Money: the secret of good brain health

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Lifestyle|

In the search for a healthy body and brain many folks exercise, improve their diet and try to get more sleep. But research now shows there’s another factor they probably should pay more attention to: Their bank account. Studies on the link between financial health [...]

New Study Reveals Shocking Discovery About Amyloid Plaque and Memory Loss

By |May 21st, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

For decades Alzheimer’s drugs have been developed to clear amyloid beta plaques from the brain. Yet when it comes to testing these drugs in clinical trials with Alzheimer's patients they’ve failed miserably. A new study suggests a surprising reason why. The research shows that some [...]

Is Your Canned Beverage Causing Memory Loss?

By |May 17th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Spring Cleaning Could Help Save Your Memory

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

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

By |May 10th, 2021|Categories: 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? [...]

Want a Healthy Brain? Take Care of Your Heart

By |May 7th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Common Heart Problem Doubles Your Chances of Alzheimer’s

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Never Make an Important Decision on an Empty Stomach

By |April 30th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Shopping for food when you're hungry is never a good idea. It’s no surprise that candy bars and chocolate fudge cake are hard to resist when your stomach is rumbling. But fascinating new research into hunger and cognitive function reveals a surprise: When you're hungry, [...]

Can Eating Cheese Boost Your Memory

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

Medical authorities are sticking to their guns when it comes to advice on high fat dairy foods like cheese. They suggest replacing cheese, milk and yogurt with low or non-fat versions to protect against heart disease. However, evidence shows that high fat cheese does not [...]

New Study Reveals Loneliness Causes Long-Lasting Cognitive Damage

By |April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

If the global pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that social isolation is detrimental to mental health. What’s more, it’s been particularly rough for older people, who may not be as technologically savvy with online platforms that can bridge the gap. Sadly, the repercussions of [...]

Controversial Treatment Improves Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Days

By |April 19th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

In a Canadian pilot study published this year, a very simple but controversial therapy helped three out of four Alzheimer’s patients enjoy “remarkable improvements” in their mental abilities within days of being treated.1 The improvements included expanded alertness and significant changes in cognitive ability. The [...]

Can Sex Protect Your Memory as You Age?

By |April 16th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Do sexually active older people have better cognition than their more celibate counterparts? The answer seems to be a resounding yes, at least when it comes to some aspects of cognition. Here’s the story… Numerous studies from around the world have investigated the effects of [...]

Does Processed Meat Cause Memory Loss?

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

Springtime is when people everywhere start dusting off their backyard grills and filling them with burgers and hot dogs. But before you reach for a hot dog, consider new research from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. They’ve found what they call a [...]

How One Little-Known Neurological Illness is Robbing People of Body and Mind (Plus, what to do about it!)

By |April 9th, 2021|Categories: Brain Science|

There is no diagnostic test, objective measure or clear sign that chronic fatigue syndrome exists, still health authorities are beginning to accept that this syndrome is a real medical condition. Even so, the illness, sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is not always taken seriously by [...]

A Yawn is More Complicated – and Important to Mental Focus – Than We Think

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

For the longest time, the act of yawning puzzled medical researchers. Yawning seems commonplace and insignificant – you feel tired, you yawn. You see somebody else yawn, you yawn. You get bored, you yawn. The problem researchers faced was how to tie these circumstances together [...]

Stanford Scientists Reverse Memory Loss in Mice

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

Low-level inflammation that glows brighter with each passing year has become a “hot” topic in scientific research. Often triggering a process known as “inflammaging”, chronic inflammation is known to contribute to the development of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. Stanford scientists theorized that if you [...]

Reset Your Circadian Rhythms and Sharpen Your Memory

By |March 29th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When it's working at its best, your brain, like the rest of your body, remains on a daily rhythm that synchronizes its cellular activities with the functions of your digestive tract, heart, liver, kidneys and other organs. If those daily rhythms, called your circadian rhythms, [...]

The Surprising Link Between Hearing Aids and Dementia

By |March 26th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

One out of every eight adults suffers from hearing loss, and the older you get, the more likely you are to lose your hearing. Treatment is as simple as getting a hearing aid, yet millions avoid it. If that sounds like you or someone you [...]

Any Elevated Level of Blood Sugar Increases Your Dementia Risk

By |March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

The link between memory loss and high blood sugar is so well established, memory loss is sometimes called “type-3 diabetes.” What is unclear though, is whether the harm to the brain caused by excess sugar also applies to people who have prediabetes - higher than [...]

Take this Amino Acid for a Sharper Brain (Even if you already have Alzheimer’s!)

By |March 19th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

An amino acid may hold the key to treating and preventing a wide range of brain problems including dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and depression. Its secret is a unique ability to energize brain cells. The effect is similar to what happens when you add an octane-boosting [...]

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