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Foods That Put You at Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

By | 2017-11-18T15:49:53+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Nutrition|

Certain Foods and Medications Can Increase the Risk of Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease is characterized by tremors, loss of balance and decreased mobility. It affects roughly one million people in the United States. It’s not a fatal disease, but as it progresses it usually leaves its victims completely disabled. Statistically, Parkinson’s disease affects more people [...]

New Test Predicts The Risk of Alzheimer’s

By | 2017-11-14T08:09:31+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Brain Science|

Will You Get Alzheimer’s? Soon This New Test May Let You Know Scientists are constantly looking for methods to detect Alzheimer's at a very early stage, before any obvious signs of memory loss or when the signs are still barely noticeable. Eye tests, the ability to detect odors, altered speech patterns and vocal effects – all [...]

Vitamin E Deficiency Is a Potential Disaster For Your Brain

By | 2017-11-11T11:01:30+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Nutrition|

Protect Your Brain with This Crucial Vitamin About 90 percent of American men and 96 percent of women don’t get enough vitamin E in their food or supplements. That’s bad news, because new research shows it’s essential for preventing memory loss. Without this nutrient, the membranes of the brain’s neurons run short of a vital [...]

Equivalent To 10 Marathons, Without Taking a Step

By | 2017-11-06T19:35:40+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Natural Health|

For Better Brain Health, Just Stand Up I wonder what Presbyterian minister Job Orton would have made of the dramatic growth in the sales of standing desks. 220 years ago, he wrote, “A sedentary life may be injurious. It must therefore be your resolute care to keep your body as upright as possible when you [...]

This Major Cause of Dementia is The Easiest to Fix

By | 2017-11-04T07:54:37+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Lifestyle|

Every 24 hours your brain engages in an activity that helps preserve your memories, re-energize your thinking abilities and defend against problems like Alzheimer’s. But as you enter middle-age and beyond, unless you’re careful to help your brain regenerate itself in this way every day, you increase your chances of memory loss and other symptoms [...]

Chinese Plant Looks Like a Wonder Herb For The Brain

By | 2017-10-30T19:13:30+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Brain Science|

Traditional Chinese Herb Comes Out Top for All-Round Brain Protection The root of an exotic orchid has been used for thousands of years in China to relieve pain, control convulsions and treat vertigo. Now, in modern scientific studies, it has demonstrated remarkable cognitive benefits. In fact, it looks like a wonder herb. Whether it's to [...]

So-Called “Moderate” Drinking – Is It Really Safe?

By | 2017-10-28T07:17:38+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Lifestyle|

“Moderate” Drinking Could be Putting Your Brain at Risk After reviewing hundreds of studies, a number of researchers have concluded that light to moderate alcohol intake, particularly red wine, lowers the risk of cognitive decline and dementia. But before you reach for the corkscrew, you need to be aware that research results on brain health [...]

Ancient Chinese Flower Protects Your Brain

By | 2017-10-24T13:59:33+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Natural Health|

Ancient Chinese Flower Can Protect Your Brain from Stroke Since 2012, 31-year-old Frankie Muniz, star of the syndicated sitcom Malcolm In the Middle, has been suffering from transient ischemic attacks, or mini-strokes. Ischemia refers to a constricting or narrowing of blood vessels that starves the brain (or heart) of blood and oxygen, as opposed to a blockage [...]

Zapping the Brain Boosts Memory

By | 2017-10-21T07:32:15+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Brain Science|

Devices that transmit continuous electrical impulses are well known to people fitted with pacemakers, and to patients with Parkinson's disease for whom such gadgets help reduce tremors. There is no similar device to benefit Alzheimer's patients. That’s not my news today. But scientists do believe they’ve found a novel technique that will help them. It [...]

This Food Makes Great Brain Medicine

By | 2017-10-20T11:15:03+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Nutrition|

For quite a while, medical researchers have explored all the ways a wonderfully helpful food acts as preventive medicine for the brain, keeping memory problems at bay. As a result, people whose memories are starting to slip may soon find themselves with an unusual prescription from their healthcare practitioner -- Eat blueberries every day. Brain [...]

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