Monthly Archives: January 2021

Mindfulness Techniques Relieve Migraine Pain

By |2022-01-21T13:24:49-05:00January 29th, 2021|Natural Health|

In the U.S., more than 38 million people suffer with migraine headaches, with some estimates suggesting that this number may be even higher, impacting as many as 50 million or more. Some migraine studies estimate that 12 percent of adults in the U.S. population have occasional migraine headaches, and four million have chronic migraines.1 What’s [...]

New Ginseng Discovery May Hold a Key 
to Beating Alzheimer’s

By |2021-01-25T03:11:05-05:00January 25th, 2021|Natural Health|

Researchers in South Korea announced a scientific breakthrough at the end of last year that centers on the well-known herb, ginseng. This discovery wasn’t about a new active compound within this beloved herb. Instead, researchers wanted to talk about a bacterium that grows in the soil around the root of the plant. Scientists believe a [...]

Black Tea vs. Green Tea: Which One is Better 
for Sharpening Senior Brains?

By |2022-01-18T22:27:43-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Natural Health|

On any given day, 159 million Americans enjoy a cup of tea. And unlike soft drinks, AKA sugar water, tea is actually good for you, improving bone density, strengthening immunity, and reducing the risk of heart disease, stroke, and certain cancers. What’s good for the body is good for the brain, too. Consumed regularly, caffeinated [...]

Highly Accurate Blood Test Predicts 
Alzheimer’s Four Years in Advance

By |2021-01-18T09:30:02-05:00January 18th, 2021|Natural Health|

Currently, the most accurate way to diagnose Alzheimer's is via an invasive and uncomfortable spinal tap or a high-cost PET scan. Clearly something much simpler and more comfortable is needed, which is why so many labs around the world are racing to develop a blood test that's as good or even better than what we’ve [...]

Physical Activity—Even the Easiest 
Forms—Boosts Memory

By |2021-01-16T01:45:02-05:00January 15th, 2021|Natural Health|

It’s a medical fact that exercise helps the brain function better. But just like food, not all exercise is created equal. Scientists are now exploring exactly which types of physical activity are best for boosting mental focus and memory and are finding something for just about everyone. A study at Switzerland’s University of Geneva examined [...]

Wine and Cheese Fuel Memory

By |2022-01-18T22:31:18-05:00January 11th, 2021|Natural Health|

From the department of “it-sounds-too-good-to-be-true” comes news of a study suggesting wine and cheese may protect you from age-related cognitive issues. Yes, I was skeptical, too. But then I recalled when researchers discovered the brain health benefits of chocolate. It turns out that this tasty treat improves blood flow to the brain which, in turn, [...]

How Quickly You Forget Might Point to
 Future Dementia

By |2021-01-08T15:48:41-05:00January 8th, 2021|Natural Health|

If you’re like many people today, you regularly listen to a podcast series or an audiobook. Let me ask you, after you've finished listening to the story, how much of it do you remember? If you recall the last chapters but struggle to remember the first ones, watch out! According to a ground-breaking new study, [...]

Artificial Intelligence Test Measures Language Skills to Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2021-01-04T12:38:32-05:00January 4th, 2021|Brain Science|

Doctors agree that early diagnosis can have a positive impact on the course of almost every disease, and Alzheimer’s is no different. There’s a new study that points to the ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to predict whether a person will go on to develop the disease. This method involves using AI to measure simple [...]

The Link Between the Air You Breathe 
and Alzheimer’s

By |2021-01-01T11:27:58-05:00January 1st, 2021|Natural Health|

Evidence has been building for years that air pollution increases the risk of heart and respiratory diseases and reduces lifespan, but much less is known about how it impacts the brain. That’s changing. Now, two new studies reveal deeply troubling evidence of the effects of air pollution on the brain. Not only does air pollution [...]

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