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Don’t Let a Trip to the Hospital Set You up for Alzheimer’s

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Any trip to the hospital can stress you out. The hubbub of people constantly in motion. The noises of the medical machinery. Anxiety about your health problems... And when you’re hospitalized you rarely get to relax: Your sleep is constantly interrupted. You may be besieged [...]

Clear Eyesight and Good Memory Go Hand in Hand

By |November 9th, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

Over the next three decades the number of US adults with cataracts is expected to double from 25 to 50 million. It's the reason one in five lose their sight and one in seven suffer moderate to severe vision impairment. This is a needless tragedy [...]

The Mighty Vegetable that Rejuvenates Your Brain

By |November 5th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

A few years ago I would have thought it unlikely, but beets have risen close to the top of the superfood hit parade. They not only support your brain and boost muscle performance but also keep your heart functioning better. And now some researchers think [...]

Lower Muscle Mass Ups Your Risk of Dementia

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

You may know that it’s harder to hold onto lean muscle mass as you age – a condition of aging called sarcopenia. In fact, the average person loses 30% of their muscle by the time they reach 60! While lack of exercise is an obvious [...]

Fix This “Unrelated” Problem and Slash the Risk of Memory Loss 75%

By |October 29th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

It's a common health condition affecting one in six Americans. If you’re over age 65, the incidence rises to one in four. And after age 75, half of us suffer from a loss of this important faculty. The problem I’m talking about is hearing loss. [...]

To Understand Alzheimer’s You Need to Look Outside the Brain

By |October 26th, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

With brain diseases like Alzheimer's, maybe it's time to start thinking outside the box. While the brain is the obvious go-to place to look for the cause, it's not the only body part to consider. There's another organ that plays a central role in brain [...]

Don’t Let This Bad Habit Ruin Your Brain

By |October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

You don’t need me to tell you that loud noise and loud music can destroy your hearing. That’s very well-known. But just as worrying – you have another body part that is vulnerable to damage from these sounds. Your brain. According to researchers at the [...]

More Proof that You Have to Use Your Brain if You Want to Keep It

By |October 19th, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

The idea first came to poet Gary Glazner whilst working as a florist in 2003. Delivering bouquets of flowers to a nursing home and seeing the residents' faces light up gave him the inspiration to help those with dementia express themselves through poetry. From an [...]

Don’t Make This Common Mistake that Devastates Memory and Cognition

By |October 15th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Researchers have discovered that drinking a particular brain-boosting beverage can restore your depleted intellectual abilities, improve your mental focus, banish fuzzy cognition and even change the way your neurons fire off signals to each other. When I call water a wonderful brain elixir, I’m not [...]

New Evidence Implicates Herpes as a Cause of Alzheimer’s

By |October 12th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

A few weeks ago (Issue #534) I wrote about the role infections play in Alzheimer’s disease. Much of the focus of that article was on herpes viruses. The herpes-dementia link is an important enough discovery to visit again, and go into in greater depth. For [...]

The Right Foods Can Keep Immune Cells from Destroying Your Memory

By |October 8th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Your immune system can be your best friend – when it protects you from pathogens – or your worst nightmare when it goes on the blink. . . . . .because misbehaving immune cells can cause as much harm to the body as any disease. [...]

This Powerful Air Purifier Comes with Other Brain-Boosting Benefits, Too!

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

You may remember learning in school about the reciprocal relationship animals (including us) have with plants. We inhale oxygen and exhale CO2 (carbon dioxide.) Plants “inhale” carbon dioxide and send out oxygen. That means we need plants as much as they need us. But plants [...]

Scientists Prove Age-Old Memory-Enhancing Herb is Effective

By |October 1st, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Grown in the warm, marshy wetlands of India, Pakistan and other Asian countries, this creeping herb has been prescribed by traditional Ayurvedic (Indian) health practitioners for thousands of years. They believe it strengthens memory, bolsters cognition, improves concentration and even relieves anxiety. Over the last [...]

Medical Shocker: Virus May be a Major Cause of Alzheimer’s

By |September 28th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

In the field of Alzheimer’s research, it’s a million-dollar question whether an infection is the root cause of Alzheimer’s disease. When I say “million-dollar question” I mean it literally. Leslie Norins, a physician and medical publisher, is offering a million dollar “Challenge Award” to any [...]

Toxic Vehicle Particles Accumulate in the Brain

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Environmental scientist Barbara Maher was clearly surprised and alarmed by the results of a study she led. She described the findings as "dreadfully shocking." She said it was “a discovery finding, and...a potentially very important environmental risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease.” Her concern centers on [...]

Your Eyes Hold the Key to Brain Health and Memory

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

Poems often proclaim the eyes to be a direct window to the soul. Medical researchers are more prosaic, but they make much the same point without the poetry. We now understand that the eyes provide a direct view into the health of your brain. Plus, [...]

Proof That Brain Damage from Trauma Can be Reversed

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

When you get hit by a 255-pound offensive tackle up to 50 times a game, it's bound to inflict physical harm. That's exactly what brain scans of hundreds of active and retired football players have found -- clear evidence these helmet-to-helmet blows cause damage.1 But [...]

Connection Found Between Dementia and Common Health Problem

By |September 14th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

It's painless, it doesn't show any outward symptoms you’d notice, and the first sign you’ve got this problem is often a fracture of the hip, wrist or spine. As you might have guessed from that hint, I’m talking about osteoporosis. The condition is usually associated [...]

Unhealthy Heart and Circulation Equals Huge Increase in Dementia Risk

By |September 10th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Conventional medicine has made some amazing strides in treating heart disease – bypass surgery, angioplasty and all kinds of wonder drugs have succeeded in reducing the risk of heart attack or stroke. I think this has led quite a few people to be complacent about [...]

This Popular Food is Addictive – and Shrinks Your Brain

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

You’d think that if a food additive has been proven capable of both wrecking your physical health and endangering your brain, we’d all avoid it like it was poison. But we don’t. It remains one of the most popular foods on earth. We slurp it [...]

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