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Why isn't my brain working? : a revolutionary understanding of brain decline and effective strategies to recover your brain's health
Author:
Kharrazian, Datis, author.
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Publication Information:
Carlsbad, CA : Elephant Press, [2013]

©2013.
Physical Description:
xxxv, 587 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
Do people tell you that brain fog and losing your memory is all a normal part of aging? Modern diets, a stressful lifestyle, and environmental toxins all take their toll on the brain. The good news is the brain is extremely adaptable and wants to get well: you simply have to know how to feed and care for your brain. Learn how to spot brain degeneration and stop it before it's too late. Kharrazian teaches you strategies to save and improve brain function, as well as simple diet and lifestyle changes that can profoundly impact your brain health.
Language:
English
Contents:
Brain basics 101 -- Brain plasticity and hope -- The failing brain -- The needs of the neuron -- Blood sugar imbalances -- Stress and the brain -- Brain circulation and oxygen -- Gluten sensitivity and beyond -- The gut-brain axis -- Brain inflammation -- What is neurological autoimmunity? -- Introduction to neurotransmitters -- Acetylcholine -- Serotonin -- GABA -- Dopamine -- The hormone-brain connection -- Alternative therapies, brain stimulation, and brain function -- Essential fatty acids -- Toxins and the brain -- The brain health reference guide.
ISBN:
9780985690434
Format :
Book

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Losing your memory? Can't focus or concentrate? Do you have brain fog or tire easily? Have you lost your zest for life or motivation? Do people tell you this is all a normal part of aging? If so, your brain may be growing old too fast, or degenerating. Modern diets, a stressful lifestyle, and environmental toxins all take their toll on the brain. This doesn't just happen to seniors-brain disorders and degeneration are on the rise for young and old alike. The good news is the brain is extremely adaptable and wants to get well. You simply have to know how to feed and care for your brain. How do you know if your brain isn't working? See if some of these signs and symptoms of brain degeneration apply to you: Memory loss - brain fog - depression - anxiety - difficulty learning - lack of motivation, drive, or passion - tire easily - poor focus and concentration - fatigue in response to certain chemicals or foods Brain degeneration affects millions of Americans of all ages. The destruction sets in years or even decades before Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, or other serious neurological diseases can be diagnosed. Learn how to spot brain degeneration and stop it before it's too late. Why Isn't My Brain Working? will teach you strategies to save and improve brain function. You will learn how simple diet and lifestyle changes and nutritional therapy can profoundly impact your brain health and thus the quality of your life. Don't waste another day wondering why your brain is not working. Learn what you can and should do about it. Why Isn't My Brain Working? harnesses cutting-edge scientific research for safe, simple, and truly effective solutions to declining brain function.