Hello, and welcome to the inaugural blog post from the research and clinical experts at NeuroScience, Inc.! We are passionately committed to improving human health through a better understanding of what we call the NEI Supersystem©. As such, this blog is a dialogue with health care practitioners, researchers, and advocates about what’s going on at NeuroScience, and the scientific and clinical concepts that drive our work.
Let’s start by defining the NEI Supersystem. Rather than viewing the Neurological, Endocrine, and Immune systems as isolated entities, there is an emerging paradigm that they are all interconnected in a single, dynamic supersystem. Neurotransmitters, cytokines, hormones, and other biomolecules “speak” across this entire supersystem. Consequently, imbalances in any one part of the NEI Supersystem affect the other parts as well.
At NeuroScience, our mantra is “assess and address” – we assess NEI imbalances in patients to help practitioners understand the basis of anxiousness, low mood, aggression, fatigue, sleep issues, and other maladies. Understanding the root cause of such symptoms helps us advise practitioners how to effectively address the underlying imbalances to help restore patients to better health.
By realizing that the neurological, endocrine, and immunological systems are all interconnected, practitioners are able to have a more expansive understanding of possible root causes of some of today’s most challenging health concerns. Here’s a very simple example: when a person has the flu, he or she may experience brain fog, lack of motivation and fatigue, and even symptoms resembling depression. Of course, a doctor wouldn’t give this patient antidepressants – because we know that the root cause is an infection!
More generally, this example drives home another point, neurological manifestations may have non-neurological root causes such as chronic infection, metal sensitivity, reactivity to environmental toxins, etc. Understanding the root cause is critical to recommending the most appropriate, effective intervention. Not only will you be more successful at resolving the symptoms, you’re also more likely to achieve better health.
Again, welcome. We look forward to bringing you the latest NeuroScience, Inc. information through the NEI Connection.
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