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Need Help For PTSD?

Approximately 1 in 30 adults in the United States suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD can be a disabling condition stemming from a threatening or traumatic life event. Since…

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Theresa’s Story – Imaging Really Does Make A Difference

Ten years prior to coming to Amen Clinics, Theresa would have described her life as “amazing.” However, a series of very stressful life events had sent her into a tailspin.…

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Fun Ways to Stimulate Your Brain

Studies show that preschoolers who play with good old building blocks are more likely to achieve high math scores in middle school and high school and to improve their language…

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How to Support a Loved One With PTSD

Our brains are wired to alarm us about the presence and threat of danger, so having physical and psychological responses to trauma is very normal. In fact, it’s estimated that…

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Alcohol is NOT a Health Food

Drinking red wine in moderation, and more recently alcohol, in general, has been thought of as something that can improve one’s health. The constant messaging from the alcohol industry has…

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Is it Mental Illness or Mold Toxicity?

By Mark Filidei, D.O. One of my chief tasks as the Director of Integrative Medicine at Amen Clinics is to work up what we call a “toxic brain” as seen…

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Combat Veterans With PTSD: Their Brains Aren’t Done Fighting

Sometimes the barbecuing and vacationing opportunities presented by a three-day weekend for Memorial Day can distract us from the meaning of the moment, which is to remember with gratitude the…

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3 Ways to Improve the Performance of ADD Students

So another school year has come and gone, and you’re totally discouraged and exhausted from seeing your child struggle through every class, every day. Despite your child’s best efforts, grades…

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Helping the Military Address PTSD – Jill’s Journey of Healing

For many years, Jill didn’t talk about the burning aircraft that chased her in nightmares, or that she had insomnia and couldn’t get more than 3-4 hours of sleep at…