Monthly Archives: October 2016

Taking Probiotics Can Help Protect Your Brain

By |2016-12-20T16:11:10-05:00October 20th, 2016|Nutrition|

New Discovery: Gut Bacteria Support Brain Health Everyday, more than 2,000 Americans suffer strokes – what some medical folks call a brain attack. During an ischemic stroke – the most common kind — the blood supply to a part of the brain is cut off. This destroys brain cells because it deprives them of oxygen. So [...]

Secrets To Helping Your Brain Repair Itself

By |2016-12-20T16:11:10-05:00October 18th, 2016|Brain Science|

True or false? “By the time you reach 18 or 20 your brain is fully grown and fixed for life. It’s all downhill after that.” For 400 years this was what “experts” believed. But it’s a view that wasn’t just wrong, it was “spectacularly wrong,” according to Dr. Norman Doidge, psychiatrist and author of The [...]

Stop Worrying or You’ll Lose Your Mind

By |2016-12-20T16:11:10-05:00October 13th, 2016|Lifestyle|

At one time or another you’ve probably said, “I was so worried I thought I was going to lose my mind” – or words to that effect. It turns out those words may be all too true, because chronic anxiety speeds up cognitive decline. While psychological problems including depression have been linked to an increased [...]

Good Vibrations Can Help Alzheimer’s Patients

By |2016-12-20T16:11:11-05:00October 11th, 2016|Brain Science|

“It’s like sitting on a subwoofer,” explained professor Lee Bartel from the University of Toronto. Professor Bartel led the first-ever study to test the therapeutic effects Alzheimer’s patients experience from sitting in a special $10,000 chair. The chair has built-in speakers that broadcast very low bass frequencies. The result of feeling and listening to these [...]

Single Best Thing You Can Do For Your Brain

By |2016-12-20T16:11:11-05:00October 6th, 2016|Lifestyle|

How much will your brain shrink this year? Your brain shrinks with the passing years – a smaller brain is an inevitable result of aging. But some brains shrink faster than others. The trick to keeping your wits about you is to minimize this shrinkage. Otherwise, the faster your brain loses its size, the higher [...]

Your Spice Rack Contains a One-Hour Memory Cure

By |2016-12-20T16:11:11-05:00October 4th, 2016|Lifestyle|

Thanks to a familiar herb, the struggle to keep your mind young and your memories intact just became much easier. While most people think of sage as a seasoning for poultry, pasta or gnocchi, it’s been treasured for centuries for its ability to heal the mind. It’s no coincidence that its name is a word [...]

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