We are learning that there are many ways that COVID-19 can cause chronic health issues. Learn about COVID long-haulers in this article.
What would you think if I were to tell you that your intestines—and more specifically, the bacteria inhabiting your intestines—communicate information to your brain that affects your mood? That is exactly what recent medical research and even human clinical trials are telling us: optimizing the bacteria in the human gut (the gut microbiome) can reduce [...]
At The Care Group, we love taking care of our patients. We also love when our patients can take care of themselves - after all, that's the point of functional medicine. Many people in our community are concerned about how to support their minds as they age. To address this, we spent the summer delivering [...]
Welcome to the fourth installment of our summer-long series around brain health. Our last article outlined which foods are best for your brain. Today, we discuss how to keep your brain sharp through exercise. A healthy brain needs plentiful gray matter (brain tissue), intricate connections between brain cells (neurons), and good blood flow. Through [...]
The previous article in this blog series introduced the idea that concentration and memory can be influenced by lifestyle habits. In this article, we take a closer look at the influence of diet on brain health. 4 Ideas for a Brain-Healthy Diet The first idea is to eat foods that are high in antioxidants. Antioxidants [...]
Welcome to the second article in our summer-long series about brain health. In this series, we walk through Dr. G's 4 prong approach to protecting your brain as you age. Today, we discuss the top foods to avoid. For an overview of the 4 prongs, download our guide below. In functional medicine, the first [...]
You spoke and we listened. After reviewing your survey responses from the spring, we found that many of our patients are concerned about brain health - and rightfully so. That's why we composed this series to guide you through a 4-pronged approach to brain health. Through the end of the summer, follow along with [...]