Category Archives: Brain Health

Posts con­cern­ing ways to sup­port the health of the brain, caus­es of brain shrink­age, and the links between brain dys­func­tion and oth­er health con­di­tions.

Two Things I Learned from My Patient Liz

My expe­ri­ence with Liz rein­forced for me the risk of anes­the­sia, and also remind­ed me that the brain serves the body, not the oth­er way around. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sitting Is the New Smoking

Dis­cov­er all the ways sit­ting is bad for your health, and be inspired to choose alter­na­tives. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Research Proves: Reverse Cognitive Decline With Diet, Lifestyle Changes

Mem­o­ry loss and cog­ni­tive decline are large­ly pre­ventable (and even reversible) with a com­pre­hen­sive per­son­al­ized pro­gram of diet, exer­cise, and lifestyle changes. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Is It Just Normal Aging? (Or Am I Losing My Mind?) Two simple ways to tell

Two sim­ple self-assess­ment tests help dis­tin­guish between healthy aging and poten­tial­ly more seri­ous vari­eties of mem­o­ry decline. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sleep Your Way to Better Health

A full com­ple­ment of restora­tive sleep is an essen­tial health ingre­di­ent. With­out ade­quate sleep your mood gets nasty, you’re less pro­duc­tive at work, and you might even snap at your best friend.  To make mat­ters worse, you gain weight, stress … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Warning: Consult a Physician Before Beginning Any Program of Physical Inactivity

Warn­ing; Con­sult a Physi­cian Before Begin­ning Any Pro­gram of Phys­i­cal Inac­tiv­i­ty Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Cognitive Training Continues to Boost Your Brain Power Year After Year

Cog­ni­tive train­ing con­tin­ues to give ben­e­fits even ten years down the road. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Are You Over-Stressed or Under-Recuperated?

Deal­ing with stress is a uni­ver­sal fact of mod­ern life. It comes at you from every direc­tion – at work, when com­mut­ing, and from fam­i­ly and social rela­tion­ships. Even when you try to sleep you’re bat­tling the stress of noise … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Heart Rate Variability — The Most Important Diagnostic Test You’ve Never Heard Of

Test­ing heart rate vari­abil­i­ty opens a win­dow onto your auto­nom­ic nerve func­tion and gen­er­al health. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Latest Research Wrap-Up

Recent research gath­ered from a vari­ety of med­ical jour­nals. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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