Traumatic Brain Injury

What is happening in a traumatic brain injury or concussion? The brain has about 10 billion capillaries in a highly specialized endothelial lining flush with tight junctions, basement membranes, pericytes & astrocyte projections. This blood-brain barrier (BBB) admits molecules sized at 400 daltons and less (as a comparison, alcohol is 200 daltons per molecule which […]

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The Brain-Vagus-Gut Connection

The connection between our guts and our brains cannot be denied. While the relationship between the gut and the brain has been known since the 19th century in terms of control of peristalsis, or motility, we have developed a greater understanding of just how important the crosstalk is between the two organs. The burgeoning field […]

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Stimulate Autophagy

TEN Ways To Stimulate Autophagy What is autophagy and why do we need it? Autophagy is the cellular process by which the cells are cleaned out. The organelles, proteins, and debris, that are no longer efficient nor effective, are packaged and sent on their way either by degradation or release. Autophagy can dictate not only […]

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Oxygen Therapies

The Importance of Oxygen in Healing and Pain Oxygen is the most essential molecule needed for life. We can live for weeks without food, days without water, but only moments without oxygen. Our body’s tissues need a constant supply of oxygen to function and the best way to optimize health is to adequately oxygenate the […]

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Keeping Your Joints Happy and Healthy for a Lifetime of Movement

We at CHN believe movement and exercise are a critical element of long term health. But if you are in pain, that can be a challenge. Joints, cartilage, ligaments, tendons and synovial fluid (for joint lubrication) undergo a continuous but slow turnover and remodeling process. This is affected by many physiological factors such as diet, […]

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Stem Cell Question: Why Personal Cell Therapy (PCT)?

Courtesy of Cell Surgical Network. Center for Healing Neurology is an affiliate of Cell Surgical Network. Allogeneic cells represent a robust business model for tissue banks and ultimately for big pharma who will industrialize them once approved through the FDA. Tissue banks selling umbilical cord stem cells have popped up left and right selling a […]

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