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Bad Dreams Serve a Useful Purpose

By |2020-01-17T14:28:43+00:00January 17th, 2020|Natural Health|

Ancient Greeks and Romans believed dreams predicted the future. Sigmund Freud thought they expressed repressed conflicts or desires and could help people unravel the reasons for mental illness. I take a dim view of both theories, but a new study now shows bad dreams do help us out in a completely different way. Scientists today [...]

Clearing Away Toxic Alzheimer’s Proteins in the Brain Using Genes

By |2020-01-13T07:31:44+00:00January 13th, 2020|Natural Health|

When it comes to memory-robbing brain proteins, amyloid and tau top the list. Lately, scientists are investigating how these can be removed from the brain once they've grown out of control, or better still, how their formation can be prevented in the first place. In breakthrough research, scientists identified two genes that help clear both [...]

New Research Links Mid-life Heart Health to Dementia Risk

By |2020-01-10T15:38:58+00:00January 10th, 2020|Natural Health|

Nearly a decade ago the American Heart Association began to promote seven targets to shoot for to achieve ideal cardiovascular health. They hoped the strategy, called “Life's Simple 7,” would reduce the incidence of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. This could be achieved, they said, with simple lifestyle changes plus medication if needed. What's good [...]

New Study Reveals You Can Beat the “Alzheimer’s Gene”

By |2020-01-06T04:42:46+00:00January 6th, 2020|Natural Health|

Your height, eye color and wavy hair can all be linked to your DNA. However, the development of Alzheimer’s disease may not be determined by your genetics to the extent some experts think, according to a recent Canadian study.1 Let’s take a closer look at what scientists found. Twin Study Links Dementia to Genetics Scientists [...]

The Nutrients that Get Together to Boost Your Brain Power

By |2020-01-03T06:36:28+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Nutrition|

The neurons in your brain need a lot of nutritional support to do their jobs, because they never stop working. They need a steady stream of nutrients to protect them from destructive oxidation and keep their cellular structures intact. And research into brain health shows there’s a crucial nutritive category that helps your brain develop [...]