Brain

neurotoxins | Longevity LIVE

Neurotoxins are substances that hinder the electrical activity of nerves within the body. They prevent them from functioning properly by either over-stimulating them to death or by interrupting their communication process. Due to their impact on nerve cells, neurotoxins have been linked to brain disorders and neurodegenerative diseases such as

eating | Longevity LIVE

It’s important that we consume the right foods that will nourish and support our bodies and health. Furthermore, as our brain is the most important organ in our bodies, it’s vital that the foods we’re eating contain nutrients that will both nourish and protect our brain. The wrong foods, rich

brain | Longevity LIVE

For a rock-solid memory and razor-sharp brainpower, get up and move! A growing stack of research confirms that working your brain as if it were a core muscle keeps it younger and fitter. Exercise is good for your mind, for a ton of reasons. One biggie: getting active slashes stress,

bipolar | Longevity LIVE

Thus far, 2018 has been very focused on holistic health, with self-care taking centre stage for some time now. One area which, in particular, has been receiving quite a fair amount of attention is the health of the mind. Mental illness and, in particular, bipolar disorder, can be difficult to

Parkinson's | Longevity LIVE

In January this year, Neill Diamond made the announcement that he would be retiring from touring as result of a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. He would still be writing and recording music, he said, but his live performances would need to end. Other well-known individuals who have had their lives

Multilingualism | Longevity LIVE

After more than a decade of research, this much we know: it’s good for your brain to know another language. Multilingualism could prove to be a key factor in brain health. A new study from researchers at Concordia University goes further, however, focusing specifically on the effects of knowing a

solitaire | Longevity LIVE

Solitude in 2018 is certainly a scarcity. The world has never been a busier place. Our information-per-minute and activity-per-day rates have tripled over the past ten years, despite modern conveniences designed to save us time and busyness. We spend a good deal of money on washing machines, fast food, car washes

Neurological disorders are any disorders of the nervous system. A staggering 600+ neurological disorders exist and sadly, for many of them, there are limited treatment options. As we age, our central nervous system undergoes changes. Research has shown that this is one reason why you are more likely to suffer

digital detox

Neuroscience and understanding brain health is far more important than we might first imagine. Dr Tara Swart is a renowned neuroscientist, leadership coach, medical doctor and award-winning author.  She explains why we all need a digital detox. In today’s extremely frenetic work environment, some reports say that we check our