Deep brain stimulation Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical treatment involving the implantation of a medical device called a brain pacemaker, which sends electrical impulses to specific parts of the brain. DBS in select brain regions has provided therapeutic benefits for otherwise-treatment-resistant movement and affective disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and chronic pain. Despite the long history of DBS, its underlying principles and mechanisms are still not clear. DBS directly changes brain activity in a controlled manner, its effects are reversible (unlike those of lesioning techniques), and it is one of only a few neurosurgical methods that allow blinded studies. Components and placement All three components are surgically implanted inside the body. Applications Parkinson's disease Chronic pain Major depression Tourette syndrome The procedure is invasive and expensive, and requires long-term expert care.
Anti-Inflammatory Diet Courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging, Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses - including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer's disease. The Anti-Inflammatory Diet is not a diet in the popular sense - it is not intended as a weight-loss program (although people can and do lose weight on it), nor is the Anti-Inflammatory Diet an eating plan to stay on for a limited period of time. You can also adapt your existing recipes according to these anti-inflammatory diet principles: General Diet Tips: Aim for variety.Include as much fresh food as possible.Minimize your consumption of processed foods and fast food.Eat an abundance of fruits and vegetables. Caloric Intake Carbohydrates Fat On a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, 600 calories can come from fat - that is, about 67 grams. Protein On a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, your daily intake of protein should be between 80 and 120 grams. Fiber
WIKIPEDIA - Diète cétogène. Certaines informations figurant dans cet article ou cette section devraient être mieux reliées aux sources mentionnées dans les sections « Bibliographie », « Sources » ou « Liens externes »(juillet 2014). Améliorez sa vérifiabilité en les associant par des références à l'aide d'appels de notes. La diète cétogène ou régime cétogène est un régime alimentaire à très basse teneur en glucides compensé par un renfort de lipides. Le gras métabolisé crée un état de cétose nutritionnelle. Utilisée depuis 1921 pour le traitement de l'épilepsie, elle trouve aujourd'hui d'autres applications : L'alimentation cétogène est l'alimentation traditionnelle des Inuits , des Maasaï  et de tribus amérindiennes . Principes[modifier | modifier le code] La diète cétogène prescrit une alimentation faible en glucides, compensée par un renfort de lipides. Limites[modifier | modifier le code] Parmi les raisons pour lesquelles ce régime n'a pas été adopté massivement par les médecins se trouvent : ↑ Bryan G.
L'insonnia porta all'Alzheimer? L'insonnia può essere un segno premonitore dell'Alzheimer, malattia che porta alla demenza attraverso la morte delle cellule cerebrali. Uno studio pubblicato su Science Translational Medicine e condotto sui topi all'università di Washington ha messo in relazione le alterazioni del sonno con lo sviluppo dell'Alzheimer in età avanzata, suggerendo quindi nuovi rimedi per una terribile malattia, purtroppo in larga parte ancora sconosciuta. La demenza – compreso il morbo di Alzheimer - colpisce in Italia dall’1 al 5% della popolazione sopra i 65 anni di età, e raddoppia poi ogni quattro anni, giungendo a una percentuale di circa il 30% della popolazione di 80 anni. Si sa che nel cervello dei malati di Alzheimer si formano blocchi di proteine, note come placche, e sono un punto chiave di questa malattia. La ricerca sul tema si concentra attualmente sulle placche di proteine precursori dell'amiloide.
Brodmann area 25 Sagittal MRI slice with highlighting indicating location of the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex. Brodmann area 25 (BA25) is an area in the cerebral cortex of the brain and delineated based on its cytoarchitectonic characteristics. It is also called the subgenual area, area subgenualis or subgenual cingulate. History Brodmann described this area as it is labeled now in 1909. Function This region is extremely rich in serotonin transporters and is considered as a governor for a vast network involving areas like hypothalamus and brain stem, which influences changes in appetite and sleep; the amygdala and insula, which affect the mood and anxiety; the hippocampus, which plays an important role in memory formation; and some parts of the frontal cortex responsible for self-esteem. This region is particularly implicated in the normal processing of sadness. Involvement in depression In 2005 Helen S. Image See also Notes and references
Enviromedica by Lau'ana Lei There are two main approaches to healing disease from a holistic perspective. These are, first, detoxification and second, immune system improvement. Magnetic Clay Baths are excellent for detoxification. They pull from the body metals and chemicals, which inhibit immune function. But detoxification is only half the solution. When the body is terribly compromised from metals and chemicals, it is difficult to clear out all toxins. THE CORRELATION OF THE pH FACTOR AND LEAKY GUT SYNDROME IN RELATION TO CHRONIC DISEASE The imbalance of pH, acidity and alkalinity in the body, is a key factor in chronic illness. Leaky gut syndrome is an advanced stage of toxicity characterized by lesions in the walls of the intestinal system, which allow toxins to be reabsorbed into the body instead of being eliminated through the normal procedure. A visual analogy helps here. PROGRAMS FOR HELPING THE LEAKY GUT, BALANCING THE pH AND IMPROVING CELLULAR NUTRITION NICKEL: Poppy seeds.
