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Feeling Blue? Lift Your Mood With This Red Spice…
And It Relieves Anxiety, Too! about false

Feeling Blue? Lift Your Mood With This Red Spice… And It Relieves Anxiety, Too!

One of the best natural ways to relieve feelings of anxiety and depression that you won’t hear about from your doctor.

Does Aspirin Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? about false

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Does Aspirin Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Mainstream medical researchers have been going back and forth on whether aspirin can help you prevent Alzheimer’s disease or not.

Are Popular Sleep Aids Causing Dementia? about false

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Are Popular Sleep Aids Causing Dementia?

Popular sleep aids can put you on the fast track to dementia.

How Superhero Cells Can Save Your Memory about false

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How Superhero Cells Can Save Your Memory

stem cells can help save your memory from age-related decline

Are Laxatives Wrecking Your Memory? about false

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Are Laxatives Wrecking Your Memory?

No one gets through life without getting constipated. It’s one of the great equalizers among us humans. But new research shows that the many treatments available for constipation may deliver some

Simple Secret To A Sharper, Quicker Memory about false

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Simple Secret To A Sharper, Quicker Memory

You know that the health of your body is linked to the health of your brain. A healthy cardiovascular system and well-functioning digestive system are critical to a sharp memory. But what you may not

New “Smart Patch” Offers Fast Way To Detect Alzheimer’s Disease about false

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New “Smart Patch” Offers Fast Way To Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

The world’s first “smart patch” to both deliver the COVID-19 vaccine and measure its effectiveness was developed in 2021.Now the technology has been extended to early detection of the memory-wasting

Navigate Your Way To A Sharper Brain about false

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Navigate Your Way To A Sharper Brain

What will you do today to bolster your brain?Perhaps you’ll sit on the sofa solving crossword puzzles, or maybe you’ll be panting from jogging round the streets. Either one of these activities will

An Ancient Herb Displays New Brain Health Benefits about false

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An Ancient Herb Displays New Brain Health Benefits

Ginkgo biloba is one of the oldest and most popular herbs in use today. For years people have pointed to ginkgo’s abilities to sharpen focus and to improve concentration and attention span. And now

Is This Common “Bad Habit” Damaging Your Memory? about false

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Is This Common “Bad Habit” Damaging Your Memory?

It’s a subject I’m reluctant to bring to your attention, but in the name of science - and to help protect you from dementia - I really must.It’s nose picking.A recent study showed a species of

Is This Essential Nutrient A Missing Piece In The Alzheimer’s Puzzle? about false

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Is This Essential Nutrient A Missing Piece In The Alzheimer’s Puzzle?

If you’re a typical American, there’s a 90 percent chance you’re deficient in an essential nutrient even if you take it as a supplement.It’s been known for decades that a low intake is bad news for

Easy Remedy For Age-Related Memory Loss about false

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Easy Remedy For Age-Related Memory Loss

When it comes to solving the problem of dementia, the mainstream is at a loss.Big Pharma wants you to believe the problem is one only their drugs can fix, and your conventional doctor will blame it

New Early Alzheimer’s Drug Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be about false

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New Early Alzheimer’s Drug Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

Scientists could barely hold back their excitement following publication of a new clinical drug trial for Alzheimer’s. They described the trial as “a historic moment”, “a new era” and “the beginning

Do This For Six Minutes And Sharpen Your Memory… about false

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Do This For Six Minutes And Sharpen Your Memory…

Exciting new research from New Zealand suggests that in just six minutes you can improve your memory and delay the onset of neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Can Ant Venom Detect Early-Stage Alzheimer’s? about false

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Can Ant Venom Detect Early-Stage Alzheimer’s?

The race to find a test that can reveal Alzheimer’s at an early stage has been heating up for years, with several blood tests leading the field (at least four of which we’ve told you about in this

Fun “Brain Sport” Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms about false

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Fun “Brain Sport” Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

One of the most recent innovations for helping people with Parkinson's disease is to recommend that they play ping-pong. More than three years ago, we first told you playing ping-pong – otherwise

This Common, Forgotten Problem Can Steal Your Memory about false

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This Common, Forgotten Problem Can Steal Your Memory

It’s surprising that a health problem affecting as many as 100 million Americans isn’t better known. Part of the reason that this problem remains overlooked is that it often has no symptoms, can’t be

The “Fred Astaire Secret” For Saving Your Memory about false

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The “Fred Astaire Secret” For Saving Your Memory

If you’re concerned there may be memory trouble in your future, something you can do to save your memory is to take a page out of Fred Astaire’s book… and that is turn up the music and dance.While

This Ruby-Red Tea Slows Alzheimer’s Disease about false

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This Ruby-Red Tea Slows Alzheimer’s Disease

Few things are as great as a cup of hot tea in winter. The warmth and flavor are enough to make even the gloomiest day a little bit better. And now, there’s an even better reason to put on the

Surprising Trigger For Alzheimer’s Disease (And What You Can Do About It…) about false

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Surprising Trigger For Alzheimer’s Disease (And What You Can Do About It…)

When it comes to the causes of Alzheimer’s disease, the mainstream focuses on just one thing: beta-amyloid plaques.But this is where they get it all wrong.As a regular reader, you know there’s more

Can Your Immune System Heal Alzheimer’s Disease? about false

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Can Your Immune System Heal Alzheimer’s Disease?

For years a number of Alzheimer’s researchers have tried a variety of approaches in the fight against memory loss. One of them, helping the brain heal itself by giving a leg up to the immune system,

Are You At Risk For Parkinson’s Disease? about false

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Are You At Risk For Parkinson’s Disease?

Experts thought they had a good handle on how many Americans suffer from Parkinson’s disease. And then researchers took a closer look at the number of cases of this neurodegenerative condition.The

Does Dementia Mean It’s Time To Hand Over The Car Keys? about false

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Does Dementia Mean It’s Time To Hand Over The Car Keys?

Driving is complicated. And dangerous. Roughly 43,000 people died in car crashes in the U.S. in 2021.And for people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the joy of driving that was once a symbol of

Leading Natural Arthritis Pain Reliever Helps Memory about false

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Leading Natural Arthritis Pain Reliever Helps Memory

If you’re buying a joint pain supplement, chances are good that it has glucosamine in it. This popular natural remedy is often touted as an effective pain reliever for aching arthritic joints.But

Play This And Strengthen Your Memory For Years To Come about false

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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

New Biomarker Identifies Alzheimer’s At An Early Stage about false

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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

How To Sharpen Your Thinking With One Common Spice about false

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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

How Does Processed Food Hurt Your Memory? about false

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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

Using Light and Sound To Sharpen Memory In Alzheimer’s Patients about false

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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

Boost These Gut Microbes And Calm Depression about false

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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

The Link Between This Common Winter Illness And Alzheimer’s Disease about false

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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

Can An Ancient Chinese Plant Stop Alzheimer’s Disease? about false

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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

Do Senior Moments Predict Dementia? about false

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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

Pick Up Your Binoculars And Boost Your Mood about false

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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

This Well-Known Muscle-Building Supplement Can Strengthen Your Brain about false

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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

Easy Memory Trick Sharpens Recall—It Really Works! about false

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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

Targeting the Gut For a Better Brain And Sharper Memory about false

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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

Meditation Sharpens Memory, But This Is Just As Good about false

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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

A Simple Way to Stop Dementia about false

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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

Long Lost Treatment For Memory Loss… (And It’s As Close As Your Pantry) about false

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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

The Earliest Sign of Dementia May Surprise You… about false

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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

Are Your Prescriptions Giving You Dementia? about false

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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

Can This B Vitamin Stop Parkinson’s Disease? about false

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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,

These Dementia Symptoms Detected Nine Years Prior to Diagnosis about false

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These Dementia Symptoms Detected Nine Years Prior to Diagnosis

Alzheimer’s sets off on its destructive path decades before symptoms appear, spewing untold amounts of damage in the memory centers of the brain before the patient receives a diagnosis.Early

Sharpen Your Memory With This Spice about false

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Sharpen Your Memory With This Spice

It comes as no surprise to you that your brain function may slip a bit as you get older. But now researchers believe that the natural chemicals in some foods can sharpen your brain and add more

Fight Wrinkles And Anxiety At The Same Time about false

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Fight Wrinkles And Anxiety At The Same Time

When it comes to wrinkles, one of the first anti-aging treatments people try is Botox. Some Botox-users report that this injectable line-smoothing treatment helps them to feel better about themselves

This Vitamin Can Calm An Anxious Brain about false

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This Vitamin Can Calm An Anxious Brain

If you’re feeling anxious and under stress in these challenging times, you’re certainly not alone. While there are several ways to naturally reduce stress and anxiety, a team of doctors believes one

New Surprising Early Warning Sign Of Dementia about false

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New Surprising Early Warning Sign Of Dementia

For most of us, being diagnosed with dementia is our worst nightmare. Because mainstream medicine has yet to find a drug or therapy to cure this memory-robbing disease.But what if I told you there’s

Accentuate The Positive And Hold Onto Your Memory about false

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Accentuate The Positive And Hold Onto Your Memory

Remember that adage, “You’re as young as you feel”? Well, studies show that whoever coined this popular phrase was on to something.It turns out that your moods, feelings, and thoughts about aging do

The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease about false

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The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease

There’s a woman in Scotland who claims to be able to smell Parkinson’s disease on somebody’s skin years before physical and mental symptoms appear. And her remarkable gift has inspired scientists in

The Best Sedentary Activity For Your Memory about false

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The Best Sedentary Activity For Your Memory

We’ve long known that endless time spent watching mindless television is not exactly a recipe for good brain health.1Now a new study underscores this notion, adding a caveat that what we do while we

The “Leisurely” Way to END Dementia about false

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The “Leisurely” Way to END Dementia

No one wants to get that call…You know, the one where your doctor tells you, “It’s dementia… and it’s not going to get any better.”That’s because this life-changing disease can slowly strip away your

Common Kids Medicine Might Help Dementia Patients about false

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Common Kids Medicine Might Help Dementia Patients

When children don’t pay attention, act impulsively, or are hyperactive a doctor may diagnose ADHD and prescribe medication to help them have better focus, control their impulses and feel more

Solving This Viral Puzzle Unlocks Cause (And Maybe Treatment For) Alzheimer’s Disease about false

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Solving This Viral Puzzle Unlocks Cause (And Maybe Treatment For) Alzheimer’s Disease

For years researchers have been investigating what they believed was the link between the herpes virus and Alzheimer’s disease.Laboratory tests have consistently shown that there was probably some

Does This Unusual Sea Animal Hold The Key To Reversing Brain Aging? about false

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Does This Unusual Sea Animal Hold The Key To Reversing Brain Aging?

Prized in Chile as an aphrodisiac, this potato-shaped deep-sea creature is also a very popular delicacy in Japan and South Korea. If you come across one in the wild, take care! When disturbed from a

This Common Illness Can Trigger Dementia about false

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This Common Illness Can Trigger Dementia

Ask a mainstream doctor what causes dementia, and they will likely point their finger at three things: your diet, your stress level, and your genetics. And sure, they aren’t wrong – these three

Overlooked Vegetable Contains Memory-Saving Nutrient about false

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Overlooked Vegetable Contains Memory-Saving Nutrient

While vegetables get a lot of credit for improving your health, there’s one forgotten vegetable that’s turning out to be just what the doctor ordered when it comes to your memory.This vegetable

When You Think It’s Dementia, But It’s Not… about false

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When You Think It’s Dementia, But It’s Not…

Receiving a diagnosis of dementia is devastating, but what if it's all been a terrible mistake.A false diagnosis can and does happen, more than many doctors might like to admit.Sometimes, a mistaken

Take Advantage of This Summer-Time Secret To Boosting Memory about false

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Take Advantage of This Summer-Time Secret To Boosting Memory

Summer is a great time to indulge in your wanderlust. Your memory will not only thank you, but it may also depend on it, researchers now say.That’s right, a study conducted by a cross-disciplinary

Ancient Exercise Improves Memory about false

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Ancient Exercise Improves Memory

The ancient exercise of yoga is claimed to have multiple physical benefits - improving mobility, balance, and strength, while preventing or slowing frailty. It’s also said to offer mental health

Does A Lack Of Sunshine Cause Dementia? about false

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Does A Lack Of Sunshine Cause Dementia?

