Yearly Archives: 2020

Why Your Memory Will Love a Keto Diet

By |2020-10-19T11:35:18-04:00October 19th, 2020|Nutrition|

If you’re a loyal follower of Brain Health Breakthroughs, there’s a good chance you’ve read about the benefits of a ketogenic diet in one of our articles. Researchers have found this type of diet may help prevent mild cognitive impairment, which can lead to Alzheimer’s disease. Recently, researchers made another discovery that reveals new details [...]

You Can Train Your Brain to Prevent Motion Sickness

By |2020-10-16T11:46:47-04:00October 16th, 2020|Natural Health|

Car sickness and other forms of motion sickness are surprisingly common, with up to one in three people highly susceptible to the condition. Being a driver rather than a passenger is protective. But with driverless cars coming to our roads in the near future, drivers will become passengers, and many will want to use their [...]

Ancient Plant Stops Memory Loss

By |2020-10-12T13:07:44-04:00October 12th, 2020|Natural Health|

There’s an old adage that “a rolling stone gathers no moss.” Stones might not be gathering moss, but traditional healers think you should if you want to maintain good health. Over the last 2,000 years, traditional healers have used moss medicinally to cope with a variety of ills. In China, moss has long been used [...]

Processed Food Can Slow Your Thinking and Damage Your Memory

By |2020-10-09T11:06:15-04:00October 9th, 2020|Natural Health|

We all get the weight-gain angle. It’s pretty obvious that eating a lot of processed foods like chips, sweet snacks, fast food, sweetened drinks and other types of "junk" food can expand your waistline. But did you know that, at the same time, those processed foods can also shrink your mental abilities? Well, I’ve got [...]

Popular Culinary Herb Prevents Brain Seizures

By |2020-10-05T21:39:23-04:00October 5th, 2020|Natural Health|

It’s a vibrant green, culinary herb with a flavor all its own and a long history dating back thousands of years. The herb cilantro was grown by the ancient Egyptians and even placed inside the tomb of their boy king, Tutankhamen. In modern times, cilantro is among the most popular culinary herbs providing a distinct [...]

If This Happens with Your Eyes, it Might be a Sign of Alzheimer’s

By |2020-10-02T09:19:02-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Natural Health|

When our environment darkens, the pupils open up to let in more light. Pupils also dilate when you’re feeling scared or threatened, or when you’re looking at someone you’re physically attracted to. The use of certain medications or recreational drugs can dilate your pupils as well. But there's another reason your eyes dilate, and it's [...]

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 [...]

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