Major Depressive Disorder – a Brain on Fire

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Major Depressive Disorder – a Brain on Fire

1 out of every 7 Americans suffers from depression or anxiety, and major depressive disorder is currently the #1 cause of disability for people ages 15 – 44.

Dr. Kaplan visited KRNV News4 to discuss how a “Brain on Fire” is often a root cause of depression and anxiety that’s unresponsive to treatment. He also explained the mechanisms at work when a brain is inflamed.


* For more on a “Brain on Fire” subscribe to the Kaplan Center YouTube channel at http://bit.ly/1N4YqmA.

 

HOW CAN YOU PUT OUT A FIRE IN THE BRAIN?

Research has shown that certain nutritional supplements may help limit and possibly even reverse the damage of inflammation in the brain, by calming the neuro-inflammatory process that can damage neural tissue, cause or exacerbate physical pain and emotional suffering, and erode mental clarity.

View Dr. Kaplan’s guide to 10 Brain-Boosting Nutritional Supplements to nurture and even heal the brain for improved memory, mood, and overall cognitive health!

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About the Author:

Gary Kaplan, DO
Gary Kaplan, D.O. is the founder and medical director of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine and author of Total Recovery: A Revolutionary New Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Depression. A pioneer and leader in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Kaplan is one of only 19 physicians in the country to be board-certified in both Family Medicine and Pain Medicine. Dr. Kaplan is a Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and serves on the Advisory Committee to Health and Human Services for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. To read Dr. Kaplan's complete bio, click here.

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Free Guide: 10 Brain-Boosting Nutritional Supplements

Learn which supplements help to Nurture and even Heal your Brain for improved memory, mood, and overall cognitive health!