GI Brain Health: The Value of A Memory Test

Guest post by Chris Porter

As reported on the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) webpage, 244,217 of America’s veterans have been diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injuries since 2000.  Through a traumatic injury, traumatic stress or environmental exposures, many of our veterans come home with a variety of issues related to poor brain health. Symptoms might include brain fog, inattentiveness, lapses in memory or loss of focus.

The goal of the memory test on the GI Brain Health site is to help assess the current state of brain health for the veteran and track his/her progress over time. Simply talking and thinking about brain health can help many veterans who never realized that they needed help and encourage their efforts invested into overcoming brain health issues.  By continuing to take the memory test monthly, veterans will be able to track their brain health improvement over time.

Prevagen (Pronounced: prev-uh-gen) is a new brain health supplement and functions unlike other brain or memory supplements. Prevagen’s active ingredient is a new use for a well-known calcium-binding protein called “apoaequorin” which is found in a certain species of jellyfish.

Prevagen binds to calcium in cells and helps reduce damage to cells that may have been damaged in a traumatic brain injury or due to post traumatic stress.  Calcium serves a vital function of cellular communication but excess calcium can disrupt the balance and damage cells. Prevagen helps to restore balance and improve memory problems that may occur due to the invisible wounds of war.

The primary symptoms of a military Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress include but are not limited to: headaches, dizziness, sleep problems, attention problems, memory problems and loss of concentration.  Prevagen consumers report benefits or improvements in all these areas. We believe that if veterans struggling with these symptoms include Prevagen in their lives they will see a quality of life improvement.

Indefinitely, any veteran or family of a veteran that signs up for our free memory test will receive a complimentary bottle of the brain health supplement Prevagen.  Veterans will then be prompted to take the memory test every 30 days to continue tracking the status of their brain health over time.

veteran chris porter gi brain healthI am Christopher R Porter, an Army veteran now working for Quincy Bioscience, the makers of Prevagen.  While on active duty with the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division I saw and experienced the affect war has on our members of the armed forces.  Now I am in the unique place to be able to give back to America’s finest – the men and women who fought and continue to fight for our great country!  I encourage you to contact me at any time by the email address listed below if you have any questions.  I am never too busy to help in any way I can! For more information visit: Contact Chris: [email protected]


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