Brain Health

Inconsistent Sleep and Dementia: Understanding Your Sleep Cycle for Better Brain Health

By |2024-04-10T13:52:47-04:00April 10th, 2024|Brain Health|

Cold winter weather and dark mornings may fill you with the desire to put your head back on the pillow, close your eyes and go back to sleep. If you do, it’s understandable, but it’s not a good idea. That’s because irregular sleep patterns disrupt the brain. According to a new study, going to sleep [...]

Pets Prevent Dementia in Single Seniors

By |2024-04-09T16:12:56-04:00April 9th, 2024|Brain Health|

More than a quarter of U.S. adults aged 60 and older live alone. And over the next two decades, the number of people living alone over the age of 80 is expected to explode from 47 million people globally in 2015 to 131 million by the year 2050. Some are even calling living alone the [...]

Gut Bacteria Can Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2024-01-12T11:56:45-05:00January 12th, 2024|Brain Health|

In recent years the gut microbiome, containing trillions of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microbes, has emerged as a key target in Alzheimer's, not only because of its link to the brain via the gut-brain axis, but also because the composition of the gut can be modified through diet and lifestyle. But while gut composition [...]

Fitness Tracker For The Brain?

By |2024-01-10T10:25:55-05:00January 10th, 2024|Brain Health|

Soon it may be possible to go to bed one night and wake up the following morning knowing your future risk of dementia. While it may sound like pie in the sky, scientists are working on ways to make it happen. And they’re pointing to the success they’re having with a very special headband. A [...]

When Good Cholesterol Leads To Dementia And Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2023-12-29T09:31:49-05:00December 29th, 2023|Brain Health|

It’s been engrained in you that a high level of good cholesterol, known as HDL cholesterol, is good because it moves extra cholesterol out of the bloodstream, keeping your arteries safe from buildup. Well, you can log this new research into the file “no good deed goes unpunished” because, in certain instances, good cholesterol can [...]

Harvard: This Natural Pill Slows Memory Loss By 60 Percent

By |2023-12-26T14:01:42-05:00December 26th, 2023|Brain Health|

We’ve long reported on the importance of nutrition for your noggin. And we believe the foundation of good nutrition is a healthy diet and a good multi-vitamin. Now, there’s been countless studies on which diets are best for your memory (the Mediterranean diet is among those taking top honors), but precious few studies on multivitamins [...]

Why Commonly Prescribed Drugs For Acid Reflux Are Linked To Dementia…

By |2023-12-19T09:53:34-05:00December 19th, 2023|Brain Health|

They’re among the most used medications on the planet because they work so well at relieving uncomfortable symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux. But, there’s also a dark side to these drugs. Research reveals long term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is linked to many serious health problems including diseases of the liver and [...]

Chinese Medicine Herbal Cocktail Offers New Hope For Treating Mild Cognitive Impairment

By |2023-12-08T10:43:18-05:00December 8th, 2023|Brain Health|

People with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) can’t look to conventional medicine for help as there’s no approved intervention doctors can offer. So, what can people do in this situation? In these pages we’ve mentioned many natural ways to support brain health, from dietary changes and nutritional supplements to exercise routines and relaxation techniques, computer games [...]

One Easy Way To Super-Charge Your Memory While You Sleep

By |2023-12-05T16:36:01-05:00December 5th, 2023|Brain Health|

A good night’s sleep helps your brain and your memory stay strong and healthy. While you sleep, your neurons consolidate your memories, and your brain cells clear away toxic waste products. But it doesn’t have to stop there. You can supercharge your brain’s sleep-time rejuvenation with one easy, affordable step: Add the pleasant scent of [...]

Natural Sweetener Fights Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2023-11-29T16:48:02-05:00November 29th, 2023|Brain Health|

Sweeteners have long gotten a bad rap when it comes to brain health. Everything from sugar to saccharine has been linked to the inflammation behind memory loss and diseases like Alzheimer’s. That’s why phyllodulcin is so revolutionary. Not only is it sweet—a whopping 600 to 800 times sweeter than table sugar—but it’s all-natural and instead [...]

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