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33% Increased Dementia Risk for Long Term Users of Acid-Blockers

For years, proton pump inhibitors were marketed to the public for stomach relief from 'excess acid production,' without the slightest clue that they were contributing to the burgeoning epidemic of neurodegenerative disease. All that has now changed...

5 Things You can do for a Better Brain

Reduce the mental decline that begins in mid-age by making moderate changes in your diet and lifestyle

7 Conditions Masquerading As Dementia

7 Conditions Masquerading As Dementia

More than 40% of dementia diagnoses have been shown to be wrong.  Here's what may really be going on.  

Imagine this nightmare. For the last few years your mother has had serious memory problems.  She gets lost driving.  She repeats the same question to you over and over again.  She can't process new information.  She loses her train of thought in mid-sentence.  A CT scan comes back with a diagnosis of early Alzheimer's disease.  The doctors offer a prescription with little encouragement it will work. 

Do you despair? 

7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

Over 5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Another 10,000,000 suffer with severe dementia and Parkinson's. Even more struggle with age-related mild cognitive impairment. Here are 7 natural ways to defend your brain.

Alpha-Lipoic Acid Improves Multiple Sclerosis

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Many times there are extremely positive preliminary results with a natural product improving very serious health condition and there are no follow up studies. In 2005, a clinical trial indicated that a common dietary supplement can produce meaningful improvements in multiple sclerosis. Since this initial study there has been considerable additional studies that also demonstrate dietary supplementation with this compound is capable of making a positive clinical impact

Curcumin Extract Matches Ibuprofen for Osteoarthritis Pain Without Lethal Toxicity

Seeking a gentler aid for aching joints than NSAID pills that can provoke bleeds or cardiac events? This clinical trial shows curcumin extracts from turmeric merit consideration among proven natural pain relief options, with secondary perks like reduced cancer and Alzheimer’s risk.

Half a Tablespoon of Olive Oil a Day May Keep Dementia at Bay, Harvard Study Finds

A groundbreaking study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has discovered that daily consumption of olive oil may significantly reduce the risk of dying from dementia-related causes.1 Published in the prestigious journal JAMA Network Open, the findings shed light on the potential of this Mediterranean diet staple in promoting brain health and combating cognitive decline.1

Highly-Fit Women 90% Less Likely to Develop Dementia Later

As we age, it can be tempting to “take it easy” on ourselves physically, and even let our fitness slide. A new long-term study on dementia has highlighted the importance of staying as fit as possible, for as long as possible, to ensure not just a healthy body, but also a healthy mind.

Most Dementia is Driven by Diet, Not Genes

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New Trial Shows High-Dose Vitamin B12 Improves Cognitive Performance

Could a simple regimen of nutritional supplements strengthen the aging brain against dementia? This newly published trial suggests vitamin B12 could sharper cognitive faculties and even turn back time for the forgetful.

The Amazing Health Benefits of Dancing

The evidence-based health benefits of dancing are numerous and profound. In fact, if dancing were a drug it would be considered unethical not to use it.

The Potential Benefits of Flavonoids in Treating Neurodegenerative Diseases

Plant-derived flavonoids, compounds that have multiple biological actions affecting various age-associated changes in the brain, have been hailed for their potential to assist in treating neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Neurodegenerative conditions -- from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- currently affect at least 6 million people in the U.S. alone.[i]

Why You Need To Supplement Essential Fatty Acids

Why You Need To Supplement Essential Fatty Acids

Today, healthy fatty acid deficiency is epidemic. This deficiency leads to cardiovascular and immune issues and other disorders. What do you do if you're HFA deficient? 

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