Anxiety, depression, GABA and cortisol: effects of Lactobacillus ingestion

April 14, 2017

We now know that good bacteria or probiotics have the potential to alter brain chemistry and have an impact on anxiety and depression. You may recall my interview with Professor Ted Dinan on a prior Anxiety Summit – Microbes in the gut and psychobiotics as a potential treatment for anxiety and depression. He shared his […]

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Stress, aging and turning off your bad genes: with Dr. Sara Gottfried

March 6, 2017

At age 44, my friend and colleague Dr. Sara Gottfried, M.D., got a research opportunity few people would want. She performed a simple blood test of how fast she was aging, and she failed. She was aging 20 years faster than her chronological years, as measured by her telomeres. Those are the protective caps on […]

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The Anxiety Summit – Anxiety and digestion: the microbiome, stomach acid, bile and the vagus nerve

June 10, 2016

Prof. Liz Lipski, PhD, CCN, CNS, was interviewed on the Anxiety Summit by host of the Anxiety Summit, Trudy Scott, Food Mood Expert and Nutritionist, author of The Antianxiety Food Solution. Anxiety and digestion: the microbiome, stomach acid, bile and the vagus nerve The microbiome – how these microbes are “us” and not different from us […]

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The Anxiety Summit – Opening: benzos, electroshock, blueberries, sauerkraut and the vagus nerve

June 7, 2016

The host of the Anxiety Summit, Trudy Scott, Food Mood Expert and Nutritionist, author of The Antianxiety Food Solution opens up the Anxiety Summit Season 4. Anxiety Summit opening: benzos, electroshock, blueberries, sauerkraut and the vagus nerve My vagus nerve story and how GABA helped Why we need an integrative approach: Electroshock, LSD, BPA, zinc […]

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Music Therapy for Vagus Nerve rehab: on the Brain Summit

April 25, 2016

Just a quick reminder that the Brain Summit airs May 2nd to 6th. Here is a snippet from the interview with Alex Doman: Using Music to Rewire Your Brain. Alex is CEO of Advanced Brain Technologies, the third generation of a family of pioneers in the field of human brain development, co-founder of Sleep Genius, […]

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Vagus nerve rehab with GABA, breathing, humming, gargling and key nutrients

March 25, 2016

I’ve got an issue going on with my vagus nerve at the moment and the throat spasms have been affecting my voice and ability to speak for any length of time. It’s also causing this persistent dry cough, despite not feeling sick or having any respiratory symptoms. It’s much worse later in the day and […]

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