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Adult ADD: A Real Problem

ADD or attention deficit disorders is a condition that over ten percent of the male population
deals with in childhood. This condition is not a fad or a flavor of the decade diagnosis. ADD
was described back in 1902 by pediatrician George Still. Dr. Still spoke of children that were
hyperactive, impulsive and inattentive. ADD is real. ADD […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brain Mapping vs. Guessing

In our office, we have been brain mapping for almost a decade. Brain maps are a 15-20 minute, noninvasive,
computerized, EEG analysis of brain function. We take recordings from different areas
of the patient’s brain and send them to a normative database for comparison. We then receive
a brain map back that allows us to know if there […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vitamin D- What is the Big Deal?

Optimized vitamin D levels are one of the most important things you can do for your health.
Vitamin D levels are talked about much more than they were 15-20 years ago, but many people
(including healthcare providers) are still dropping the ball when it comes to maximizing this
important vitamin. I encourage you to know your vitamin D […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 10 Worst Things For The Brain

1. Low or no physical activity- Moving our body on a regular basis helps the heart, lungs
and brain in a tremendous way. We often find that exercise helps cognition, focus, attention
and learning. Research from Harvard University found “Regular exercise changes the brain
to improve memory, thinking skills.”

2. Contact sports- Head traumas matter. Several small head traumas […]

By |July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Top 10 Reasons People Visit The Martin Clinic

1. ADD/ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)- This
condition is the number one reason children are medicated in the United States. Over 11%
of school aged boys have been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. Many healthcare providers
are not aware that 7 distinct types exist. We can often find the type and severity with a brain
map. Dr. […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is ADHD?

ADD has become very common in today’s world. The most common learning and behavior
problem in kids is ADD. This condition was reported as far back as the early 1900s. The CDC
reports over 13% of boys have been diagnosed and over 5% of girls. Researchers have found
that ADD has been associated with relationship problems, work problems, […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being Proactive With Your Health

We live in a reactionary world. Most of us don’t worry about our health until there is a reason to. Most of us take better care of our automobiles than we do our body. Many of the patients dealing with chronic health conditions can tell me the last time they changed the oil in their […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Depression and Alpha Waves

Depression is a very large problem in our country. In fact, depression is a very large problem for the world. The World Health Organization estimates 300 million people worldwide deal with depression. The WHO also states, “Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of […]

By |June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADHD Tip: Exercise

ADHD TIP: MOVING YOUR BODY ON A REGULAR BASIS HELPS MANY BRAIN FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING FOCUS AND ATTENTION. PHYSICAL EXERCISE IS IMPORTANT TO EVERYONE. EXERCISE IS VERY IMPORTANT TO THOSE DEALING WITH THE SYMPTOMS OF ADHD.

We were made to move. Exercise helps calm our brain and our immune system. Exercise helps every system and every […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADHD Tip: Limit the screen time

I love technology. Computers, tablets, phones, and game systems. A lot of fun and very interesting. I know what I am about to write seems a little boring and unpopular these days. These wonderful tools can cause problems. We take care of a lot of people, both kids and adults, dealing with ADHD, anxiety, depression, […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments