Growing New Brains with Infrared Light

University of Texas Arlington scientists have discovered a way to control the growth or repair of neurons and neuron circuits, using a non-invasive “neuronal beacon” (near-IR laser beam) — essentially rewiring brains, or even creating new ones. This major discovery, just published today in Optics Letters, promises to enable several new applications, UT Arlington assistant […]

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Thyroid and Your Brain

Thyroid hormones are essential for brain maturation, and for brain function throughout life. In adults, thyroid disease can lead to a variety of brain disorders. Hypothyroidism (or low thyroid) for example, can cause lethargy, poor reflexes and motor coordination and is often associated with memory impairment. Hypothyroidism is also associated with bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia, […]

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Adult ADHD Affects Relationships

Having attention deficit disorder as an adult can dramatically affect relationships. Research has shown that a person with ADHD may be almost twice as likely to get divorced, and relationships with just one or both people with the disorder often become dysfunctional. While ADHD can ruin relationships, the good news is that both partners are […]

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New Treatments for ADHD and Autism

New research has shown a link between strep infections and ADHD, autism and other brain-related issues. Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus, also known as PANDAS, is a condition that leads to autoimmune-mediated inflammation of the brain, and usually occurs after several bouts of Strep throat, but may manifest even if the parent cannot […]

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Drugging Our Children

In some classrooms, 100% of students are on medication for some form of learning or attentional disorder. Prescription drugs are a quick answer, right? – just pop a pill in hopes of re-balancing brain chemistry. But these drugs are classified by the US Food and Drug Administration as Class II narcotics – in the same […]

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How to Help ADHD Without Drugs

How do we change ADHD behavior without drugs? The pieces of the puzzle necessitate a holistic approach. The body simply acts on the information it’s given; if a child is sensitive to gluten, the body is going to react. Many children with ADHD have diets full of hybridized wheat, genetically modified corn and sugar, synthetic […]

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Better Concentration, Memory and More

Have you ever wished that you were smarter, have better concentration, remember important details and solve complex problems in the blink of an eye? Is fading memory or mental fatigue sabotaging your work performance, personal relationships, or independence? The latest scientific research reveals that we can change how our brains work just by training it. BrainAdvantage,LLCResearch […]

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