anticonvulsant and pain medications Neurontin (gabapentin) and Lyrica (Pregabalin) are a death sentence for your brain.    These medications (gabapentinoids) have been used over time as anti-seizure drugs but have been expanded to use for nerve pain, Fibromyalgia, and inflammatory conditions.  These drugs will halt Glutamate production which is an excitatory neurotransmitter. The drugs …

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What I Learned from the French: A Functional Medicine Doctor’s Experience in Paris

I had the pleasure of visiting one of the most sought out cities in the world, Paris!  Pari, as the french say.    Perusing the city, engaging with the people, and immersing myself in the culture, I couldn’t help but share some of the things that I observed.  As an American, the first few hours …

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The Connection between Brain Health, Depression, and Anxiety

We experience symptoms of depression and anxiety about as many times as Trump tweets a day-too often in both cases!  Depression and anxiety are not things we should be treating directly as they are merely symptoms of an underlying unbalance.  Depression and anxiety are the result of brain activity falling out of balance. Simply put, …

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