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Can You Recognize These Three Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

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

Most of us are afraid of getting Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of dementia. It’s a frightening condition – one that can destroy your ability to grocery shop, cook, drive or travel alone and ultimately erase your precious memories of family and friends. So, [...]

Stay Focused With This Memory-Boosting Alternative to Coffee

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

To remain alert and reduce fatigue amid a hectic morning or afternoon, many people reach for a cup of coffee. However, coffee can make some people jittery, and if you’re caffeine-sensitive, an afternoon cup can give you insomnia well into the night. Excessive coffee even [...]

Will You Be Diagnosed With Dementia Within the Next Five Years?

By |July 26th, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

If you’re over 55 and want to know your risk of developing dementia within the next five years, you can now find out in a matter of minutes. Rigorous research conducted in Canada led to the development of an online calculator consisting of two dozen [...]

Blood Test Reveals Whether You Have Any Kind of Brain Disorder

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

Scientists are making great strides in developing a blood test to detect Alzheimer's years before symptoms first appear. But Alzheimer's isn't the only type of dementia, and there are many other kinds of neurodegenerative diseases and brain disorders where early diagnosis would be just as [...]

The Terrible Truth About Statins and Memory Loss

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

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs have been one of the biggest money-makers of all time for drug companies, with some experts estimating that they bring in about a trillion dollars in sales annually.1 Even though, in my opinion and that of many others, their heart health benefits [...]

The Future of Alzheimer’s Treatment Isn’t a Drug

By |July 16th, 2021|Categories: Lifestyle|

Even though pharmaceutical companies keep spending obscene amounts of money looking for a "silver bullet" drug that might be able to treat Alzheimer's disease, a growing number of experts now believe that the answer to Alzheimer's disease is not going to be a drug at [...]

Simple Sleep Habit Slashes Risk of Depression by Up to 40 Percent!

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

At first glance it seems far too simple. How can the time you go to bed and get up in the morning have such a dramatic impact on your risk of a debilitating mental health condition like depression? And yet that’s just what an important [...]

Lifestyle vs. Genes: What’s Stronger for Preventing Dementia?

By |July 9th, 2021|Categories: Lifestyle|

If you’re a regular reader of this publication, you know we frequently report on new research regarding the importance of a healthy lifestyle to cognitive health. Now, a new study from China’s Duke Kunshan University provides further evidence that a healthy lifestyle is in fact [...]

Zooming Provides a Protective Cushion Against Dementia

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

With millions forced to work, learn and socialize remotely, the pandemic has been a boon to video conferencing. Many older folks had little choice but to replace their traditional face to face chats by venturing online - possibly for the first time - so they [...]

Toxins You Encounter Everyday May Increase Your Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

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

About a million Americans suffer from Parkinson’s disease – a brain condition that impairs your ability to move around and causes tremors, balance problems and stiffness along with other difficulties that can impair your memory and intellectual abilities. Although some people are genetically more vulnerable [...]

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough or FDA Mistake?

By |June 28th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When the FDA convened an independent commission in 2020 to decide whether a new Alzheimer’s drug called Aduhelm (generic name aducanumab) should be approved, ten out of the 11 experts on the commission said "No." As for that eleventh expert? This commission member said the [...]

Scientists Discover New Protein That Causes Alzheimer’s Disease

By |June 25th, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

Amyloid and tau proteins have long been linked to the development of Alzheimer's, yet frustratingly, their presence can't reliably predict the onset of the disease. The challenge for scientists has been to find a more reliable protein that can act as an early indicator, years [...]

Is Too Much TV Aging Your Brain?

By |June 21st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Spending a lot of time watching television might be relaxing after a long day, but it also leads to brain shrinkage and lower cognitive function. At a recent American Heart Association (AHA) virtual conference, researchers involved in three new studies presented shocking evidence on the [...]

How Acupuncture Can Reshape Your Brain

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

Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese medical treatment dating back more than 5,000 years, can be controversial. There's no question that acupuncture produces effects that boost people's feelings of wellbeing. However, many modern medical researchers still don’t consider acupuncture as a legitimate medical therapy for the many [...]

Scientists Reveal Surprising Link Between Odor Detection and Memory

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Walk outside, what do you smell? Perhaps it’s the lovely rose bush blooming nearby. Or maybe it’s an unpleasant aroma, such as manure or air pollution. The important part is that your sniffer is still up to snuff. You see, according to some researchers, older [...]

Has a New Cause of Alzheimer’s Been “Swept Under the Rug?”

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

When someone develops Alzheimer's diseases, the brain changes. These changes include more than the growth of telltale plaques. The brain’s cells themselves change, especially their membranes. These membranes lose up to 60 percent of crucial compounds known as plasmalogens. And, according to researchers at Washington [...]

The Brain Change that Predicts Alzheimer’s Disease

By |June 7th, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

The latest research points to a new hallmark of Alzheimer's disease that could prove to be far more promising as an early marker of the malady than the often talked about tau tangles and amyloid plaques. Detecting this marker when it first develops could provide [...]

Is This the Most Important Indicator of Dementia Risk?

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

Memory researchers have long been searching for early warning signs indicating the development of Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. The latest scientific studies are leading them to an unlikely place, or should I say organs… the kidneys. Let’s take a closer look at [...]

Want a Healthy Brain? Look to Your Bones…

By |May 31st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Years ago I first reported on a startling discovery – one of the most important factors that keeps your brain healthy and your memory intact is a hormone released by your bones. And unless you can support your bones in their task of supplying the [...]

How You Drive Can Predict Dementia

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Driving is a complex task involving multiple cognitive processes. It's also an essential part of people's lives, so it's surprising how little is known about how changes in the brain that come with aging affect our ability to drive. But now, using artificial intelligence and [...]

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