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Medication Overuse Headaches

Experiencing frequent headaches?   You should ask if you are taking too many painkillers for headaches.  Medication Overuse Headaches is a real disorder which is due to taking more than 4-5 tablets of any type of painkiller in a 30-day period (i.e. 1 month)!  Its a very common scenario which leads to increasing frequency of

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Feeling anxious? Suffering from PTSD? Hate taking medications?

  Neurofeedback Neurofeedback is a natural (no medication) method for treating anxiety, PTSD, pain, and many other disorders.  Click on link above for more information.

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Ambulatory EEG

Physician Link Aricle Physician Link Aricle  If you are experiencing weird numbness, tingling, or  lapses in memory, you may be a candidate for ambulatory EEG. Click or article to learn more.

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8 common traits of highly intelligent people

By Shana Lebowitz | Jul. 20, 2016 Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question “What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?” Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess. As it turns out, many users gave answers that researchers would agree with.

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Mind over gray matter: new map lays out brain’s cerebral cortex

By Will Dunham | WASHINGTON Neuroscientists acting as cartographers of the human mind have devised the most comprehensive map ever made of the cerebral cortex, the part of the brain responsible for higher cognitive functions such as abstract thought, language and memory. Using MRI images from the brains of 210 people, the researchers said on

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Here’s what’s happening in your brain when you’re blackout drunk

By Sarah Jacoby, Refinery29 It’s never comforting to hear a story about a drunken night out that you don’t remember. Not only is it super freaky to feel like you have a doppelgänger out there who’s a little (or a lot) more adventurous than you are, blackouts can also feel unpredictable. Why is it that

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Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You And Your Career

By Dr. Travis Bradberry The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer. The short-term productivity gains from skipping sleep to work are quickly washed away by

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A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory

By JON HAMILTON, June 23, 2016 Researchers have identified a substance in muscles that helps explain the connection between a fit body and a sharp mind. When muscles work, they release a protein that appears to generate new cells and connections in a part of the brain that is critical to memory, a team reports

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