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Mar 28, 2022

Can the brain repair itself? Can it regenerate after damage? Will there be a full recovery after a brain injury?  I bring in a friend to talk about the latest advances in neuronal repair. In practice since 2001, Dr. Greg Eckel, co-founder of Nature’s Cure clinic in Portland where he shares what he calls "Sarieah's gifts" with the world, has focused on chronic degenerative and neurodegenerative diseases for many years.

Between the latest online fads and the crazy media headlines, it’s easier more than ever to get confused about your health. If you want to make better decisions about your health so you can feel better and live longer, you’ve come to the right place.

As a loving husband and clinician, he took a deep dive into medical research looking for cures to his wife's Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a rare, chronic neurodegenerative condition with no known cure. While he didn’t find a solution for Sarieah, the information he discovered and now uses in his clinic is showing promise for thousands of people. 


Key takeaways:

[1:37] Introduction to Dr. Greg Eckel
[2:24] Can the brain really regenerate?
[6:11] What is the time frame for the brain to regenerate and what is the success rate?
[7:20] VSEL’s - Very Small Embryonic-Like Stem Cells
[9:18] Main diseases’ underlying categories for neurodegeneration - prion, auto-immune and traumatic brain injuries.
[11:25] FAN-C approach - a framework that Dr. Eckel have created to evaluate, explore and develop a program for proper diagnosis.
[12:43] How Dr. Eckel got into prionic activity.
[14:00] Clinician’s own grief as experience and inspiration to help people.
[17:45] Getting your grief and emotions out.
[24:27] What happens in the neurodegeneration FAN-C approach assessment?
[25:15] Other causes of neurodegeneration
[26:00] Why do proteins misfold?
[26:50] The Braak’s hypothesis of parkinson’s disease
[30:02] Homeodynamic regulation
[32:14] Cellular regeneration - VSEL’s
[36:53] Hyperbaric oxygen - originally designed and developed for divers and helps heal the brain for regeneration.
[39:41] Photobiomodulation - a light therapy using low level laser.
[40:45] Acupuncture and Chinese medicine encourage proper blood flow and help the body and the brain heal.
[42:56] Nature Cures Clinic and the Cloudhands and superbrain yoga videos.
[43:35] Closing

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For more details about Dr. Greg Eckel, visit his website or join his exercises, QI gong and Super Brain yoga through You can also book a consultation call with his team through


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