Brain Healthby@brandonwilson

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Articles devoted specifically to risk factors and tips/behaviors for improving brain health

Aug 7, 2020

Brain Health Series - S is for Sleep

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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Aug 2, 2020

Bright Minds diet for brain health

I have a collection devoted to brain health, which is a summary of my notes from reading The End of Mental Illness by Dr. Daniel Amen. In Chapter 18, Dr. Amen discusses his recommendations for the best foods for optimum brain health. Bright Minds Rule #1 - Only love foods that love you back. This ru...

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Aug 2, 2020

Bright Minds diet for brain health

I have a collection devoted to brain health, which is a summary of my notes from reading The End of Mental Illness by Dr. Daniel Amen. In Chapter 18, Dr. Amen discusses his recommendations for the best foods for optimum brain health. Bright Minds Rule #1 - Only love foods that love you back. This ru...

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Jul 8, 2020

Brain Health Series - D is for Diabesity

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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May 25, 2020

Brain Health Series - N is for Neurohormone Issues

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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Apr 11, 2020

Brain Health Series - I is for Immunity and Infections

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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Apr 7, 2020

Prevention of Alzheimer's disease

Recently I listened to an episode of Dr. Peter Attia's podcast addressing Alzheimer's disease. Peter's guest was Richard Isaacson, a neurologist who specializes in Alzheimer's disease. > Anyone with a brain is at risk for Alzheimer's. --Richard Isaacson It is somewhat scary to think that your action...

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Apr 3, 2020

Brain Health Series - M is for Mind Storms

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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Mar 28, 2020

Brain Health Series - T is for Toxins

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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Mar 24, 2020

Brain Health Series - H is for Head Trauma

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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Mar 20, 2020

Brain Health Series - G is for Genetics

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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Mar 19, 2020

Brain Health Series - I is for Inflammation

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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Mar 14, 2020

Brain Health Series - R is for Retirement and Aging

This collection is based on Daniel Amen, MD's BRIGHT MINDS model: B is for Blood Flow R is for Retirement and Aging I is for Inflammation G is for Genetics H is for Head Trauma T is for Toxins M is for Mind Storms I is for Immunity and Infections N is for Neurohormone Issues D is for Diabesity S is ...

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Mar 9, 2020

Brain Health Series - B is for Bloodflow

The new book I'm reading has inspired me to start a new collection devoted to Brain Health. Remember, knowledge is not power. I need to take the knowledge and put it into action. The first step is capturing the information I'm learning and transforming it into actions and habits in my own life. This...

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Mar 7, 2020

The End of Mental Illness

Daniel G. Amen, MD has a new book out called The End of Mental Illness: How neuroscience is transforming psychiatry and helping prevent or reverse mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, addictions, PTSD, psychosis, personality disorders, and more. The thesis of the book is that we are entering a new revo...

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Sep 18, 2019

Alzheimer's risk using ApoE

Six months ago I wrote about taking action steps now to reduce my risk of developing Alzheimer's or some other dementia in the future. I know unless you are in your 60's or older you probably don't have Alzheimer's on your mind (pun intended). Here are the action steps I listed: * Continue my relen...

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Apr 6, 2019

Prevention of Alzheimer's disease

Recently I listened to an episode of Dr. Peter Attia's podcast addressing Alzheimer's disease. Peter's guest was Richard Isaacson, a neurologist who specializes in Alzheimer's disease. > Anyone with a brain is at risk for Alzheimer's. --Richard Isaacson It is somewhat scary to think that your actio...

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