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Is This the Reason Why so Many Drugs Have Failed to Beat Alzheimer’s Disease?

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Brain Science|

For more than a decade now researchers have tried to “cure” Alzheimer’s disease by clearing away beta amyloid plaques and tau proteins with drugs. But, as we’ve reported repeatedly in this newsletter, clinical trials on these drug therapies have shown that eliminating the proteins does [...]

Researchers Say One Single Unifying Theory May Explain Alzheimer’s

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

Scientists have focused on amyloid beta plaques as the primary cause of Alzheimer’s disease for more than 25 years. Readers of this publication know I tossed the theory out a long time ago. For one thing, autopsies reveal that quite a few people who died [...]

How Icy Water Can Prevent– Even Reverse– Dementia

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

Scientists are a mostly conservative bunch, shunning anything theatrical. But Professor Giovanna Mallucci made an exception on a cold October morning when she stood in front of an audience of swimmers and shivering BBC reporters at an unheated, open air pool in London. She chose [...]

New Vision Test May Spot Alzheimer’s Before Your Memory Slips

By |November 6th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

For years, a few brain researchers have been looking into a non-invasive method to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms begin. They’re focused on the only part of the brain that’s visible without using complicated imaging techniques like X-rays or drilling open the skull. They’re looking [...]

Sharpen Your Memory with One Easy Technique

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

If you want to boost your ability to learn new things and remember important information, studies show there’s one quick and easy way to do that. Researchers have found that if we take notes by hand, writing them out the old fashioned way, we can [...]

Millions Suffer from Common Sleep Disorder Now Linked to Alzheimer’s

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

All of us have experienced foggy thinking from a bad night’s sleep. But for some, chronic poor sleep can be a brain health disaster. What’s more, neuroscientists recently confirmed that millions of poor sleepers suffer from a common and often undiagnosed condition that dramatically increases [...]

High-Tech Headband Provides an Early Warning of Dementia

By |October 26th, 2020|Categories: Brain Science|

Researchers have been working on blood tests, eye tests, even sense of smell tests-- all in an attempt to uncover a screening tool that reveals the very earliest signs of dementia, long before symptoms appear. As they search for what some have called the holy [...]

How to Improve Your Memory While You Sleep

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

More than a quarter of Americans have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, and over two-thirds struggle with sleep at least once a week. For these people, listening to white noise can help. However, a different device has arrived on the scene that may be [...]

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 [...]

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