We've all become only too aware of the COVID-19 pandemic. But there's another pandemic taking place right under our noses. It has been going on for decades, yet few are aware of how it can destroy

The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain about false

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The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain

Back, side or stomach? If you're in good health and sleep well, you probably settle into your most comfortable sleep position and think little more about it.Your brain, however, has its own preferred

The Immune-Boosting Supplement That Sharpens Memory (And Much More…) about false

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The Immune-Boosting Supplement That Sharpens Memory (And Much More…)

For years, plenty of praise has been heaped on grape seed extract because studies show it can fight cancer. But the research on grape seed extract goes way beyond cancer.Research also demonstrates

Why Do Women Have More Memory Problems? about false

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Why Do Women Have More Memory Problems?

For years, researchers have been trying to find out why women suffer more memory problems in their later years than men do. And now scientists in Germany say they've pinpointed the answer.They blame

Is Your Smartphone Affecting Your Memory? about false

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Is Your Smartphone Affecting Your Memory?

Avid readers tend to have a strong preference for books over electronic devices. There’s something about holding a book and turning the pages that can’t be replicated by scrolling down a screen.Now,

Insulin Spray Improves Brain Health Even in Those Without Diabetes about false

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Insulin Spray Improves Brain Health Even in Those Without Diabetes

Close to death, a 14-year-old boy lay in a Toronto hospital bed with type-1 diabetes. He was no ordinary teenager however, because he became the first person in the world to receive an insulin

“The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing” about false

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“The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing”

In the Christmas movie classic White Christmas, Danny Kaye swirls Vera Ellen around as he croons, “The best things happen while you’re dancing….”Although Mr. Kaye was likely referring to dancing’s

The One Kind Of Stress That’s Good For The Brain about false

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The One Kind Of Stress That’s Good For The Brain

You know that too much stress is bad for your body and your brain. Over the long term, a high-stress lifestyle can lead to anxiety, chronic inflammation, obesity and even cancer.However, the latest

Video Gaming That’s Exercise For Your Brain and Body about false

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Video Gaming That’s Exercise For Your Brain and Body

Any type of physical exercise you perform improves how your brain functions. But researchers now say there’s a particular type of exercise that’s both enjoyable and provides an extra dose of oomph to

Seven Strategies Lower Alzheimer’s Risk Even Among Those with The APOE gene about false

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Seven Strategies Lower Alzheimer’s Risk Even Among Those with The APOE gene

“Life's Simple Seven”, promoted by the American Heart Association, is a set of recommendations designed to reduce heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.Since heart and brain health are closely

This Ancient Inflammation-Fighter Protects Memory about false

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This Ancient Inflammation-Fighter Protects Memory

There are many ways to protect your brain as you get older, but one of the simplest involves nothing more than increasing your intake of a powerful anti-inflammatory nutrient well-known for helping

Halt Alzheimer’s Disease With Cholesterol? about false

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Halt Alzheimer’s Disease With Cholesterol?

Ask any mainstream doctor what they think about cholesterol, and you’ll probably get the same old tired answer… “It’ll give you heart disease.”But here’s what they won’t tell you…There’s a certain

Tiny Berry Reduces Dementia Risk about false

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Tiny Berry Reduces Dementia Risk

You’ll find this tiny crimson berry dried in granolas, stewed into a relish on Thanksgiving dinner plates or juiced in a cocktail. But for most of us cranberries are an afterthought, which may be a

Popular Vision Nutrient Also Helps Strengthen Memory about false

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Popular Vision Nutrient Also Helps Strengthen Memory

More and more research is proving the health benefits of the carotenoid called lutein, one of the pigments in fruits, vegetables and other plants that give them their color.You’ve no doubt heard of

Can a Nasal Spray Save Your Memory? about false

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Can a Nasal Spray Save Your Memory?

Research into a previously ignored area of the brain has revealed a molecule that could be a key driver of Alzheimer’s. Not only has this neurotoxic chemical been identified, but so has a drug to

Harnessing Flower Power to Relieve Alzheimer’s about false

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Harnessing Flower Power to Relieve Alzheimer’s

Relief from Alzheimer’s-related memory loss doesn’t come from the pleasure derived from looking at this colorful flower—if only it could be that easy. Nor does it come from smelling the differing

An Early Blood Test for Parkinson’s Could Be Here Soon about false

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An Early Blood Test for Parkinson’s Could Be Here Soon

Since a good deal of brain damage occurs before symptoms of Parkinson's disease appear, it’s vital to come up with a test that can identify the disease in the earliest stages.Existing lab tests have

Do Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Play a Role in Alzheimer’s Prevention? about false

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Do Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Play a Role in Alzheimer’s Prevention?

The latest clue in the search for new, more effective ways to treat Alzheimer’s disease happened by accident. Scientists were studying people being treated for inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid

Avoid This Sleep Pattern and Prevent Memory Loss about false

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Avoid This Sleep Pattern and Prevent Memory Loss

If there’s one thing we’re all losing sleep over in our golden years, it’s memory loss.Because chances are, your life is being directly impacted. Maybe it’s a family member… your spouse… your

Does Your Memory Pass the Smell Test? about false

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Does Your Memory Pass the Smell Test?

For many of us, the ability to smell the world around us is something we take for granted. If there’s something cooking in the oven, we delight in the delicious odors wafting from the kitchen. On a

Are Free Radical Levels a Predictor of Alzheimer's Disease? about false

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Are Free Radical Levels a Predictor of Alzheimer's Disease?

Cell-damaging free radicals in the brain are considered a consequence of Alzheimer’s. But in breakthrough new research, scientists now believe that free radicals, far from being a result of the

Shocking Fad Really Works to Improve The Health of Your Body and Brain about false

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Shocking Fad Really Works to Improve The Health of Your Body and Brain

Every wintertime people in cold weather climates take a “polar bear plunge” into an iced-over lake or river. Some might call it a test of physical strength while others might say it’s crazy. But this

Does Cannabis Hold a Key to Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease? about false

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Does Cannabis Hold a Key to Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease?

Cannabis has been used medicinally for over 2000 years and about half the states in the U.S. allow physicians to prescribe it in select medical conditions, Alzheimer's being one of them.Decades of

Mental Health Mineral Prevents Dementia in New Research about false

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Mental Health Mineral Prevents Dementia in New Research

Research this year confirms studies from the past decade that show small amounts of a certain mineral can lower your risk for Alzheimer’s disease.This trace mineral is sometimes found in tap water,

Can Antibiotic Use Lead to Memory Loss? about false

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Can Antibiotic Use Lead to Memory Loss?

Frequent readers of this newsletter know I caution against antibiotic overuse.Sadly, it’s common for doctors to prescribe antibiotics even when they’re not 100 percent sure the patient has a

Get Social And Save Your Memory about false

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Get Social And Save Your Memory

As we emerge from this era of pandemic isolation, researchers have taken a closer look at the health repercussions of loneliness in older adults.The news is sobering.A brand-new study has revealed

This Five-Minute Animal Recognition Game Can Warn of Alzheimer’s Years in Advance about false

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This Five-Minute Animal Recognition Game Can Warn of Alzheimer’s Years in Advance

Numerous tests claiming to predict a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease years in advance are emerging from research around the world. Some of them rely on blood markers observed from a blood sample

Is the Placebo Effect Real? about false

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Is the Placebo Effect Real?

The placebo effect has confounded conventional medicine for years.This effect occurs when people take a placebo pill (a pill that contains nothing that is supposed to influence your health) or

Can You Reverse Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)? about false

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Can You Reverse Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)?

New research published in the journal Neurology offers hope for those who face mild cognitive impairment (MCI).1Investigators discovered that MCI could be reversed in certain individuals with a high

Watching ASMR Videos Offers Relief from Stress about false

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Watching ASMR Videos Offers Relief from Stress

A seemingly odd trend came into existence about a dozen years ago. People began watching videos showing someone receiving a massage or having their hair brushed. Other videos included watching a

Seniors Who Own a Pet Retain Their Brainpower for Longer about false

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Seniors Who Own a Pet Retain Their Brainpower for Longer

Having a furry, scaly, or feathered friend in your life not only brings a great deal of joy but the science shows that it can improve your physical and mental health as well.Pet ownership can lower

Good Health in Your Fifties Staves Off Dementia in Later Life about false

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Good Health in Your Fifties Staves Off Dementia in Later Life

An increasing public health concern is multimorbidity, or having two or more chronic health concerns.Even if none of these health problems is neurological, their presence in mid-life can dramatically

Do This with Your Doctor and Have a Better Memory… about false

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Do This with Your Doctor and Have a Better Memory…

Continuity of care with the same physician is valuable. A good doctor-patient relationship builds knowledge, trust, and respect over time and increases quality of care.There’s no reason to believe

Popular Aquarium Fish Reveal a Trigger of Alzheimer’s Disease about false

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Popular Aquarium Fish Reveal a Trigger of Alzheimer’s Disease

With their bright colors and tendency to school, zebrafish are commonly found in home aquariums.Scientists, however, are interested in this tiny fish for a medical reason… the zebrafish present an

Is "Direction Dyslexia" Plaguing Your Life? about false

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Is "Direction Dyslexia" Plaguing Your Life?

We've all been in situations where we've taken the wrong turn and gotten lost. But for some people, this is an everyday occurrence. And in rare cases, people can even get lost inside their own

Can a Hug Bring Dementia Patients Back to Life? about false

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Can a Hug Bring Dementia Patients Back to Life?

Visiting restrictions in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic has caused residents, including those with dementia, to suffer from loneliness, depressive symptoms, agitation, aggression, and

Exercise Protects an Aging Brain about false

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Exercise Protects an Aging Brain

We often write about the cognitive benefits of exercise in this newsletter, and now there’s even more evidence to motivate you to lace up those sneakers.Scientists have long studied how physical

Can Essential Oils Sharpen Your Memory? about false

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Can Essential Oils Sharpen Your Memory?

One of the most exciting new frontiers in health research involves an ancient therapy – aromatherapy.Studies of the benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy now demonstrate that these treatments

Is This Surprising Treatment a Solution to Alzheimer’s? about false

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Is This Surprising Treatment a Solution to Alzheimer’s?

Well known as the leading prescription treatment to improve men’s sex lives, Viagra (sildenafil) may also keep Alzheimer’s at bay.A new study led by the Cleveland Clinic showed the drug reduced the

Cloudy Vision? Correction Can Save Your Memory about false

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Cloudy Vision? Correction Can Save Your Memory

Almost four million older American adults have cataract surgery annually, but better vision isn’t the only benefit, surprising new research reveals.1A University of Washington study finds that adults

Testing the First Alzheimer’s Vaccines about false

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Testing the First Alzheimer’s Vaccines

Despite billions of dollars spent on research, the story of developing a drug that can tackle Alzheimer’s is largely one of failure.This total lack of success has led scientists to focus their

Discover Your Risk of Dementia by Feeling Your Wrist about false

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Discover Your Risk of Dementia by Feeling Your Wrist

A high resting heart rate puts you at greater risk of coronary heart disease, abnormal heart rhythm, heart failure and stroke. These same conditions are also linked to dementia.So, does it follow

Is “Normal” Blood Pressure Making Your Brain Age Faster? about false

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Is “Normal” Blood Pressure Making Your Brain Age Faster?

When researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) examined the consequences of high blood pressure, which occurs in about one out of every three people, they discovered that it might make

Worried About Alzheimer’s? This At-Home Test Can Assess Your Memory about false

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Worried About Alzheimer’s? This At-Home Test Can Assess Your Memory

Occasional forgetfulness and delay in remembering a person’s name can be part of the natural process of aging. But when memory problems begin to interfere with normal daily life, it may be a sign of

Live Purposefully and Save Your Memory about false

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Live Purposefully and Save Your Memory

A study that examined how well hundreds of people remember events in their lives demonstrates that individuals who view their daily routines with a sense of purpose possess a stronger memory over

Good News: These Cognitive Skills Get Better with Age about false

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Good News: These Cognitive Skills Get Better with Age

Remembering new information or learning a new skill gets harder as we get older, but thankfully, some brain functions don’t head south over time.The good news is the cognitive skills that we use

Prevent Alzheimer’s with a Water Pill? about false

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Prevent Alzheimer’s with a Water Pill?

Drugs licensed for specific medical conditions are often found to be valuable in treating other health conditions. This is sometimes called “off label” use.There are a surprising number of drugs in

Listening to Your Favorite Songs Does Your Brain a Favor about false

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Listening to Your Favorite Songs Does Your Brain a Favor

Years ago, the comedian Bob Hope used the song “Thanks for the Memories” as his theme song.Now, brain researchers are humming a similar tune. Because it turns out that listening to old, familiar

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Can Your Personality Give You Alzheimer’s Disease?

Since Alzheimer’s disease is known to cause structural changes within the brain well before the first symptoms of memory loss appear, the disease can also result in changes to one’s personality.But

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This Popular Spice Can Steal Your Memory

It’s safe to say that salt is one of the most popular spices on the planet. But the latest research shows that if you overindulge, it’s not only your heart that will suffer. You could be doing harm

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Coffee Drinking Linked to a Healthier Memory

Isn’t it nice when a study comes along that supports a common daily habit that was long regarded as an unhealthy vice?Such is the case with a study published recently on the brain health benefits of

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A Single Drop of Blood Reveals Dementia Five Years In Advance

There’s another new test on the horizon that claims to help diagnose cognitive decline in its earliest stages, before severe memory loss takes hold.This minimally invasive, inexpensive blood test was

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What Your Blood Sugar Reveals About Your Memory Health

Sadly, type-2 diabetes is more prevalent than ever in our society due to increasing rates of obesity, inactivity, stress, as well as an aging population. It’s long been known that diabetes increases

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Is Depression an Early Symptom of Alzheimer’s Disease?

The number of adults suffering from symptoms of depression has skyrocketed during the pandemic and remained high. This is disturbing because depression is linked to an increased risk of developing

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Does COVID-19 Steal Your Intelligence?

Recovery from COVID-19 will be different for everyone. But whether a person makes a speedy recovery or suffers with long COVID, a new study has uncovered something alarming that can affect anyone who

Those Pounds Around Your Waistline Can Hurt Your Brain about false

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Those Pounds Around Your Waistline Can Hurt Your Brain

For quite a while now, researchers have known that the extra pounds most of us carry around our waistlines can contribute to harmful inflammation that increases the risk for heart disease and

Is There a Connection Between Chronic Pain and Dementia? about false

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Is There a Connection Between Chronic Pain and Dementia?

Chronic pain affects a quarter to a third of older adults and your risk rises with age.While those medical facts may not surprise you, this one might: Chronic pain occurs even more frequently in

Does Improved Air Quality Reduce the Risk of Dementia? about false

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Does Improved Air Quality Reduce the Risk of Dementia?

Vehicle exhaust was cut dramatically. Dust particles flying from construction sites ceased. Star gazers enjoyed a clear view of the constellations and, at long last, fresh air wafted through open

Does Coffee Cause Alzheimer’s Disease? about false

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Does Coffee Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

We Americans love our coffee. It's the most popular hot beverage in the U.S. with double the number of drinkers compared with tea.It’s not surprising, really.Coffee not only picks you up at the start

Does Television Really “Rot” Your Brain? about false

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Does Television Really “Rot” Your Brain?

For decades, parents everywhere have told their children that watching too much television will rot their brains (in a manner of speaking, of course). And if you’re of a certain age, you’ll recall

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How Listening Can Save Your Memory

Do you have a valued friend or family member who always has time to lend an ear? Well, count yourself lucky. Not only is it heartwarming to feel heard, but those of us who have a good sounding board

Want to Improve Your Memory? Do This at Night… about false

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Want to Improve Your Memory? Do This at Night…

One of the easiest and most important things you can do to improve your memory and protect against dementia is to go to bed at a regular time every night and sleep well.If you’re a long-time reader

Does COVID Trigger Alzheimer's Disease? about false

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Does COVID Trigger Alzheimer's Disease?

Medical researchers have long been worried about the effects of the coronavirus on the brain and cognitive function.Concern began when people often lost their sense of taste and smell after getting

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Perfume Ingredient Offers Hope for a Parkinson's Cure

It's unlikely you've ever heard of farnesol. But you've probably smelled or tasted it, because it's a compound found in essential oils and is used in candles and incense, perfumes, air fresheners,

Cocktail Party Effect Could be an Early Sign of Dementia about false

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Cocktail Party Effect Could be an Early Sign of Dementia

People who struggle to hear their companions chattering in a bustling restaurant are in good company. Difficulty hearing speech when there's background noise is a common problem for those with

Surprising Hope Amid Rising Dementia Cases about false

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Surprising Hope Amid Rising Dementia Cases

There's good news and bad news about dementia.The distressing part is that a brand-new study reveals the number of dementia cases is about to rise dramatically – tripling by the year 2050.But the

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These Bright Colors Lower Your Risk of Cognitive Decline

Plants are full of pigments that produce the vibrant colors that attract our attention in the fruit and vegetable aisle. This rainbow of hues does more than please the eye. When we eat them they also

Beat Depression by Staying up All Night about false

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Beat Depression by Staying up All Night

Many people who suffer with depression also have problems with their circadian rhythm or sleep-wake cycle. As a result, they also have insomnia.Now a novel five-day sleep therapy promises to bring

Can Your Brain Get Better with Age? about false

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Can Your Brain Get Better with Age?

By now, we’ve all heard plenty about the things that can go wrong with the aging brain – chief among them, memory loss and the fact that your risk for Alzheimer’s disease climbs with every passing

Do You Suffer from Fatty Brain? about false

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Do You Suffer from Fatty Brain?

You’ve heard of fatty liver, now experts are cautioning about the dangers of fatty brain.The human brain is made up of more fat than any other substance—it’s 60 percent fat. Experts are now debating

How Wearing False Teeth Affects Memory—in a Good Way! about false

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How Wearing False Teeth Affects Memory—in a Good Way!

By the time an American reaches the age of 50, they’ve lost an average of 12 teeth each. By age 65 and over, more than a quarter (27.27 percent) have lost all their teeth.Teeth really matter, and not

Highly Accurate Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer's Four Years in Advance about false

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Highly Accurate Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer's Four Years in Advance

While medical experts have long disputed what’s behind the development of Alzheimer’s disease, they all agree that a simple, affordable diagnostic test is long overdue.Up until now, the most accurate

Why You Could be Stressing Your Way to Alzheimer's Disease about false

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Why You Could be Stressing Your Way to Alzheimer's Disease

Short term stresses are part of everyday life; nothing to be concerned about. However, chronic, unrelenting stress is something else, and has long been recognized as a risk factor for Alzheimer's

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Doctors Say They Can Now “Hear” Alzheimer's... What it Means For Earlier Diagnosis

Research into the development of Alzheimer’s disease has revealed how changes in speech patterns related to memory loss become detectable years prior to a clinical diagnosis.These changes are too

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Tunes Stuck in a Continuous Loop in Your Head Can Help Preserve Memories

If you've ever had a tune stuck in your head, you're not alone; most people experience this on a weekly basis or more.These catchy tunes or “earworms” can be annoying and even distressing for some,

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Does CBD Offer New Hope for Brain Health?

I have to admit I was skeptical when I first heard about the possibility that CBD, or cannabidiol, derived from hemp or marijuana might be useful for improving brain health. The CBD craze seems like

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Research Update: Aerobic Activity Linked to Sharpening Memory

You know that great feeling you get after a brisk walk or bike ride? It turns out that your brain is reaping the rewards as well. You see, your heart-pumping workout is sending extra blood throughout

Memory-Boosting Herb Used by Ancient Healers Really Works about false

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Memory-Boosting Herb Used by Ancient Healers Really Works

Throughout human history, people have been searching for ways to improve thinking skills and boost memory.Nowadays, many of us turn to a strong cup of coffee or tea in the morning to sharpen our wits

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Accidental “Ice Cream” Discovery Helps Parkinson's and Stroke Patients

If you've ever yawned after watching someone else yawn, felt sadness at another's plight, or smiled seeing others laugh, it's because we are social beings, and that can lead us to empathize with

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Learning a New Skill? Chill Out and Let Your “Brain Practice”

We've all heard the phrase "practice makes perfect", and this is so true; sustained focus and effort is needed to learn any new skill.But few realize that it's also important to allocate short rest

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Can You Recognize These Three Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Most of us are afraid of getting Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of dementia. It’s a frightening condition – one that can destroy your ability to grocery shop, cook, drive or travel alone and

Stay Focused With This Memory-Boosting Alternative to Coffee about false

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Stay Focused With This Memory-Boosting Alternative to Coffee

To remain alert and reduce fatigue amid a hectic morning or afternoon, many people reach for a cup of coffee. However, coffee can make some people jittery, and if you’re caffeine-sensitive, an

Blood Test Reveals Whether You Have Any Kind of Brain Disorder about false

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Blood Test Reveals Whether You Have Any Kind of Brain Disorder

Scientists are making great strides in developing a blood test to detect Alzheimer's years before symptoms first appear.But Alzheimer's isn't the only type of dementia, and there are many other kinds

The Terrible Truth About Statins and Memory Loss about false

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The Terrible Truth About Statins and Memory Loss

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs have been one of the biggest money-makers of all time for drug companies, with some experts estimating that they bring in about a trillion dollars in sales

Simple Sleep Habit Slashes Risk of Depression by Up to 40 Percent! about false

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Simple Sleep Habit Slashes Risk of Depression by Up to 40 Percent!

At first glance it seems far too simple.How can the time you go to bed and get up in the morning have such a dramatic impact on your risk of a debilitating mental health condition like depression?

Zooming Provides a Protective Cushion Against Dementia about false

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Zooming Provides a Protective Cushion Against Dementia

With millions forced to work, learn and socialize remotely, the pandemic has been a boon to video conferencing. Many older folks had little choice but to replace their traditional face to face chats

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Toxins You Encounter Everyday May Increase Your Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

About a million Americans suffer from Parkinson’s disease – a brain condition that impairs your ability to move around and causes tremors, balance problems and stiffness along with other difficulties

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough or FDA Mistake? about false

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Alzheimer’s Breakthrough or FDA Mistake?

When the FDA convened an independent commission in 2020 to decide whether a new Alzheimer’s drug called Aduhelm (generic name aducanumab) should be approved, ten out of the 11 experts on the

Is Too Much TV Aging Your Brain? about false

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Is Too Much TV Aging Your Brain?

Spending a lot of time watching television might be relaxing after a long day, but it also leads to brain shrinkage and lower cognitive function.At a recent American Heart Association (AHA) virtual

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How Acupuncture Can Reshape Your Brain

Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese medical treatment dating back more than 5,000 years, can be controversial. There's no question that acupuncture produces effects that boost people's feelings of

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Scientists Reveal Surprising Link Between Odor Detection and Memory

Walk outside, what do you smell?Perhaps it’s the lovely rose bush blooming nearby. Or maybe it’s an unpleasant aroma, such as manure or air pollution. The important part is that your sniffer is still

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Has a New Cause of Alzheimer's Been "Swept Under the Rug?"

