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Broken Brain Docuseries

This is a free docuseries. Below is a description. May have some interest.

On January 17, at 6:00 p.m. EST, Dr. DavidPermutter's friend and colleague Dr. Mark Hyman’s Broken Brain documentary series will air its live premiere episode and as a member of this community you are invited to participate! Having been a part of this docuseries, he can tell you that you do not want to miss it. It is truly groundbreaking.

The broken brain epidemic is happening all around us. Dementia, ADHD, depression, anxiety, autism, Alzheimer’s, and a host of other brain conditions that we “thought” were separate problems, actually have similar root causes.

In this powerful 8-part documentary series, I join Dr. Hyman and dozens of thought leaders to address the root causes of this terrifying and growing epidemic. Topics discussed will include:

Alzheimer’s and Dementia





Concussions and TBI

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Hi Christine

Forgive my negative thoughts please.

He has been doing hyped marketing on this for a couple of months now.

It's the American Way I guess. I subscribed a few moths back, but had to un-subscribe because of the relentless corny (but expensive and polished) marketing hype and the too many emails with nothing tangible.

He says,"I knew there was something real going on." Hello Dr Hymen, the medical journals have been full of this for the last five years. The developed world is heading into economically damaging levels of these illnesses with major issues about how to provide enough affordable care .

Which is why the EU had had a major conference of heads of state a couple of years ago to set up collaboration on research as well as increasing the amounts spent on it. Also to collaborate on work to develop improved models of care.

Top of the class Dr Hymen - you noticed.

Now where do I send my money please?

Edit: I see he has released the docuseries now. My post above was partly on the basis it had not been released.

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I agree with you Kevin, but I have to have hope that I will find the Magic Bullet somewhere to slow this disease, especially since there a no pharmaceuticals at this time that will help. And since this is free, I guess you get what you pay for.

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I understand and feel the same.

The reading I have done on him is that he comes from a narrow perspective and tries to fit everything into it. Not science.

If I were going down that ort of route I would be focussing on diet and the microbiome. The effects of food in our gut and the microbes there.

This is a long watch, but the guy quotes journal evidence all the way through his talks.

I think he does a talk only on dementia too.

It ties up with another specialist: Bredeson: 'The End of Alzheimers'. Who is. I believe, an authority.

But this is just my take.



PS and of course I could be wholly wrong.

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Oh, and please Chrisitine

I am not challenging you.

And you might be right.

Worth a watch.

Do let us know. I will not pile in.




Kevin, I just this article about Pfizer. Discouraging. Yes, it is all about the money. After Trump tax boost, Pfizer ends funding for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's research

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I do get angry with these blood sucking pseudo meds.

Pharmaceuticals too.

That is a very powerful link.

Thanks. So sad.

But drug company research is likely not going to be the answer.

Better to prevent than to try to fix things after the issue develops - I think.

I read that stem cell work is looking hopeful. Perhaps the tack taken by the two links I posted here too?

There is a massive co-ordinated international push on right now.

I am hopeful.


Hey you kids is this post for just you two or can anyoune jump in and play? Quite frankly I gots nothin... about the same as all the higher educated on this subject of the broken brain. I remember when I first came here (this PSP chat club) it was about the same time as my dance with CoQ10. Now I just knew it made B's continence a little brighter and I saw a future....for about two months. Still have several bottles ( bought a bunch from some internet Dr who touted the new snake oil)...Although, I must say that I have started using the stuff and I do feel a bit sharper...go placebo effect?..If there is anything to this or any other supplement or treatment or preventative, then use it...but like everything else, don't hang your hat on it.

Been there Done That,


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Research is what is needed. As an inventor, Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. When a reporter asked, "How did it feel to fail 1,000 times?" Edison replied, "I didn't fail 1,000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps."

So, CoQ10 was not a cure. Maybe in the "right dosage" could slow the progression. What if the solution is a synergistic effect between X and Y? Or that swallowing a pill was not effective but IV was. Or a gut-brain connection fix? We just don't know. Hopefully, someone is looking into it.


I love the way you think minded and ready to go that 999th time


So well put.

Thank you.


Did anyone see the BBC documentary called The woman who can smell Parkinson's over the past day or so? There was also an article in The Telegraph before Xmas about her. It is amazing! It seems scientists now know 10 of the molecules that are responsible for it.

Now I know PSP is not the same but if they actually get a pharmaceutical company to develop a drug that would be amazing. It might also provide a new drug for PSP and other conditions? The University of Manchester seem to be the lead on this. I am amazed at this woman. Her husband sadly died of Parkinson's but she noted his smell had changed many years ago. He was eventually diagnosed with Parkinson's.

When they went to a support group she felt overwhelmed by the smell and told her husband they all smelled like him. Before he died he asked her to follow it through. She had told them in Manchester or perhaps Edinburgh as they are involved now. They didn't do anything at the time but it was playing on the mind of one of the doctors.

Anyway she traced this woman and they did tests with her. They asked her to smell 12 t-shirts. 6 had been worn by Parkinson's patients, 6 by people who didn't have it. She correctly picked the six who had Parkinson's but also picked one from the other group. They thought she had done pretty well.

Ten weeks later they rang her to tell her the man who had worn the 7th t-shirt had just been diagnosed with Parkinson's! She continued helping the researchers and they were able to find these 10 molecules which cause it. Fingers crossed they can now get a treatment developed. Maybe there is hope out there if we just have faith?

Marie x


Yes, and there are also dogs that can smell cancer. All options are open.


Christine interesting you should mention dogs. She was told she was somewhere between a dog and a human!! Don't know what I would have made of that!

Anyway they are now recruiting more people with acute smell to get them involved. They are also working with a firm in Cambridge to try to take this forward.

Interestingly they thought the smell would be from under the arms of the t-shirts but it wasn't. It was around the neck. It is sebum that is causing the smell and where they looked for the molecules. I think this woman has been working with them for over 2 years. Really interesting stuff! A clinical trial next?

Marie x

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Not sure if it's related but i watched jre #1056 and the guy on was talking about head knocks and hormones.


Nope, nothing to do with this vein of research. This is to do with head knocks causing pituitary problems resulting in hormonal imbalance. He's some data.


I got the impression the series was heading toward a supplement push - that might say more about me than Dr. Hyman😆


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