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NY Times on Adderall Addiction and ADHD

ADHD is a problem, and according to the national numbers, a vastly growing one… At least in the United States. In the 1990’s 3-5% of school-age American children were believed to have ADHD. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grew that figure to 11%. It continues to rise. In North Carolina, […]

The Science of Happy

We all want lots of things. A new car, a great marriage, our kids to be successful, our grass to not die in the 100-degree heat… but what is really at the core of all of these wants? Happiness. A new car will make us happy. Our kids’ success will make us happy. Our grass […]

Neurofeedback – How Do I Decide?

Neurofeedback is gaining popularity. We’ve seen over 500 scientific studies published in the past few years, franchise groups have picked up popularity and the mainstream media has started covering stories focused on patients’ experiences or clinic’s results. We are no exception and have had our fair share of media attention this year surrounding our work […]

OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDS

Omega-3 ranks among the most important essential nutrients out there today. Here’s a short list of omega-3 benefits: 1. Omega-3 benefits your heart health: An Italian study of 11,324 heart attack survivors found that patients supplementing with fish oils markedly reduced their risk of another heart attack, stroke, or death. In a separate study, American medical researchers […]

CoQ 10 is Fuel For Your Heart

Your heart beats about 100,000 times a day and is fueled by CoQ10. When your heart has the high levels of CoQ10 it needs, it works like a charm. The mitochondria (the cells’ energy factories) need CoQ10 to generate ATP energy to keep your heart cells functioning and healthy. But when levels get too low, […]

Research Based Tips to Increase and Maintain Brain Function

Last week, Lumosity, a popular “brain training” game found on phones and tablets everywhere, was fined $2,000,000 by the FTC over its claims of helping users excel at work and school and reduce or delay “cognitive impairment associated with age and other serious health conditions.” Lumosity has settled this fine and changed their marketing language […]

Dr. Russo Appears on Health Talk Radio Show with Fred Lowry

During the first week of January, 2016, Dr. Russo of Carolina HealthSpan Institute, Lake Norman appeared on a radio show called Health Talk with Fred Lowry to discuss Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, the common misconceptions and positives to our approach to therapy for hormone imbalance, post-partum and preventive medicine. Dr. Russo will be doing a […]

“Concussion” Story Plays Out in a New Way in Charlotte

Monday night on Charlotte’s Fox46, reporter Logan Sherrill debuted Part-Two of their two part series on concussions. Part-One spoke specifically to NFL Hall of Fame Offensive Lineman Joe DeLamielleure’s history with repeated head injuries and his reaction to the upcoming “Concussion” movie staring Will Smith. Part-Two focused specifically on a treatment option we offer at [...

Dr. Brown on Charlotte’s Fox46 – Monday, November 23rd at 10:00pm

Ronald L. Brown, MD will be interviewed tonight at 10pm on Fox46 about our single and multiple concussion and traumatic brain injury treatment options. This will be the the second part of a two-part series staring hall-of-fame former NFL players. View the announcement here. If you know someone who has a past history of single […]