Do you ever feel foggy and like your brain just isn’t keeping up? Trust me, I know firsthand how much that sluggish feeling can slow you down in every area of your life. In my twenties I was working nightshifts in the ER and new to practicing medicine. I was experiencing brain fog and low [...]
We’ve known for quite some time the countless benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, which occur naturally in foods like fish, meat, eggs, nuts, and seeds. And, both professionally and personally, I can never stop recommending incorporating adequate amounts of omega fatty acids in your daily diet—especially considering the fact that we, in the Western world, [...]
Over the years, I have come across more adults who rely on ADHD medication for optimal brain function. But did you know the foods you eat can also be used to fuel a focused mind? Adults with ADHD may want to consider adding these brain-healthy foods into their diet.
For many families I know, summer break also means “medication break” for children with ADHD. While summer is a great time to relax and slow things down, I still make time to keep my kids’ brains active and healthy! I challenge you and your family to be brain-healthy this summer by following these key steps I shared with Huffington [...]
Dr. Taz MD, Solutions for Living Healthy Naturally: Brain health an important piece of the mental illness puzzle
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. You may be asking yourself “Why does mental health need an awareness week?” There are many answers to that question, but the simplest one is that 1 in 4 Americans experience mental illness in a given year 1. That is approximately 61.5 million Americans suffering, most of the [...]
Today, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and about one third of adults over the age of 85 have it1. Chances are that Alzheimer’s disease has impacted your life or the life of someone close to you. Unfortunately, the incidence of this disease is expected to rise with the increase in life [...]