Natural Health

/Natural Health

Dangerous Dreamers Risk Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease

By |2019-01-18T14:37:39+00:00January 18th, 2019|Natural Health|

Comedian Mike Birbiglia nearly died when he jumped out of a hotel window. Retired grocer Donald Dorff slammed hard into his bedroom dresser. Brian Thomas from Wales strangled his wife to death. These three men all had one thing in common. They were suffering from Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD). People afflicted with [...]

The Appendix May Contribute to a Major Brain Problem

By |2019-01-07T13:08:15+00:00January 7th, 2019|Natural Health|

In their search for a therapy that can stave off brain issues like Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s, researchers have performed a staggering variety of tests, scans, examinations and experiments on brain tissue. And they haven’t made much progress in figuring out functionally what happens in the body to cause these diseases. Could it be these [...]

Best Type of Exercise for Fighting Dementia is Also Easy

By |2018-12-28T13:52:07+00:00December 28th, 2018|Natural Health|

More than 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease worldwide. What’s more, experts predict that these numbers will only increase in coming years. In spite of these troubling statistics, there’s hopeful news because researchers now believe that wise lifestyle choices can prevent many cases. Exercise is one of those choices. And now there’s new, [...]

What Winter Does to Your Brain

By |2018-12-17T13:02:00+00:00December 17th, 2018|Natural Health|

Everyone knows that winter is the flu season, and many of us also know it’s the time of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression brought on by lack of sunlight. Other issues aggravated by the winter months include asthma, cold sores, painful joints, cold hands and feet, and dry skin. It gets worse: [...]

High Blood Sugar is a Four-Alarm Fire For Your Brain

By |2018-12-10T07:05:15+00:00December 10th, 2018|Natural Health|

The link between diabetes and all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer's, is now well established. The greater the blood sugar instability, the higher the risk for dementia, with type 1 insulin-dependent diabetics having the biggest Alzheimer's risk – four times that of people who don’t have diabetes. Considering that four out of five Alzheimer's patients [...]

New Test Predicts Future Dementia (But Not Everyone Wants to Know)

By |2018-12-07T14:41:24+00:00December 7th, 2018|Natural Health|

Your doctor completes the short procedure and gives you the unwelcome news: You are at high risk of developing a devastating neurological disease ten years down the road. This scenario could soon become a reality, because a new way has been found to predict if you’re likely to become a victim of dementia. All it [...]

The Temperature in Your House Affects Your Mental Power and Memory

By |2018-11-30T13:36:32+00:00November 30th, 2018|Natural Health|

When most people think about how to keep their brain working better, they probably think about foods, dietary supplements, or exercise to help support cognition and memory. But there’s a tool inside your house that can also help boost your brain power. It’s called your thermostat. That’s right – your thermostat. Turns out, the temperature [...]

Breathe the “Right Way” for a Better Memory

By |2018-11-26T15:57:03+00:00November 26th, 2018|Natural Health|

If you've ever been in a state of sheer panic, someone may have told you to "take a deep breath" to calm yourself down. This is good science-based advice. A cluster of nerve cells in the brain links breathing to different emotional states. When we’re very anxious, we breathe fast and unevenly, while slow, deep, [...]

This Simple Therapy Might Slow Alzheimer’s

By |2018-11-16T16:04:13+00:00November 16th, 2018|Natural Health|

Researchers at the University of Utah think they may have found a way that might – just might – slow the progress of Alzheimer’s disease – no drugs, foods or supplements required. The non-invasive technique they’re studying stimulates parts of the brain that Alzheimer’s doesn’t touch. And the Utah scientists think that it could be [...]

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

By |2018-11-12T14:22:42+00:00November 12th, 2018|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 by having blood withdrawn and a string of other medical [...]

Load More Posts