February 26, 2013

Reversing Diabesity is a Collective Effort

Diabesity is the number one killer of the 21st century. Today one in 2 people in America have either Type II diabetes or pre-diabetes.. and almost one in 4 children have prediabetes or type II diabetes.
December 4, 2012

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for Depression: What is it, is it safe, and does it work?

A new, non-invasive treatment for depressed individuals is garnering much interest... even though it has been around for almost 15 years. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), is a non-invasive procedure which uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the parts of the brain associated with mood control and depression.
November 28, 2012

The Autonomic Nervous System

Your body's ability to deal with stress is regulated by the autonomic nervous system (ANS). This system monitors the environmental signals, interprets them, and organizes appropriate automatic behavioural responses. It is composed of a specialized group of neurons that regulate cardiac muscle (the heart), smooth muscles (walls of the visceral organs and blood vessels) and glands.
November 27, 2012

Activating the Vagus Nerve

For more than 15 years, stimulation of the vagus nerve has been used as a […]
November 21, 2012

The Vagus Nerve – its many roles and functions

Over the next 3 posts, Rebecca and I will be introducing you to the Vagus […]
November 17, 2012

Dr Kristin Willeumier PhD: IFV-TV Panel Discussion on Concussion

Today Rebecca and I watched an amazing video presentation by Dr. Kristin Willeumier, Ph.D, a […]