A Single Head Injury Sparks Lasting Brain Damage

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

I don’t think a lot of people are aware of what a major factor head injuries are in making you susceptible to dementia. The public probably has some awareness of the problem because it’s now known that pro football players – and even high school [...]

This Popular Beverage Can Ravage the Brain

By |December 13th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Even though just about everybody knows cola soft drinks are unhealthy, the focus is usually on weight gain, high blood sugar, and so forth. Few people know about the bad things they can do to your brain. And for once I’m not talking about the [...]

Experts Question the Studies “Proving” Aspartame Safety

By |December 9th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Is aspartame hazardous to our health? This question has been hotly debated for nearly fifty years. In 2013, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) conducted a thorough review of the artificial sweetener. Their conclusion, after analyzing 154 studies, was that it's perfectly safe. In some [...]

Does a High Salt Diet Harm the Brain?

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Last year scientists thought they'd discovered why excessive salt intake causes memory loss. It's because salt restricts blood flow to the brain. But it turned out they were wrong. True, it does restrict blood flow, they were right about that, but this isn't the main [...]

Personalized Lifestyle Strategy Reverses Cognitive Decline and Memory Loss

By |November 29th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle|

"I feel a certain sense of comfort knowing there are factors I can control that can contribute to the decreased risk of me getting Alzheimer’s.” That's what Stephen Chambers, a 48-year-old physical therapist, had to say after he took part in the first trial of [...]

Reduce Your Risk of Dementia 45% with a Brain Game

By |November 25th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

Your thinking may slow down as you get older, but just as exercise can work wonders for your physical health, a regular workout can boost your brain, too. In fact, the latest research reveals mental exercise heightens memory so much, seniors can go head to [...]

A Fun Way to Make Your Neural Connections Less “Fuzzy”

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

If you want a brain that quickly learns new information, remembers things easily and helps you cope with the problems of daily life, you need a well-connected brain. What do I mean by that? I mean the brain's neurons need to arrange themselves in a [...]

Is Your Blood Pressure Helping or Hurting Your Brain?

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Over the years you’ve no doubt heard your doctor explain how high blood pressure, or hypertension, increases your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, and can damage organs like the kidneys and eyes. But your doctor probably hasn’t talked much about how high [...]

Remembering Great Moments in Sports Draws Out Dementia Patients

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

The performance of the United States in the 2019 Rugby World Cup is something to quickly forget, having lost all four games in the group stages. On the other hand, we may have fond memories of Tiger Woods' triumphs, Michael Phelps winning any one of [...]

A Refreshing Way to Boost Brain Health

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

If you'd like your brain to function more effectively—and who wouldn’t?— I've got some good news for you. There's an easy, enjoyable, affordable, at-home way to improve memory and cognition. Even better, it takes only a few minutes of your time, a few days a [...]

Improve Your Brain with “Blue Space”

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Think about what you encounter when you walk along the beach: The soothing sound of waves crashing into the shore. Sea birds darting back and forth. A comforting ocean breeze and the salty smell of the surf. The sun’s light glimmering off the sand and [...]

Relax, Enjoy, and Cut Your Alzheimer’s Risk by 65%

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Imagine if you could sharpen your memory and revitalize your brain just by sitting still. Simply relax, take a nap, listen to music, meditate, or watch a DVD. While you take it easy your brain and memory are automatically revitalized. Is this some futuristic medical [...]

This Bug Bite Can Destroy Your Memory

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Years ago, I reported on the case of the songwriter Kris Kristofferson who thought his mind and memory were being wiped out by Alzheimer’s disease when, in actuality, it was the result of an infection he’d picked up from a bug bite. Well, the news [...]

This Nutrient is Absolutely Essential to Brain Health – And Most People are Deficient

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

Frequent readers of this site know that throughout the years I’ve shared piles of evidence linking a healthy, nutrient-rich diet with optimal brain function. But I recently discovered there’s one nutrient that we all seem to be lacking and this deficiency inflicts terrible damage to [...]

Chronic Napping Could be an Early Alzheimer’s Indicator

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Suffer a poor night's sleep and you may find yourself nodding off during the day -- you might even feel the urge to take an afternoon nap. But if daytime napping becomes excessive, especially in the absence of night-time sleep problems, please don’t believe the [...]

A Devastating Yet Overlooked Symptom of Dementia

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

A single symptom affects a high proportion of patients with all forms of dementia. In fact, it's been described as the most common neuropsychiatric symptom of dementia, with a bigger impact on function than memory loss. Apathy – meaning a lack of motivation or loss [...]

Your Neglected Sixth Sense Can Expand Your Memory

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Although you’re well aware of your five senses – hearing, vision, touch, taste and smell – you have a sixth sense that you may never have heard of. (And no, movie fans, it’s not “seeing dead people!”) This sixth sense is not a movie plot [...]

Some “Magic Words” have Health Benefits – But Not the Words You’d Think

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle|

Encouraging words can have powerful effects. For instance, halftime inspirational pep talks by sports coaches are famous for getting athletes to improve their performance. But now medical researchers have found that other types of words can help you alter your own physiology and brain function. [...]

Should We Worry About the Impact of General Surgery on The Brain?

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

It's been a major concern for the last 60 years. But as yet, we still don't know whether surgery harms the brain. And I’m not just talking about brain operations – I mean any kind of surgery. Most of the concern focuses on anesthesia and [...]

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