Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling author. He serves as a medical advisor for The Dr. Oz Show and is known as the leading integrative medical neurologist in North America today.
Dr. Perlmutter fully “integrates” conventional, nutritional and environmental medicines. As a teacher and clinician, Dr. Perlmutter morphed physician and patients perspective, to go from regarding neurological degeneration, instead, as… neural regeneration.
On this show Dr. Perlmutter defines functional neurology and discusses why he went down this “rogue” route.
Dr. Perlmutter and Dr. B. discuss why functional approaches require multiple interventions, doing away with the “one magic bullet” concept of pharmaceutical meds. They go in-depth into nutrients, ozone, glaucoma, dementia and the major question: Should everyone should go gluten free?
Dr. Perlmutter has earned many prestigious awards such as the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award, the 2002 Linus Pauling Award from Institute for Functional Medicine, the National Nutritional Foods Association‘s Award, and the “Communications and Media Award” from the American College of Nutrition.
Dr. Perlmutter is a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and has published extensively in peer-reviewed scientific journals including Archives of Neurology, Neurosurgery, The Journal of Applied Nutrition, Southern Medical Journal, and more.
Dr. Perlmutter’s famous article — Dementia: Is Gluten the Culprit? was the most widely read article in the history of the Medscape online journal.
He wrote Grain Brain, which rocked the medical world, about the post inflammatory effects of consuming gluten, not only in those with Celiac (an autoimmune disease against gluten) but for many others, too.
Dr. Perlmutter is a frequent lecturer at Columbia University, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Harvard University and serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
His books have been published in 30 languages.
Guest Resources & Links
Book: Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain for Life
Book: Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar–Your Brain’s Silent Killers
Book: The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan
Book: The Grain Brain Cookbook
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