Learn how adult adipose (fat), bone marrow, and umbilical cord tissue stem cells - with potent anti-inflammatory properties - are being used in conditions such as Autism, multiple sclerosis, congestive heart failure, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, spinal cord injury, and autoimmune disease in general. Watch Dr. Gary Kaplan's interview with Dr. Jorge Paz-Rodriguez, Medical Director of [...]
Increasing evidence shows that mast cells, cells of the immune system, may play a larger role in the pathophysiology of inflammatory diseases than previously understood. Our knowledge of what causes inflammation in the brain has grown dramatically in the last few years, but the battle against chronic pain, a symptom of neuro-inflammation, depends on [...]
Inflammation in the brain is like having a 'brain on fire.' KOLO ABC News 8: Dr. Kaplan discusses why individuals suffering with chronic depression are likely to have a "Brain On Fire." He outlines certain symptoms that may indicate the presence of inflammation, along with 5 possible contributing causes of inflammation, including sleep disorders, environmental [...]
In September, Dr. Gary Kaplan sat down with Lois Lindstrom of The Bookman's Corner, and discussed his book, "Total Recovery: Solving the Mystery of Chronic Pain and Depression." Watch Dr. Gary Kaplan present his case on how we've been thinking about disease all wrong.
On May 15, 2014 Dr. Gary Kaplan officially launched his new book Total Recovery: Solving the Mystery of Chronic Pain and Depression with a public book lecture at the Sheraton Premiere, Tysons Corner, Vienna, VA. In Total Recovery Dr. Kaplan presents a unified theory of chronic pain and depression, drawing on patient stories and [...]
Obesity affects over one third of U.S. adults and continues to grow as a worldwide epidemic. Inflammation, which can have devastating effects on the body when chronic, can be related to the development of obesity and is also a common consequence of obesity. In this video series Dr. Gary Kaplan invites Dr. Scott Kahan, Director [...]
Central Sensitization Syndrome (CSS) is a new concept that provides a central nervous system link between fibromyalgia, depression, post traumatic stress disorder, and potentially other chronic pain conditions. The co-occurrence of psychiatric conditions with chronic pain results in an exponentially high rate of treatment failure and requires a different, more comprehensive strategy for effective treatment. [...]
Chronic inflammation is involved in Arthritis, Heart Disease and Stroke, Diabetes, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Celiac, Tendonitis, Bursitis, Lyme Disease, and more. Diet is a huge contributor to the body's inflammatory processes; improving your diet can help reduce inflammation and dramatically improve your health. Part 2: Organic vs. Genetically Modified Foods Part [...]