When someone develops Alzheimer's diseases, the brain changes. These changes include more than the growth of telltale plaques. The brain’s cells themselves change, especially their membranes.These

Is This the Most Important Indicator of Dementia Risk? about false

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Is This the Most Important Indicator of Dementia Risk?

Memory researchers have long been searching for early warning signs indicating the development of Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. The latest scientific studies are leading them to an

Want a Healthy Brain? Look to Your Bones... about false

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Want a Healthy Brain? Look to Your Bones...

Years ago I first reported on a startling discovery – one of the most important factors that keeps your brain healthy and your memory intact is a hormone released by your bones.And unless you can

How You Drive Can Predict Dementia about false

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How You Drive Can Predict Dementia

Driving is a complex task involving multiple cognitive processes. It's also an essential part of people's lives, so it's surprising how little is known about how changes in the brain that come with

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Is Your Canned Beverage Causing Memory Loss?

For years, experts have argued over how much of a danger aluminum presents to the brain. But one thing that’s not disputed: The brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease contain elevated amounts of

Spring Cleaning Could Help Save Your Memory about false

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Spring Cleaning Could Help Save Your Memory

While you may not look forward to chores like vacuuming the living room, washing dishes or ironing shirts, a new study suggests you should embrace them.The research shows that these and other

Do Bad Gums Mean You’ll Have a Bad Memory? about false

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Do Bad Gums Mean You’ll Have a Bad Memory?

Looking for yet another reason to take care of those gums and pearly whites?More research linking gum disease with Alzheimer’s disease will have you running to your bathroom for your toothbrush and

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Want a Healthy Brain? Take Care of Your Heart

This won’t be the first time you’ve read news here about the importance of your heart to the health of your brain. Everything from high blood pressure to clogged arteries, diabetes and stroke has

Common Heart Problem Doubles Your Chances of Alzheimer's about false

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Common Heart Problem Doubles Your Chances of Alzheimer's

Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke. In fact, 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke every year.While a stroke often has short-term health consequences for those who survive, such as

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Never Make an Important Decision on an Empty Stomach

Shopping for food when you're hungry is never a good idea. It’s no surprise that candy bars and chocolate fudge cake are hard to resist when your stomach is rumbling.But fascinating new research into

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New Study Reveals Loneliness Causes Long-Lasting Cognitive Damage

If the global pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that social isolation is detrimental to mental health.What’s more, it’s been particularly rough for older people, who may not be as technologically

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Controversial Treatment Improves Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Days

In a Canadian pilot study published this year, a very simple but controversial therapy helped three out of four Alzheimer’s patients enjoy “remarkable improvements” in their mental abilities within

Can Sex Protect Your Memory as You Age? about false

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Can Sex Protect Your Memory as You Age?

Do sexually active older people have better cognition than their more celibate counterparts?The answer seems to be a resounding yes, at least when it comes to some aspects of cognition. Here’s the

Does Processed Meat Cause Memory Loss? about false

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Does Processed Meat Cause Memory Loss?

Springtime is when people everywhere start dusting off their backyard grills and filling them with burgers and hot dogs. But before you reach for a hot dog, consider new research from the University

A Yawn is More Complicated – and Important to Mental Focus – Than We Think about false

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A Yawn is More Complicated – and Important to Mental Focus – Than We Think

For the longest time, the act of yawning puzzled medical researchers. Yawning seems commonplace and insignificant – you feel tired, you yawn. You see somebody else yawn, you yawn. You get bored, you

Stanford Scientists Reverse Memory Loss in Mice about false

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Stanford Scientists Reverse Memory Loss in Mice

Low-level inflammation that glows brighter with each passing year has become a “hot” topic in scientific research. Often triggering a process known as “inflammaging”, chronic inflammation is known to

Reset Your Circadian Rhythms and Sharpen Your Memory about false

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Reset Your Circadian Rhythms and Sharpen Your Memory

When it's working at its best, your brain, like the rest of your body, remains on a daily rhythm that synchronizes its cellular activities with the functions of your digestive tract, heart, liver,

The Surprising Link Between Hearing Aids and Dementia about false

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The Surprising Link Between Hearing Aids and Dementia

One out of every eight adults suffers from hearing loss, and the older you get, the more likely you are to lose your hearing.Treatment is as simple as getting a hearing aid, yet millions avoid it. If

Any Elevated Level of Blood Sugar Increases Your Dementia Risk about false

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Any Elevated Level of Blood Sugar Increases Your Dementia Risk

The link between memory loss and high blood sugar is so well established, memory loss is sometimes called “type-3 diabetes.”What is unclear though, is whether the harm to the brain caused by excess

Take this Amino Acid for a Sharper Brain (Even if you already have Alzheimer’s!) about false

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Take this Amino Acid for a Sharper Brain (Even if you already have Alzheimer’s!)

An amino acid may hold the key to treating and preventing a wide range of brain problems including dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and depression.Its secret is a unique ability to energize brain cells.

The Italians’ Response to Coronavirus Reveals Big Memory Boost about false

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The Italians’ Response to Coronavirus Reveals Big Memory Boost

Last March, as the coronavirus raged across Italy, something remarkable happened.To raise one another’s spirits in the midst of stay-at-home orders, people started breaking into song from their

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“Reverse Dippers” Have an Increased Risk of Alzheimer's

Checking your blood pressure with your own home monitor is a sensible health practice. But, of course, you can't do this while you’re asleep. Now, new research reveals that this might be the most

Common Garden Herb Quickly Strengthens Memory and Focus about false

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Common Garden Herb Quickly Strengthens Memory and Focus

You can find this strong-tasting herb in gardens around the world. It’s also a “must have” in the kitchen whether you’re cooking chicken, pasta dishes or holiday stuffing.In addition to its delicious

New Research Reveals Direct Link Between Mental Health and Heart Health about false

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New Research Reveals Direct Link Between Mental Health and Heart Health

The American Heart Association is reporting on dramatic new evidence that poor psychological health can damage your heart. The new study directly links mental and emotional trauma, stress and

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Don't be Concerned - These Memory Lapses Are Not a Sign of Dementia

Have you ever walked into a room but can't remember why? Hunted for your reading glasses, only to find them perched on the top of your head? Drew a blank when you tried to recall a computer

Is Your Waistline Weakening Your Memory? about false

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Is Your Waistline Weakening Your Memory?

Are you carrying extra weight around your waist? If so, you’ve no doubt heard how excess weight—especially around the waistline— contributes to numerous health problems, from cardiovascular disease

Can Afternoon Naps Boost Brain Function? about false

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Can Afternoon Naps Boost Brain Function?

As more people work from home during the pandemic many are reporting an increase in loneliness, snacking more often, and putting on weight. While these aren’t necessarily healthy results of the

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Want to Rejuvenate Your Brain? 
Improve Your Sleep Habits

Your brain’s thirst for energy is just about insatiable. Because its neuronal networks constantly reshape themselves and transmit signals, these cells need constant refueling. But all that activity

New Discovery Treats Brain Problems
 Without a Scalpel about false

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New Discovery Treats Brain Problems
 Without a Scalpel

When you hear the word ultrasound, you might think of a medical imaging system and a pregnant woman looking at images of her unborn baby at a doctor's office.But there's another type of ultrasound

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Mindfulness Techniques Relieve Migraine Pain

In the U.S., more than 38 million people suffer with migraine headaches, with some estimates suggesting that this number may be even higher, impacting as many as 50 million or more.Some migraine

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New Ginseng Discovery May Hold a Key 
to Beating Alzheimer's

Researchers in South Korea announced a scientific breakthrough at the end of last year that centers on the well-known herb, ginseng.This discovery wasn’t about a new active compound within this

Black Tea vs. Green Tea: Which One is Better 
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Black Tea vs. Green Tea: Which One is Better 
for Sharpening Senior Brains?

On any given day, 159 million Americans enjoy a cup of tea.And unlike soft drinks, AKA sugar water, tea is actually good for you, improving bone density, strengthening immunity, and reducing the risk

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Highly Accurate Blood Test Predicts 
Alzheimer's Four Years in Advance

Currently, the most accurate way to diagnose Alzheimer's is via an invasive and uncomfortable spinal tap or a high-cost PET scan.Clearly something much simpler and more comfortable is needed, which

Physical Activity—Even the Easiest 
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Physical Activity—Even the Easiest 
Forms—Boosts Memory

It’s a medical fact that exercise helps the brain function better. But just like food, not all exercise is created equal. Scientists are now exploring exactly which types of physical activity are

Wine and Cheese Fuel Memory about false

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Wine and Cheese Fuel Memory

From the department of “it-sounds-too-good-to-be-true” comes news of a study suggesting wine and cheese may protect you from age-related cognitive issues.Yes, I was skeptical, too. But then I

How Quickly You Forget Might Point to
 Future Dementia about false

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How Quickly You Forget Might Point to
 Future Dementia

If you’re like many people today, you regularly listen to a podcast series or an audiobook.Let me ask you, after you've finished listening to the story, how much of it do you remember?If you recall

The Link Between the Air You Breathe 
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The Link Between the Air You Breathe 
and Alzheimer's

Evidence has been building for years that air pollution increases the risk of heart and respiratory diseases and reduces lifespan, but much less is known about how it impacts the brain.That’s

Popular Game Helps Stave Off Dementia about false

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Popular Game Helps Stave Off Dementia

Numerous studies show that so-called “brain games” may help people fight off dementia by improving cognitive function, and maintaining overall brain health.One review published in the journal

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Boost Your Memory with This Winter Beverage

Here’s some positive news you can raise a toast to during this chilly winter season.According to new research, drinking hot chocolate may help make you become a smarter and faster thinker—whether

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How to Preserve Your Memory After Surgery

It's quite normal to feel anxious before "going under the knife." Surgery, especially major surgery, is daunting for anyone at any age.But even if all goes well and you’re expected to make a full

Energy Drink May Hold Key to Alzheimer's Treatment about false

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Energy Drink May Hold Key to Alzheimer's Treatment

The market for energy drinks has exploded in the last decade.Promoted by sports stars, these drinks are said to not merely boost energy, but improve physical function and supply mental focus, too.

Can One “Yucky” Medical Procedure Restore Cognitive Function? about false

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Can One “Yucky” Medical Procedure Restore Cognitive Function?