ALLO DOCTEURS 06/12/18 Le régime cétogène : un nouvel allié contre le cancer ? De plus en plus d’études vantent son efficacité pour limiter les crises d’épilepsie chez l’enfant, ou réduire son diabète par exemple. La diète cétogène pourrait aussi aider les patients atteints de cancer. Pour se développer, une tumeur cancéreuse a besoin de vaisseaux sanguins qui lui permettent d’attirer vers elle tous les éléments dont elle va se nourrir. A commencer par le sucre. Réduire sa présence dans l’alimentation pourrait contrarier les cellules cancéreuse, avides de glucose. "Effectivement, quand nous mettons en culture des cellules cancéreuses avec moins de glucose elles meurent plus rapidement et sont plus sensibles à la chimiothérapie. Chez l’homme, justement, des dizaines d’études sont en cours à travers le monde. A lire aussi : Faut-il jeûner pour être en bonne santé ? Les résultats pourraient différer selon les cancers.
Basic Neurochemistry, 7th Edition | Scott Brady, George Siegel, R. Wayne Albers, Donald Price | ISBN 9780080472072 R. Wayne Albers OBITUARY FOR R. Affiliations and Expertise National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, USA Anterograde amnesia Anterograde amnesia is a loss of the ability to create new memories after the event that caused the amnesia, leading to a partial or complete inability to recall the recent past, while long-term memories from before the event remain intact. This is in contrast to retrograde amnesia, where most memories created prior to the event are lost while new memories can still be created. Both can occur together in the same patient. To a large degree, anterograde amnesia remains a mysterious ailment because the precise mechanism of storing memories is not yet well understood, although it is known that the regions involved are certain sites in the temporal cortex, especially in the hippocampus and nearby subcortical regions. Causes This disorder is usually acquired in one of few ways: One cause is benzodiazepine drugs, such as midazolam, flunitrazepam, lorazepam, temazepam, nitrazepam, triazolam, and nimetazepam, which are known to have powerful amnesic effects. Alcohol intoxication
Dr. Sebi: The Man Who Cures AIDS, Cancer, Diabetes and More By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Editor’s note, 7th of August 2016: We are sad to report that Dr. Sebi died yesterday while imprisoned in Honduras. He was 82 years old. To read about the circumstances surrounding his death, as well as tributes to his life and work, please read the article Dr. Meet Dr. Standing Up to the Food and Drug Administration Back in the 1980’s, Dr. The judge presiding over the case requested that Dr. Even with his outstanding victory in court, along with testimonials from celebrities and a multitude of people cured by his method, Dr. The basis behind Dr. “Our research reveals that all manifestation of disease finds it genesis when and where the mucous membrane has been compromised. Moreover, mucous in the retina of the eye will cause blindness; if it is found around the thyroid gland, cancer of the thyroid is the result. According to Dr. You may have guessed by this point that consuming an alkaline diet is key. Vegetables Fruits Herbal Teas
Your Brain on Diabetes Anyone who is diabetic—or knows a diabetic—recognizes the importance of insulin. The hormone helps cells store sugar and fat for energy; when the body cannot produce enough of it (type 1 diabetes) or responds inadequately to it (type 2 diabetes), a range of circulatory and heart problems develop. But that is not all: recent research suggests that insulin is crucial for the brain, too—insulin abnormalities have been implicated in neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s. Historically, scientists believed that insulin was produced only by the pancreas and had no business in the central nervous system. Soon afterward, scientists discovered that insulin plays an important role in learning and memory. These observations led neuropathologist Suzanne de la Monte and her colleagues at Brown University to ask whether brain insulin might have a part in Alzheimer’s, which is characterized by severe memory loss.
Vagus nerve stimulation Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is an adjunctive treatment for certain types of intractable epilepsy and treatment-resistant depression. Mechanism of action Vagus, the tenth cranial nerve, arises from the medulla and carries both afferent and efferent fibers. The afferent vagal fibers connect to the nucleus of the solitary tract which in turn projects connections to other locations in the central nervous system. Little is understood about exactly how vagal nerve stimulation modulates mood and seizure control but proposed mechanisms include alteration of norepinephrine release by projections of solitary tract to the locus coeruleus, elevated levels of inhibitory GABA related to vagal stimulation and inhibition of aberrant cortical activity by reticular system activation. Approval and endorsement In 1997, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of VNS as an adjunctive therapy for partial-onset epilepsy. Patients Charles E. Other uses
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