How Listening Can Save Your Memory

By |2021-10-25T07:11:04+00:00October 25th, 2021|Natural Health|

Do you have a valued friend or family member who always has time to lend an ear? Well, count yourself lucky. Not only is it heartwarming to feel heard, but those of us who have a good sounding board may also fare better cognitively as we age. According to a new study published in the [...]

Want to Improve Your Memory? Do This at Night…

By |2021-10-18T10:01:56+00:00October 18th, 2021|Natural Health|

One of the easiest and most important things you can do to improve your memory and protect against dementia is to go to bed at a regular time every night and sleep well. If you’re a long-time reader of this newsletter, then you’ve likely heard me tout the memory benefits of sleep many times before. [...]

Does COVID Trigger Alzheimer’s Disease?

By |2021-10-15T05:00:06+00:00October 15th, 2021|Natural Health|

Medical researchers have long been worried about the effects of the coronavirus on the brain and cognitive function. Concern began when people often lost their sense of taste and smell after getting infected with the coronavirus. And since those senses involve brain cell and sensory links to the nose and tongue, it led researchers to [...]

Perfume Ingredient Offers Hope for a Parkinson’s Cure

By |2021-10-11T10:00:23+00:00October 11th, 2021|Natural Health|

It's unlikely you've ever heard of farnesol. But you've probably smelled or tasted it, because it's a compound found in essential oils and is used in candles and incense, perfumes, air fresheners, soaps, and food flavors. Farnesol also has many medicinal uses. And thanks to a new discovery by scientists at Johns Hopkins University, we [...]

Cocktail Party Effect Could be an Early Sign of Dementia

By |2021-10-09T02:00:07+00:00October 8th, 2021|Natural Health|

People who struggle to hear their companions chattering in a bustling restaurant are in good company. Difficulty hearing speech when there's background noise is a common problem for those with age-related hearing loss. And, while there's a plethora of studies that assess whether hearing loss is linked to dementia, not a single reliable one specifically [...]

Surprising Hope Amid Rising Dementia Cases

By |2021-10-04T10:40:41+00:00October 4th, 2021|Natural Health|

There's good news and bad news about dementia. The distressing part is that a brand-new study reveals the number of dementia cases is about to rise dramatically – tripling by the year 2050. But the good news is it could've been a lot worse, and researchers say there’s still hope to curb the rise! Here’s [...]

These Bright Colors Lower Your Risk of Cognitive Decline

By |2021-09-27T11:22:20+00:00September 27th, 2021|Natural Health|

Plants are full of pigments that produce the vibrant colors that attract our attention in the fruit and vegetable aisle. This rainbow of hues does more than please the eye. When we eat them they also have numerous health benefits for both the body and the brain. A new study not only demonstrates the powerful [...]

Beat Depression by Staying up All Night

By |2021-09-24T12:03:09+00:00September 24th, 2021|Natural Health|

Many people who suffer with depression also have problems with their circadian rhythm or sleep-wake cycle. As a result, they also have insomnia. Now a novel five-day sleep therapy promises to bring about fast and lasting relief for insomnia and depression. This therapy is less about going to sleep and more about staying awake for [...]

Can Your Brain Get Better with Age?

By |2021-09-20T11:20:59+00:00September 20th, 2021|Natural Health|

By now, we’ve all heard plenty about the things that can go wrong with the aging brain – chief among them, memory loss and the fact that your risk for Alzheimer’s disease climbs with every passing year. But there’s good news about brain aging that you won't hear from your doctor... and that’s how some [...]

Do You Suffer from Fatty Brain?

By |2021-09-17T11:22:23+00:00September 17th, 2021|Natural Health|

You’ve heard of fatty liver, now experts are cautioning about the dangers of fatty brain. The human brain is made up of more fat than any other substance—it’s 60 percent fat. Experts are now debating what exactly the different types of fats within your brain have to do with memory health. Some of their findings [...]

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