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Brains Stay Sharper With Exercise

Brains Stay Sharper With Exercise Want to reduce your risk of dementia in older age? Move as much as you can. We’ve all heard about techniques to get us more physically active — take the stairs, park the car a bit further from your destination, get up and march in place for a minute or two when standing or sitting at a desk. Now a study finds even simple housework like cooking or cleaning may make a difference in brain health in our 70s and 80s. “Exercise is an inexpensive way to improve health and our study shows...

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Catastrophic Sleep Habits?

Catastrophic Sleep Habits? A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said. In an interview with the Guardian, Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley, said that sleep deprivation affected “every aspect of our biology” and was widespread in modern society. And yet the problem was not being taken seriously by politicians and employers, with a desire to get a decent night’s...

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Human Brain Facts

Human Brain Facts How much does your brain know about…itself? Although there are still many brain facts yet to be discovered, experts learn more each day about the structure and inner workings of the body’s most complex organ. This research not only helps scientists understand what makes us who we are, but could also lead to treatments for a variety of neurological disorders. Put on your thinking cap and noodle on these five fascinating facts about your brain. It’s mostly water. As a whole, the human brain...

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Magnesium Health Benefits

Magnesium Health Benefits The crucial health benefits of magnesium include solving or preventing osteoporosis, heart attacks, hypertenstion, constipation, migraines, leg cramps, kidney stones, gallstones and more. Magnesium is an essential part of the alternative health approaches of alternative medicine. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, magnesium is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Magnesium “helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm...

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Myelin Support to Reclaim Your Brain

Myelin Support to Reclaim Your Brain Myelin is a fatty, white substance that wraps around the end of many nerve cells. Myelin is critical for optimal brain function and mental health.  It forms an electrically insulating sheath that increases nerve condition speeds. In other words, it allows your brain to send information faster and more efficiently, making it absolutely essential for the optimal functioning of your nervous system. So not surprisingly, it plays a key role in determining intelligence and improving cognitive...

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Niacin Benefits: Heart / Arthritis / Dementia

Niacin Benefits: Heart / Arthritis / Dementia Dr. Dave recommends Happy Heart from My Remedy Shop to provide niacin and other heart-friendly supplements.  Other Benefits: Niacin (or nicotinic acid as it’s referred to in medical circles) was the third B vitamin to be discovered (hence the name B3). It wasn’t until about 1943, though, that a couple of doctors reported that niacin worked wonders in relieving the pain and stiffness associated with arthritis. Unfortunately, their research was never well publicized, since that was around...

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Alzheimer’s Avoidance Tips From Dr. Dave

Alzheimer’s Avoidance Tips From Dr. Dave Tip From Dr. Dave Jensen about Alzheimer’s… A British study may provide proof that aluminum does indeed have a role in Alzheimer’s disease. Although a link had been suspected by many scientists and health authorities for more than 50 years, many claimed there was no definite proof. In a study of more than 100 human brains, Professor Chris Exley and his research team from Keele University found that some of the highest levels of aluminum ever found were in the brains of people...

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