BRAIN FOG, FROM
AUTISM-Terry Chappell, MD /Celebration of Health Association-Bluffton, Ohio /419-358-4627 /
Memory loss and inability to think clearly are common complaints, especially co-existing with fatigue. Usually they are associated with toxicity (especially lead, mercury and aluminum), yeast imbalance, or food and chemical sensitivities, These are all easily detected through testing, but frequently the tests are not performed and thus the patient’s complaint is inadequately treated. Proper treatment can be highly effective, if done comprehensively. Chelating agents, anti-fungals, probiotics, special diet and desensitization are common therapies that must be offered. After a few months of these therapies, plus good nutritional supplements, and sometimes much sooner, major changes might be detected by the patient.
Autism therapy is guided by the Defeat Autism Now protocol that is available on the internet. Some of the common additional treatments include methylcobalamin (B12 shots), a grain-free and milk-free diet, homeopathics, amino acids orally or by shot, and hyperbaric oxygen.
Alzheimer’s, Parkinsonism, and Multiple Sclerosis can be treated effectively by balancing neurotransmitters and improving cell membrane receptor sites. Intravenous glutathione given in high doses at home can be helpful. Oxidative scavengers are useful. High doses of CoEnzyme Q10 and vitamin E might help, as can low doses of Naltrexone, which is a medicine that reverses narcotic overdoses. Intravenous phosphatidyl choline can be useful, as can very high doses of B12 intravenously and vitamin C. The latter formula is particularly helpful for various neuropathies, including diabetic neuropathy.
Helpful oral preparations include niacinamide, lipothiamin, CDP choline, curcumin, Neurotone, and various substances that enhance glutathione production in the body.
Medications are available to slow the progress of degenerative brain function, but they are not greatly effective. Not infrequently, they cause side effects.
A brain that is not functioning well often needs a comprehensive approach that is individualized. There are many potential causes and there are many solutions, some of which must be given together in order to get the best result. Dr. Chappell graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1969. He has been Board Certified in Family Practice, Geriatrics, Chelation Therapy, Pain Management and Advanced Longevity Medicine. He is past President of the International College of Integrative Medicine, past-President of the American College for Advancement in Medicine and volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wright State College of Medicine,. He has served as a consultant for National Institutes of Health on several occasions. He is in private practice as a member of the Celebration of Health Association in Bluffton, Ohio.