Monthly Archives: September 2020

Traditional Chinese Medicine Reveals a New Brain Saver

By |2020-09-28T14:12:23-04:00September 28th, 2020|Natural Health|

Scientists delving into the study of ancient herbs and how they help the body have once again proven the old saying, “Everything old is new again.” And that certainly applies to an Asian orchid that’s been in use longer than anyone can remember. In fact, a 2,000-year-old Chinese medicinal herbal monograph describes this herb as [...]

Why Standing Up Can Be Harmful to the Brain

By |2020-09-25T10:33:42-04:00September 25th, 2020|Natural Health|

Do you ever get dizzy, lightheaded, or feel faint when you get up quickly after you've been sitting for a while? If you do, you're in good company. These dizzy spells are shared by about six percent of adults and up to 30 percent of older people in America. Those dizzy feelings are caused by [...]

It’s No Longer a Theory – Inflammation is Proven to Grow Brain Plaques

By |2020-09-21T10:25:10-04:00September 21st, 2020|Brain Science|

Beta amyloid plaques and tau tangles are well known hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. But over the last decade, a third hallmark has emerged – a more significant one in my opinion: the presence of a sustained inflammatory immune response in the brain. The relentless activation of immune cells is linked to amyloid and tau plaque [...]

Your Napping Pattern Could be a Sign Alzheimer’s Is on Its Way

By |2020-09-18T14:23:00-04:00September 18th, 2020|Natural Health|

Many people around the world take a nap at some point during the day. In hot climates taking an afternoon nap, or siesta, is a common part of the daily routine. While napping can be a healthy way to boost your mental prowess, it can also be a sign of Alzheimer’s disease. We first reported [...]

A Simple Vitamin Combination Reduces Vertigo

By |2020-09-14T11:50:25-04:00September 14th, 2020|Natural Health|

Dizzy spells can be upsetting and dangerous. And when you suffer from vertigo, and for no apparent reason you occasionally feel dizzy and the world seems to spin, your anxiety can grow as you struggle to get your body back under control. The most common form of vertigo is called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). [...]

This Summer Fruit Preserves Memory

By |2020-09-11T11:49:09-04:00September 11th, 2020|Nutrition|

A plant pigment that gives color to many fruits and vegetables has multiple protective properties that could shield the brain from Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases. Being natural, the compound can't be patented, so it’s of no value to drug companies. But scientists have now developed a synthetic version of this plant pigment and are [...]

Baby Boomers’ Dementia Risk is Higher Than Previous Generations

By |2020-09-07T13:06:53-04:00September 7th, 2020|Natural Health|

Lately, it seems there’s been a lot of scientific study attempting to assess your risk of dementia. Recently, we reported on a Harvard University study that found some great news: dementia rates for people over age 65 have been falling across the U.S. and Europe over the last quarter century. But a new analysis published [...]

Falling in Love May Reverse Alzheimer’s

By |2020-09-04T12:14:26-04:00September 4th, 2020|Natural Health|

A new study from Japan is the first to show that oxytocin can reverse some of the damage caused by the build-up of brain plaques that form in Alzheimer’s disease. Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as the love hormone because it can induce feelings of love and happiness, is released into the body through positive physical [...]

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