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To Support the Brain – Feed the Gut

By |2020-05-29T10:43:27+00:00May 29th, 2020|Natural Health|

Almost half of the adult population in the United States will experience a mental illness at some point in their lives, and one out of four will suffer a mental disorder in any given year, although not all will seek a doctor’s help and be officially diagnosed. While many people believe the term “mental illness” [...]

Simple No-Effort Exercise Program Reverses Dementia

By |2020-05-25T13:13:57+00:00May 25th, 2020|Natural Health|

To stay mentally fit, you need to stay physically fit. But for those suffering from dementia, aerobic exercise and strength training may be beyond them. Fortunately, an easy exercise program is now available that fits the bill for just about any health situation. This new exercise program is not only transforming the physical lives of [...]

Surprising New Link Between Lifestyle and Memory

By |2020-05-22T10:41:45+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Lifestyle|

To keep our memories intact it's important to exercise and eat a nutritious diet. But even with the best lifestyle choices, one person may stay razor sharp in their older years, while another isn't so lucky. The latest research reveals a reason for this difference depends on an additional factor that scientists say is implicated [...]

How Snoring and Breathing Problems While You Sleep Can Affect Your Brain

By |2020-05-18T12:29:11+00:00May 18th, 2020|Natural Health|

The sounds of snorting, snoring and other gurgling noises mean that a person is having trouble breathing, and that they’re not getting good sleep as a result. I think most of us know this because sleep apnea has received a ton of publicity over the last fifteen or twenty years. Less familiar may be the [...]

Dangers of COVID-19 Reach Beyond The Lungs

By |2020-05-15T10:29:45+00:00May 15th, 2020|Natural Health|

Fever, dry cough, fatigue: by now you’re familiar with the most common symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Less typical ones include headache, sore throat and skin rash. By far, the most dangerous symptom is shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. But there's also another set of COVID-19 symptoms that are extremely serious, yet little known [...]

New Research Reveals Effects of Food Combinations on Brain Health

By |2020-05-11T14:52:58+00:00May 11th, 2020|Nutrition|

Regular readers know this familiar brain health mantra: exercise regularly, manage stress, eat lots of different fruits and vegetables, and supplement wisely. It seems that every day there’s another important study that reinforces how lifestyle can boost—or diminish— brain health and cognition. Scientists have explored the potential brain benefits of certain diets including the Mediterranean [...]

The Memory-Robbing Effects of Toxic Air

By |2020-05-08T11:04:54+00:00May 8th, 2020|Natural Health|

Air pollution is linked to over four million premature deaths worldwide and up to 360,000 fatalities in the U.S. each year. Research from around the world points to “fine particles” from pollutants as causing vascular damage and increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke or lung disorders. Does air pollution damage the brain, too? Until [...]

Space Travel Damages the Brain (This Finding Could Lead to New Answers for Dementia)

By |2020-05-04T13:23:35+00:00May 4th, 2020|Brain Science|

Before astronauts are allowed to travel to Mars, scientists say they need to understand the impact of extended space flight on the body. Up until now, few men or women have remained in space long enough to know how the body would respond to a journey of nine months or longer. But a new study [...]

How Close are We to a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s?

By |2020-05-01T13:51:16+00:00May 1st, 2020|Natural Health|

Conventional medicine has spent a fortune researching Alzheimer’s. Of course this includes trying to concoct a drug to treat Alzheimer’s, but it also includes attempting to find some kind of blood test – or other screening tool – that might detect the disease at an early stage before it begins to wreak wholesale memory destruction. [...]

What an ABI Test Says About Your Brain Health

By |2020-04-27T12:22:33+00:00April 27th, 2020|Natural Health|

A simple test carried out at the doctor's office compares blood pressure in the ankle to the pressure at the brachial artery in the upper arm. It's called the Ankle Brachial Index (ABI). Doctors use it to determine whether a patient suffers from peripheral artery disease (PAD), a condition that causes reduced blood flow to [...]

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