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Forgotten Vitamin Can Help Keep Your Memory Sharp

By |August 16th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Memory-Boosting Herb Used by Ancient Healers Really Works

By |August 13th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

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

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

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

By |August 6th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

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

By |August 2nd, 2021|Categories: 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, [...]

Stay Focused With This Memory-Boosting Alternative to Coffee

By |July 30th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

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

By |July 26th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Blood Test Reveals Whether You Have Any Kind of Brain Disorder

By |July 23rd, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

The Terrible Truth About Statins and Memory Loss

By |July 19th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

The Future of Alzheimer’s Treatment Isn’t a Drug

By |July 16th, 2021|Categories: Lifestyle|

Even though pharmaceutical companies keep spending obscene amounts of money looking for a "silver bullet" drug that might be able to treat Alzheimer's disease, a growing number of experts now believe that the answer to Alzheimer's disease is not going to be a drug at [...]

Simple Sleep Habit Slashes Risk of Depression by Up to 40 Percent!

By |July 12th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

At first glance it seems far too simple. How can the time you go to bed and get up in the morning have such a dramatic impact on your risk of a debilitating mental health condition like depression? And yet that’s just what an important [...]

Lifestyle vs. Genes: What’s Stronger for Preventing Dementia?

By |July 9th, 2021|Categories: Lifestyle|

If you’re a regular reader of this publication, you know we frequently report on new research regarding the importance of a healthy lifestyle to cognitive health. Now, a new study from China’s Duke Kunshan University provides further evidence that a healthy lifestyle is in fact [...]

Zooming Provides a Protective Cushion Against Dementia

By |July 5th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

With millions forced to work, learn and socialize remotely, the pandemic has been a boon to video conferencing. Many older folks had little choice but to replace their traditional face to face chats by venturing online - possibly for the first time - so they [...]

Toxins You Encounter Everyday May Increase Your Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

By |July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

About a million Americans suffer from Parkinson’s disease – a brain condition that impairs your ability to move around and causes tremors, balance problems and stiffness along with other difficulties that can impair your memory and intellectual abilities. Although some people are genetically more vulnerable [...]

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough or FDA Mistake?

By |June 28th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When the FDA convened an independent commission in 2020 to decide whether a new Alzheimer’s drug called Aduhelm (generic name aducanumab) should be approved, ten out of the 11 experts on the commission said "No." As for that eleventh expert? This commission member said the [...]

Scientists Discover New Protein That Causes Alzheimer’s Disease

By |June 25th, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

Amyloid and tau proteins have long been linked to the development of Alzheimer's, yet frustratingly, their presence can't reliably predict the onset of the disease. The challenge for scientists has been to find a more reliable protein that can act as an early indicator, years [...]

Is Too Much TV Aging Your Brain?

By |June 21st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Spending a lot of time watching television might be relaxing after a long day, but it also leads to brain shrinkage and lower cognitive function. At a recent American Heart Association (AHA) virtual conference, researchers involved in three new studies presented shocking evidence on the [...]

How Acupuncture Can Reshape Your Brain

By |June 18th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese medical treatment dating back more than 5,000 years, can be controversial. There's no question that acupuncture produces effects that boost people's feelings of wellbeing. However, many modern medical researchers still don’t consider acupuncture as a legitimate medical therapy for the many [...]

Scientists Reveal Surprising Link Between Odor Detection and Memory

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

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

By |June 11th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

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