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Neuroplasticity: Your Brain Can Change

The term neuroplasticity refers to the fact that your brain changes the way it’s wired throughout your life. At birth, a given neuron (brain cell) has about 2500 synapses (connections to other neurons); by the age of three, each neuron has expanded to 15,000 synapses. By adulthood, synaptic pruning shrinks [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:04-07:00April 11th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments|Tags: , |1 Comment

Sleeplessness: A Cause of Memory Problems and Brain Fog

Almost half of my patients come in with concerns about memory on their list of issues to address. A few other super common symptoms include “brain fog” (i.e. cognitive difficulties), fatigue, and dizziness. There are a number of potential causes of all of these symptoms, but one thing they all [...]

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