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The Brain-Gut Axis

The brain-gut axis is a complex concept, however it makes complete sense when it is described in a simple way.The The brain is composed of different lobes responsible for different things. The frontal lobe is responsible for movement, thoughts, behavior, and executive decision making. When it’s working well, all these things work well, but when […]

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What happens in concussion #2

In the last post we covered the basics of concussions. We discussed the in’s and out’s of the immune system, inflammation and the real danger of injuries, or further inflammation after a concussion, and the downstream effects of gut function through the vagus nerve. We talked about how one person might recover from a concussion […]

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What happens in concussion #1

Intro to Concussions Did you know that most concussions are supposed to heal within 2-4 weeks? At our office, that’s just one of the reason’s we make athletes (especially student athletes) sit out for at least those 2-4 weeks depending on their examination findings before returning to practice and play, and why they’re put on […]

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How To Slow Down Vertigo and Dizziness

Vertigo and dizziness affect the balance centers in the brain, giving you a perception of movement, when in fact you are not moving. CLICK HERE TO ATTEND A FREE INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR VERTIGO AND BALANCE ISSUES The causes of vertigo and dizziness vary quite a bit from debris in the inner ear, to blood sugar […]

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What’s Stress Got to Do With It?

Stress, as they say, is a killer. But why? What they’re talking about is chronic stress is horrible for the body, not your typical stress response that occurs with an event, then ends shortly thereafter. Stress is handled by your adrenal glands that sit atop each kidney. Cyclical stress levels are normal and necessary in order […]

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