DK_SYB_Banner_600x600_0216Do you suffer from the following symptoms of brain fog?

  • Perpetual mental fog
  • Trouble concentrating or remembering things
  • Life always seem difficult and tiring
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of motivation

If so, you may have brain inflammation.

Why does this matter?

Because brain fog can lead to early brain degeneration that may be irreversible if caught too late.

Although brain fog is not addressed by conventional medicine, it responds well to functional medicine protocols.

Dr. Kharrazian will teach you which steps to take and in which order to address your brain symptoms in the Save Your Brain: The Six-Week Rescue Plan online course.

Brain fog signals brain inflammation — functional medicine can help

When you sprain an ankle, you know something is wrong because of the pain, redness and swelling. But an inflamed brain doesn’t hurt.

Instead, it causes fatigue, foggy thinking, forgetfulness, lack of motivation, and depression. People don’t realize these are symptoms of poor brain health.

This is because the brain’s immune system does not have this “off-switch,” and inflammation can crawl through the brain like an unchecked fire, destroying tissue along the way.

This accelerates brain aging and raises the risk of Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, and other brain degenerative diseases. Brain inflammation can even lead to psychiatric mood disorders.

These are mechanisms explained in more detail in the Save Your Brain: The Six-Week Rescue Plan.

Causes of brain inflammation that functional medicine can help

  • Chronic inflammation
  • Blood sugar imbalances (hypoglycemia, insulin resistance, or diabetes)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Gut infections
  • Heavy metals and other environmental toxins
  • Stress and lack of sleep
  • Head injuries or stroke

Food intolerances are a major cause of brain fog

One of the more common causes of brain fog is a food intolerance, particularly to gluten. Many people have banished brain fog simply by going gluten-free. In fact, research shows gluten is linked to a variety of neurological and psychological disorders.

Functional medicine solutions

Thankfully, the brain responds well to functional medicine dietary and lifestyle strategies. Functional medicine can not only eliminate symptoms, but also improve brain function for years to come.

Nobody but you cares about your brain — don’t wait until it’s too late!

Nobody else will care about your brain health — that’s up to you. Don’t wait until it’s too late!

To learn how to address your brain fog with functional medicine, join the Save Your Brain: The Six-Week Rescue Plan community. You’ll learn tools you’ll use lifelong and that could very well save you from a neurodegenerative disease such as Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Please join Dr. Kharrazian and the course community.



  • Jimmy Surface December 10, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    Hi, when is the next, 2017, banish brain fog class to begin? I am anxious to register…pun intended, ha! Seriously though I am in need, after 25 years hypothyroid, with recurring symptoms of brain fog my most pressing issue. Thanks to your kind attention! Jimmy Surface

    • Susan (admin) January 2, 2017 at 10:55 pm

      Hello Jimmy;

      Thank you for your interest in Dr. Kharrazian’s work. He may offer the course again in 2017, once he knows more of his new research schedule at Harvard ( If you are on the email newsletter list, you will receive notification as soon as the announcement is made. The sign-up widget is in the top of the sidebar on this page. Dr. Kharrazian’s book, “Why Isn’t My Brain Working” is a great way to start with the information. A link to more information is in the sidebar as well.

  • Gloria March 15, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    Dear Dr. Kharrazian,
    You are brilliant! Thank you for your expertise shared in The Thyroid Secret. How informative and amazing Dr. Izabella Wentz was to do this. She too is brilliant.

    I am on a journey with Hashimoto’s and do have brain fog. In addition I have had two concussions from accidents. I think my brain is definitely swollen. I am signing up for your news letter and would love to read your books, as well as your research articles.

    Thank you for your help. I’ll be watching out for 2017 Brain Fog Seminar.

    • Susan (admin) March 26, 2017 at 6:52 pm

      Gloria – Dr. Kharrazian will appreciate your message. The dates for the next course are not yet set, but in the meantime you can start building the foundations by reading his brain book. The course is based on the book, and adds some more information.

  • Marie Miguel April 4, 2017 at 5:12 am


    I was looking at the below page on your website that mentioned a mental health topic, and I’m curious if you’d be open to me writing some unique content for your audience on the subject. It was this page of your site that I was looking at:

    When you have time, please let me know what you think. I’ve been writing about various topics for some time now, and would love the opportunity to contribute unique content to your site. I can write an article or two. Let me know what you think. Thank you!


    • Susan (admin) April 25, 2017 at 8:03 pm


      Thank you for your inquiry. Sorry, but at this time, Dr. Kharrazian is not looking for content writers.

      Good luck and keep reaching out to websites.

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