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Did you know that genetic testing can reveal challenges your brain can have when healing from a concussion? Whether your child is about to enter into a contact sport or you are having difficulty recovering from an automobile accident, genetic testing can reveal the support your brain needs to heal and recover.

Are you at a Higher Risk for Neurotransmitter Imbalances? Genetic Testing Offers Answers and Healthy Solutions! Neurotransmitters allow for thought and communication throughout the billions of neurons in your body. There are both excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters. Excitatory neurotransmitters, such as norepinephrine and epinephrine, stimulate the brain, triggering motivation, focus, anxiety, stress, and more. To […]

Could a Vitamin D Deficiency affect Cognitive Ability and Memory? A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology echoes a growing number of studies that demonstrate an association between a Vitamin D deficiency and both memory and cognitive decline. Researchers assessed the Vitamin D blood levels of 382 elderly participants every […]

Plagiocephaly is a deformity of the skull causing asymmetrical distortions of the one or both sides of the skull. Originally believed to be only a cosmetic issue, now it is realized this structural skull problem can lead to developmental difficulties, sensory motor challenges and temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Some early Indications your child has a cranial […]

Constantly Having Negative Thoughts? Get Outside and Talk a Walk! A National Academy of Sciences study found that people who took a 90-minute walk outdoors reported decreased rumination. Rumination is when individuals have repetitive negative thoughts focused on themselves. Rumination is also a known risk factor for mental illness. The study also found improved regulation […]

Have you noticed you sleep or feel better while on a beach vacation after walking in the sand or swimming in the ocean? Wonder why? Here is one reason to think about and how to achieve the same effect even when you are not on vacation. What is grounding? Grounding, also known as earthing, is […]

Fish oils are loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s are essential fatty acids that help dampen inflammation, good for brain health and nervous system function, support the cardiovascular system, lowers lipid count, supports blood vessels and much more. They are not produced in the bodies and come from food sources or via supplementation. Examples include: […]

Have you had a “gut feeling” or made a “gut decision”? You’ve probably experienced butterflies in your stomach when you were nervous or received “gut wrenching” news at some point in your life. From those phrases alone, it’s clear just how connected the gut is to our emotions. Over the past few years, science has […]