Entries by Dr. Michael Trayford

Dr. Michael Trayford

Dr. Michael Trayford is a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist and Founder/Director of Innovation at APEX Brain Centers in Asheville, NC. APEX utilizes leading-edge neurodiagnostic technology and Brain Training strategies to optimize brain function. Their intensive programs are safe, effective, research-backed, and offer hope to those suffering from brain injury, cognitive/memory decline, and learning and behavioral disorders, as well as those looking to optimize brain performance. Learn more about Brain Training at: http://www.ApexBrainCenters.com

Why Won’t My Doctor Listen to Me? The Sad Reality for Those With Post-Concussion Syndrome

A Sad Reality for So Many With Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome Nearly every day in clinical practice patients report to us (one way or another), “My doctor doesn’t listen to me!” This concern is far more prevalent in those suffering… 0 Shares |

Addiction Recovery: High Time for Change

6 Breakthrough Therapies for the 21st Century The Status Quo is Not Working There has been a distinct disconnect between the “mind” and “brain” sciences when it comes to addiction recovery. In her ground-breaking book, Unbroken Brain: A revolutionary new… 0 Shares |

Merry Stress-mas: 12 Steps To Reduce Holiday Anxiety

‘Tis the Season  Ahh, the holidays! Time for many to celebrate their faith. For others, to reflect on the accomplishments of yet another year gone by, and to plan for an even better one ahead. It is also a time… 0 Shares |

8 Tips for Better Sleep (Because a Tired Brain is a Bad Brain)

Some say we should get 8 hours, 9 hours, or maybe 10. Others say, “no, 7!” Everyone has an opinion on how much sleep we need. The bottom line is that these answers are all right (in different cases). The… 0 Shares |

Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health

Nutritional requirements can vary significantly from one person to the next. This is increasingly important to realize when dealing with populations of individuals who are metabolically compromised, as in those that are chronically addicted to alcohol, controlled substances, and even… 0 Shares |

Brain Games: Do They Exploit the Fear of Memory Loss for Profit?

“Hey Doc…do brain games like Luminosity really work?” One quick point of clarification with what is likely the most mispronounced name in the world now—the name of the company that makes brain training games is Lumosity, as opposed to the… 0 Shares |

Are You a Business Leader Who Could Benefit From Brain Training? Answer These 5 Questions to Find Out

A finely tuned brain is essential for success in business. For many business leaders, brain training holds the key to unlocking higher performance ability. The answers to the following 5 questions will reveal if brain training might be right for… 0 Shares |

Can Beer Make You Smarter?

As my hometown of Asheville, North Carolina has been named “Beer City USA” several times in the past few years, there’s hardly a week that goes by without someone asking me, “Is beer good for your brain?” While beer is… 0 Shares |

What Not to Eat While Studying and Why

Your brain is the most energy hungry organ in the human body. And the brain requires the highestquality, most energy rich fuel when it is learning something new. The types of foods you eat when you are studying have a… 0 Shares |

The “No Medication” Approach to Adult ADHD

ADHD: The Data Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a very real problem for millions of Americans. More and more adults are coming to the realization that poor focus, attention, and concentration, as well as other distractible behaviors, are significantly… 0 Shares |