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Medicinal Herb Attacks Alzheimer’s in Multiple Ways

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

With the complete failure of drug trials targeted at amyloid beta plaques you would think researchers would turn their attention to more likely candidates for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's. One alternative stands out like a diamond in the rough, having demonstrated consistently good [...]

One Step Closer to Putting the Brain Benefits of Exercise in a Pill

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

A host of recent studies have linked exercise to improving brain and memory health, but the reasons why have remained hidden. Now researchers at the University of California San Francisco say they’ve discovered that exercise stimulates the release of an enzyme from the liver that [...]

Here’s How to Help Your Body Produce its Own Brain Booster

By |July 31st, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

A sharper brain is a less inflamed brain. Inflammation is one of the brain’s worst enemies. As you age, your immune cells can get stuck in a continual state of attack mode – called chronic inflammation – even if there’s no pathogen or other health [...]

Yes, You Can Detoxify Your Brain, and it’s Easier Than You Think

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

Detoxification of the body is a controversial subject. Expert opinion is mixed on whether you should or shouldn’t undertake a detoxification program. We’ve written about the pros and cons of detoxification in past articles, as well as how to detoxify your body safely. And by [...]

Scientists Restore Memories by Getting Rid of “Noise”

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

Groundbreaking new research into Alzheimer’s disease reveals that the memories of Alzheimer's patients are not permanently lost, as once believed. They're still there, and they’re still active. Trouble is, specific memories can't be accessed because they're drowned out by "noise" from other neurons. Take away [...]

How to Keep Your Brain in “Mint” Condition

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

The latest research reveals that a little-known herb from the mint family can keep your memory in mint condition. Tests in England show that people using this herb experience "improved memory performance and increased calmness."1 And a laboratory study in Japan suggests this herb may [...]

New Findings in the Debate Over High Blood Pressure’s Link to Dementia

By |July 17th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Hypertension puts us at higher risk of heart disease and stroke. It also appears to be a risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, but the scientific evidence is mixed. In 2017, the government dramatically changed guidelines for defining healthy blood pressure, especially for those [...]

What You Wear Influences How You Think

By |July 13th, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|

The book Dress For Success became a phenomenal bestseller during the 1970s. The book describes the huge impact our clothing choices have on the people we meet both socially and professionally. Since then, a whole new field of study has developed around our choice of [...]

Develop Your Emotional Intelligence to Help You Succeed

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

Maintaining your brain’s intellectual abilities is important for coping with today’s complicated world – and keeping your mind and memory sharp into your senior years. But there’s another kind of intelligence that’s crucial for improving your cognitive performance and your overall satisfaction in life. I’m [...]

A Single Junk Food Meal Damages the Blood Vessels and the Brain

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

People may get away with eating a nutritionally poor diet for a time, but eventually the damage it causes to the body will appear as heart disease, dementia, cancer and other chronic, debilitating diseases. None of this is up for any scientific debate. But what [...]

Does Negativity Trigger Dementia? Fascinating New Study Tells the Story…

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

Calling all “glass half empty” types: your persistent negative outlook is not doing your health any favors. Scientists have long been fascinated by how behavior influences our general well-being. And regular readers of this site, and its sister site Aging Defeated, may recall our previous [...]

Does HRT Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Since almost two out of three Alzheimer's patients are women, some scientists speculate hormonal changes that take place leading up to and during menopause may trigger the disease process. This theory has these scientists thinking that if estrogen is a neuroprotective hormone, as many studies [...]

The Brain Can Trigger Hay Fever Symptoms – No Pollen Required

By |June 26th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, fatigue, headaches. Those who endure hay fever know these symptoms all too well. When allergies occur this time of year, they’re usually due to an allergic sensitivity to airborne mold spores or to pollens from grass, weeds and trees. But [...]

Beware the Modern Monster that Can Eat Your Brain – the Video Screen

By |June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

For many people, video screens have become a central part of daily living. We spend an awful lot of time staring into the screens on our phones, televisions and computers. Some estimate that the average person spends more than three hours a day looking at [...]

Common Virus Shown to Cause Alzheimer’s

By |June 19th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

The cold sore virus, herpes simplex 1 (HSV-1), is often considered not much more than a nuisance for the estimated 67 percent of the world’s population believed to be infected. However, the latest research shows HSV-1 might cause more health problems than we’re being led [...]

New Coronavirus Complication: A Mental Health Crisis

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

Trauma of the Lockdown is “Almost Beyond Comprehension” "As a doctor, I'm worried about a new epidemic - post lockdown traumatic stress disorder," says Bilal Hassam who works in the National Health Service in Britain. He believes coronavirus will be eclipsed by a mental health [...]

How Exercise Revives Fading Memories

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

Evidence has been growing for years that exercise improves brain health, but research has mostly been carried out in younger people who are already mentally fit. What about the benefits for people experiencing normal brain aging or those folks whose memories are already beginning to [...]

These Factors Increase Your Alzheimer’s Risk – and You Can Do Something About Them

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

Because the possibility of Alzheimer’s disease is so frightening, it’s natural to wonder about your chances of developing this brain-destroying condition – and what you can do about reducing your risk. Well, it turns out that as researchers focus on uncovering physical factors that influence [...]

Alzheimer’s-Specific Protein Leads to Greater Risk of the Disease

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

There’s no single, underlying cause of Alzheimer's disease, but many researchers point to a range of genetic and environmental factors that are scientifically confirmed to contribute to the disease. It’s a complex picture for sure, but one way to unravel the mystery behind Alzheimer’s disease [...]

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