Richard G. Petty, MD

Psychotropic Medicines and Neurogenesis

One of the genuine breakthroughs of the last few years has been the understanding that the brain is not a static structure, but is instead an organ that grows, refashions and repairs itself to a remarkable degree.

You may be interested in a brief review article looking at the effects of some of the medicines that appear able to stimulate neurogenesis in the adult brain.

It is no longer far-fetched science fiction to say that we are likely soon to be able to regenerate parts of the brain and spinal cord that have been damaged by disease or trauma. And in the meantime, we have an array of stratgeies that you can adopt to keep your brain active throughout life, while dramatically reducing your risk of developing dementia.

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About Richard G. Petty, MD
Dr. Richard G. Petty, MD is a world-renowned authority on the brain, and his revolutionary work on human energy systems has been acclaimed around the globe. He is also an accredited specialist in internal and metabolic medicine, endocrinology, psychiatry, acupuncture and homeopathy. He has been an innovator and leader of the human potential movement for over thirty years and is also an active researcher, teacher, writer, professional speaker and broadcaster. He is the author of five books, including the groundbreaking and best selling CD series Healing, Meaning and Purpose. He has taught in over 45 countries and 48 states in the last ten years, but spends as much time as possible on his horse farm in Georgia.

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