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Brain Health

Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD: How MeRT Treatment Can Help

While many factors affect your mental health, your brain is the center of everything. The brain directly impacts your emotional, mental and physical well-being. Mental illness and brain-based disorders have become increasingly common. Mental illnesses each have their own unique set of symptoms, and the treatment should be tailored to your specific needs and brain…

Your Brain and PTSD: What Brain Mapping Reveals

If you’re experiencing Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) it may feel like your experience is purely psychological. From avoiding situations and people who remind you of the trauma you experienced to dealing with frequent nightmares, life might feel like a blur as you struggle to get out of your own head. While PTSD is a mental…

What Is MeRT? An Overview of Magnetic eResonance Therapy

Just like functional medicine is a revolutionary way of treating chronic conditions, MeRT is a groundbreaking, inventive way to treat mental health problems and inadequacies of the brain. Magnetic eResonance Therapy doesn’t just aim to eradicate symptoms of common neurological issues. Rather, it addresses the root cause: the brain itself. Tri-Cities Functional Medicine in Tennessee…

10 Tips for Managing Brain Fog and Getting Mental Clarity

We’ve all felt it. That nagging feeling that you’re forgetting something important, a word on the tip of your tongue that you just can’t find, or the inability to remember why you just walked into that room. Brain fog can manifest in several ways, interfering with your productivity, straining relationships, and preventing you from completing…

How Physical Health Affects Mental Health

Mental health is about more than just mood. At the core of functional medicine is understanding that every system in our body is connected — including our minds. Conventional medicine often separates treatment for physical health disorders and mental health disorders; however, functional medicine looks at how both the mind and body work together to…