The “Zombie” That’s Threatening Your Memory

By |February 6th, 2023|Categories: Brain Science|

You probably think zombies are only made up for scary television, movies, and books. However, that’s not entirely true… There’s a real-life zombie that can weaken your memory and lead you down the road to Alzheimer’s disease. Here’s what you need to know… As cells [...]

Can A Laser Beam Save Your Memory From Aging?

By |February 3rd, 2023|Categories: Brain Science|

This must surely be the holy grail of non-invasive therapies for memory loss. You don’t feel a thing. This therapy doesn’t generate any tingling or even heat—which is surprising because it’s a laser. And this laser just sits on your head for a few minutes [...]

Strengthening This Brain Region Is a Key to Better Memory and Better Health

By |January 30th, 2023|Categories: Brain Science|

The part of your brain called the hypothalamus plays a central role in your daily life. It keeps tabs on your daily rhythms – regulating appetite, metabolism, sexual behavior, the release of hormones, and your internal temperature. When this part of the brain starts to [...]

Does Dementia Mean It’s Time To Hand Over The Car Keys?

By |January 27th, 2023|Categories: Natural Health|

Driving is complicated. And dangerous. Roughly 43,000 people died in car crashes in the U.S. in 2021. And for people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the joy of driving that was once a symbol of independence can become a point of contention with family members [...]

Leading Natural Arthritis Pain Reliever Helps Memory

By |January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Natural Health|

If you’re buying a joint pain supplement, chances are good that it has glucosamine in it. This popular natural remedy is often touted as an effective pain reliever for aching arthritic joints. But research into this compound shows that glucosamine has another, hidden health benefit [...]

Play This And Strengthen Your Memory For Years To Come

By |January 20th, 2023|Categories: Natural Health|

Listening to music can reduce stress, boost immunity, and improve cognitive skills. But if you want an even bigger mental boost, learn to play an instrument. Best of all, you don’t even have to be a talented musician to reap significant brain benefits… Music can [...]

New Biomarker Identifies Alzheimer’s At An Early Stage

By |January 16th, 2023|Categories: Natural Health|

Current methods of diagnosing Alzheimer’s come far too late to help the patient. This has incentivized scientists to search for biological markers that indicate the presence of Alzheimer’s early on in the disease process. We’ve reported on many of them in this newsletter. Today, we’re [...]

How To Sharpen Your Thinking With One Common Spice

By |January 13th, 2023|Categories: Natural Health|

The use of the spice ginger has a long, venerable history in medicine and in the kitchen that goes back at least 5,000 years. Nowadays, it's still a prized spice and, along with ginger’s recognized culinary value, researchers are exploring its potential for treating disease [...]

How Does Processed Food Hurt Your Memory?

By |January 9th, 2023|Categories: Natural Health|

As one of our frequent readers you’re no stranger to the link between processed foods and poor cognitive function. But now, new research offers undeniable evidence that regular consumption of ultra-processed foods puts you at a higher risk for cognitive decline and memory loss. Equally [...]

Using Light and Sound To Sharpen Memory In Alzheimer’s Patients

By |January 6th, 2023|Categories: Natural Health|

For most of us, flickering lights and clicking sounds would drive us to distraction. But for people with Alzheimer’s, they could be a life saver. Studies in mice with Alzheimer’s suggest delivering these sensations in a specific way improves learning, memory, and brain function. Would [...]

Boost These Gut Microbes And Calm Depression

By |January 2nd, 2023|Categories: Natural Health|

To suggest microbes that reside in the gut could impact the health of the brain was considered heresy just a decade ago. And yet today the gut-brain axis is well recognized. The connection is demonstrated in a new human study on depression. It’s one of [...]

The Link Between This Common Winter Illness And Alzheimer’s Disease

By |December 30th, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

‘Tis the season to be… sick. It’s winter, and we’re already facing the “tripledemic” of COVID-19, flu, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). And while the possibility of having any of these viruses is scary, there’s one you will want to avoid at all costs. I’m [...]

Can An Ancient Chinese Plant Stop Alzheimer’s Disease?

By |December 26th, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

When it comes to treating Alzheimer’s disease, the mainstream is of little help. They keep dishing out expensive drugs with risky side effects. Aducanumab, for example, was just approved by the FDA last summer even though it caused brain swelling in 30 percent of folks [...]

How Food Can Rejuvenate Aging Brain Blood Vessels

By |December 23rd, 2022|Categories: Nutrition|

The brain is protected from toxins and other insults by the blood-brain barrier. It’s an important line of defense against damage and infection. But with aging it becomes “leaky,” leaving the brain susceptible. If only there was a way of preventing this. Well, actually, there [...]

Do Senior Moments Predict Dementia?

By |December 19th, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

If you’ve ever forgotten to show up for an appointment or forgotten a name or a common word, you’ll likely understand the concern about whether this predicts a more serious memory problem, like Alzheimer’s disease. Of course, it’s normal to forget things periodically as we [...]

Pick Up Your Binoculars And Boost Your Mood

By |December 16th, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

If you’re among the 15 million birdwatchers in the U.S., you’re regularly picking up your binoculars to watch your favorite colorfully feathered friends. You’re also on the receiving end of an important brain benefit that goes well beyond the pleasure of observing and listening to [...]

This Well-Known Muscle-Building Supplement Can Strengthen Your Brain

By |December 12th, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

A widely available supplement popular with body builders and other athletes for supporting muscle growth and performance has found a whole lot of new fans… researchers who are studying its benefits for the brain and nervous system. It turns out that this protein, which can [...]

Easy Memory Trick Sharpens Recall—It Really Works!

By |December 9th, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

If you want your memory to work a little better, researchers say they've found some easy ways to give it a little boost. According to these studies, moving your hands and eyes in certain ways can expand how much of your brain is engaged when [...]

Targeting the Gut For a Better Brain And Sharper Memory

By |December 5th, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

Your gut is filled with multiple strains of microbes—both good and bad. Research over many decades has shown that it’s vital they’re kept in balance to keep the brain and the body in good working order. Since lifestyle factors influence the gut, researchers have examined [...]

Meditation Sharpens Memory, But This Is Just As Good

By |December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Natural Health|

Frequent readers of our publication know that meditation has scientifically proven cognitive and physical benefits.1 But meditation isn’t for everyone. If you haven’t developed your meditation skills yet, don’t worry. Research shows there’s an easier way to reap many of the same brain benefits… New [...]

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