Monthly Archives: March 2022

Is Information Overload Stealing Your Memory?

By |2022-03-28T10:01:45-04:00March 28th, 2022|Brain Science|

Our ability to access and use our memory grows with age. Hence the saying, with age comes wisdom. Yet it’s also known that our memory declines with age. How can wisdom and forgetfulness occur at the same time? This paradox is due in part to an aspect of memory that’s received little attention – memory [...]

Can You Reverse Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)?

By |2022-03-24T14:42:55-04:00March 25th, 2022|Natural Health|

New research published in the journal Neurology offers hope for those who face mild cognitive impairment (MCI).1 Investigators discovered that MCI could be reversed in certain individuals with a high education level and excellent written language skills. Let’s explore MCI in older adults and see what this new research means for you or a loved [...]

Watching ASMR Videos Offers Relief from Stress

By |2022-03-21T09:58:34-04:00March 21st, 2022|Natural Health|

A seemingly odd trend came into existence about a dozen years ago. People began watching videos showing someone receiving a massage or having their hair brushed. Other videos included watching a person talking in whispers or tapping their fingers. Yet another could be watching someone slowly fold a towel. Those who watch these strange videos [...]

Seniors Who Own a Pet Retain Their Brainpower for Longer

By |2022-03-18T12:01:19-04:00March 18th, 2022|Natural Health|

Having a furry, scaly, or feathered friend in your life not only brings a great deal of joy but the science shows that it can improve your physical and mental health as well. Pet ownership can lower stress hormones, reduce blood pressure, counteract loneliness, and improve mood. All these benefits have a positive impact on [...]

The Awful Truth About Multitasking and Your Memory

By |2022-03-14T10:58:14-04:00March 14th, 2022|Brain Science|

Many people pride themselves on their ability to multitask – juggling Zoom meetings, while also writing memos, exchanging text messages, watching videos, and composing emails as well as coping with other inputs from electronic communications. But along with serious doubts about the quality of work that you can get done while multitasking, researchers are questioning [...]

Boost the Impact of Exercise on Memory with One Mineral

By |2022-03-11T10:55:43-05:00March 11th, 2022|Nutrition|

It's been well-established that aerobic exercise improves brain health. But researchers haven't been able to identify the specific pathways that make this possible. But now researchers at the University of Queensland’s Brain Institute in Australia have identified a protein the body makes in response to exercise that kickstarts the creation of new neurons in the [...]

Good Health in Your Fifties Staves Off Dementia in Later Life

By |2022-03-07T01:51:15-05:00March 7th, 2022|Natural Health|

An increasing public health concern is multimorbidity, or having two or more chronic health concerns. Even if none of these health problems is neurological, their presence in mid-life can dramatically increase your risk of dementia in the years ahead. Here’s what you need to know… Multimorbidity affects a quarter of adult Americans. It usually starts [...]

Is Too Much Calcium Bad for Your Brain?

By |2022-03-04T10:04:10-05:00March 4th, 2022|Nutrition|

When you think about how the mineral calcium affects your health, chances are the first thing that pops into your head is how this mighty mineral strengthens your bones. But if certain researchers have their way, the mention of calcium will soon bring to mind its role in memory loss. Allow me to explain… For [...]

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