How To Keep Your Brain Young

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If you notice memory lapses, you may want to consider making some immediate lifestyle changes to help reverse, or at least minimize further damage that might lead to Continue reading

B12 and Choline Will Keep Brain Buzzing

b12cholineTwenty years ago, I’d sit down in front of the daily crossword puzzle each morning with a pen in one hand and a stopwatch in the other. Nowadays, I sometimes feel like I could time myself with a sundial.

Sometimes it feels like we spend the first half of our lives Continue reading

The Hidden Deficiency Zapping Your Energy and Brainpower

b12vitSadly, this affects 1 in 2 older adults.  Are you one of them?

Unfortunately, many of us are familiar with the hallmark signs of aging: declining strength and energy, brain fog and “senior moments,” irritability, difficulty sleeping, hearing and vision loss…the list goes on.  Most people attribute these symptoms to “getting older,” Continue reading

Why Puzzles Aren’t the Best Thing to Prevent Dementia

While it’s well-known that mental activities, like crossword puzzles, can be an excellent way to help prevent dementia, a new study published in the journal Neurology has actually found an even better way to keep your mind fresh.

According to the study, older adults who exercise regularly may better protect against brain shrinkage than if they were to engage in mental (or even social) activities. Going for a walk, riding a bicycle, or enjoying a swim will help protect your mind from dementia better Continue reading