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Honey, have you seen my keys?

September 12, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  Do you often forget where you put your car keys? How about the names of people you’ve met, or the next point in that presentation you’re making? Welcome to classic symptoms of short-term memory loss, one of the first brain functions to go as we age. Just as muscles need […]

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Prescription for anti-depression

August 27, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  For some people, the world is often gloomy and depressing. For others, the day-to-day routine can cause anxiety and stop them in their tracks. Depression drugs have a 50/50 success record; a 50-percent decrease in symptoms is about as good as it gets. If you are extremely low on serotonin […]

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ADHD treatment without drugs

February 29, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  The stimulant-type prescription drug initially used for ADHD treatment originated in Russia during the Second World War and was developed to enable soldiers to stay awake longer. These stimulants quickly morphed into methamphetamine, known around the world as meth or speed. Stimulants also became the drug used to treat ADHD. […]

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Treating sports concussions and traumatic brain injuries

February 25, 2012

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by Stephanie Reese —  Did Lou Gehrig really have Lou Gehrig’s disease? A new study suggests that repeated concussions from playing sports can cause a motor-neuron disorder with symptoms that mimic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS (as Lou Gehrig’s disease is also called). Both conditions include weakness or numbness in the limbs, uncontrollable muscle twitching […]

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