Did you ever wonder how yoga changes your brain? As it turns out, that post-session happiness you feel isn’t just in your head. Using brain scans, scientists can now prove that yoga actually changes your brain chemistry. And that’s a good … Continue reading How Yoga Changes Your Brain (And It’s a Good Thing!)
Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading Doctors Told Me I Only Had PMS—but It Turned Out to Be Brain Cancer
Any time you take a medication, weighing the risks and benefits of the drug is a must. And now we must ask ourselves, “Is this one of the drugs linked to dementia and memory loss?” Emerging research is finding disturbing connections … Continue reading Popular Prescription Drugs Linked to Dementia
Strokes are like creaky joints, driving slow in the fast lane, and your dentures falling out, like, all the time—stuff only old people have to worry about…right? Definitely not—just because you have all your own teeth and know how to … Continue reading 9 Stroke Symptoms in Young Women You Need To Know
These days, the uses of turmeric extend way beyond the spice shelf. Turmeric can be found mixed into golden milk, added to skin care serums, and even sprinkled onto rice or roasted veggies. Full of flavor, color and health benefits, … Continue reading Curcumin: Top 10 Benefits of Turmeric’s Secret Ingredient
Flu brain is a thing. And this season especially, everyone’s trying to avoid it. And no, you aren’t imagining it. People really are throwing you side-eye when you cough, sneeze or sniffle in public. Nobody wants the flu. You likely … Continue reading Flu Brain: Here’s What the Virus Does to Your Brain
Brain cancer: That’s a really scary term. Luckily, there’s a less than 1 percent change you’ll develop a malignant brain or spinal tumor in your life, according to the American Cancer Society. Still, the ACS estimates that about 23,880 cases … Continue reading 7 Brain Cancer Symptoms Every Woman Should Know About
With Prince’s unfortunate death linked to painkilling drugs and the recent news that even acetaminophen, the main ingredient in Tylenol, affects us in ways we’re only … Continue reading 8 ‘You Won’t Believe It’ Natural Painkillers
Ask a coworker how they’re doing before 10 a.m. and odds are you’ll hear “tired.” Actually, ask any time of day and there’s a good chance you’ll hear some version of sleepy, spent, or downright exhausted. Fatigue has become ubiquitous … Continue reading Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue
Overview: Symptoms of Alzheimer’s, including early-onset Alzheimer’s, include problems with memory, judgment, and thinking. Memory loss and dementia will progress as the stages of Alzheimer’s advance. Symptoms can be treated with medication, but there is no cure. The Alzheimer’s Foundation’s toll-free … Continue reading What Is Alzheimer? Diagnose And Treatment
Most people have never even heard of GABA, let alone know what it does in the body. However, for those suffering from anxiety or insomnia, this important neurotransmitter can be the key to reducing symptoms. In fact, many medications that … Continue reading What Is GABA? Brain-Boosting, Anxiety-Busting Power of GABA
In just a few decades cell phones have totally taken over our lives. Many times, it’s for the better. When was the last time you actually pulled a map out of the glove compartment to try to navigate somewhere? Or … Continue reading Cell Phone Health Impacts: How Are Devices Impacting Our Bodies?
We can examine these differences to help us understand why men behave as they do, but scientists are particularly interested because gender differences may help us gain a better understanding of brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading How Women’s Brains Really Are Superior
In the study, researchers recruited 60 people ages 25 to 45, and measured their levels of a specific carotenoid called lutein, a nutrient found in green, leafy vegetables. Continue reading How Eating Avocados May Help Slow Down Your Brain’s Aging
Exercise is just as good for the brain as it is for the body, a growing body of research is showing. Continue reading What Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?
Drinking just a couple beers throughout the week may be hurting your health more than you think. Continue reading Moderate Drinking Hurts Your Brain