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Clear mind, strong memory: Exercise makes your brain grow

exercise for brain healthYou’re doing your morning Sudoku every day, maybe an extra crossword puzzle on Saturdays and you have a new audio book to learn Spanish. Needless to say, you’re quite satisfied with yourself for giving your brain a good regular workout …

Weak gut, weak mind: Understanding the brain stomach connection

improve digestion naturallyFeeling a little nauseous because you’re nervous about seeing your doctor? Really, who wants to be probed or prodded while wearing an ill-fitting gown? It doesn’t rate high on our list of favorite things, either, although we know it’s important.…

Why Sleeping Beauty has better brain health

benefits-of-sleep-for-the-brainRemember the tale of the young princess who pricks her finger on a spindle only to fall into a deep sleep that can’t be awoken until she is kissed by her true love? Although the story involves fairy godmothers, witches …

Exercise like pumping iron for your brain (and your memory)

exercise-for-brain-healthIf you need a pep-talk to get up and get moving, this is definitely it.

Exercise is important, that much we know. More and more research reveals the vast and varied effects that exercise has on our bodies. Now …

4 Top herbs for better brain health

herbs-for-brain-healthYou might want to put down that candy bar and supersize soda and reconsider… What you eat (and don’t eat) can affect your waistline, your disease risk and your brain power. Can your diet actually make you smarter? Absolutely. And …

10 power foods for your brain

foods-for-brain-healthEven as you read this, your brain cells are drenched in a mix of nutrients or toxins that have been absorbed from the food you consumed. It’s extremely important that you increase the nutrients in this mix and reduce the …

Brushing and flossing are good for your brain?

Alzheimer's disease, cancerMost people know the bare basics of dental hygiene. If you don’t brush and floss regularly, it can lead to a number of issues ranging from tooth decay to gum disease.

However, there is a whole other area you may …

Do You Know When It’s Time To Sleep? Your Brain Does

80613167If you have trouble falling asleep at night, now you’ll know exactly which part of your brain is to blame.

British researchers discovered a molecular switch in the brain of fruit flies tells them when it’s time for some shut-eye …

Boost Brain Power, Memory With Antioxidants

156208145The decline in brain function needed for everyday thinking, learning and memory is common as we age.

But a new study suggests that nutrients high in antioxidants and other natural ingredients can help boost the speed at which the brains …

Research Suggests That Reading Can Change Your Brain

86503742It’s said that a great book will always leave a significant impression, leave you thinking about the world differently – and even leave you feeling as though you lived a completely different life. Well, take note, bookworms: Your most cherished reads …

Vitamin D: The New Brain Vitamin

121353325Vitamin D is known to increase bone strength by improving your body’s ability to absorb calcium. However, that isn’t the only trick up the sunshine vitamin’s sleeve.

New research has shown that vitamin D can actually fight depression, and reduce …

5 Unusual (Yet Incredibly Easy) Ways to Protect Your Brain Health

83110822What a difference, watching how my older patients treat their brain health versus how my younger patients do.

A skipped appointment, confusion about how to take a prescription, or a forgotten instruction from our last visit sends my older patients …

Your Statin Drugs Could Be Impairing Your Brain Function

177003617In the UK, statin drugs have been credited with a 50 percent decrease in deaths caused by heart attack. According to new research, however, while they may be guarding your heart from the effects of cholesterol or other heart disease, …

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