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Why Your Memory Will Love a Keto Diet

By |October 19th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

If you’re a loyal follower of Brain Health Breakthroughs, there’s a good chance you’ve read about the benefits of a ketogenic diet in one of our articles. Researchers have found this type of diet may help prevent mild cognitive impairment, which can lead to Alzheimer’s [...]

You Can Train Your Brain to Prevent Motion Sickness

By |October 16th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Car sickness and other forms of motion sickness are surprisingly common, with up to one in three people highly susceptible to the condition. Being a driver rather than a passenger is protective. But with driverless cars coming to our roads in the near future, drivers [...]

Ancient Plant Stops Memory Loss

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

There’s an old adage that “a rolling stone gathers no moss.” Stones might not be gathering moss, but traditional healers think you should if you want to maintain good health. Over the last 2,000 years, traditional healers have used moss medicinally to cope with a [...]

Processed Food Can Slow Your Thinking and Damage Your Memory

By |October 9th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

We all get the weight-gain angle. It’s pretty obvious that eating a lot of processed foods like chips, sweet snacks, fast food, sweetened drinks and other types of "junk" food can expand your waistline. But did you know that, at the same time, those processed [...]

Popular Culinary Herb Prevents Brain Seizures

By |October 5th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

It’s a vibrant green, culinary herb with a flavor all its own and a long history dating back thousands of years. The herb cilantro was grown by the ancient Egyptians and even placed inside the tomb of their boy king, Tutankhamen. In modern times, cilantro [...]

If This Happens with Your Eyes, it Might be a Sign of Alzheimer’s

By |October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

When our environment darkens, the pupils open up to let in more light. Pupils also dilate when you’re feeling scared or threatened, or when you’re looking at someone you’re physically attracted to. The use of certain medications or recreational drugs can dilate your pupils as [...]

Traditional Chinese Medicine Reveals a New Brain Saver

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Scientists delving into the study of ancient herbs and how they help the body have once again proven the old saying, “Everything old is new again.” And that certainly applies to an Asian orchid that’s been in use longer than anyone can remember. In fact, [...]

Why Standing Up Can Be Harmful to the Brain

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

Do you ever get dizzy, lightheaded, or feel faint when you get up quickly after you've been sitting for a while? If you do, you're in good company. These dizzy spells are shared by about six percent of adults and up to 30 percent of [...]

It’s No Longer a Theory – Inflammation is Proven to Grow Brain Plaques

By |September 21st, 2020|Categories: Brain Science|

Beta amyloid plaques and tau tangles are well known hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. But over the last decade, a third hallmark has emerged – a more significant one in my opinion: the presence of a sustained inflammatory immune response in the brain. The relentless activation [...]

Your Napping Pattern Could be a Sign Alzheimer’s Is on Its Way

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

Many people around the world take a nap at some point during the day. In hot climates taking an afternoon nap, or siesta, is a common part of the daily routine. While napping can be a healthy way to boost your mental prowess, it can [...]

A Simple Vitamin Combination Reduces Vertigo

By |September 14th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Dizzy spells can be upsetting and dangerous. And when you suffer from vertigo, and for no apparent reason you occasionally feel dizzy and the world seems to spin, your anxiety can grow as you struggle to get your body back under control. The most common [...]

This Summer Fruit Preserves Memory

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

A plant pigment that gives color to many fruits and vegetables has multiple protective properties that could shield the brain from Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases. Being natural, the compound can't be patented, so it’s of no value to drug companies. But scientists have now [...]

Baby Boomers’ Dementia Risk is Higher Than Previous Generations

By |September 7th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Lately, it seems there’s been a lot of scientific study attempting to assess your risk of dementia. Recently, we reported on a Harvard University study that found some great news: dementia rates for people over age 65 have been falling across the U.S. and Europe [...]

Falling in Love May Reverse Alzheimer’s

By |September 4th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

A new study from Japan is the first to show that oxytocin can reverse some of the damage caused by the build-up of brain plaques that form in Alzheimer’s disease. Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as the love hormone because it can induce feelings of love [...]

When This Happens to Your Mouth, Watch Out for Your Memory

By |August 31st, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

What happens in your mouth doesn’t stay in your mouth. Gum inflammation and infections tend to have wider effects in your body beyond only damaging your gum tissues and teeth. For instance, it’s a medical fact that gum disease is linked to heart disease. And [...]

How to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia 40 Percent

By |August 28th, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|

Whether you’ve been personally affected by dementia or not, you might agree that it appears the rates of dementia are rising across the U.S. and have been for at least the last decade. However, the latest research paints a picture that’s not as bleak as [...]

Dousing Chronic Brain Inflammation that Leads to Alzheimer’s

By |August 24th, 2020|Categories: Brain Science|

I’ve often discussed the fact that research into Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia has increasingly shown how inflammation in the brain wreaks havoc on your memory. The new attention on brain inflammation has put medical researchers into a fast and furious mode as [...]

New Blood Test Spots Alzheimer’s Up to 20 Years Before Memory Loss

By |August 21st, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Described by experts as "a big step forward," "a breakthrough," and "a real game changer" in the fight against dementia, a simple blood test is now able to diagnose Alzheimer's disease years before the first symptoms appear. What’s more, the test is extremely accurate, correctly [...]

Century-Old Natural Therapy Reverses Alzheimer’s & Brain Aging

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

Mary was only 58 years old, yet her cognitive abilities had already declined to the point of someone many years older, and any hope for Mary regaining her memory or maintaining independence was slim. So, with nothing to lose, two clinicians suggested a therapy that's [...]

Don’t Ignore this Early Warning Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease

By |August 14th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Everybody worries when their memory slips. Misplaced car keys. Forgotten names. Problems keeping track of the bills. These moments of forgetfulness can cause a great deal of anxiety. But researchers warn that there’s a more common sign of memory problems that gets short shrift, when [...]

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