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David Perlmutter

Nurture Your Gut Bacteria -- Improve Your Mood and Health

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

Like so many, I was led to believe that bacteria were basically to be considered agents of disease. But current science is revealing another side of the story. As it turns out, the bacteria living within your intestines are not just keeping you healthy, they are keeping you alive!

Congrats: You Are Officially a Superorganism

Max Lugavere | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Max Lugavere

One of the most interesting fields of study today is the gut-brain axis, a burgeoning topic with vast implications that we are now, for the first time, starting to appreciate.

Toward Prevention of Parkinson's Disease

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

Medical research is now removing the veil and uncovering important new clues underlying Parkinson's disease. And it appears, that to at least some degree, this insidious process may be of our own making.

You Can Prevent Alzheimer's

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

The empowering part of the story is that you can make changes, today, to dramatically reduce your risk for diabetes and as a welcomed consequence, reduce your risk for dementia, a disease with no meaningful remedy now or in the foreseeable future.

Let's Rethink Alzheimer's

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

We should reconsider our thought process on what underlies Alzheimer's, especially as it relates to the role of beta-amyloid. Remember, the enemy of my enemy is my friend.

Breast Cancer Treatment for ALS?

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 11.02.2011 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

Unfortunately, riluzole is about all most patients will ever hear about. But there are other ideas out there that may play a powerful role in treating ALS, and in my opinion, it's time to get the word out.