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Brain in Trouble

5 Ways to Know Your Brain May Be In Trouble

Are you wondering if your brain is out of balance? Listen and it will tell you. When your brain is out of balance, you get symptoms that interfere with feeling your best and living the life you want. While there are many causes, here are

08/27/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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New Free Video Series from Dr. and Mrs. Amen

After seeing tens of thousands of patients at Amen Clinics over the last 27 years, and looking at over 113,000 brain SPECT scans, there is no question in my mind that you are in a war for the health of your brain. Nearly everywhere you

08/20/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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The Best Anti-Aging Secret

The Best Anti-Aging Secret

One of the best things about summer is the opportunity to be involved with outdoor activities, so it’s really important not to lose that momentum with activity when your vacation is over or the kids go back to school. The reason? Physical exercise is truly

08/20/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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Neuroimaging Accurately Distinguishes TBI From PTSD

Brain imaging with single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) can distinguish post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from traumatic brain injury (TBI) with high sensitivity, new research shows. “Persons with TBI or PTSD can present with overlapping symptoms, making them challenging to tell apart,” coauthor Cyrus Raji, MD,

07/17/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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TBI and PTSD Often Go Hand-in-Hand

People often talk about the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) or the consequences of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as separate conditions—which they are. But for the person who is living with both TBI and PTSD, it can be hard to separate them because some

06/25/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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Healing ADD is possible!

And you can start right NOW… Attention deficit disorder (ADD), often referred to as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), is a national health crisis that continues to grow—yet it remains one of the most controversial, misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses of our day. Did you

06/16/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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The Secrets to Longevity

It all starts with the brain! Did you know that 50% of people age 85 and older will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia? This means that half of all people who are lucky enough to live to age 85 will have brains

06/10/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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Winning the War for Your Health

Read on and get properly armed! Warrior (n.): a person who fights in battles and is known for having courage and skill You are in a WAR for the health of your brain! You face battles every day that threaten to shorten your life: Someone

06/05/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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3 Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

It may be simple, but it’s certainly not easy… According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are approximately 5.3 million people of all ages in the U.S. alone with Alzheimer’s disease and another 1 million with other types of dementia. Even more frightening is the younger

05/27/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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