Many recent studies have confirmed how adequate sleep plays a pivotal role in fostering cognitive function. This is particularly evident in those individuals who do not sleep adequately, and may as well be obese.
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Is it true that we were given a certain number of brain cells and that was it for life? Don’t humans grow new brain cells?
In this video, Dr. David Perlmutter explores the exciting ability that we possess to grow brain cells, a process called neurogenesis. Not just that, we also retain this ability throughout our entire lifetimes.
So what can we do to increase neurogenesis? Watch this …
Dr. Perlmutter has appeared on 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends , the Today show, The Oprah Show, and The Early Show on CBS. He serves as medical director of the Perlmutter Health Center in Florida and is an adjunct instructor at the Institute for Functional Medicine.