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Why Doctors Miss Early-Onset Dementia And the Surprising Symptom That’s a Dead Giveaway…

By |October 22nd, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

While Alzheimer’s disease is certainly the best-known type of dementia, there are others to be aware of. One is called frontotemporal dementia (FTD), also known as early-onset dementia because it’s usually diagnosed in middle age, between the ages of 45 and 65. While FTD is [...]

Want to Improve Your Memory? Do This at Night…

By |October 18th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

One of the easiest and most important things you can do to improve your memory and protect against dementia is to go to bed at a regular time every night and sleep well. If you’re a long-time reader of this newsletter, then you’ve likely heard [...]

Does COVID Trigger Alzheimer’s Disease?

By |October 15th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Medical researchers have long been worried about the effects of the coronavirus on the brain and cognitive function. Concern began when people often lost their sense of taste and smell after getting infected with the coronavirus. And since those senses involve brain cell and sensory [...]

Perfume Ingredient Offers Hope for a Parkinson’s Cure

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

It's unlikely you've ever heard of farnesol. But you've probably smelled or tasted it, because it's a compound found in essential oils and is used in candles and incense, perfumes, air fresheners, soaps, and food flavors. Farnesol also has many medicinal uses. And thanks to [...]

Cocktail Party Effect Could be an Early Sign of Dementia

By |October 8th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

People who struggle to hear their companions chattering in a bustling restaurant are in good company. Difficulty hearing speech when there's background noise is a common problem for those with age-related hearing loss. And, while there's a plethora of studies that assess whether hearing loss [...]

Surprising Hope Amid Rising Dementia Cases

By |October 4th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

There's good news and bad news about dementia. The distressing part is that a brand-new study reveals the number of dementia cases is about to rise dramatically – tripling by the year 2050. But the good news is it could've been a lot worse, and [...]

Dust Off Your Favorite Board Game and Save Your Memory

By |October 1st, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

Just as challenging the body with weight-bearing exercise makes bones stronger and helps to slow bone loss with aging, challenging the brain with cognitive exercise can make it more resilient and help delay the onset of Alzheimer's. But how much of an effect does it [...]

These Bright Colors Lower Your Risk of Cognitive Decline

By |September 27th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Plants are full of pigments that produce the vibrant colors that attract our attention in the fruit and vegetable aisle. This rainbow of hues does more than please the eye. When we eat them they also have numerous health benefits for both the body and [...]

Beat Depression by Staying up All Night

By |September 24th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Many people who suffer with depression also have problems with their circadian rhythm or sleep-wake cycle. As a result, they also have insomnia. Now a novel five-day sleep therapy promises to bring about fast and lasting relief for insomnia and depression. This therapy is less [...]

Can Your Brain Get Better with Age?

By |September 20th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

By now, we’ve all heard plenty about the things that can go wrong with the aging brain – chief among them, memory loss and the fact that your risk for Alzheimer’s disease climbs with every passing year. But there’s good news about brain aging that [...]

Do You Suffer from Fatty Brain?

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

You’ve heard of fatty liver, now experts are cautioning about the dangers of fatty brain. The human brain is made up of more fat than any other substance—it’s 60 percent fat. Experts are now debating what exactly the different types of fats within your brain [...]

How Wearing False Teeth Affects Memory—in a Good Way!

By |September 13th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

By the time an American reaches the age of 50, they’ve lost an average of 12 teeth each. By age 65 and over, more than a quarter (27.27 percent) have lost all their teeth. Teeth really matter, and not just for eating, because the latest [...]

Powerful Memory Protector Identified in a Common Berry

By |September 10th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

By now, just about everybody should know that eating plenty of fruits and vegetables can support a healthier brain and a sharp memory for years to come. But the latest research has begun to pick apart exactly which natural compounds in these foods have the [...]

Highly Accurate Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer’s Four Years in Advance

By |September 6th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

While medical experts have long disputed what’s behind the development of Alzheimer’s disease, they all agree that a simple, affordable diagnostic test is long overdue. Up until now, the most accurate way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease has been through an invasive and uncomfortable lumbar puncture [...]

Why You Could be Stressing Your Way to Alzheimer’s Disease

By |September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Short term stresses are part of everyday life; nothing to be concerned about. However, chronic, unrelenting stress is something else, and has long been recognized as a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. Yet researchers remain unclear as to why this is so. After reviewing all [...]

Doctors Say They Can Now “Hear” Alzheimer’s… What it Means For Earlier Diagnosis

By |August 30th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Research into the development of Alzheimer’s disease has revealed how changes in speech patterns related to memory loss become detectable years prior to a clinical diagnosis. These changes are too subtle for human ears to notice. However, scientists now report that artificial intelligence (AI) can [...]

Tunes Stuck in a Continuous Loop in Your Head Can Help Preserve Memories

By |August 27th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

If you've ever had a tune stuck in your head, you're not alone; most people experience this on a weekly basis or more. These catchy tunes or “earworms” can be annoying and even distressing for some, but many more enjoy the experience and find themselves [...]

Does CBD Offer New Hope for Brain Health?

By |August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

I have to admit I was skeptical when I first heard about the possibility that CBD, or cannabidiol, derived from hemp or marijuana might be useful for improving brain health. The CBD craze seems like a lot of hype without a high level of scientific [...]

Research Update: Aerobic Activity Linked to Sharpening Memory

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

You know that great feeling you get after a brisk walk or bike ride? It turns out that your brain is reaping the rewards as well. You see, your heart-pumping workout is sending extra blood throughout your body and bathing your cells—including your brain cells—in [...]

Forgotten Vitamin Can Help Keep Your Memory Sharp

By |August 16th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

For decades this vitamin has been overlooked for its importance in keeping your memory sharp as you age, but now it’s finally getting some of the attention it deserves. I’m talking about vitamin K. And if you think you’re getting enough, you might be surprised [...]

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