One in eight older Americans has Alzheimer’s disease and this statistic is likely to rise with the aging population. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, according to www.alz.org. People suffering with brain disease, including Alzheimer’s disease, often lose their memory and over time, this memory loss becomes debilitating.
Research is continually being conducted on the brain to better understand brain health and to help determine the causes of diseases that affect the brain, …Read more
A study in the early 90′s found that children who listen to Mozart have enhanced brain function and memory capabilities–this correlation was aptly coined the “Mozart Effect.” Although the Mozart effect gained widespread popularity and parents around the globe began playing Mozart to their babies and children in hopes of improving their brain function and intelligence, a later review of the Irvine University study revealed that the study was based on a small-scale investigation and that the scientists actually conducted …Read more
Have you ever thought to yourself “if only I could give some advice to my younger self, my life would be so much better today”? This is something that most people grapple with, and it becomes even more prominent in your golden years, as you find yourself aging, your brain slows down and all of a sudden you wonder what you could have possibly done differently.
As you get older, many …Read more
A cup of berries a day could help to keep dementia away. Enjoying a serving or two of recognized brain foods on a daily basis could help to maintain brain health and mental performance. Aging is commonly associated with the deterioration of various parts of our body, including the capacity of our brain to retain and process information. Alzheimer’s disease is the most recognized brain disorder that affects elderly adults, characterized by a progressive deterioration of cognitive functions of the …Read more