Category Archives: Brain Health

Prevention of Premature Aging of the Brain

Majid Ali, M.D. A healthy brain breathes its oxygen freely. A brain sickens when it cannot breathes its oxygen freely. When a brain cell does not breathe its oxygen freely, it begins to ferment, produce acids and alcohols, increase its free radical activity, and thicken its innard fluids. This, simply stated is the story of premature aging of the brain.

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The Inflammation-Depression Connection by Majid Ali, M.D.

Majid Ali, M.D. June 27, 2014 Inflamed people are stressed people, and chronic inflammation leads  to pain and anxiety. When such people become depressed, it is a common practice to call its situational depression. The important point here is that this so-called situational depression often masks underlying depressive disposition in many individuals. Here is the scientific explanation of these observations

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What Might Catfish Befuddled by Excess Acidity Teach About Attention Deficit in Class Rooms?

    The Larger the Sugar Intake, the Greater the Body Burden of Acidity Majid Ali, M.D. We live in age of excess acidity in our foods, our environment, and toxic thoughts. Yes, toxic thoughts do cause excess acidity not only in muscles but also in brain cells. Even subtle changes in cellular acidity affect cellular function. We live in

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What Can Robins Lost in Flight Teach About Children Lost in Classrooms?

  What Can Robins Lost in Flight Teach About Children Lost in Classrooms? Who Do You Listen to – and Why? Majid Ali, M.D. Electromagnetic noise is emitted everywhere humans use electronic devices. For decades, it has been hotly debated whether man-made electric and magnetic fields affect biological processes, including human health. So far, no putative effect of anthropogenic electromagnetic

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Lithium – A Brain Nutrient Series Part Five: Lithium for Mood and Depression

                                                                         Majid Ali, M.D. Lithium gave Lithia Springs and Lithia Water their names. Many healing benefits were attributed to Lithia Water during the years of early American history and the water pulled people from long distances for healing hopes. Such visitors included people with mental health concerns. In 1887 Judge Bowden, an investor, bought the springs with a group of

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Lithium Is A Brain Nutrient Series – Part Three

                                                         Lithium, Depression, Prof. Krusei, and Me                                                      Majid Ali, M.D. I dedicate this series on lithium as a brain nutrient to Prof. Oscar Krusei, a physician true to his calling. He served on the faculty of Columbia University, New York, and Capital University of Integrative Medicine, Washington, D.C. He deeply and passionately cared for his patient in Morristown

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Lithium Is A Brain Nutrient Series – Part One: Introduction

                                                             Majid Ali, M.D. I dedicate this series on lithium as a brain nutrient to Prof. Oscar Krusei, a physician true to his calling. He served on the faculty of Columbia University, New York, and Capital University of Integrative Medicine, Washington, D.C. He deeply and passionately cared for his patient in Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, New Jersey, until

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