Strengthen your Brain with this Mushroom
Written by Dr. Brad Burgess
How many of us know someone who has been affected by a disease like Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, ALS, Alzheimer's, or Dementia? Or how many of us wish we could just focus better, improve our brain power, and protect ourselves from neurodegenerative diseases?
Science has long proclaimed that the human body could not regenerate nerves once they are lost or damaged. But, luckily for us, Mother Nature finds a way to prove us wrong.
We, as chiropractors, have known the Nervous System is able to regenerate for a long time. This involves a process known as neuroplasticity, which is the brain's ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections throughout life. "The most interesting thing that came from all these experiments is that chiropractic care, adjusting the spine to restore spinal function, actually changes the way the brain functions*." By allowing the nervous system to be free from inhibition we allow it to function at its highest capability which is to be self-healing and self-organizing.
Research on a mushroom family known as Hericium, specifically Lions Mane, has shown that this is actually very possible. Lion's mane contains Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) which has the ability to stimulate new nerve growth, protect our nerves, and is a building block in brain health. Lion's mane also helps the body to build up new myelin around the nerves which provides insulation and faster communication.
With the advent of more and more neurological diseases now is the best time to start taking proactive measures for your brains health.
A few More Researched Benefits:
1. Nootropic- boosting brain cognition and memory
2. Lowering "Bad Cholesterol" LDL
3. Raising "Good Cholesterol" HDL
4. Protects against Gastric Ulcers
5. Dissolves Amyloid Plaques in the brain- a leading cause of Alzheimer's
6. Helps relieve Diabetic Neuropathy pain
7. Positively affect our Circadian Rhythms- our body's internal clock.
Just like most things in life, this is not a quick fix. It will take a few weeks of continuous use to see the benefits. Adding this supplement to your routine along with chiropractic lifestyle care can drastically improve the health of your brain and nervous system, ensuring you are living your 100 year lifestyle.
*. Haavik, Dr. Heidi. The Reality Check.
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