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Blood Brain Barrier – Part One of Two

Most people have at least heard of the blood brain barrier (BBB). This barrier isn’t exactly a wall but a physiological system of substance control that is allowing some things in and preventing the movement of others into the brain. This was first observed in people with jaundice (from bilirubin) or a yellow color throughout […]

Blood Brain Barrier – Part Two of Two

One other way to get an idea of BBB integrity is the GABA test. The brain prefers to make its own GABA, which is GABA taken in a supplement form doesn’t readily cross the BBB as it is a fairly large molecule and isn’t actively transported across the tight endothelial junction. The only exception seems […]

Benefits of DHA

DHA is vital for proper development of the infant brain, but it plays an essential part of the structure and function of the adult brain, too. Our adult brain is constantly forming millions of new nerve connections, as well as replacing and altering its biochemical makeup. This changing biochemical makeup is especially true of membrane […]