Brain Function

Brain-FunctionAbove all else, the goal of every person should be to optimize brain health. Your brain is very vast and it would be impossible to explain all aspects within this introduction, so I will focus on the most clinically relevant reasons why somebody may be experiencing brain dysfunction. Brain dysfunction can be pathological in the cases of dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, anxiety, and/or depression. However, many people experience more subtle signs of brain dysfunction such as fatigue, difficulty concentrating, brain fog, sleep problems, irritability, and many more.

There are three key things the brain needs to be healthy, in addition to a number of other things we need to avoid. The three keys a healthy brain requires is: a fuel source (glucose), oxygen, and stimulation.

What Causes Brain Dysfunction

There can be a variety of causes for Brain Dysfunction. The following is a list of the most common clinical findings that I see:

• Poor Blood Sugar Stability
• Anemia
• Inflammation
• Ammonia Toxicity
• Heavy Metal Toxicity/Environment
• Neurotransmitter Imbalances (Serotonin, Dopamine, GABA, Acetylcholine)
• Hormone Imbalances
• Excess Homocysteine (Other excitotoxins Aspartame, MSG)
• Lack of stimulation (Lack of Exercise, Never Trying Anything New)
• Lack of Healthy Fats (DHA, Arachidonic Acid)

How Can I Help You

My treatment can be very effective for optimizing brain function because it can pick up very specific needs. One person may have a foggy brain because they have detoxification issues and another may have a foggy brain because they have anemia. It can be very difficult to decipher these various causes on your own. In addition, the extensive manual therapy performed with each treatment will normalize neurological inputs into the brain, which can have a dramatic impact on optimizing brain function.