Cognitive health refers to the health of our brain and its overall function. Genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors are all influence how well our brain is working. A number of controllable factors can, if left unaddressed, contribute over time to a decline in cognitive abilities.
Our cognitive functions are critical to our quality of life and affect our work, our relationships and social life. Mood, Memory, judgment, language, intuition, and even the ability to learn may be compromised when our cognitive abilities are affected.
Dr. Lamkin is one of the few Institute of Functional Medicine-certified Bredeson-protocol physicians in the central part of the country. Dr. Dale Bredesen is a renowned neurologist/neuroscientist and author of the bestselling book, The End of Alzheimer’s.
As Dr. Bredeson relates in his book, there are numerous contributors and four main pathways to cognitive decline including systemic inflammation, hormonal health, blood sugar control and insulin resistance and chronic exposure to various toxins such as mold, heavy metals, environmental toxins, and chronic stealth infections such as Lyme’s disease.
Symptoms of cognitive impairment often include:
- Difficulty remembering things compared to past ability
- Forgetting words and having trouble focusing on tasks
- Moodiness, Depression or lack of interest/engagement in activities previously enjoyed
- Losing or misplacing things
- Mood and personality changes
- Increased anxiety or aggression
- Poor concentration and Focus
Whether you or a loved one has suffered cognitive impairment due to injury, illness, or aging The Lamkin Clinic can help.
Introducing the new Cognitive Health Clinic
Dr. Lamkin has committed to studying the latest diagnostic methods/treatment options and staying current on breakthrough research. To provide the best cognitive care possible, Dr. Lamkin requires a comprehensive consultation where he will listen to your story, understand your concerns, and answer your questions.
Dr. Lamkin will perform comprehensive diagnostic, assessment, and treatments that align with a patient’s unique needs and goals.
Depending on your specific situation and current condition, Dr. Lamkin may prescribe a variety of treatments. Get in touch today to schedule your cognitive health consultation!