How the Brain Sees Pain

Some people claim to experience pain just watching something painful to happen. This is true especially of people suffering from complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a disabling chronic pain disorder in a limb. In CPRS patients, both own movements and just observing other persons’ movements may aggravate the pain. When you hurt yourself, pain receptors … Read moreHow the Brain Sees Pain

Here’s why you will never skip breakfast again!

We often hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but how many of us truly believe that? Many of us opt to skip breakfast because we are in a rush, or we simply grab a quick yogurt or banana and head out. This kind of thinking couldn’t be more wrong! Study … Read moreHere’s why you will never skip breakfast again!

According to scientists, sniffing rosemary will improve your memory. Here’s how

With so much going on each day, it’s easy for small tasks to slip our minds. However, one study has found that the scent of rosemary can help improve our memory—even more of a reason to surround ourselves with plants! Researchers at Northumbria University discovered that short-term memory retention increased by 15% among a sample … Read moreAccording to scientists, sniffing rosemary will improve your memory. Here’s how

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

5 Warning SIgns of an Unbalanced Brain

By: Daniel Amen 5 Ways to Know Your Brain May Be In Trouble Are you wondering if your brain is out of balance? Listen and it will tell you. When your brain is out of balance, you get symptoms that interfere with feeling your best and living the life you want. While there are many … Read more5 Warning SIgns of an Unbalanced Brain

5 Easy Diet Changes That Can SAVE Your Brain

By: Daniel Amen Five Rules for Brain-Healthy Eating If you are going to eat right to think right, it is critical to make sure your food is loaded with high quality nutrients that your body is able to properly digest. Here are five of the nine rules for healthy eating that we have refined over … Read more5 Easy Diet Changes That Can SAVE Your Brain

Study Shows That Learning New Skills and Laughing Can BOOST Brain Function

By: Daniel Amen One Secret to Keeping Your Brain Young Older adults who learn a new, mentally demanding skill can improve their cognitive function, according to research done at the University of Texas at Dallas and recently reported in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. In this study, participants were randomly assigned to one of three groups: A … Read moreStudy Shows That Learning New Skills and Laughing Can BOOST Brain Function

This Is What Happens To Your Body SECONDS After You’re Hit By STRESS

How extreme stress affects your health Stress doesn’t come the same way twice: It’s that fluttering anxiety in your stomach before you enter a dinner party you really didn’t want to go to. It’s that heaviness in your chest as you await the results of a medical test. It’s that bubbling up in your throat … Read moreThis Is What Happens To Your Body SECONDS After You’re Hit By STRESS

Improve Memory, Enhance Verbal Skills and Boost Your Overall Brain Health With

Your mind needs a workout just as much as your body. By Dan Orzech You run marathons, regularly lift weights, and are the Pilates queen. But when’s the last time you worked out your brain? That gray matter needs exertion, too. More than that, it needs variety. Just as you exercise your entire body and … Read moreImprove Memory, Enhance Verbal Skills and Boost Your Overall Brain Health With

Stop taking statins! Study finds they cause “Alzheimer’s-like” symptoms

By Erin Quinn The notion that high cholesterol causes heart disease has allowed doctors to write millions of prescriptions for cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins that can reduce the risk of it. That seemingly indisputable notion has long suffered from an inconvenient fact: Half the people who have a heart attack don’t have high cholesterol. So, … Read moreStop taking statins! Study finds they cause “Alzheimer’s-like” symptoms