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.

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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Why Exercise Is Good For Your Brain

There’s a lot more to exercise than mindlessly counting off the minutes on the treadmill. Continue reading

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