Are you protecting your brain from inflammation? Many Americans have been thankfully clued in to the dangers inflammation poses to your health. The popularity of Tom Brady’s “TB12 method” has also raised awareness of the dangers of inflammation among Americans. But what about inflammation of the brain? Here, Dr. David Perlmutter discusses protecting your brain from inflammation:
Many people recognize inflammation when they experience symptoms like pain, redness and swelling. But now researchers have shown thatinflammation may also negatively affect our brains.
Scientists have discovered that inflammation in the brain may increase our risk for making poor choices, having poor mood and even increase risk for chronic brain conditions like Alzheimer’s.
The good news is that we now knowsimple diet and lifestyle changesmay help to offset brain inflammation. Much of this groundbreaking science focuses on the key role of gut health, including the microbiome inprotecting our bodies and brains from chronic inflammation.
Dr. Perlmutter introduces his son, Dr. Austin Perlmutter, and his work on brain inflammation. Here the two discuss brain inflammation with Dhru Purohit, CEO of the Dr. Hyman brand, and The UltraWellness Center, a medical clinic based in Lenox, Massachusetts, that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.
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