One neurologist -- renowned for helping people with dementia and other neurological disorders -- says restoring the gut is the key to restoring memory.David Perlmutter, M.D. is well known to most of

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New Tongue Stimulation Device Relieves Tinnitus

For many people, tinnitus is a disturbing ringing sound, while for others it’s a buzzing, hissing, chirping or even roaring in the ears.1 Not surprisingly, many tinnitus sufferers also find it hard

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The Great Outdoors is also the Great Memory Booster

Some say I’m a broken record when it comes to preaching the health benefits of getting outside for a daily walk.Regular exercise is one of the pillars of optimum health, but, until now, I didn't

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How to Instantly Improve Your Memory and Creativity Without Lifting a Finger

Someone just gave you a phone number to remember, and you don’t have a pen with you. What do you do?We all have to remember a thousand different things from passwords to how to navigate our smart

Researchers Say One Single Unifying Theory May Explain Alzheimer's about false

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Researchers Say One Single Unifying Theory May Explain Alzheimer's

Scientists have focused on amyloid beta plaques as the primary cause of Alzheimer’s disease for more than 25 years.Readers of this publication know I tossed the theory out a long time ago. For one

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How Icy Water Can Prevent-- Even Reverse-- Dementia

Scientists are a mostly conservative bunch, shunning anything theatrical.But Professor Giovanna Mallucci made an exception on a cold October morning when she stood in front of an audience of swimmers

New Vision Test May Spot Alzheimer’s Before Your Memory Slips about false

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New Vision Test May Spot Alzheimer’s Before Your Memory Slips

For years, a few brain researchers have been looking into a non-invasive method to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms begin.They’re focused on the only part of the brain that’s visible

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Sharpen Your Memory with One Easy Technique

If you want to boost your ability to learn new things and remember important information, studies show there’s one quick and easy way to do that.Researchers have found that if we take notes by hand,

Millions Suffer from Common Sleep Disorder Now Linked to Alzheimer's about false

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Millions Suffer from Common Sleep Disorder Now Linked to Alzheimer's

All of us have experienced foggy thinking from a bad night’s sleep. But for some, chronic poor sleep can be a brain health disaster.What’s more, neuroscientists recently confirmed that millions of

How to Improve Your Memory While You Sleep about false

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How to Improve Your Memory While You Sleep

More than a quarter of Americans have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, and over two-thirds struggle with sleep at least once a week. For these people, listening to white noise can

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You Can Train Your Brain to Prevent Motion Sickness

Car sickness and other forms of motion sickness are surprisingly common, with up to one in three people highly susceptible to the condition.Being a driver rather than a passenger is protective. But

Ancient Plant Stops Memory Loss about false

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Ancient Plant Stops Memory Loss

There’s an old adage that “a rolling stone gathers no moss.” Stones might not be gathering moss, but traditional healers think you should if you want to maintain good health.Over the last 2,000

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Processed Food Can Slow Your Thinking and Damage Your Memory

We all get the weight-gain angle. It’s pretty obvious that eating a lot of processed foods like chips, sweet snacks, fast food, sweetened drinks and other types of "junk" food can expand your

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Popular Culinary Herb Prevents Brain Seizures

It’s a vibrant green, culinary herb with a flavor all its own and a long history dating back thousands of years. The herb cilantro was grown by the ancient Egyptians and even placed inside the tomb

If This Happens with Your Eyes, it Might be a Sign of Alzheimer's about false

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If This Happens with Your Eyes, it Might be a Sign of Alzheimer's

When our environment darkens, the pupils open up to let in more light.Pupils also dilate when you’re feeling scared or threatened, or when you’re looking at someone you’re physically attracted to.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Reveals a New Brain Saver about false

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Reveals a New Brain Saver

Scientists delving into the study of ancient herbs and how they help the body have once again proven the old saying, “Everything old is new again.”And that certainly applies to an Asian orchid that’s

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Why Standing Up Can Be Harmful to the Brain

Do you ever get dizzy, lightheaded, or feel faint when you get up quickly after you've been sitting for a while?If you do, you're in good company. These dizzy spells are shared by about six percent

Your Napping Pattern Could be a Sign Alzheimer's Is on Its Way about false

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Your Napping Pattern Could be a Sign Alzheimer's Is on Its Way

Many people around the world take a nap at some point during the day. In hot climates taking an afternoon nap, or siesta, is a common part of the daily routine. While napping can be a healthy way to

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A Simple Vitamin Combination Reduces Vertigo

Dizzy spells can be upsetting and dangerous. And when you suffer from vertigo, and for no apparent reason you occasionally feel dizzy and the world seems to spin, your anxiety can grow as you

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Baby Boomers' Dementia Risk is Higher Than Previous Generations

Lately, it seems there’s been a lot of scientific study attempting to assess your risk of dementia.Recently, we reported on a Harvard University study that found some great news: dementia rates for

Falling in Love May Reverse Alzheimer's about false

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Falling in Love May Reverse Alzheimer's

A new study from Japan is the first to show that oxytocin can reverse some of the damage caused by the build-up of brain plaques that form in Alzheimer’s disease.Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as

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When This Happens to Your Mouth, Watch Out for Your Memory

What happens in your mouth doesn’t stay in your mouth.Gum inflammation and infections tend to have wider effects in your body beyond only damaging your gum tissues and teeth.For instance, it’s a

New Blood Test Spots Alzheimer's Up to 20 Years Before Memory Loss about false

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New Blood Test Spots Alzheimer's Up to 20 Years Before Memory Loss

Described by experts as "a big step forward," "a breakthrough," and "a real game changer" in the fight against dementia, a simple blood test is now able to diagnose Alzheimer's disease years before

Don’t Ignore this Early Warning Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease about false

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Don’t Ignore this Early Warning Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease

Everybody worries when their memory slips. Misplaced car keys. Forgotten names. Problems keeping track of the bills. These moments of forgetfulness can cause a great deal of anxiety.But researchers

Medicinal Herb Attacks Alzheimer's in Multiple Ways about false

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Medicinal Herb Attacks Alzheimer's in Multiple Ways

With the complete failure of drug trials targeted at amyloid beta plaques you would think researchers would turn their attention to more likely candidates for the prevention and treatment of

One Step Closer to Putting the Brain Benefits of Exercise in a Pill about false

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One Step Closer to Putting the Brain Benefits of Exercise in a Pill

A host of recent studies have linked exercise to improving brain and memory health, but the reasons why have remained hidden.Now researchers at the University of California San Francisco say they’ve

Excess Iron Rusts the Brain about false

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Excess Iron Rusts the Brain

It’s a little-known fact that too much iron can be dangerous, and almost nobody needs to take it in a supplement.It’s true that iron is needed to make hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that

Yes, You Can Detoxify Your Brain, and it’s Easier Than You Think about false

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Yes, You Can Detoxify Your Brain, and it’s Easier Than You Think

Detoxification of the body is a controversial subject. Expert opinion is mixed on whether you should or shouldn’t undertake a detoxification program. We’ve written about the pros and cons of

Scientists Restore Memories by Getting Rid of “Noise” about false

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Scientists Restore Memories by Getting Rid of “Noise”

Groundbreaking new research into Alzheimer’s disease reveals that the memories of Alzheimer's patients are not permanently lost, as once believed. They're still there, and they’re still

How to Keep Your Brain in “Mint” Condition about false

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How to Keep Your Brain in “Mint” Condition

The latest research reveals that a little-known herb from the mint family can keep your memory in mint condition.Tests in England show that people using this herb experience "improved memory

New Findings in the Debate Over High Blood Pressure’s Link to Dementia about false

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New Findings in the Debate Over High Blood Pressure’s Link to Dementia

Hypertension puts us at higher risk of heart disease and stroke. It also appears to be a risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, but the scientific evidence is mixed.In 2017, the government

Develop Your Emotional Intelligence to Help You Succeed about false

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Develop Your Emotional Intelligence to Help You Succeed

Maintaining your brain’s intellectual abilities is important for coping with today’s complicated world – and keeping your mind and memory sharp into your senior years.But there’s another kind of

Does Negativity Trigger Dementia? Fascinating New Study Tells the Story... about false

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Does Negativity Trigger Dementia? Fascinating New Study Tells the Story...

Calling all “glass half empty” types: your persistent negative outlook is not doing your health any favors.Scientists have long been fascinated by how behavior influences our general well-being. And

Does HRT Protect Against Alzheimer's? about false

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Does HRT Protect Against Alzheimer's?

Since almost two out of three Alzheimer's patients are women, some scientists speculate hormonal changes that take place leading up to and during menopause may trigger the disease process.This theory

The Brain Can Trigger Hay Fever Symptoms - No Pollen Required about false

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The Brain Can Trigger Hay Fever Symptoms - No Pollen Required

Runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, fatigue, headaches. Those who endure hay fever know these symptoms all too well.When allergies occur this time of year, they’re usually due to an allergic

Beware the Modern Monster that Can Eat Your Brain – the Video Screen about false

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Beware the Modern Monster that Can Eat Your Brain – the Video Screen

For many people, video screens have become a central part of daily living.We spend an awful lot of time staring into the screens on our phones, televisions and computers. Some estimate that the

Common Virus Shown to Cause Alzheimer's about false

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Common Virus Shown to Cause Alzheimer's

The cold sore virus, herpes simplex 1 (HSV-1), is often considered not much more than a nuisance for the estimated 67 percent of the world’s population believed to be infected.However, the latest

New Coronavirus Complication: A Mental Health Crisis about false

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New Coronavirus Complication: A Mental Health Crisis

Trauma of the Lockdown is “Almost Beyond Comprehension”"As a doctor, I'm worried about a new epidemic - post lockdown traumatic stress disorder," says Bilal Hassam who works in the National Health

How Exercise Revives Fading Memories about false

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How Exercise Revives Fading Memories

Evidence has been growing for years that exercise improves brain health, but research has mostly been carried out in younger people who are already mentally fit.What about the benefits for people

These Factors Increase Your Alzheimer’s Risk – and You Can Do Something About Them about false

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These Factors Increase Your Alzheimer’s Risk – and You Can Do Something About Them

Because the possibility of Alzheimer’s disease is so frightening, it’s natural to wonder about your chances of developing this brain-destroying condition – and what you can do about reducing your

Alzheimer's-Specific Protein Leads to Greater Risk of the Disease about false

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Alzheimer's-Specific Protein Leads to Greater Risk of the Disease

There’s no single, underlying cause of Alzheimer's disease, but many researchers point to a range of genetic and environmental factors that are scientifically confirmed to contribute to the

To Support the Brain - Feed the Gut about false

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To Support the Brain - Feed the Gut

Almost half of the adult population in the United States will experience a mental illness at some point in their lives, and one out of four will suffer a mental disorder in any given year, although

Simple No-Effort Exercise Program Reverses Dementia about false

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Simple No-Effort Exercise Program Reverses Dementia

To stay mentally fit, you need to stay physically fit.But for those suffering from dementia, aerobic exercise and strength training may be beyond them. Fortunately, an easy exercise program is now

How Snoring and Breathing Problems While You Sleep Can Affect Your Brain about false

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How Snoring and Breathing Problems While You Sleep Can Affect Your Brain

The sounds of snorting, snoring and other gurgling noises mean that a person is having trouble breathing, and that they’re not getting good sleep as a result. I think most of us know this because

Dangers of COVID-19 Reach Beyond The Lungs about false

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Dangers of COVID-19 Reach Beyond The Lungs

Fever, dry cough, fatigue: by now you’re familiar with the most common symptoms of a COVID-19 infection.Less typical ones include headache, sore throat and skin rash. By far, the most dangerous

The Memory-Robbing Effects of Toxic Air about false

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The Memory-Robbing Effects of Toxic Air

Air pollution is linked to over four million premature deaths worldwide and up to 360,000 fatalities in the U.S. each year.Research from around the world points to “fine particles” from pollutants as

How Close are We to a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s? about false

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How Close are We to a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s?

Conventional medicine has spent a fortune researching Alzheimer’s. Of course this includes trying to concoct a drug to treat Alzheimer’s, but it also includes attempting to find some kind of blood

What an ABI Test Says About Your Brain Health about false

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What an ABI Test Says About Your Brain Health

A simple test carried out at the doctor's office compares blood pressure in the ankle to the pressure at the brachial artery in the upper arm. It's called the Ankle Brachial Index (ABI).Doctors use

Can a Cigarette Point the Way to Fighting Memory Loss? about false

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Can a Cigarette Point the Way to Fighting Memory Loss?

