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

By |2020-07-31T10:36:11+00:00July 31st, 2020|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 threat they need to attack. When microglia, the roaming immune [...]

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

By |2020-07-27T15:53:13+00:00July 27th, 2020|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 the way, the programs for such general detoxification are often [...]

Scientists Restore Memories by Getting Rid of “Noise”

By |2020-07-24T11:21:25+00:00July 24th, 2020|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 the interference and the patient gets the memories back. At [...]

How to Keep Your Brain in “Mint” Condition

By |2020-07-20T11:50:49+00:00July 20th, 2020|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 increase neurotransmitters in the brain in a way that could [...]

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

By |2020-07-17T16:11:17+00:00July 17th, 2020|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 aged 65 and older. Before then, 150/80 was the threshold [...]

What You Wear Influences How You Think

By |2020-07-13T16:58:22+00:00July 13th, 2020|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 attire and how it affects not just others, but how [...]

Develop Your Emotional Intelligence to Help You Succeed

By |2020-07-10T16:06:15+00:00July 10th, 2020|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 talking about emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the ability to [...]

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

By |2020-07-06T11:48:41+00:00July 6th, 2020|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 has shocked researchers is just how quickly unhealthy food choices [...]

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

By |2020-07-03T14:42:36+00:00July 3rd, 2020|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 reports on this very topic. A 2019 study concluded that [...]

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