1. A CRASH COURSE IN HOW THE BRAIN WORKS
The Interior of the Brain - The Brain Stem - The Master Gland and Its Control
The Electrochemical Brain - Synaptic Transfer of Information - The Blood-Brain Barrier
2. VERY SPECIAL AMINO ACIDS
What is an Amino Acid?
A Lock and a Key
3. EXCITING CELLS TO DEATH
Too Much of a Good Thing - The Developing Brain
Howe Ecitotoxins Work - Brain Cell Energy
Analyzing Research Data
4. EFFECT OF EXCITOTOXINS ON THE DEVELOPING BRAIN
The Malleable Brain: Plasticity - Protecting the Developing Brain
Excitotoxins in Food - The Pregnant Woman - Endocrine Effects
Children - Truth in the Sciences
5. CREEPING DEATH: THE NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Neurological Time Bombs - Designer Drugs: The Big Surprise
Paralysis Agitans: Parkinson's Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Lou Gehrig's Disease
6. ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: A Classic Case of Excitation Damage
The Effect of Normal Aging - What is Alzheimer's Disease?
Microscopic Chnages Seen in Alzherimer's Disease
Excitotoxins and Alzheimer's-Specific Proteins - Memory Loss - Protection
What Causes Alzheimer's Disease? - The Hit Men
Other Conections to Excitotoxins - Emergy: The Key to Brain Protection
Getting Glucoise to the Brain - Failure of the Gatekeeper: The Blood-Brain Barrier - Domoic Acid: Mussel Madness - Magnesium - Cysteine - Animal Studies - What Shouild Those With Alzheimer's Disease Do?
7. OTHER NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS RELATED TO EXCITOTOXINS
Seizures - Headaches - Brain Injury - Strokes: Ischemia - Anoxia - Hypoglycemia - AIDS Dementia - Aspartame, Brain Tumors and the FDA
8. UPDATE AND ANALYSIS
Pharmaceutical Agents - Improving Brain Function Nutritionally - Stabilizing the Blood-Brain Barrier - What Did the FASEB Report Really Say?
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