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Category Archives: Brain Balance

When Your Short-Term Memory Starts to Slip: 4 Tips You can Try Now

There are two main kinds of memory: short-term working memory and long-term memory. Short-term memory allows us to remember what we need at the grocery store, memorize answers for a test, think about what we just read in the newspaper, or, in essence, learn new tricks. Long-term memory, as the name implies, helps us to […]

Do I still need my antidepressant medication after all these years?

I’m not going to answer that question for you. I can’t, because I don’t know you. My intention is not to encourage you or someone you know to quit taking your antidepressant medication. My intention is to share with you how we have done this in our clinic and give you information so you can […]

7 secrets successful people do before everyone else gets out of bed.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain Everyone has the same 24 hours in a […]

Clinical Brief – Music and depressive disorders – do they go hand in hand?

It may be cliched’ to label musicians as tortured, yearning, more interesting than average, extremely creative, wild, hypersexual, prone to addiction and prone to mental health issues. But when I looked into the research on the subject of depression disorders in the music industry I was surprised to see some of the statistics actually support […]

Fitness Expert Beth Learn, Dr. Hyatt, & Alice Behnke talk about the serious issues of depression in women today.

Bethany Learn is the founder and chief instructor of an amazing online fitness website called Fit2B Studio. http://fit2b.com She hosts an interview with Dr. Timothy Hyatt of Biogenic Nutrition and author and musician Alice Behnke about the sensitive topic of depression on women today. This is a very relevant topic, and this interview is packed […]

Why your “Brain Fog” could be a signal of something much worse.

Let me ask you some simple questions. Do you feel sluggish off and on during the day? Do you NEED coffee every morning, or even throughout the day to stay “on”? Do you suffer from what’s called “Brain Fog”? Have you been feeling that your “focus” is slipping over the past few years? If you […]

The Importance of Balance

I read an article this morning about dopamine and its effects on the brain with regard to internet porn addiction. The article talked about the negative attributes that a lack of dopamine imparts – low motivation, inability to focus, angry overreaction, depression, diminished libedo, decreased risk-taking and anxiety. An imbalance in neurochemistry can lead to addictive […]

No shame to be blue

I’ve heard it said, that I might be brave. That I might be brave because I have had problems with depression and have admitted it. It’s not just that, it goes farther than that. I told more than just the people I live with that I had issues with it. I told the whole wide […]

Does Coffee Ward Off Depression?

My eyes were diverted by a story posted on a major health site titled: 7 surprising facts about coffee. I’m easily lured into these traps more often than I’d like to admit, but I gave in to curiosity. It turns out this tease was a montage of reasons to justify our national dependence on caffeine, and […]