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Research Update: Aerobic Activity Linked to Sharpening Memory

By |2021-08-20T11:03:15+00:00August 20th, 2021|Natural Health|

You know that great feeling you get after a brisk walk or bike ride? It turns out that your brain is reaping the rewards as well. You see, your heart-pumping workout is sending extra blood throughout your body and bathing your cells—including your brain cells—in oxygen and glucose, which they need to function. So it’s [...]

Forgotten Vitamin Can Help Keep Your Memory Sharp

By |2021-08-16T12:02:23+00:00August 16th, 2021|Nutrition|

For decades this vitamin has been overlooked for its importance in keeping your memory sharp as you age, but now it’s finally getting some of the attention it deserves. I’m talking about vitamin K. And if you think you’re getting enough, you might be surprised at the latest research. Vitamin K was discovered in 1935. [...]

Memory-Boosting Herb Used by Ancient Healers Really Works

By |2021-08-13T12:00:09+00:00August 13th, 2021|Natural Health|

Throughout human history, people have been searching for ways to improve thinking skills and boost memory. Nowadays, many of us turn to a strong cup of coffee or tea in the morning to sharpen our wits for the mental challenges of the day. But, according to historians, when people living in ancient India wanted help [...]

Accidental “Ice Cream” Discovery Helps Parkinson’s and Stroke Patients

By |2021-08-09T13:30:23+00:00August 9th, 2021|Natural Health|

If you've ever yawned after watching someone else yawn, felt sadness at another's plight, or smiled seeing others laugh, it's because we are social beings, and that can lead us to empathize with other people's actions and behavior. But what's happening in the brain to bring this about? The answer begins with special cells called [...]

Learning a New Skill? Chill Out and Let Your “Brain Practice”

By |2021-08-06T12:12:17+00:00August 6th, 2021|Natural Health|

We've all heard the phrase "practice makes perfect", and this is so true; sustained focus and effort is needed to learn any new skill. But few realize that it's also important to allocate short rest periods within each practice session. In fact, strange as it may seem, the rest periods themselves are what supercharge our [...]

Can You Recognize These Three Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

By |2021-08-02T12:32:15+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Natural Health|

Most of us are afraid of getting Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of dementia. It’s a frightening condition – one that can destroy your ability to grocery shop, cook, drive or travel alone and ultimately erase your precious memories of family and friends. So, when you forget where you put your keys or have [...]

Stay Focused With This Memory-Boosting Alternative to Coffee

By |2021-08-04T12:32:57+00:00July 30th, 2021|Natural Health|

To remain alert and reduce fatigue amid a hectic morning or afternoon, many people reach for a cup of coffee. However, coffee can make some people jittery, and if you’re caffeine-sensitive, an afternoon cup can give you insomnia well into the night. Excessive coffee even gives some people headaches. Finally, there’s a safe and healthy [...]

Will You Be Diagnosed With Dementia Within the Next Five Years?

By |2021-07-26T13:39:37+00:00July 26th, 2021|Brain Science|

If you’re over 55 and want to know your risk of developing dementia within the next five years, you can now find out in a matter of minutes. Rigorous research conducted in Canada led to the development of an online calculator consisting of two dozen questions. In just five minutes you'll know your chances of [...]

Blood Test Reveals Whether You Have Any Kind of Brain Disorder

By |2021-07-23T10:22:23+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Natural Health|

Scientists are making great strides in developing a blood test to detect Alzheimer's years before symptoms first appear. But Alzheimer's isn't the only type of dementia, and there are many other kinds of neurodegenerative diseases and brain disorders where early diagnosis would be just as valuable. Now, for the first time, scientists say they’ve developed [...]

The Terrible Truth About Statins and Memory Loss

By |2021-07-19T10:00:13+00:00July 19th, 2021|Natural Health|

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs have been one of the biggest money-makers of all time for drug companies, with some experts estimating that they bring in about a trillion dollars in sales annually.1 Even though, in my opinion and that of many others, their heart health benefits are marginal for most people. Especially when you consider the [...]

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