7 Ways that Pain Affects the Brain

7 Ways that Chronic Pain Changes the Brain: An automated meta-analysis of 420 imaging studies - pain's effect on the brain. neurosynth.org uses functional connectivity and coactivation mapping from thousands of MRI images (each comprised of many cuts of images) are automated to show a final result of pain's effect on the brain. Created and... Continue Reading →

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10 Signs of a Brain Injury

If there is lots of blood or broken bones on the car accident scene, or if someone is in a coma, a severe traumatic brain injury can be diagnosed on site. At first glance, however, you need to know that a mild traumatic brain injury isn’t so obvious. Read more ... This article was first published on Dr.... Continue Reading →

What’s a Normal Testosterone Level?

Men and women normally produce testosterone. The normal functions of testosterone in men include sex drive or libido, sperm production, increased muscle mass, increased energy and vitality, as well as human behavior aspects of aggression and being competetive. In men, a low testosterone level leads to unwanted side effects that can severely hamper quality of... Continue Reading →

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When my grandmother died of diabetes, she was getting dialysis three days a week. I swore that I would never get diabetes. Five years ago, I was given the diagnosis of Pre-diabetes and I changed everything I did: I'm 40 lbs lighter, have more energy, and now I pass it on to you. ~ Margaret... Continue Reading →

What is Andropause?

  Decreased testosterone production is most often diagnosed during a man's aging years. This is known as andropause, viropause, or "male menopause". Despite it being a huge quality of life and health issue for aging men, the word "andropause" is not used very much. It lands in the bottom 30% of words looked up on... Continue Reading →

Correcting Chronic Metabolic Syndrome

Do you have chronic metabolic syndrome? You do if you have 3 of these 5: 1. A large waistline. Almost 2 billion people are obese, a pro-inflammatory state that leads to DNA damage and disease. Also known as central adiposity, having a large waistline isn't just about appearing non-glamorous. That is because you need to visualize that... Continue Reading →

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