Apr 21, 2018
010390: Fill-in host for the late David Brudnoy
The late Vernon Mark MD, d. 2014: author “Brain Power” with son Jeffrey Mark
-Alzheimer’s disease: aluminum toxicity?; over- diagnosed: confused with depression.
Call: benign brain tumor.
Call: sugar as brain food.
Call: safely stopping Xanax and other medications.
Call: recreational drug effect on memory via limbic system: alcohol, cocaine.
Call: lightheadedness. Why helped by antihistamines: sedative effect that slows breathing. Adverse drug interactions.
Call: brain development in under nourished children.
Subdural hematoma: great imitator.
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Brain poisons: any drug that alters consciousness can be problematic; bad batches of designer drugs produced Parkinson’s disease.; excess anti- hypertensive drugs. Carbon monoxide. Emboli clots.
Brain enhancers: writing, other activities with non- dominant hand.
Call: generic Valium for seizures used for continuous seizures.
Call: cervical spine disease; arthritis pain effect on brain leads to depression.
Call: Parkinson’s like disease; medication-induced. Call: cluster headaches.
Foods that help brain power. Vitamins C, B vitamins, biotin.
Exercises for brain: disperse brain function by using non-dominant brain.
Brain stimulation positive effect on other parts of body.