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Personalized Lifestyle Strategy Reverses Cognitive Decline and Memory Loss

By |2019-11-30T02:24:06+00:00November 29th, 2019|Lifestyle|

"I feel a certain sense of comfort knowing there are factors I can control that can contribute to the decreased risk of me getting Alzheimer’s.” That's what Stephen Chambers, a 48-year-old physical therapist, had to say after he took part in the first trial of a personalized non-drug treatment strategy to help people at risk [...]

Reduce Your Risk of Dementia 45% with a Brain Game

By |2019-11-26T06:58:20+00:00November 25th, 2019|Brain Science|

Your thinking may slow down as you get older, but just as exercise can work wonders for your physical health, a regular workout can boost your brain, too. In fact, the latest research reveals mental exercise heightens memory so much, seniors can go head to head with those 50 years their junior in mental recall. [...]

A Fun Way to Make Your Neural Connections Less “Fuzzy”

By |2019-11-23T06:08:25+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Brain Science|

If you want a brain that quickly learns new information, remembers things easily and helps you cope with the problems of daily life, you need a well-connected brain. What do I mean by that? I mean the brain's neurons need to arrange themselves in a wide variety of neural networks linked up for quick communication [...]

Is Your Blood Pressure Helping or Hurting Your Brain?

By |2019-11-18T14:30:53+00:00November 18th, 2019|Natural Health|

Over the years you’ve no doubt heard your doctor explain how high blood pressure, or hypertension, increases your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, and can damage organs like the kidneys and eyes. But your doctor probably hasn’t talked much about how high blood pressure also damages your brain, disrupting your ability to [...]

Remembering Great Moments in Sports Draws Out Dementia Patients

By |2019-11-15T16:54:12+00:00November 15th, 2019|Natural Health|

The performance of the United States in the 2019 Rugby World Cup is something to quickly forget, having lost all four games in the group stages. On the other hand, we may have fond memories of Tiger Woods' triumphs, Michael Phelps winning any one of 18 gold swimming medals, or Michael Jordan leading the Chicago [...]

A Refreshing Way to Boost Brain Health

By |2019-11-12T15:13:08+00:00November 11th, 2019|Natural Health|

If you'd like your brain to function more effectively—and who wouldn’t?— I've got some good news for you. There's an easy, enjoyable, affordable, at-home way to improve memory and cognition. Even better, it takes only a few minutes of your time, a few days a week. In addition, this simple brain booster can lift your [...]

Improve Your Brain with “Blue Space”

By |2019-11-08T14:08:37+00:00November 8th, 2019|Natural Health|

Think about what you encounter when you walk along the beach: The soothing sound of waves crashing into the shore. Sea birds darting back and forth. A comforting ocean breeze and the salty smell of the surf. The sun’s light glimmering off the sand and water. Congratulations! You’ve just imagined “blue space,” the kind of [...]

Relax, Enjoy, and Cut Your Alzheimer’s Risk by 65%

By |2019-11-27T10:01:39+00:00November 4th, 2019|Natural Health|

Imagine if you could sharpen your memory and revitalize your brain just by sitting still. Simply relax, take a nap, listen to music, meditate, or watch a DVD. While you take it easy your brain and memory are automatically revitalized. Is this some futuristic medical device? In some ways, yes, but it’s based on techniques [...]

This Bug Bite Can Destroy Your Memory

By |2019-11-02T04:53:20+00:00November 1st, 2019|Natural Health|

Years ago, I reported on the case of the songwriter Kris Kristofferson who thought his mind and memory were being wiped out by Alzheimer’s disease when, in actuality, it was the result of an infection he’d picked up from a bug bite. Well, the news about these bugs and the brain dangers of their bites [...]