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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 [...]

Does HRT Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

By |2020-06-29T11:57:57+00:00June 29th, 2020|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 suggest, it's possible that hormone replacement therapy will protect women [...]

The Brain Can Trigger Hay Fever Symptoms – No Pollen Required

By |2020-06-26T11:06:18+00:00June 26th, 2020|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 for people who already suffer with hay fever, under certain [...]

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

By |2020-06-22T10:32:36+00:00June 22nd, 2020|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 a smartphone. And another study reckons the average amount of [...]

Common Virus Shown to Cause Alzheimer’s

By |2020-06-19T14:06:01+00:00June 19th, 2020|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 to believe, as science is linking the virus directly to [...]

New Coronavirus Complication: A Mental Health Crisis

By |2020-06-15T03:36:56+00:00June 15th, 2020|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 pandemic that will last longer and may even be more [...]

How Exercise Revives Fading Memories

By |2020-06-12T14:01:26+00:00June 12th, 2020|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 fail? Will physical exertion help them recover their brain power? [...]

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

By |2020-06-08T13:24:46+00:00June 8th, 2020|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 brain health and Alzheimer’s risk, they’re also finding that those [...]

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

By |2020-06-05T13:58:56+00:00June 5th, 2020|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 is to examine how it changes the way proteins are [...]

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