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Simple No-Effort Exercise Program Reverses Dementia

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

To stay mentally fit, you need to stay physically fit. But for those suffering from dementia, aerobic exercise and strength training may be beyond them. Fortunately, an easy exercise program is now available that fits the bill for just about any health situation. This new [...]

Surprising New Link Between Lifestyle and Memory

By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|

To keep our memories intact it's important to exercise and eat a nutritious diet. But even with the best lifestyle choices, one person may stay razor sharp in their older years, while another isn't so lucky. The latest research reveals a reason for this difference [...]

How Snoring and Breathing Problems While You Sleep Can Affect Your Brain

By |May 18th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

The sounds of snorting, snoring and other gurgling noises mean that a person is having trouble breathing, and that they’re not getting good sleep as a result. I think most of us know this because sleep apnea has received a ton of publicity over the [...]

Dangers of COVID-19 Reach Beyond The Lungs

By |May 15th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Fever, dry cough, fatigue: by now you’re familiar with the most common symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Less typical ones include headache, sore throat and skin rash. By far, the most dangerous symptom is shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. But there's also another set [...]

New Research Reveals Effects of Food Combinations on Brain Health

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

Regular readers know this familiar brain health mantra: exercise regularly, manage stress, eat lots of different fruits and vegetables, and supplement wisely. It seems that every day there’s another important study that reinforces how lifestyle can boost—or diminish— brain health and cognition. Scientists have explored [...]

The Memory-Robbing Effects of Toxic Air

By |May 8th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Air pollution is linked to over four million premature deaths worldwide and up to 360,000 fatalities in the U.S. each year. Research from around the world points to “fine particles” from pollutants as causing vascular damage and increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke or [...]

Space Travel Damages the Brain (This Finding Could Lead to New Answers for Dementia)

By |May 4th, 2020|Categories: Brain Science|

Before astronauts are allowed to travel to Mars, scientists say they need to understand the impact of extended space flight on the body. Up until now, few men or women have remained in space long enough to know how the body would respond to a [...]

How Close are We to a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s?

By |May 1st, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Conventional medicine has spent a fortune researching Alzheimer’s. Of course this includes trying to concoct a drug to treat Alzheimer’s, but it also includes attempting to find some kind of blood test – or other screening tool – that might detect the disease at an [...]

What an ABI Test Says About Your Brain Health

By |April 27th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

A simple test carried out at the doctor's office compares blood pressure in the ankle to the pressure at the brachial artery in the upper arm. It's called the Ankle Brachial Index (ABI). Doctors use it to determine whether a patient suffers from peripheral artery [...]

Can a Cigarette Point the Way to Fighting Memory Loss?

By |April 24th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

New research in people suffering from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) reveals that a highly addictive chemical in cigarettes might point the way to a treatment that can reverse memory loss. I’m talking about nicotine. Here’s the surprising story... Cigarette smoking is the most common preventable [...]

Simple Non-Invasive At-Home Treatment Reverses Dementia

By |April 20th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

The results of the first trial were astonishing. Five people diagnosed with dementia -- even the two most severe cases among them -- saw their memories improve. A larger trial is hoping to confirm the findings of this small group. If it does, this could [...]

Strong-Willed People Have a Stronger Memory

By |April 17th, 2020|Categories: Brain Science|

The husband of the Queen of England, Prince Philip, is known to be a blunt character with no interest in political correctness. As you can imagine, he's caused much embarrassment to the royal household through the years. Among his most colorful statements you’ll find these: [...]

This Fun Hobby Improves Neuroplasticity for a Better Brain

By |April 13th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

A key to better brain health as you age is strengthening your brain’s neuroplasticity - the capacity of the brain’s neurons to reorganize themselves and form new networks. This process maintains your ability to learn and remember new knowledge. If you want to reap the [...]

This Brain-Boosting Advice Will Give You Something to Chew Over

By |April 10th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

One of the fastest growing ‘super-aged’ societies in the world is Taiwan. By 2026, over 20 percent of the population in Taiwan is expected to be over 65. This senior surge will drive medical costs skywards, especially the cost of caring for dementia patients. It’s [...]

The Antioxidant in Kale, Spinach and Tea That Slashes Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

You’ve heard for decades now how eating more fruit and vegetables can lower your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and obesity. And for readers of this newsletter, you also know a diet like this can dramatically reduce your risk of Alzheimer's. But what [...]

Friends and Neighbors Can Help You Retain Your Memory

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

To stave off memory decline we need to keep the brain stimulated. That's why neurologists recommend playing number games and other brain games, learning a new language, learning how to dance, or learning how to play a musical instrument. But "use it or lose it" [...]

“The World’s Best Brain Sport”

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

There's no game to match this one for combining both mental and physical stimulation. It's also fun to play and a great social activity that almost anyone can undertake. Not to mention, this sport is affordable (unlike golf), so it’s no wonder that it's growing [...]

Good News About the Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

By |March 27th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Many people see hearing loss as a normal part of aging. There’s a good reason for this. Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is one of the most common health conditions affecting older adults. Tens of millions of people worldwide are affected. In the United States, [...]

Your Risk for Alzheimer’s May Be Hiding in Plain Sight

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

For quite a while, researchers have been searching for ways to accurately predict your chance of developing Alzheimer's disease or one of the other forms of memory-robbing dementia. The idea is that the sooner you know your brain is in danger, the more motivated you [...]

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