Dr. Michael Lewis

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Concussions, Omega 3’s, and Hemp Derived CBD, Part 1
December 10, 2019
Dr. Michael Lewis is an expert on nutritional interventions for brain health, particularly the prevention and rehabilitation of brain injury. He's the author of "When Brains Collide: What Every Athlete and Parent Should Know About the Prevention and Treatment of Concussions and Head Injuries" and he's advisor for CV Sciences. What is a concussion and what causes it? Who is at a higher risk for concussions? How is the use of omega-3 essential fatty acids in fish oil effective in treating concussions and more serious brain injuries? Dr. Lewis also discusses hemp-derived CBD oil as an additional nutritional tool to help alleviate the anxiety experienced by brain trauma victims. Click HERE for part 2.



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Concussions, Omega 3’s, and Hemp Derived CBD, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with CV Sciences Advisor Michael D. Lewis, MD, an expert on nutritional interventions for brain health, particularly the prevention and rehabilitation of brain injury. Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: Concussion Protocol Utilizing High-Dose Fish Oil, Part 1
November 21, 2019
"When Brains Collide: What Every Athlete and Parent Should Know About the Prevention and Treatment of Concussions and Head Injuries," a new book by West Point graduate and retired military physician Dr. Michael Lewis, details specific evidence-based protocols for concussion recovery. Millions of head injuries occur annually sometimes causing long-term, debilitating symptoms, not just in wounded GIs, but in high school, college and professional athletes, as well as the elderly who are prone to falls. What are the symptoms of a concussion? How is it diagnosed? Why might fish oil promote recovery from head injuries? Could taking fish oil preventively limit the severity of concussions? Are there ancillary benefits to taking fish oil? Why has the military been recalcitrant about instituting fish oil as preventive therapy for combatants? Does fish oil increase the risk for brain bleeds? Could Omega 3 supplementation reduce the incidence of CTE in professional athletes? How much do you need to take? What should consumers be looking for when they read labels? What additional therapies speed recovery from head trauma? Exercise? Bio-identical hormone replacement? Additional supplements? Hyperbaric oxygen? Cannabidiol (CBD)? Click HERE for part 2.



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