Optimal health focuses on improving the cellular health and function of the nervous system. BrainSpan’s Assessment quantifies two types of neurological health:
1) Cell nutritional health – using a home blood spot test to measure four fatty acid biomarkers.
2) Functional brain health – using a 15-minute interactive online test to measure attention, memory, processing speed, and cognitive flexibility.
The structural portion measures the nutritional health of the cell membrane and the functional portion objectively measures how efficiently the brain is organizing and regulating its functions. The NeuroHealth™ assessment is based on over 100 peer-reviewed studies.
Your brain’s structural health is quantified by analyzing essential fatty acid biomarkers in your blood cells. Fatty acids are considered essential nutrients in the human diet because they are a significant component of the cells that make up your central nervous system.
Sufficient levels of certain fatty acids (EPA & DHA) in your blood are required for optimal central nervous system health and proper regulation of all your body’s systems. Measuring and tracking your fatty acid levels over time is one of the most important things you can do to protect and optimize the health of your brain and body, as well as maximize your cognitive performance.
Your brain’s connections can become stronger or weaker over time due to many – often small and repetitive – physical, nutritional, or emotional events. When your brain’s connections become stronger, your cognitive performance improves. Likewise, when you experience stress or nervous system interference, your cognitive performance is reduced.
This assessment measures the capacity and efficiency of the nerve connections associated with the below basic cognitive functions. How well your brain performs these functions can be an indicator of how well it is regulating your body’s systems.
The assessment is powered by the Brain Resource® International Database, a scientifically and clinically validated tool utilized by a research network of over 350 scientists. Your results show how you rank compared to others your same age.
Dietary, health, genetic, metabolic, and lifestyle factors influence the structural and functional health of your brain over time. The NeuroHealth™ Assessment allows you to track the health of your brain like you track the health of your heart. When your brain works right, your body works right.
NEUROHEALTH ASSESSMENT TEST IN 4 EASY STEPS:
This assessment measures the capacity and efficiency of the nerve connections associated with the below basic cognitive functions charts. How well your brain performs these functions can be an indicator of how well it is regulating your body’s systems.