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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 not have considered. New information has surfaced showing a connection between oral hygiene and Alzheimer’s disease.

A healthy … Read More

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 – and they believe that humans have a similar brain function.

Considering how essential good sleep is for our … Read More

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 of older adults take in information.

Recently, a team of neuroscientists and gerontologists at the University of South … Read More

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 could help to redefine you in more ways than one.

A recent study conducted by Atlanta’s Emory University … Read More

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 pain in type 2 diabetic women experiencing depression.

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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 into a spin of nervous panic, embarrassment, defensiveness, a string of excuses, and several assurances that such “highly … Read More

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