The Brain is Our Most Important OrganOf all the conditions afflicting us these days perhaps the most common and most insidious is those that affect our brain and our mind. The brain is the most important organ in the body. It plays a primary role in controlling all other body functions. Loss of brain function can dramatically effect the quality of our lives.
The most common disorders of the brain are Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. In addition to these is the gradual loss of memory that many experience as they age. Add to this the chronic fatigue, moodiness and depression that are so common and you can see how pervasive disorders of brain chemistry are. The GOOD NEWS is that many of these conditions are caused by imbalances in brain chemistry. Brain chemistry can be tested and in many cases treated successfully and without resorting to drugs!.
In addition to conditions affecting brain chemistry are conditions that affect the glands. The most common glandular disorders are those affecting the adrenal glands, thyroid and pituitary. An imbalance in any of these glands can lead to chronic fatigue, weight gain, depression, moodiness, insomnia and many more.
We are blessed to be able to test and treat many of these conditions.Testing
- NeuroTransmitter Testing
- Adrenal Testing
- Libido Support
- NeuroScience Products
- SANESCO Neurotransmitter Products
- Thyroid Support
- Neurotransmitters Support
Mood disorders, as classified by the medical world, are rampant. In fact if you look at the astonishing number of people who are currently on mood altering drugs you would think it is an epidemic. Not only adults but the incredible widespread use of Prozac and Ritalin on our youth would have you believe that we have developed inherited deficiency of these drugs - really rather amazing. Is it possible that humans have suddenly developed a need for a new food group; antidepressants?
Mood - moods are greatly related the brain neuro-chemistry. Deficiencies or imbalances in the main neuro-chemical pathways can lead to a host of mood related problems.
Energy and Fatigue
The second area where we find the western approach taking a symptomatic turn is in the area of energy and fatigue. Based on the widespread use of coffee, teas and sugar, loss of energy is a major modern complaint. For awhile it seems to work to use stimulants to increase our feeling of energy but over time this approach causes the body to run down. Over time we still have the fatigue and we need to use more and stronger stimulants to get the same benefit.
A Personal Note
Hi, I wanted to make a personal comment about this section. Mood, energy and brain function so dramatically effects the quality of our life that I have continued to make it one of my specialties. The tests that are available below represent the state-of-the-art and are available at a reasonable cost. If you are affected by low or unreliable energy or if mood, concentration or sleep are challenges for you I highly suggest these tests and the recommended therapies. Testing is easy. You are sent a test kit. Simply fill out the forms, take a sample and drop it in the mail. Once the test results are available we will contact you to set up a consultation (in office or phone). During the consultation we will gather more information, discuss your test results and make treatment suggestions.
Not Certain What To Do Next?
If you are uncertain as to which products or programs to use or which tests to take; or, if you would like additional help:
- Contact us with a brief question.
- Arrange a phone consultation with Dr. Forrest.
Call ( 408) 354-4262
Cognitex with Pregnenolone & Brain Shield 90 gels | Life Extension Foundation - Cognitex provides multiple brain boosting ingredients including pregnenolone in one advanced formula.*(hide)
Cognitex® with Pregnenolone & NeuroProtection Complex 90 gels | Life Extension Foundation - formulated to take advantage of the latest developments and ingredients for cognitive health*(hide)
Cognitive Factors 120 vcaps | Pure Encapsulations - this is an advanced cognitive support formula providing a powerful combination of vinpocetine and Ginkgo biloba.*(hide)
Cognitive Health Formula 120 vcaps | Complementary Prescriptions - For individuals who want to enhance or maintain cognitive performance and reduce the effects of stress and aging on the brain*(hide)
Cognitive Resilience 60 vegcaps | Progressive Labs - Cognitive Resilience’s science-based phytonutrients is intelligently designed to deliver multidimensional factors for cognitive support*(hide)
Consultation with Dr. Forrest - Dr. Forrest, MA, MH, DC, is a licensed chiropractor in California. His is available for in-office visits and informational/educational phone/Skype consultations and Zyto and EVOX Biometric Body Scans. You are welcome to draw on his over 28 years of clinical experience.*(hide)
CraveArrest | Designs For Health - designed to promote an optimal balance of the major neurotransmitters, including serotonin and dopamine, which affect many types of cravings, such as those for food and smoking*(hide)
CurcumaSorb Mind 60 caps | Pure Encapsulations - Curcumin and polyphenol blend to promote mood, memory and mental sharpness*
Dolovent 120 caps | Weber & Weber - a natural and effective way to Helps Maintain Proper Energy Levels In the Brain*
Eskaloft 60 vcaps | BioGenesis - provides a blend of nutrients, botanicals, and amino acids to nutritionally support a healthy nervous system and emotional well-being*(hide)
Exhilarin Mental Acuity 60 tabs - Exhilarin is a classic blend of adaptogenic herbs traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to increase stress tolerance and help maintain mental acuity.*(hide)
Focus Fizz 16.5 oz | BioGenesis - a complex formula combining nutrients and herbs to calm the nervous system while increasing mental acuity and focus*(hide)
GABA Trex 60t (Grape Flavor) | NeuroScience - Chewable relief from high glutamate*
Ginkgo 60 vcapsules | Karuna Health - Standardized extract of ginkgo biloba for aid in memory function and healthy brain circulation.*
GinkgoMag 60 capsules | Karuna Health - Standardized Ginkgo biloba extract with magnesium for healthy circulation*
GPC (GlyceroPhosphoCholine) 300 mg - 60 vcaps | American Biologics - GPC is also a highly bioavailable source for both the essential nutrient choline and the ubiquitous chemical transmitter acetylcholine*(hide)
GPC GlyceroPhosphoCholine 300 mg 60 vcaps | Designs for Health - is a nutrient that safely and naturally sharpens alertness, concentration and other cognitive functions.*(hide)
GPC Liquid, 2 oz | Designs for Health - Glycerophosphocholine in liquid form- ideal when intensive support for the brain is needed*
Huperzine A 60 vcaps | Life Extension Foundation - standardized extract from the Chinese club moss is an all-natural herbal supplement that has been shown to maintain healthy levels of acetylcholine*(hide)
Inositol | Designs for Health Inositol is one of the most versatile nutrients for promoting brain wellness, a positive and relaxed outlook, and restful sleep.*(hide)
Neo40 Professional Nitric Oxide Booster
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