Play This And Strengthen Your Memory For Years To Come
Listening to music can reduce stress, boost immunity, and improve cognitive skills. But if you want an even bigger mental boost, learn to play an instrument. Best of all, you don’t even have to be a talented musician to reap significant brain benefits… Music can [...]
New Biomarker Identifies Alzheimer’s At An Early Stage
Current methods of diagnosing Alzheimer’s come far too late to help the patient. This has incentivized scientists to search for biological markers that indicate the presence of Alzheimer’s early on in the disease process. We’ve reported on many of them in this newsletter. Today, we’re [...]
How To Sharpen Your Thinking With One Common Spice
The use of the spice ginger has a long, venerable history in medicine and in the kitchen that goes back at least 5,000 years. Nowadays, it's still a prized spice and, along with ginger’s recognized culinary value, researchers are exploring its potential for treating disease [...]
How Does Processed Food Hurt Your Memory?
As one of our frequent readers you’re no stranger to the link between processed foods and poor cognitive function. But now, new research offers undeniable evidence that regular consumption of ultra-processed foods puts you at a higher risk for cognitive decline and memory loss. Equally [...]
Using Light and Sound To Sharpen Memory In Alzheimer’s Patients
For most of us, flickering lights and clicking sounds would drive us to distraction. But for people with Alzheimer’s, they could be a life saver. Studies in mice with Alzheimer’s suggest delivering these sensations in a specific way improves learning, memory, and brain function. Would [...]
Boost These Gut Microbes And Calm Depression
To suggest microbes that reside in the gut could impact the health of the brain was considered heresy just a decade ago. And yet today the gut-brain axis is well recognized. The connection is demonstrated in a new human study on depression. It’s one of [...]
The Link Between This Common Winter Illness And Alzheimer’s Disease
‘Tis the season to be… sick. It’s winter, and we’re already facing the “tripledemic” of COVID-19, flu, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). And while the possibility of having any of these viruses is scary, there’s one you will want to avoid at all costs. I’m [...]
Can An Ancient Chinese Plant Stop Alzheimer’s Disease?
When it comes to treating Alzheimer’s disease, the mainstream is of little help. They keep dishing out expensive drugs with risky side effects. Aducanumab, for example, was just approved by the FDA last summer even though it caused brain swelling in 30 percent of folks [...]
How Food Can Rejuvenate Aging Brain Blood Vessels
The brain is protected from toxins and other insults by the blood-brain barrier. It’s an important line of defense against damage and infection. But with aging it becomes “leaky,” leaving the brain susceptible. If only there was a way of preventing this. Well, actually, there [...]
Do Senior Moments Predict Dementia?
If you’ve ever forgotten to show up for an appointment or forgotten a name or a common word, you’ll likely understand the concern about whether this predicts a more serious memory problem, like Alzheimer’s disease. Of course, it’s normal to forget things periodically as we [...]
Pick Up Your Binoculars And Boost Your Mood
If you’re among the 15 million birdwatchers in the U.S., you’re regularly picking up your binoculars to watch your favorite colorfully feathered friends. You’re also on the receiving end of an important brain benefit that goes well beyond the pleasure of observing and listening to [...]
This Well-Known Muscle-Building Supplement Can Strengthen Your Brain
A widely available supplement popular with body builders and other athletes for supporting muscle growth and performance has found a whole lot of new fans… researchers who are studying its benefits for the brain and nervous system. It turns out that this protein, which can [...]
Easy Memory Trick Sharpens Recall—It Really Works!
If you want your memory to work a little better, researchers say they've found some easy ways to give it a little boost. According to these studies, moving your hands and eyes in certain ways can expand how much of your brain is engaged when [...]
Targeting the Gut For a Better Brain And Sharper Memory
Your gut is filled with multiple strains of microbes—both good and bad. Research over many decades has shown that it’s vital they’re kept in balance to keep the brain and the body in good working order. Since lifestyle factors influence the gut, researchers have examined [...]
Meditation Sharpens Memory, But This Is Just As Good
Frequent readers of our publication know that meditation has scientifically proven cognitive and physical benefits.1 But meditation isn’t for everyone. If you haven’t developed your meditation skills yet, don’t worry. Research shows there’s an easier way to reap many of the same brain benefits… New [...]
A Simple Way to Stop Dementia
Want to radically lower your risk of dementia? Consider this simple, at-home protocol to be just what the doctor ordered. Better yet, it’s free, and you can start today. A newly published longitudinal study confirms that by simply walking every day you can dramatically lower [...]
Long Lost Treatment For Memory Loss… (And It’s As Close As Your Pantry)
It often seems to me that modern medicine suffers from a bad case of amnesia when it comes to remembering important and effective traditional ways to treat disease. A great example is one forgotten natural way to help memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease. [...]
The Earliest Sign of Dementia May Surprise You…
The mainstream wants us to believe that the first signs of dementia have to do with your memory. They’ll tell you to look for memory misses like misplacing your keys… forgetting appointments… and leaving the store without your groceries. But they’ve got it wrong! New [...]
Are Your Prescriptions Giving You Dementia?
By now you’re well aware that what you eat, how much you sleep, your activity level, and your genetic make-up can affect your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. And while you work hard to make smarter choices, there’s something else that can send your dementia risk [...]
Can This B Vitamin Stop Parkinson’s Disease?
When you consume nicotinamide riboside, a compound related to niacin (vitamin B3), it can energize the neurons in your brain and help your memory stay sharper -- especially as you age. Added to that, some researchers have produced evidence that taking this supplement could possibly [...]