Dr. Daniel Amen: Healing A.D.D. – Do You Have A.D.D.?

Dr Amen-Warnings Signs of Brain TroubleNew York Times best selling author and psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen, known for his brain imaging approach to treating disorders of the brain, say many people unknowingly may have the controversial condition ADD, which is associated with behavioral problems in kids.  That our disorganization or lack of concentration may be a symptom of ADD and that we could be feeling a lot better if it was being treated properly. In his PBS special Healing A.D.D. Dr. Amen and his wife, nurse and best selling author Tana Amen help us to determine if we may actually be suffering from ADD ourselves and dispel some popular myths surrounding ADD. We also learn of the different types of ADD and the importance of targeting treatments to each specific type. They give an overview of the Amen Clinic’s approach to treating these individual types of ADD. Continue reading “Dr. Daniel Amen: Healing A.D.D. – Do You Have A.D.D.?”

Dr. Daniel Amen: Healing A.D.D. – Natural and Lifestyle Remedies

Brain HealthyA.D.D (Attention Deficit Disorder) also known as A.D.H.D (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a modern day disorder with no shortage of controversies. Since the condition is commonly associated with the behavioral issues of school age children, ADD is an important subject of concern for many of us. In his PBS Special Healing A.D.D., Dr. Daniel Amen, psychiatrist and New York Times best selling author, shares his knowledge and experience gained from 23 years of researching brain disorders through the SPECT scan imaging method. Along with his wife Tana Amen, nurse and best selling author, they cover many areas of concern including the very controversial issue for many parents, “Medication or No Medication.” The Amens tell us that the use of medication, though sometimes necessary, should not be the first and only option. They tell us of natural strategies through diet and lifestyle changes that will greatly enhance the treatment of ADD. That when diet, exercise and behavioral strategies are in place, they can significantly lower any need for medication. Continue reading “Dr. Daniel Amen: Healing A.D.D. – Natural and Lifestyle Remedies”

ABC World News: Harvard Study Says Blueberries and Strawberries Can Preserve Memory.

BlueberriesApr 26, 2012 – ABC World News with Diane Sawyer reported about a giant study that was released today about the superfood berries. It confirms what we have been hearing for years about blueberries.  The new study adds strawberries to the mix and says eating both berries can preserve memory.  Researchers from Harvard Medical School  gave 16,000 women over the age of 70 a memory quiz involving 10 words.  Researchers found that the women who did the best on the quiz were eating the most blueberries and strawberries. Continue reading “ABC World News: Harvard Study Says Blueberries and Strawberries Can Preserve Memory.”

Dr. Daniel Amen:You Can Reverse The Aging Process In Your Brain

“Your brain does not have to deteriorate.  With a little forethought, you can slow and even reverse the aging process in the brain and dramatically improve everything in your life.”  That is what Dr. Daniel Amen claims in his PBS Special Use Your Brain To Change Your Age seen on Public Broadcasting Stations. He approaches aging and declining health by focusing on the brain.  As an award-winning psychiatrist, best-selling author and brain imaging expert, Dr. Amen sets out to give us “Seven Very Simple Steps to boost our brain, to live longer, look younger and dramatically decrease our risk for Alzheimer’s”.  Continue reading “Dr. Daniel Amen:You Can Reverse The Aging Process In Your Brain”

Dr. Daniel Amen: Seven Steps to Boost Our Brain Health and Change Your Age

Dr. Daniel Amen, award-winning psychiatrist and brain imaging expert, gives us much food for thought and motivation in his Public Broadcasting special program Use Your Brain to Change Your Age.  In this program he shares with us his experience of having performed more than 70,000 brain scans on patients over the last 20 years from 90 different countries. He has seen time and time again successes where brains were in variuos stages of deterioration and by going through a brain healthy program were able to reverse damage and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia related illness. Through his expertise he is able to give us  Seven Steps to Boost Our Brain Health and Change Our Age. Continue reading “Dr. Daniel Amen: Seven Steps to Boost Our Brain Health and Change Your Age”

Dr. Daniel Amen: Prevent Alzheimer’s. Early Warnings Signs Your Brain May Be In Trouble

That was Dr. Amen’s advice to us as he outlined his health plan on the PBS Special “Use Your Brain to Change Your Age ” which recently aired on Public Broadcasting Stations. As a physician and brain imaging expert, Dr. Amen says it is important to know the health of your brain in order to prevent dementia type diseases such as Alzheimer’s. He says researchers believe that Alzheimer’s starts in the brain 30 to 50 years before there is any show of symptoms! Dr. Amen suggests getting a brain scan in clinics such as his in order to discover an early presence of brain deterioration. Early detection will give you time to make the lifestyle healthy changes needed to reverse brain deterioration. When do you think you should order a brain scan? Dr. Amen gives us some warning signs that our brains may be in trouble. Continue reading “Dr. Daniel Amen: Prevent Alzheimer’s. Early Warnings Signs Your Brain May Be In Trouble”

Dr. Amen: Brain Healthy Habits That Will Add Years To Your Life.

As an award-winning psychiatrist, best-selling author and brain imaging expert, Dr. Daniel Amen imparts the benefit of his years of experience in his PBS Special Use Your Brain to Change Your Age airing on Public Broadcasting Stations. He says “Now is the time to be a warrior for the health of your brain. Your brain does not have to deteriorate. With a little forethought, you can slow and even reverse the aging process in the brain and dramatically improve everything in your life.” He says we can even add years to our life by Engaging in Regular Brain Healthy Habits. Continue reading “Dr. Amen: Brain Healthy Habits That Will Add Years To Your Life.”

Dr. Amen: Success For A Brain Healthy Family, Church, Community

The Daniel Plan - Healthier CommunityEver look around and wonder if it is possible to engage your family, your church, your community in a positive effort to get healthy? Dr. Daniel Amen may have an answer. As an award-winning psychiatrist, best-selling author and brain imaging expert, Dr. Amen focuses on how our lifestyle effects our brain health and how we can prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia related illness in his PBS special Use Your Brain to Change Your Age, airing on Public Broadcast Stations. He gives us Seven Steps to Boost our Brain, to live longer, look younger and dramatically decrease our risk for Alzheimer’s.  Number 6, about “doing a health program with a partner” may be one solution as he shares his alliance with Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mark Hyman in helping to make healthy changes at Pastor Rick Warren’s  Saddleback Church. Continue reading “Dr. Amen: Success For A Brain Healthy Family, Church, Community”