Scientists Reveal Surprising Link Between Odor Detection and Memory

By |2021-06-14T13:15:09+00:00June 14th, 2021|Natural Health|

Walk outside, what do you smell? Perhaps it’s the lovely rose bush blooming nearby. Or maybe it’s an unpleasant aroma, such as manure or air pollution. The important part is that your sniffer is still up to snuff. You see, according to some researchers, older adults who can still identify distinctive smells may maintain sharper [...]

Has a New Cause of Alzheimer’s Been “Swept Under the Rug?”

By |2021-06-11T15:36:02+00:00June 11th, 2021|Natural Health|

When someone develops Alzheimer's diseases, the brain changes. These changes include more than the growth of telltale plaques. The brain’s cells themselves change, especially their membranes. These membranes lose up to 60 percent of crucial compounds known as plasmalogens. And, according to researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, scientists have mostly turned a blind [...]

Is This the Most Important Indicator of Dementia Risk?

By |2021-06-04T11:45:16+00:00June 4th, 2021|Natural Health|

Memory researchers have long been searching for early warning signs indicating the development of Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. The latest scientific studies are leading them to an unlikely place, or should I say organs… the kidneys. Let’s take a closer look at the evidence that points to a connection between declining kidney [...]

Want a Healthy Brain? Look to Your Bones…

By |2021-05-31T10:30:15+00:00May 31st, 2021|Natural Health|

Years ago I first reported on a startling discovery – one of the most important factors that keeps your brain healthy and your memory intact is a hormone released by your bones. And unless you can support your bones in their task of supplying the brain with this vitally important natural chemical called osteocalcin, your [...]

How You Drive Can Predict Dementia

By |2021-05-28T10:15:19+00:00May 28th, 2021|Natural Health|

Driving is a complex task involving multiple cognitive processes. It's also an essential part of people's lives, so it's surprising how little is known about how changes in the brain that come with aging affect our ability to drive. But now, using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques (sometimes called data analytics), researchers say they [...]

Is Your Canned Beverage Causing Memory Loss?

By |2021-05-17T13:06:28+00:00May 17th, 2021|Natural Health|

For years, experts have argued over how much of a danger aluminum presents to the brain. But one thing that’s not disputed: The brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease contain elevated amounts of aluminum.1 The question becomes, is that increase in aluminum a cause or effect of developing Alzheimer’s disease? The latest research performed in [...]

Spring Cleaning Could Help Save Your Memory

By |2021-05-14T10:00:30+00:00May 14th, 2021|Natural Health|

While you may not look forward to chores like vacuuming the living room, washing dishes or ironing shirts, a new study suggests you should embrace them. The research shows that these and other household chores will stop your brain from shrinking, and a bigger brain means better cognitive health. Here’s the story. There are many [...]

Do Bad Gums Mean You’ll Have a Bad Memory?

By |2021-05-10T11:00:13+00:00May 10th, 2021|Natural Health|

Looking for yet another reason to take care of those gums and pearly whites? More research linking gum disease with Alzheimer’s disease will have you running to your bathroom for your toothbrush and dental floss in no time flat. What’s the story behind this correlation? Let’s dig further into this surprising topic… Like other parts [...]

Want a Healthy Brain? Take Care of Your Heart

By |2021-05-07T10:01:57+00:00May 7th, 2021|Natural Health|

This won’t be the first time you’ve read news here about the importance of your heart to the health of your brain. Everything from high blood pressure to clogged arteries, diabetes and stroke has been linked to memory loss. Now, researchers are pointing to a growing heart problem that’s giving rise to brain damage and [...]

Common Heart Problem Doubles Your Chances of Alzheimer’s

By |2021-05-03T12:01:34+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Natural Health|

Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke. In fact, 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke every year. While a stroke often has short-term health consequences for those who survive, such as partial paralysis, inability to speak and memory loss, stroke also presents a long-term risk to your intellectual abilites. The latest research shows [...]

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