Your dominant biochemical controls your temperament, or your nature. Your nature encompasses all of the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of your health. If a patient comes to Path Medical with a physical problem such as chronic headaches, we can predict that she also has other issues, whether or not she is aware of them. Perhaps this patient has had subtle, low-grade depression, chronic anxiety, or an overall sense of malaise. Another patient might come to Path Medical for asthma treatment, but when we probe further, it turns out he also has a memory deficit. These disorders are linked because they are nature-related illnesses.
When Dr. Braverman can help patients balance their dominant biochemical, their health improves on every front. Nine times out of ten, mental or emotional aspects of the nature’s deficiency are also resolved..
Learn how to cater for your dominant biochemical nature In Eric Braverman MD’s New York Times bestseller The Edge Effect which is available online Total Health Nutrients.
Holistic medicine to reach your edgeIn the right environment and under the right supervision, you can control, modify, or enhance your brain chemistry through a combination of the seven types of therapies: medications, hormones, vitamins and supplements, diet, lifestyle, environment, and technology. Dr. Braverman goes through all of these therapies in details as well as explaining how to match it to your biochemistry type in The Edge Effect.
90% of hormones are regulated by your brain!The cornerstone of Dr. Braverman’s practice is based on bio-identical hormone therapy. Hormonal impact on brain function is indisputable. Ninety percent of all hormones are produced in or regulated by the brain. They are the brain’s messengers, which are sent to all other parts of the body to control the specific functions of cells and organs. Hormone replacement therapy can effectively alter brain chemical processes, although not as quickly as prescription medications.
As we age, our hormone-producing organs and glands begin to wear out. Their output drops, and the corresponding parts of the body begin to break down. The brain has to work harder as it tries to compensate for diminished body functions. This places a strain on the system, which then develops symptoms that lead us to seek treatment. If the decline in hormones is not treated, or if it is treated improperly, these biochemicals will be reduced further, resulting in more serious conditions.
In The Edge Effect Dr. Braverman shows you how to pick up those first signs of an imbalanced biochemistry to prevent genetic determination from becoming genetic determination.
What your doctor may not know: Bioidentical Hormone Therapy vs. Synthetic Hormone Therapy: One kills, the other heals!Dr. Braverman prescribes hormone replacement therapies for his patients to address conditions that involve hormone deficiencies, ranging from menopause and andropause (the male equivalent of female hormonal changes) to sexual dysfunction, osteoporosis, mood disorders, fatigue, obesity, and cognitive deficiencies. However, the key component of my therapies is the use of natural, bioidentical hormones. You can get your prescription for bioidentical hormone treatment by contacting us. These hormones are made from natural sources, such as plants, and work by precisely duplicating the body’s original hormones. Exactly how these bioidenticals hormones work and what they can do for you is explained more thoroughly in The Edge Effect.
The bonding of a hormone to its receptor is determined by the shape of the hormone molecule, like a key fits in a lock. Synthetic hormone molecules (not found in nature) and molecules from different species (Premarin, for example, is estrogen taken from female horses) differ in their molecular configuration from endogenous (made in the body) hormones, so they will also differ in their activity at the receptor level. This means that they will not provide the same total activity as the hormones they are intended to replace, and that they will provoke side effects not found with the humane hormone.
In conjunction with bioidentical hormones therapy, Dr. Braverman recommends specific herbs and nutrients that help to balance hormones, such as black cohosh, maca and wild yam.
These unique blends of natural medicines can be found in Menopause support which is geared towards balancing estrogen levels in women and Super Miraforte which is a supplement that helps to boost testosterone levels. Both supplements are available online at Total Health Nutrients.
You can read more about how to eat to balance your brain chemistry and treat the underlying cause connected with the symptoms you are experiencing in Eric Braverman, MD’s bookThe Edge Effect.
Eric R. Braverman, M.D.
Dr. Braverman is a Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brandeis University and NYU Medical School, did brain research at Harvard Medical School, and trained at an affiliate of Yale Medical School. He is acknowledged worldwide as an expert in brain-based diagnosis and treatment, and he lectures to and trains doctors in anti-aging medicine.