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How Much of This Trace Element is in Your Water?

By | 2018-01-03T18:14:24+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Natural Health|

The Answer May Indicate if You’ll Get Alzheimer’s. The evidence just keeps on growing. Previous research groups revealed this mineral can lower rates of crime, suicide, homicide, drug-dependency, impulsiveness and death from any cause - provided you get an adequate dose. It's also been shown to stabilize cognition in those with mild memory loss and [...]

Can Eating These “Healthy” Vegetables Lead to Dementia?

By | 2017-12-28T14:12:06+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Natural Health|

Earlier this year, Gwyneth Paltrow came under fire when her lifestyle website, Goop, warned against eating cucumbers, saying they caused dementia. As it turns out, there was some truth to her claim. Cucumbers, potatoes, tomatoes and other vegetables are high in a particular protein that can cause problems for some people who are sensitive to [...]

For Better Brain Health, Just Stand Up

By | 2017-12-28T14:05:01+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Natural Health|

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 read and write; never stoop your head [...]

Ancient Chinese Flower Can Protect Your Brain from Stroke

By | 2017-12-28T13:48:54+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Natural Health|

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 of the vessel. During these episodes, blood supply to [...]

Deciphering Your Chances of Alzheimer’s

By | 2017-12-29T08:26:39+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Natural Health|

If you could figure out your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease, would you want to know? Well, it won’t be long before you’ll have to make up your mind about finding out. In fact, the future is here when it comes to foreseeing your brain’s future. Refined Look at Genetic Risks Researchers at the University [...]

Finnish Scientists Put Their FINGER on How to Prevent Alzheimer’s

By | 2017-12-29T08:25:21+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Natural Health|

In the last issue we mentioned a major trial called the Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment (FINGER). The study was designed to see if it was possible to lower the risk of cognitive decline with changes in lifestyle that almost any motivated person could make. Commenting on the outcome of the research, [...]

Best Way to Improve Your Brain’s Circuitry and Memory

By | 2017-12-29T08:15:39+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Natural Health|

Deep in your brain is a small, wishbone-shaped cluster of nerve cell connections that makes a big difference in how well your brain and memory function. You’ve probably never heard about this part of the brain. It’s called the fornix, and it’s one of the first sets of brain cells to go bad when your memory is [...]

Can Acupuncture Help an Alzheimer’s Patient?

By | 2017-12-29T08:09:33+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Natural Health|

Ancient East Asian treatments for all kinds of conditions have made their way into Europe and the Americas as complementary practices. One of the first to do so was acupuncture. It made a big splash in the early ‘70s as a result of President Nixon’s opening to China, and it remains popular. These days acupuncture is [...]

Solution to Alzheimer’s Could Lie in Your Bones

By | 2017-12-29T08:03:34+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Natural Health|

Those of us who support holistic solutions to health problems are never surprised by the interconnections between “unrelated” parts of the body. Perhaps the most striking example in recent years has been the discovery of the gut-brain axis and the influence of the colon on brain health. But I have to admit even I was [...]

Switch to the Drink that Protects the Brain

By | 2017-12-29T08:02:24+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Natural Health|

Until I started to learn more and more about how specific nutrients affect the brain, I never fully appreciated how the liquids we drink affect the way memory works. And while many professional nutrition experts still insist that individual foods are less important to your well-being than your overall diet, there are, in fact, some [...]

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