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Can Sex Protect Your Memory as You Age?

By |April 16th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Do sexually active older people have better cognition than their more celibate counterparts? The answer seems to be a resounding yes, at least when it comes to some aspects of cognition. Here’s the story… Numerous studies from around the world have investigated the effects of [...]

Does Processed Meat Cause Memory Loss?

By |April 12th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Springtime is when people everywhere start dusting off their backyard grills and filling them with burgers and hot dogs. But before you reach for a hot dog, consider new research from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. They’ve found what they call a [...]

How One Little-Known Neurological Illness is Robbing People of Body and Mind (Plus, what to do about it!)

By |April 9th, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

There is no diagnostic test, objective measure or clear sign that chronic fatigue syndrome exists, still health authorities are beginning to accept that this syndrome is a real medical condition. Even so, the illness, sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is not always taken seriously by [...]

A Yawn is More Complicated – and Important to Mental Focus – Than We Think

By |April 5th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

For the longest time, the act of yawning puzzled medical researchers. Yawning seems commonplace and insignificant – you feel tired, you yawn. You see somebody else yawn, you yawn. You get bored, you yawn. The problem researchers faced was how to tie these circumstances together [...]

Stanford Scientists Reverse Memory Loss in Mice

By |April 2nd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Low-level inflammation that glows brighter with each passing year has become a “hot” topic in scientific research. Often triggering a process known as “inflammaging”, chronic inflammation is known to contribute to the development of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. Stanford scientists theorized that if you [...]

Reset Your Circadian Rhythms and Sharpen Your Memory

By |March 29th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When it's working at its best, your brain, like the rest of your body, remains on a daily rhythm that synchronizes its cellular activities with the functions of your digestive tract, heart, liver, kidneys and other organs. If those daily rhythms, called your circadian rhythms, [...]

The Surprising Link Between Hearing Aids and Dementia

By |March 26th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

One out of every eight adults suffers from hearing loss, and the older you get, the more likely you are to lose your hearing. Treatment is as simple as getting a hearing aid, yet millions avoid it. If that sounds like you or someone you [...]

Any Elevated Level of Blood Sugar Increases Your Dementia Risk

By |March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

The link between memory loss and high blood sugar is so well established, memory loss is sometimes called “type-3 diabetes.” What is unclear though, is whether the harm to the brain caused by excess sugar also applies to people who have prediabetes - higher than [...]

Take this Amino Acid for a Sharper Brain (Even if you already have Alzheimer’s!)

By |March 19th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

An amino acid may hold the key to treating and preventing a wide range of brain problems including dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and depression. Its secret is a unique ability to energize brain cells. The effect is similar to what happens when you add an octane-boosting [...]

The Italians’ Response to Coronavirus Reveals Big Memory Boost

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

Last March, as the coronavirus raged across Italy, something remarkable happened. To raise one another’s spirits in the midst of stay-at-home orders, people started breaking into song from their windows and balconies. Before we knew it, impromptu communal singing would spring up in other places [...]

Why the MIND Diet is Proven to Cut Alzheimer’s Risk in Half

By |March 12th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

One of the best ways to deal with Alzheimer’s disease? Make sure you never get it in the first place. And one of the more effective methods for lowering your risk of Alzheimer’s disease is to build up your brain health with the right foods. [...]

“Reverse Dippers” Have an Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s

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

Checking your blood pressure with your own home monitor is a sensible health practice. But, of course, you can't do this while you’re asleep. Now, new research reveals that this might be the most important time to take a blood pressure reading. You see, blood [...]

Common Garden Herb Quickly Strengthens Memory and Focus

By |March 5th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

You can find this strong-tasting herb in gardens around the world. It’s also a “must have” in the kitchen whether you’re cooking chicken, pasta dishes or holiday stuffing. In addition to its delicious flavor, the latest medical research reveals that this herb can help your [...]

New Research Reveals Direct Link Between Mental Health and Heart Health

By |March 1st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

The American Heart Association is reporting on dramatic new evidence that poor psychological health can damage your heart. The new study directly links mental and emotional trauma, stress and negativity to numerous heart problems that can take years off your life. The researchers evaluated 128 [...]

Don’t be Concerned – These Memory Lapses Are Not a Sign of Dementia

By |February 26th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Have you ever walked into a room but can't remember why? Hunted for your reading glasses, only to find them perched on the top of your head? Drew a blank when you tried to recall a computer password? If you're worried these could be the [...]

Is Your Waistline Weakening Your Memory?

By |February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Are you carrying extra weight around your waist? If so, you’ve no doubt heard how excess weight—especially around the waistline— contributes to numerous health problems, from cardiovascular disease to diabetes. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg, say researchers. A new study shows those [...]

Can Afternoon Naps Boost Brain Function?

By |February 19th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

As more people work from home during the pandemic many are reporting an increase in loneliness, snacking more often, and putting on weight. While these aren’t necessarily healthy results of the pandemic, there’s one new habit that is… taking an afternoon nap. In fact, the [...]

Brain Cells Vulnerable to Alzheimer’s 
Identified For The First Time

By |February 15th, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

In Alzheimer's disease, some types of brain cells are affected very early on, while others escape the disease process until much later. What causes this difference in vulnerability? Finding the answer to this question could pave the way for new targeted treatment strategies. When a [...]

Want to Rejuvenate Your Brain? 
Improve Your Sleep Habits

By |February 12th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Your brain’s thirst for energy is just about insatiable. Because its neuronal networks constantly reshape themselves and transmit signals, these cells need constant refueling. But all that activity also floods the brain tissue with a never-ending flow of oxidative free radicals and protein debris. To [...]

Miracle Drug Restores Lost Memory
 in Days

By |February 8th, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

Doctors and scientists tell us nothing can be done about age-related cognitive decline. Losing our mental faculties to some extent is an inevitable part of aging. But what if they're wrong? What if - instead of brain cells becoming damaged or worn out - a [...]

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