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It has been a hundred years since a Nobel Prize winner discovered the thin barrier that surrounds and protects brain. Since then, we’ve learned this mesh of tightly joined cells, called the blood-brain barrier, is highly selective in a healthy person. It allows the transport of compounds back and forth through an intricate transport system [...]

Do you always lose your keys, forget where the car is parked, or find words stick on the tip of your tongue? We associate these behaviors with aging, but losing your memory and brain function isn’t necessarily “normal” aging. Instead, it’s a sign of accelerated brain degeneration, or a brain that is atrophying too fast. [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL With rates of dementia rising dramatically, you’re not alone in wondering how to avoid becoming another casualty. Although lowering the risk of dementia depends on dietary and lifestyle changes, one little known approach involves cultivating your garden. Not the garden in your yard, but the one in your gut. [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you fall asleep around 2 or 3 a.m. and sleep until noon? Or do you wake up at 4 a.m. and can’t fall back asleep? Studies show insomnia does more than make the days drag — it raises your risk of dementia [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL Memory loss and dementia are valid concerns for everyone these days: one in three seniors dies of Alzheimer’s or  dementia  and Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Fortunately, dementia is largely preventable with many lifestyle and dietary adjustments, one of which is including plenty of [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL Even though you can breathe normally your brain may not be getting enough oxygen. Lack of oxygen in the brain is not something the average person can recognize. However it can cause poor brain function and increase the risk of  vascular dementia, the second most common form of dementia after [...]

Retirement may be bad for your health

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL Many people look forward to concluding a lifetime of work with retirement, but Â retirement Â can lead to a drastic decline in health. Research shows that although retirement may initially reduce stress, it significantly increases the chances of depression, physical illness, and the need for medication while reducing overall health. The longer [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL While we eat well and exercise to prevent disease, studies show one of the best ways to stay healthy is to hang out with friends. Studies have linked socialization with better  heart health, warding off  depression, and preventing  memory loss. In fact, research shows  social isolation  carries the same health risks as smoking, obesity, [...]

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE CALL Do you feel sleepy or have intense cravings for sugar after meals? Are you a woman whose hair is thinning, yet you're growing facial hair? Are you a man who cries at movies and has "moobs" (male breasts)? If so, you probably suffer from insulin resistance. Not only does [...]

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