Unique Magnesium Found to Reverse Brain Aging

By Tucson Functional Medicine on September 28, 2021 0 Comments

Greetings Gang: In a peer-reviewed human study, a magnesium compound has been shown to reverse markers of brain aging by as much as 14 years! This finding by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers shows that the unique magnesium-L-threonate concentrates in the brain to rebuild neuronal connections and youthful brain plasticity. Scientists have shown that magnesium plays an … Continue Reading


This Cat Parasite May Cause Anxiety and Autism

By Tucson Functional Medicine on September 20, 2021 0 Comments

The Toxoplasma Gondii parasite commonly associated with cats is linked to generalized anxiety disorder and autism. The Toxoplasma gondii’s eggs are present in cat feces, and one of the most common ways people are infected with Toxoplasma gondii is through contact with an infected cat. A study published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity … Continue Reading


Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease & Dementia

By Tucson Functional Medicine on September 13, 2021 0 Comments

A study from the journal Neurology revealed that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is independently associated with cognitive impairment. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an umbrella term for a range of liver conditions affecting people who drink little to no alcohol. As the name implies, the main characteristic of NAFLD is too much fat stored … Continue Reading


Are you OVERWEIGHT because of AMPK?

By Tucson Functional Medicine on September 6, 2021 0 Comments

A significant contributor to abdominal fat buildup is the age-related decline in AMPK, an enzyme that helps regulate fat storage. We all have a “master switch” in our bodies. It regulates all kinds of systems in the body, like energy usage or metabolism. This master switch is called the Adenosine Monophosphate-activated Protein Kinase or AMPK. Activated AMPK triggers beneficial … Continue Reading