Monthly Archives: October 2019

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This Nutrient is Absolutely Essential to Brain Health – And Most People are Deficient

By |2019-10-29T07:32:18+00:00October 28th, 2019|Nutrition|

Frequent readers of this site know that throughout the years I’ve shared piles of evidence linking a healthy, nutrient-rich diet with optimal brain function. But I recently discovered there’s one nutrient that we all seem to be lacking and this deficiency inflicts terrible damage to our brains… This is not an instance of a “nice-to-have” [...]

Chronic Napping Could be an Early Alzheimer’s Indicator

By |2019-10-25T06:54:27+00:00October 25th, 2019|Natural Health|

Suffer a poor night's sleep and you may find yourself nodding off during the day -- you might even feel the urge to take an afternoon nap. But if daytime napping becomes excessive, especially in the absence of night-time sleep problems, please don’t believe the myth that it’s just part of the aging process. The [...]

A Devastating Yet Overlooked Symptom of Dementia

By |2019-10-21T11:58:30+00:00October 21st, 2019|Brain Science|

A single symptom affects a high proportion of patients with all forms of dementia. In fact, it's been described as the most common neuropsychiatric symptom of dementia, with a bigger impact on function than memory loss. Apathy – meaning a lack of motivation or loss of initiative – can be an early warning sign and [...]

Your Neglected Sixth Sense Can Expand Your Memory

By |2019-10-19T07:27:34+00:00October 18th, 2019|Natural Health|

Although you’re well aware of your five senses – hearing, vision, touch, taste and smell – you have a sixth sense that you may never have heard of. (And no, movie fans, it’s not “seeing dead people!”) This sixth sense is not a movie plot gimmick, much less supernatural, but a very real and essential [...]

Some “Magic Words” have Health Benefits – But Not the Words You’d Think

By |2019-10-14T12:41:01+00:00October 14th, 2019|Lifestyle|

Encouraging words can have powerful effects. For instance, halftime inspirational pep talks by sports coaches are famous for getting athletes to improve their performance. But now medical researchers have found that other types of words can help you alter your own physiology and brain function. They can make you measurably stronger and less susceptible to [...]

Should We Worry About the Impact of General Surgery on The Brain?

By |2019-10-13T15:32:31+00:00October 11th, 2019|Natural Health|

It's been a major concern for the last 60 years. But as yet, we still don't know whether surgery harms the brain. And I’m not just talking about brain operations – I mean any kind of surgery. Most of the concern focuses on anesthesia and its effects. Previous studies have been inconsistent. Some report negative [...]

Is there a link between migraines and dementia?

By |2019-10-08T09:02:35+00:00October 7th, 2019|Brain Science|

As if they weren’t troublesome enough, migraines – those crippling, high-octane headaches – may also raise your risk of cognitive decline. Canadian researchers have found a link between migraines and dementia. But don’t panic just yet. Let’s first get a better understanding of this painful enemy and then unpack the findings of the newest study1. [...]

You Need to do Aerobics Plus THIS Type of Exercise

By |2019-10-05T12:44:49+00:00October 4th, 2019|Natural Health|

What's good for the heart is good for the brain. If we want to stay mentally sharp, we need to give the cardiovascular system a regular workout. Generally, aerobic exercise is the go-to option: walking, running, biking, swimming, etc. But aerobic exercise is not the only kind you need. For a healthy brain, you need [...]