New research in people suffering from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) reveals that a highly addictive chemical in cigarettes might point the way to a treatment that can reverse memory loss. I’m

Simple Non-Invasive At-Home Treatment Reverses Dementia about false

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Simple Non-Invasive At-Home Treatment Reverses Dementia

The results of the first trial were astonishing. Five people diagnosed with dementia -- even the two most severe cases among them -- saw their memories improve.A larger trial is hoping to confirm the

This Fun Hobby Improves Neuroplasticity for a Better Brain about false

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This Fun Hobby Improves Neuroplasticity for a Better Brain

A key to better brain health as you age is strengthening your brain’s neuroplasticity - the capacity of the brain’s neurons to reorganize themselves and form new networks. This process maintains your

This Brain-Boosting Advice Will Give You Something to Chew Over about false

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This Brain-Boosting Advice Will Give You Something to Chew Over

One of the fastest growing ‘super-aged’ societies in the world is Taiwan. By 2026, over 20 percent of the population in Taiwan is expected to be over 65.This senior surge will drive medical costs

Friends and Neighbors Can Help You Retain Your Memory about false

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Friends and Neighbors Can Help You Retain Your Memory

To stave off memory decline we need to keep the brain stimulated. That's why neurologists recommend playing number games and other brain games, learning a new language, learning how to dance, or

"The World's Best Brain Sport" about false

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"The World's Best Brain Sport"

There's no game to match this one for combining both mental and physical stimulation. It's also fun to play and a great social activity that almost anyone can undertake. Not to mention, this sport is

Good News About the Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia about false

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Good News About the Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

Many people see hearing loss as a normal part of aging.There’s a good reason for this. Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is one of the most common health conditions affecting older adults.

Your Risk for Alzheimer's May Be Hiding in Plain Sight about false

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Your Risk for Alzheimer's May Be Hiding in Plain Sight

For quite a while, researchers have been searching for ways to accurately predict your chance of developing Alzheimer's disease or one of the other forms of memory-robbing dementia.The idea is that

New Research Investigates Headache’s Link to Dementia about false

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New Research Investigates Headache’s Link to Dementia

Nearly every adult has one occasionally, but one person in twenty suffers from one almost daily.In fact, headache is one of the most common complaints medical professionals report seeing in their

Does Retiring Help Your Memory or Hurt it? about false

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Does Retiring Help Your Memory or Hurt it?

Are you looking forward to the time when you can putter around in the garden, amble across the golf links, take long-awaited vacations – or just sleep late?Retirement can certainly bring great

Do the Downward Dog for Your Brain about false

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Do the Downward Dog for Your Brain

Health and wellness experts have long espoused the virtues of yoga, and for good reason.The most obvious benefits include better flexibility and mobility, as well as stress reduction.Plus, a review

Beat Stress with Breakthrough Wearable Technology about false

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Beat Stress with Breakthrough Wearable Technology

Meditation. Biofeedback. Deep breathing. Yoga. All are extremely valuable tools for combating chronic stress.But many busy people aren’t willing to commit the time needed to master these methods. If

Alexa, do I have dementia? about false

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Alexa, do I have dementia?

By now we are all somewhat familiar with the world of voice-activated technology. You can ask your smartphone to find the best highway route, remind you of appointments and even dictate a text.Plus,

Seaweed-Based Drug Approved for Alzheimer's about false

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Seaweed-Based Drug Approved for Alzheimer's

The first prescription drug since 2003 to be approved for Alzheimer's is now available at pharmacies -- but not yet in the United States.Much to the surprise of the global Alzheimer's research

This Cheap Vegetable Oil May Harm Your Brain about false

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This Cheap Vegetable Oil May Harm Your Brain

During the past few years, medical research has been sounding a warning about the health risks linked to cheap vegetable oils used in restaurant meals, fast foods, processed foods and even in many

Mood Enhancing Medication Helps Save Failing Memories about false

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Mood Enhancing Medication Helps Save Failing Memories

It doesn’t happen often, but a simple remedy from nature sometimes gains acceptance by the medical profession.Lithium – a common mineral – is the most widely used and studied medication for treating

The Bionic Era of Medicine Draws Near about false

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The Bionic Era of Medicine Draws Near

For the last several decades medicine has made great strides using artificial devices to replace damaged organs and body parts. From artificial hips and knee joint replacements, to pacemakers and

Serious Questions About What Statin Drugs Do to Your Brain about false

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Serious Questions About What Statin Drugs Do to Your Brain

Sales of statin cholesterol-lowering drugs produce huge profits for drug companies. Global sales this year alone are expected to hit about a trillion dollars.But as a report from Australia published

Bad Dreams Serve a Useful Purpose about false

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Bad Dreams Serve a Useful Purpose

Ancient Greeks and Romans believed dreams predicted the future. Sigmund Freud thought they expressed repressed conflicts or desires and could help people unravel the reasons for mental illness.I take

Clearing Away Toxic Alzheimer's Proteins in the Brain Using Genes about false

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Clearing Away Toxic Alzheimer's Proteins in the Brain Using Genes

When it comes to memory-robbing brain proteins, amyloid and tau top the list.Lately, scientists are investigating how these can be removed from the brain once they've grown out of control, or better

New Research Links Mid-life Heart Health to Dementia Risk about false

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New Research Links Mid-life Heart Health to Dementia Risk

Nearly a decade ago the American Heart Association began to promote seven targets to shoot for to achieve ideal cardiovascular health.They hoped the strategy, called “Life's Simple 7,” would reduce

New Study Reveals You Can Beat the “Alzheimer’s Gene” about false

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New Study Reveals You Can Beat the “Alzheimer’s Gene”

Your height, eye color and wavy hair can all be linked to your DNA. However, the development of Alzheimer’s disease may not be determined by your genetics to the extent some experts think, according

Do This to Reduce the Mistakes You Make in Daily Life about false

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Do This to Reduce the Mistakes You Make in Daily Life

Raymond Dalio is an American investor. Jack Dorsey is the founder of Twitter. Both have something in common -- apart from being billionaires that is.They both take time out to meditate each day.And

When Friends Leave After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis about false

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When Friends Leave After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Long-time readers know that we strive to offer the latest research on brain health, as well as lifestyle tweaks proven to cut the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.However, in this article I’d like to

This Popular Beverage Can Ravage the Brain about false

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This Popular Beverage Can Ravage the Brain

Even though just about everybody knows cola soft drinks are unhealthy, the focus is usually on weight gain, high blood sugar, and so forth. Few people know about the bad things they can do to your

Experts Question the Studies “Proving” Aspartame Safety about false

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Experts Question the Studies “Proving” Aspartame Safety

Is aspartame hazardous to our health? This question has been hotly debated for nearly fifty years.In 2013, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) conducted a thorough review of the artificial

Banishing Brain-Robbing Toxins about false

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Banishing Brain-Robbing Toxins

[Editor’s Note: Part one of this article covered how this health secret can help you slash your Alzheimer’s risk by 65% and burn 600 calories while sitting still. To review part one, please click

Does a High Salt Diet Harm the Brain? about false

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Does a High Salt Diet Harm the Brain?

Last year scientists thought they'd discovered why excessive salt intake causes memory loss. It's because salt restricts blood flow to the brain.But it turned out they were wrong. True, it does

Is Your Blood Pressure Helping or Hurting Your Brain? about false

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Is Your Blood Pressure Helping or Hurting Your Brain?

Over the years you’ve no doubt heard your doctor explain how high blood pressure, or hypertension, increases your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, and can damage organs like the

Remembering Great Moments in Sports Draws Out Dementia Patients about false

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Remembering Great Moments in Sports Draws Out Dementia Patients

The performance of the United States in the 2019 Rugby World Cup is something to quickly forget, having lost all four games in the group stages.On the other hand, we may have fond memories of Tiger

A Refreshing Way to Boost Brain Health about false

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A Refreshing Way to Boost Brain Health

If you'd like your brain to function more effectively—and who wouldn’t?— I've got some good news for you.There's an easy, enjoyable, affordable, at-home way to improve memory and cognition. Even

Improve Your Brain with “Blue Space” about false

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Improve Your Brain with “Blue Space”

Think about what you encounter when you walk along the beach: The soothing sound of waves crashing into the shore. Sea birds darting back and forth. A comforting ocean breeze and the salty smell of

Relax, Enjoy, and Cut Your Alzheimer’s Risk by 65% about false

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Relax, Enjoy, and Cut Your Alzheimer’s Risk by 65%

Imagine if you could sharpen your memory and revitalize your brain just by sitting still.Simply relax, take a nap, listen to music, meditate, or watch a DVD. While you take it easy your brain and

This Bug Bite Can Destroy Your Memory about false

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This Bug Bite Can Destroy Your Memory

Years ago, I reported on the case of the songwriter Kris Kristofferson who thought his mind and memory were being wiped out by Alzheimer’s disease when, in actuality, it was the result of an

Chronic Napping Could be an Early Alzheimer's Indicator about false

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Chronic Napping Could be an Early Alzheimer's Indicator

Suffer a poor night's sleep and you may find yourself nodding off during the day -- you might even feel the urge to take an afternoon nap.But if daytime napping becomes excessive, especially in the

Your Neglected Sixth Sense Can Expand Your Memory about false

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Your Neglected Sixth Sense Can Expand Your Memory

Although you’re well aware of your five senses – hearing, vision, touch, taste and smell – you have a sixth sense that you may never have heard of. (And no, movie fans, it’s not “seeing dead

Should We Worry About the Impact of General Surgery on The Brain? about false

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Should We Worry About the Impact of General Surgery on The Brain?

It's been a major concern for the last 60 years.But as yet, we still don't know whether surgery harms the brain. And I’m not just talking about brain operations – I mean any kind of surgery. Most of

You Need to do Aerobics Plus THIS Type of Exercise about false

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You Need to do Aerobics Plus THIS Type of Exercise

What's good for the heart is good for the brain.If we want to stay mentally sharp, we need to give the cardiovascular system a regular workout. Generally, aerobic exercise is the go-to option:

New Clue as to Why Women Are More Prone to Dementia about false

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New Clue as to Why Women Are More Prone to Dementia

Almost two out of three Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, yet we only have some dubious theories to explain why.Is it caused by genetics? Differences in brain anatomy? Hormones? All of

Thumbs-Down to Sleeping Pills – If You Want to Avoid Dementia about false

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Thumbs-Down to Sleeping Pills – If You Want to Avoid Dementia

The advice from sleep experts couldn't be clearer. If you have trouble sleeping, seek help. Ignoring the problem increases the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attack, stroke and

Can Walking in This Weird Way Help Your Memory? about false

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Can Walking in This Weird Way Help Your Memory?

Remember the last time you lost your cellphone or keys? Chances are you solved the mystery by retracing your steps, mentally going over where you’d been in the last few hours.But next time, you just

How Many Steps a Day Do You Need for Good Brain Health? about false

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How Many Steps a Day Do You Need for Good Brain Health?

To keep memory loss at bay, many people make sure they clock up 10,000 steps every day. Fitbits and other devices make it easy to count every step you take, and make sure you get enough exercise.For

Excessive Belly Fat Linked to Smaller Brain about false

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Excessive Belly Fat Linked to Smaller Brain

If you know you should lose weight, but haven’t quite summoned up the motivation to get the job done, today’s article may give you the extra push you need.In a large observational study,1researchers

A Single Class of Drugs May Cause One Out of Ten Dementia Cases about false

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A Single Class of Drugs May Cause One Out of Ten Dementia Cases

"Avoid them like crazy," was a recommendation I gave three years ago. We've had to wait a while, but the lead author of an important new study now says the same thing.Okay, she didn't put it quite as

Poor Hearing Linked to Alzheimer's about false

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Poor Hearing Linked to Alzheimer's

Hearing loss has emerged as an important risk factor for dementia.Compared to people with normal hearing, many studies have found those with a declining ability to hear have an increased risk of

New Evidence on Why Women are More Likely to Get Alzheimer’s about false

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New Evidence on Why Women are More Likely to Get Alzheimer’s

Women generally live longer than men. And it used to be thought their longevity was the reason they developed Alzheimer’s disease more often than men. They simply lived longer. Men died sooner, from

Your Brain Could Use a Pep Talk about false

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Your Brain Could Use a Pep Talk

The last time you faced a big challenge like interviewing for a job or giving a presentation, did you try to get yourself stoked with a little pep talk?Good idea.Many of us try to psych ourselves up

These Drugs Double or Even Triple Your Risk of Dementia about false

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These Drugs Double or Even Triple Your Risk of Dementia

The number of people prescribed one particular class of medication climbed by 64% in the US between 1999 and 2014.These days, one person out of every five over-60s take these meds, with women being

Insufficient Sleep Steps Up Alzheimer's-Linked Proteins about false

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Insufficient Sleep Steps Up Alzheimer's-Linked Proteins

What keeps you awake at night? Nothing, I hope.But if you’re like most people, then caffeine, stress, worry, or simply reluctance to turn off the smartphone or the TV may be cutting into the time you

Even Young Adults are "Eating Away at Their Brain" about false

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Even Young Adults are "Eating Away at Their Brain"

The link between type 2 diabetes, impaired brain health and cognitive decline is so well established that some doctors call Alzheimer's disease “type 3 diabetes.”But don’t be too sure the risk of

Sugar Treats are Mood Downers about false

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Sugar Treats are Mood Downers

At one time or another -- hopefully now in the past -- you probably gorged on a candy bar, stuffed yourself with ice cream, or downed a fizzy drink to give yourself a pick-me-up and boost your

WHO Details 10 Best Strategies to Prevent Dementia about false

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WHO Details 10 Best Strategies to Prevent Dementia

“In the next 30 years, the number of people with dementia is expected to triple. We need to do everything we can to reduce our risk of dementia."So stated the director-general of the World Health

The Internet Wreaks Havoc with Your Brain about false

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The Internet Wreaks Havoc with Your Brain

The internet is changing how we live, work, shop and interact with each other. There are many positive aspects to this. But it also comes with drawbacks.In the first major review of the way the

Can Putting This Up Your Nose Cure Alzheimer's? about false

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Can Putting This Up Your Nose Cure Alzheimer's?

