How Your Memory Works, and the Surprising Implications of Impaired Memory Function

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Your memory holds a record of your entire life and shapes your identity, but the ability to form memories does not occur until the age of about five. Prior to that, lack of self-recognition prevents autobiographical memory formation

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Could Side Sleeping Decrease Your Risk for Alzheimer’s?

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The glymphatic system helps your brain detoxify while you sleep, including flushing out toxins linked to Alzheimer’s disease

An animal study suggests the glymphatic system is Continue reading

Alzheimer’s — A Disease Fed by Sugar

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Mounting research suggests Alzheimer’s disease is intricately connected to insulin resistance; even mild elevation of blood sugar is associated with an elevated risk for dementia Continue reading

Sleep Is Critical for Brain Detoxification, Groundbreaking Research Finds

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Sleep is deeply interconnected with your health in a myriad of ways. For example, previous research has found that sleep deprivation has the same effect on your immune system as physical stress or illness

Recent research shows that your brain has a unique Continue reading