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The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D. and Dr. Caroline Leaf

Our world today has certainly become far more chaotic than we had anticipated. As such, it becomes challenging to avoid toxic threatening thoughts and downstream manifestations like depression or anxiety. A...

Neurobiology of BDNF in fear memory, sensitivity to stress, and stress-related disorders

Diet and Depression: An Updated Perspective

By Dr. Austin Perlmutter In conventional medical practice, the connection between diet and mood seems barely, if ever, mentioned. Depression is deemed a disease of the mind, or of the brain, treatable with p...

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D., and Dr. Uma Naidoo

 What an exciting and important presentation we have for you today. For many years we have been providing information focused on the pivotal role of nutritional choices as they relate to the brain, mostly i...

The Empowering Neurologist: Psychedelics & Psychotherapy – David Perlmutter, M.D. and Dr. Ingmar Gorman

Integration Psychotherapy, pioneered by our guest, Dr. Ingmar Gorman, is a fascinating technique that brings a powerful level of therapeutic efficacy to the use of psychedelics. Psychedelic experiences are ...

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D., and Dr. Lisa Mosconi

Why are most Alzheimer’s patients women? It may come as a surprise to you, but women outnumber men when it comes to Alzheimer's disease sufferers by a ratio of 2 to 1. Why Alzheimer's affects women so adv...

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. Daniel Amen

Why do we not generally discuss the fact that there is an epidemic of mental illness in our society? Or that our lifestyle choices may have an impact on our risk for these conditions (like depression, anx...

Holiday Treats and Depression

It's something we all do at the holidays, when we're surrounded by gingerbread men, hot cocoa, fruitcakes, and chocolate candies. Faced with the choice of the sweet treat or healthier alternatives, we remind...

The depressogenic potential of added dietary sugars

Should antidepressants be used for major depressive disorder?