Could snorting insulin save your memory if you start to develop Alzheimer’s disease?Some researchers believe it can. But studies of whether or not it works have been mixed.And questions remain. For

Do This First Thing in the Morning to Make Your Brain Work Better All Day about false

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Do This First Thing in the Morning to Make Your Brain Work Better All Day

Research shows that how you start the day can make a big difference in how well your memory works and how reliable your decision-making abilities hold up through the day.So why not start your day

Being “Too Thin” Can be Bad for Your Brain about false

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Being “Too Thin” Can be Bad for Your Brain

Obese middle-aged men and women are at greater risk of cognitive decline and dementia. That much is known.But this link is not well established among obese seniors. And in fact, some studies even

This Art Form Can Replace Medication for Alzheimer's Patients about false

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This Art Form Can Replace Medication for Alzheimer's Patients

For one man, his mother's dementia was so distressing he decided to stop visiting her at the care home she was staying in.Yet only a short time later he was seeing her regularly. What made the

Does Beer Help Prevent Dementia? about false

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Does Beer Help Prevent Dementia?

First, a confession: This headline is a teeny bit misleading. I don’t recommend beer for dementia prevention. But a common beer ingredient – hops – does exactly that. And it’s available as a

When Alzheimer's Isn't Really Alzheimer's about false

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When Alzheimer's Isn't Really Alzheimer's

Up to 600,000 Americans may be living with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's even though they have no permanent damage to their memories or cognitive abilities at all. In other words, they've been

Do Heartburn Meds Lead to Dementia? about false

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Do Heartburn Meds Lead to Dementia?

Normally I don’t like to give away the punchline until I’m well into the story. But today the news is so important, I’m going to answer the question in the headline right away: Heartburn/acid reflux

Things Dementia Caregivers Wished They’d Known Sooner about false

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Things Dementia Caregivers Wished They’d Known Sooner

Here at Brain Health Breakthroughs, we report on useful research findings that prove how certain lifestyle habits can help to prevent, slow down or even reverse dementia.These healthy behaviors range

Occasional Day of Fasting Yields Newly Discovered Brain Benefits about false

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Occasional Day of Fasting Yields Newly Discovered Brain Benefits

If you’re an avid follower of the research into improving brain health, you’ve probably heard about the benefits of fasting or near-fasting – when you eat a very limited amount of food during a

Hold this Electric Device Against Your Head And Get a Memory Boost about false

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Hold this Electric Device Against Your Head And Get a Memory Boost

It's FDA-approved for major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, and migraine headaches. I’ve also been told that similar devices can relieve joint and muscle pain almost anywhere in the

Simple At-Home Treatment Could Restore Lost Memories to Alzheimer's Patients about false

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Simple At-Home Treatment Could Restore Lost Memories to Alzheimer's Patients

Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was an easy, low cost, non-invasive way of reversing Alzheimer’s – one that didn’t involve turning your life upside down?Well, perhaps there is. A new study by MIT

California 'Holy Weed' Protects the Brain In Multiple Ways about false

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California 'Holy Weed' Protects the Brain In Multiple Ways

A plant that has been used for generations to treat a wide range of health conditions is now known to contain a powerful compound that protects the brain.This remarkable plant chemical not only

Shocking News about How Eating Salt Affects Your Brain about false

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Shocking News about How Eating Salt Affects Your Brain

Over and over again, mainstream medicine offers health advice that is worse than useless – it can be downright dangerous.And nowhere does the nonsense get any worse than when it comes to salt.How

Your Toothbrush Can Protect You from Alzheimer's about false

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Your Toothbrush Can Protect You from Alzheimer's

More than 500 species of bacteria live in the mouth, but there's one that can turn nasty, corroding the gums and decaying the teeth. It's called Porphyromonas gingivalis.What's more alarming, this

True Confession: I’ve Been Holding Out on You When It Comes to Brain Health about false

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True Confession: I’ve Been Holding Out on You When It Comes to Brain Health

I’ve been writing alternative health newsletters for about 12 years now, and Brain Health Breakthroughs specifically for nearly six years.My aim is to give information the average person will

Do This in Your 50s and Sharply Reduce Your Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease about false

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Do This in Your 50s and Sharply Reduce Your Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Imagine you could do something in your 50s to cut your risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s… by an extraordinary 88%.Well a study published recently says you can!Here’s the amazing discovery.

A Pill with the Benefits of Exercise (Really!) about false

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A Pill with the Benefits of Exercise (Really!)

Exercise is an effective tool to ward off Alzheimer's. You probably won’t hear it from your conventional doctor, but it’s widely known among those of us who have looked into the burgeoning field of

'Giving Something Back' Improves Mental Health about false

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'Giving Something Back' Improves Mental Health

To feel valued and wanted and to make a contribution to others is a basic human need. But after people retire, the loss of social connections can harm the mind and body.There's a simple answer to

Dangerous Dreamers Risk Dementia and Parkinson's Disease about false

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Dangerous Dreamers Risk Dementia and Parkinson's Disease

Comedian Mike Birbiglia nearly died when he jumped out of a hotel window. Retired grocer Donald Dorff slammed hard into his bedroom dresser. Brian Thomas from Wales strangled his wife to death.These

The Appendix May Contribute to a Major Brain Problem about false

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The Appendix May Contribute to a Major Brain Problem

In their search for a therapy that can stave off brain issues like Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s, researchers have performed a staggering variety of tests, scans, examinations and experiments

Best Type of Exercise for Fighting Dementia is Also Easy about false

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Best Type of Exercise for Fighting Dementia is Also Easy

More than 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease worldwide. What’s more, experts predict that these numbers will only increase in coming years.In spite of these troubling statistics,

What Winter Does to Your Brain about false

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What Winter Does to Your Brain

Everyone knows that winter is the flu season, and many of us also know it’s the time of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression brought on by lack of sunlight.Other issues aggravated

High Blood Sugar is a Four-Alarm Fire For Your Brain about false

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High Blood Sugar is a Four-Alarm Fire For Your Brain

The link between diabetes and all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer's, is now well established.The greater the blood sugar instability, the higher the risk for dementia, with type 1

New Test Predicts Future Dementia (But Not Everyone Wants to Know) about false

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New Test Predicts Future Dementia (But Not Everyone Wants to Know)

Your doctor completes the short procedure and gives you the unwelcome news: You are at high risk of developing a devastating neurological disease ten years down the road.This scenario could soon

The Temperature in Your House Affects Your Mental Power and Memory about false

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The Temperature in Your House Affects Your Mental Power and Memory

When most people think about how to keep their brain working better, they probably think about foods, dietary supplements, or exercise to help support cognition and memory.But there’s a tool inside

Breathe the “Right Way” for a Better Memory about false

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Breathe the “Right Way” for a Better Memory

If you've ever been in a state of sheer panic, someone may have told you to "take a deep breath" to calm yourself down.This is good science-based advice. A cluster of nerve cells in the brain links

This Simple Therapy Might Slow Alzheimer’s about false

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This Simple Therapy Might Slow Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the University of Utah think they may have found a way that might – just might – slow the progress of Alzheimer’s disease – no drugs, foods or supplements required.The non-invasive

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Don’t Let a Trip to the Hospital Set You up for Alzheimer’s

Any trip to the hospital can stress you out. The hubbub of people constantly in motion. The noises of the medical machinery. Anxiety about your health problems...And when you’re hospitalized you

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Lower Muscle Mass Ups Your Risk of Dementia

You may know that it’s harder to hold onto lean muscle mass as you age – a condition of aging called sarcopenia. In fact, the average person loses 30% of their muscle by the time they reach 60!While

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Fix This “Unrelated” Problem and Slash the Risk of Memory Loss 75%

It's a common health condition affecting one in six Americans. If you’re over age 65, the incidence rises to one in four. And after age 75, half of us suffer from a loss of this important faculty.The

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Don’t Let This Bad Habit Ruin Your Brain

You don’t need me to tell you that loud noise and loud music can destroy your hearing. That’s very well-known.But just as worrying – you have another body part that is vulnerable to damage from these

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Don’t Make This Common Mistake that Devastates Memory and Cognition

Researchers have discovered that drinking a particular brain-boosting beverage can restore your depleted intellectual abilities, improve your mental focus, banish fuzzy cognition and even change the

New Evidence Implicates Herpes as a Cause of Alzheimer's about false

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New Evidence Implicates Herpes as a Cause of Alzheimer's

A few weeks ago (Issue #534) I wrote about the role infections play in Alzheimer’s disease. Much of the focus of that article was on herpes viruses.The herpes-dementia link is an important enough

This Powerful Air Purifier Comes with Other Brain-Boosting Benefits, Too! about false

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This Powerful Air Purifier Comes with Other Brain-Boosting Benefits, Too!

You may remember learning in school about the reciprocal relationship animals (including us) have with plants. We inhale oxygen and exhale CO2 (carbon dioxide.) Plants “inhale” carbon dioxide and

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Scientists Prove Age-Old Memory-Enhancing Herb is Effective

Grown in the warm, marshy wetlands of India, Pakistan and other Asian countries, this creeping herb has been prescribed by traditional Ayurvedic (Indian) health practitioners for thousands of

Medical Shocker: Virus May be a Major Cause of Alzheimer’s about false

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Medical Shocker: Virus May be a Major Cause of Alzheimer’s

In the field of Alzheimer’s research, it’s a million-dollar question whether an infection is the root cause of Alzheimer’s disease.When I say “million-dollar question” I mean it literally. Leslie

Toxic Vehicle Particles Accumulate in the Brain about false

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Toxic Vehicle Particles Accumulate in the Brain

Environmental scientist Barbara Maher was clearly surprised and alarmed by the results of a study she led. She described the findings as "dreadfully shocking."She said it was “a discovery finding,

Connection Found Between Dementia and Common Health Problem about false

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Connection Found Between Dementia and Common Health Problem

It's painless, it doesn't show any outward symptoms you’d notice, and the first sign you’ve got this problem is often a fracture of the hip, wrist or spine.As you might have guessed from that hint,

Unhealthy Heart and Circulation Equals Huge Increase in Dementia Risk about false

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Unhealthy Heart and Circulation Equals Huge Increase in Dementia Risk

Conventional medicine has made some amazing strides in treating heart disease – bypass surgery, angioplasty and all kinds of wonder drugs have succeeded in reducing the risk of heart attack or

Can You Really Delay Dementia 2 ½ Years Doing This? about false

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Can You Really Delay Dementia 2 ½ Years Doing This?

