High blood pressure increases dementia risk

The small arteries of the brain are sensitive to elevations in blood pressure, and long-term hypertension carries the risk of injury to these small vessels, impairing blood flow and resulting in damage to or atrophy of brain tissue. As such, high blood pressure is hazardous to the brain, contributing to the development of vascular dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and … Read more

New Study Confirms Alzheimer’s and Aluminum Link Can No Longer Be Ignored

First Case Study to Show Direct Link Between Alzheimer’s and Aluminum Toxicity Aluminum has been long known to be neurotoxic, with mounting evidence that chronic exposure is a factor in many neurological diseases, including dementia, autism, and Parkinson’s disease. However, definitive scientific proof is difficult to establish due toth the lack of longitudinal studies, as … Read more

This Vitamin Can Protect Your Brain From Depression and Alzheimer’s

By: Dr Joel Fuhrman MD Vitamin B12 may protect against Alzheimer ‘s disease Vitamin B12 is required for important biological functions like red blood cell production, nervous system function, and DNA synthesis. Deficiency in B12 can cause a variety of problems including anemia, depression, confusion, fatigue, digestive issues, and nerve damage. Vitamin B12 is scarce … Read more

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Write Down Your Thoughts

The Importance of Brain Health We often don’t think about the brain—after all, we can’t see it—but throughout the last couple of decades as it’s becoming more thoroughly studied, researchers (not to mention the general population) realize that caring for the brain is a critical part of survival. Brain health directly relates to attention deficit … Read more