If you’re that person who is for ever getting lost in the pages of your new book, go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back for having a really great hobby – the health benefits of which you’ll enjoy as you grow older. Reading is probably one of
According to The Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is set to rise to 16 million by 2050 (1). Aside from the large number of Americans affected, over 50 million people worldwide are also battling with Alzheimer’s. That being said, it is important
Our fast paced lives are filled with endless responsibilities. Thus it should come as no surprise to find ourselves often stressed. Unfortunately, the issue starts to arise when this stress becomes chronic. Chronic stress has been linked to an increased risk of depression, heart disease, and according to a recent
Hailing from ancient Asia meditation has become a worldwide, respected practice. While it has been grossly modified over the last few decades, meditation still aims to evokes mental clarity and emotional stability. Other benefits include stress reduction, improved heart rate and lowered blood pressure. A new study has highlighted how
You know what it’s like to frantically be looking for your car keys, certain you had them on the kitchen counter just a moment ago? For some people, this is their whole life – except they eventually forget more essential things, such as their partner’s names or what their children
Alzheimer’s disease has become one of the world’s most dreaded illnesses. It is mostly common in people over 65, and close to 50 million people worldwide are currently living with the condition. Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain in such a way that in causes it to fail, soon leading to
Selenium is an essential mineral that plays a critical role in the proper functioning of the body. Low levels of selenium have been associated with health issues, such as heart failure and cancer. This article is going to look at the numerous benefits that this mineral can provide. The health benefits
Alzheimer’s is a disease like no other due to its ability to rob individuals of everything that they are long before they pass on. In his debut book, Dr. Dale Bredesen, M.D, provides an even more informative and insightful approach to his ReCODE protocol that’s based on reversing cognitive decline.
This is my story of my mother’s dementia. My mother, Joyce, was an energetic and creative person living a busy and fulfilling life. She visited the elderly, made costumes for all of my stage productions, was a skillful baker and an exceptional cake decorator. She enjoyed gardening, reading and crosswords.
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