If you’re a regular reader here, you know about the unique power of frequent exercise, even a daily walk. I’ve called it the world’s most powerful medicine.It keeps us healthy and young. And as I’ve

This Amino Acid Can Lift Your Mood and Boost Your Brain about false

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This Amino Acid Can Lift Your Mood and Boost Your Brain

Researchers have identified an amino acid that may be the key to warding off the damaging changes linked to two common conditions – chronic stress and depression.According to these studies, the link

Wake Up Worried about the Day Ahead? It’s Not Good for Your Memory about false

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Wake Up Worried about the Day Ahead? It’s Not Good for Your Memory

What have all these symptoms got in common?Chest pain, stomach upset, insomnia, anxiety, anger, depression, overeating, drug abuse and social withdrawal.If you answered stress, you got it right with

'Skinny Fat' Types Have Higher Dementia Risk about false

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'Skinny Fat' Types Have Higher Dementia Risk

Do you look good in clothes but not so alluring in the buff? Maybe it comes down to a condition called sarcopenic obesity, or more commonly, 'skinny fat'.I’d never heard of this, but it’s fascinating

Strengthen This Muscle and You Strengthen Your Brain about false

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Strengthen This Muscle and You Strengthen Your Brain

If you want to keep your brain strong enough to resist Alzheimer’s disease and fight back against other memory-robbing illnesses, you need to strengthen one muscle in particular that the brain

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Surprising Reversal of Advanced Alzheimer’s Symptoms

When I first saw Barbara’s story, I was amazed. I had never heard of a person in the final stages of advanced Alzheimer’s disease improve their symptoms thanks to a mainstream medical treatment. And

Common Prescription Drugs Cause Depression and Suicide about false

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Common Prescription Drugs Cause Depression and Suicide

If you take a prescription drug, its side effects could endanger your mental well-being and brain health.And chances are your healthcare provider hasn’t warned you about that possibility -- even

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Beware This Danger to Bees and Your Brain

A few years ago, there were a lot of news stories about the die-off of bee colonies. I haven’t seen anything lately – the media circus moves on – but if you’re concerned about your brain health,

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How to Fix Those Tip-of-the-Tongue, Can't-Remember-the-Word Moments

I'm sure you've had that frustrating feeling of trying to call a word or name to mind but feel like it's just out of reach – on the tip of your tongue.But now researchers believe they've located the

Most People Don't Know This is Vital to Your Brain Health about false

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Most People Don't Know This is Vital to Your Brain Health

Strange as it may seem, less than half your body is human.57% of the cells in you body are bacteria, viruses, fungi, and a type of single-celled microorganism you've probably never heard of, called

For a Healthier Brain and Focused Attention, Breathe Like This about false

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For a Healthier Brain and Focused Attention, Breathe Like This

An easy-to-use technique you can start doing immediately produces far-reaching and powerful brain benefits.It’s not hard to learn and it has been shown to sharpen your intellectual capabilities and

First These Toxins Come for your Sense of Smell, Then They Come After Your Brain about false

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First These Toxins Come for your Sense of Smell, Then They Come After Your Brain

It’s always been obvious that inhaling air pollution can hurt your heart and lungs. But now researchers are catching on to the fact that the brain and nervous system can be harmed, too.And the damage

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Get a Grip! For a Healthy Brain You Need a Strong Handshake

As strange as it sounds, the strength of your handshake is a key determinant of your state of health.Even more surprising, it's a better measure than high blood pressure or obesity for predicting the

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Virtual Reality Goggles Can Help with Stroke, Parkinson’s and More

Video game companies and movie makers have been the most enthusiastic supporters of developing virtual reality goggles. If you’re not familiar with these techno-gadgets, they are generally

Aromatic Herb Enhances Short-Term Memory and Helps You Sleep about false

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Aromatic Herb Enhances Short-Term Memory and Helps You Sleep

Its leaves provide a popular flavor for foods and drinks. Its oil flavors toothpaste, chewing gum and candy. The herb is also widely used in healing.For maladies ranging from bad breath, indigestion

Tap Water May Increase Your Risk of Alzheimer’s about false

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Tap Water May Increase Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

About 11% of people over age 65 are suffering from dementia. And for people over 85, the figure grows to a staggering 32% -- almost one-third.1Today we’ll look at an intriguing theory that may go a

Specific Link Identified Between Low-Quality Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease about false

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Specific Link Identified Between Low-Quality Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease

Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher slept only four or five hours a night, and were proud of it. So is Donald Trump, who seems to wear it like a badge of honor.But both the former president and prime

For a Healthier Brain, Sleep Like This about false

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For a Healthier Brain, Sleep Like This

Did you know the position you sleep in may have a significant effect on how well your brain cleans itself out at night, and thereby protects your neurological health?We’ve talked in these pages about

This Tips You Off that You’re at Risk of Future Alzheimer's about false

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This Tips You Off that You’re at Risk of Future Alzheimer's

How good is your sense of smell?For over three decades, scientists have been interested in this question because the answer can indicate your risk for Alzheimer's.Back in the 1970s researchers

Can’t Think Straight When You’ve Got Cold or Flu? Here’s Why about false

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Can’t Think Straight When You’ve Got Cold or Flu? Here’s Why

Some people report that when they get sick with a cold or the flu, it often feels like their brain stops in its tracks. They can’t do any deep thinking, and if they have to make difficult decisions

5 Tips to Improve Your Memory -- No Food, Drugs or Supplements Required about false

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5 Tips to Improve Your Memory -- No Food, Drugs or Supplements Required

No matter what shape your memory is in, research shows there are easy ways to make it perform better.These 5 techniques are simple, and studies show they’re effective.Quick Memory BoostResearch at

New Forms of Curcumin Show More Powerful Memory and Mood Benefits about false

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New Forms of Curcumin Show More Powerful Memory and Mood Benefits

Curcumin is thought to be responsible for most of turmeric's anti-inflammatory and antioxidant dividends - making it a first choice for many suffering with arthritis. But it does more: The curcumin

A Remarkable Herb Improves Memory and Mood about false

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A Remarkable Herb Improves Memory and Mood

Today's subject is an herb native to the Mediterranean region that has a long history of treating a wide variety of issues, including memory, cognition and anxiety. These days it's found in gardens

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For a Strong Mind, Strong Muscles are Essential

Back when I was a kid, "muscle head" was a term of derision applied to weight-lifters, and maybe the occasional football player, a class of people thought to be a bit dimwitted.Weight-lifters may get

"Sugar Coma" Touted as New Medical Syndrome When You Eat Too Much, Too Fast about false

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"Sugar Coma" Touted as New Medical Syndrome When You Eat Too Much, Too Fast

A syndrome called "sugar coma" has achieved the status of urban myth. The phrase describes the cognitive price people supposedly pay if they eat too much sugar in a short period of time. The cause

How Much of This Trace Element is in Your Water? about false

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How Much of This Trace Element is in Your Water?

The Answer May Indicate if You’ll Get Alzheimer’s. The evidence just keeps on growing.Previous research groups revealed this mineral can lower rates of crime, suicide, homicide, drug-dependency,

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Can Eating These “Healthy” Vegetables Lead to Dementia?

Earlier this year, Gwyneth Paltrow came under fire when her lifestyle website, Goop, warned against eating cucumbers, saying they caused dementia.As it turns out, there was some truth to her

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For Better Brain Health, Just Stand Up

I wonder what Presbyterian minister Job Orton would have made of the dramatic growth in the sales of standing desks.220 years ago, he wrote, “A sedentary life may be injurious. It must therefore be

Ancient Chinese Flower Can Protect Your Brain from Stroke about false

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Ancient Chinese Flower Can Protect Your Brain from Stroke

Since 2012, 31-year-old Frankie Muniz, star of the syndicated sitcom Malcolm In the Middle, has been suffering from transient ischemic attacks, or mini-strokes. Ischemia refers to a constricting or

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Deciphering Your Chances of Alzheimer’s

If you could figure out your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease, would you want to know?Well, it won’t be long before you’ll have to make up your mind about finding out.In fact, the future is

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Finnish Scientists Put Their FINGER on How to Prevent Alzheimer's

In the last issue we mentioned a major trial called the Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment (FINGER).The study was designed to see if it was possible to lower the

Best Way to Improve Your Brain’s Circuitry and Memory about false

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Best Way to Improve Your Brain’s Circuitry and Memory

Deep in your brain is a small, wishbone-shaped cluster of nerve cell connections that makes a big difference in how well your brain and memory function.You’ve probably never heard about this part of

Can Acupuncture Help an Alzheimer’s Patient? about false

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Can Acupuncture Help an Alzheimer’s Patient?

Ancient East Asian treatments for all kinds of conditions have made their way into Europe and the Americas as complementary practices. One of the first to do so was acupuncture. It made a big splash

Solution to Alzheimer's Could Lie in Your Bones about false

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Solution to Alzheimer's Could Lie in Your Bones

Those of us who support holistic solutions to health problems are never surprised by the interconnections between “unrelated” parts of the body.Perhaps the most striking example in recent years has

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Switch to the Drink that Protects the Brain

Until I started to learn more and more about how specific nutrients affect the brain, I never fully appreciated how the liquids we drink affect the way memory works.And while many professional

Your Brain Needs This Healing Balm about false

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Your Brain Needs This Healing Balm

A balm is a preparation that heals or soothes.And there’s an ancient balm with a long history that not only soothes your anxious brain, but may also be able to preserve your ability to think straight

This Fruit Protects Brain Regions Linked to Alzheimer's about false

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This Fruit Protects Brain Regions Linked to Alzheimer's

Some 30 years ago, researchers were shocked to learn that the diet in France, which was high in saturated fats, was actually associated with a low death rate from heart disease. The finding was call

Believe It Or Not: A Pesticide That's Good For You about false

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Believe It Or Not: A Pesticide That's Good For You

A natural pesticide that protects plants against insects may actually help your brain defend itself against Alzheimer’s disease.And you may be drinking it every day already.It’s the caffeine in

What Being Right or Left-Handed Says About Alzheimer's Risk about false

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What Being Right or Left-Handed Says About Alzheimer's Risk

Nearly all Americans (87%) are right-handed, while only 13% are left-handed.Researchers have been studying this difference and conducting studies to see what it may mean for some time, but results

Can High Blood Pressure Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's? about false

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Can High Blood Pressure Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's?

We've been getting some real health shocks in recent years.The first came when studies showed people with high cholesterol are smarter, have a reduced risk for dementia and live longer.Then three

The Cheap Nutrient That Could Save a Million Brains about false

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The Cheap Nutrient That Could Save a Million Brains

A safe, widely available antioxidant nutrient is now being recognized as a brain-protector that can both defend your brain against the damage of a concussion and help improve your brain if you get

Remarkable New Evidence That Supplements Can Stop Aging about false

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Remarkable New Evidence That Supplements Can Stop Aging

"These findings are not just significant, they're remarkable," enthused David Rollo, Ph.D., of McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.In 2013, he and his research team demonstrated that a specially

Exotic Fruit is Good For The Skin, Better for The Brain about false

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Exotic Fruit is Good For The Skin, Better for The Brain

Looking young is a huge part of feeling young. A lot of salespeople are keenly aware of this. We can say with confidence that Ponce de Leon wasn’t the only person searching for a fountain of

Ancient Herb is Superior to Alzheimer’s Drugs about false

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Ancient Herb is Superior to Alzheimer’s Drugs

The club moss plant (Huperzia serrata) has been used for centuries in Chinese folk medicine. Now an extract of this plant is showing great promise as a remedy for those suffering mild to moderate