The Brain Keeps Growing New Memory Cells Even in our Sunset Years

By |April 15th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

The birth, growth and development of new brain cells - neurogenesis - happens throughout life. Or does it? This has been one of the liveliest debates among neuroscientists for over half a century. If the answer is yes, then we can regenerate our aging brains. [...]

Beware the Foods Linked to Alzheimer’s

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

In Issue #583 I warned about the brain dangers of BMAA, a toxin produced by cyanobacteria. These are very common microbes found in algae blooms in lakes and oceanic red tides – and recently linked to Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological illnesses. These are early [...]

Hold this Electric Device Against Your Head And Get a Memory Boost

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

It's FDA-approved for major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, and migraine headaches. I’ve also been told that similar devices can relieve joint and muscle pain almost anywhere in the body. Now there are hopes this therapy will also give people back their memories, whether dimmed from [...]

Simple At-Home Treatment Could Restore Lost Memories to Alzheimer’s Patients

By |April 5th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was an easy, low cost, non-invasive way of reversing Alzheimer’s – one that didn’t involve turning your life upside down? Well, perhaps there is. A new study by MIT scientists found they could do just that. Okay, it was [...]

California ‘Holy Weed’ Protects the Brain In Multiple Ways

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

A plant that has been used for generations to treat a wide range of health conditions is now known to contain a powerful compound that protects the brain. This remarkable plant chemical not only reduces inflammation in the brain, but also increases antioxidant activity, shields [...]

Press This Gene’s “On Switch” to Reverse Alzheimer’s

By |April 1st, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

Behind almost all Alzheimer's drug research is the idea that you need to clear away the build-up of brain plaques (beta-amyloid proteins) and stop the development of new ones. It’s a dubious theory. As I’ve been trying to caution readers for years, every drug aimed [...]

The Four Worst Foods for Your Brain (And some of them have been called “healthy”!)

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

You know omega-3-rich fish, berries and even dark chocolate are your brain’s best friends. But did you know that for every brainy food out there, there’s a tempting food that can undo all your good efforts? Worse yet, you probably think some of these foods [...]

A Maverick Scientist has Made an Important New Alzheimer’s Discovery

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

If I told you that a native people in Guam have a tradition of eating bats – the entire animal -- boiled in milk, you’d probably find it revolting. I sure did. Among members of this tribe, though, it’s a delicacy. Or was. They hunted [...]

Television Can Erode Your Memory

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

For over 25 years scientists have speculated that watching television can contribute to dementia. And yet in all this time, the idea hasn't been explored in any detail. Actually, concerns about TV date back much farther than 25 years. Many parents, educators and social observers [...]

Shocking News about How Eating Salt Affects Your Brain

By |March 11th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Over and over again, mainstream medicine offers health advice that is worse than useless – it can be downright dangerous. And nowhere does the nonsense get any worse than when it comes to salt. How often have you read or heard that we all need [...]

This Is a Tasty Way to Improve Your Memory

By |March 8th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

It’s a well-accepted fact that all of us are going to experience memory changes with the passing years. But some of us will do better than others and hang on to more of our mental abilities. Fortunately for our taste buds, there’s a delectable treat [...]

Scientists Discover Biological Reason Why Women’s Brains Age Better Than Men’s

By |March 4th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

If you are a woman, and the same age as me, I've got some good news for you. Your brain is nearly four years younger than mine. Actually, it doesn't matter what age you are. Once adulthood begins, a woman's brain will be younger than [...]

Your Toothbrush Can Protect You from Alzheimer’s

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

More than 500 species of bacteria live in the mouth, but there's one that can turn nasty, corroding the gums and decaying the teeth. It's called Porphyromonas gingivalis. What's more alarming, this infection can travel from the mouth to other parts of the body such [...]

For a Resilient, Better-Working Brain, Boost Your BDNF Levels

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle|

One of the paradoxes of brain health is that while your body can make its own brain and memory-boosting chemicals, it often won’t if you don’t have the right lifestyle habits. But that’s the way the human body is designed. You have to be smart [...]

True Confession: I’ve Been Holding Out on You When It Comes to Brain Health

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

I’ve been writing alternative health newsletters for about 12 years now, and Brain Health Breakthroughs specifically for nearly six years. My aim is to give information the average person will actually act on -- as opposed to laying out an ambitious program that involves turning [...]

The Government Just Jumped into Alzheimer’s Prevention (Let’s Hope It Does Some Good)

By |February 18th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

“Alzheimer’s is the most under-recognized threat.” -Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General and former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Finally, a cause that both sides of the aisle can agree upon. Last month, lawmakers passed, and President Trump signed [...]

Do This in Your 50s and Sharply Reduce Your Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Imagine you could do something in your 50s to cut your risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s… by an extraordinary 88%. Well a study published recently says you can! Here’s the amazing discovery. . . We’ve known for a while there’s a strong link between [...]

If You Take Only Three Brain Supplements, Make Sure This is One of Them

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

Many nutrients play their part in lowering the risk of Alzheimer's, but one in particular stands out in importance. Yet only one American adult out of every nine meets the recommended “Adequate Intake.” Not only is this nutrient vital for sustaining good mental health, it's [...]

A Leaky Brain Could be The Chief Culprit in Alzheimer’s

By |February 8th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

Unhealthy blood vessels in the brain are found in half of all cases of dementia worldwide. The damage is blamed on the breakdown of the blood-brain barrier with aging. The BBB, as you may know, keeps foreign matter and too-large molecules from passing from the [...]

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