Articles relating to 'brain'
When you’re afraid your memory is declining…

brain, dementiaA sunny outlook on life doesn’t just brighten your day in the present – it could also help protect your brain from dementia in the future.

Dementia is a decline in mental ability that is severe enough to affect one’s daily life. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than five million Americans … Read More

Why yawning is more important than you think

brain, stressYou yawn when you are tired. Sometimes a yawn might sneak in when you are bored, or because you have just seen someone else do it.

But maybe the question of “why” never really occurred to you.

However, if your inquiring mind ever wanted to know why this involuntary reflex seems to happen at the most awkward times, … Read More

5 Ways Body Parts Connect And Reveal Your Health

173263076What makes up a person? We all have bones, muscles, ligaments, organs, veins and arteries (and so on!) that are connected to create a functioning body. We move our fingers and toes without thinking about it, we speak to tell stories and offer advice, and our inner workings help transport blood, oxygen and other signals so we continue … Read More

Research Suggests That Reading Can Change Your Brain

86503742It’s said that a great book will always leave a significant impression, leave you thinking about the world differently – and even leave you feeling as though you lived a completely different life. Well, take note, bookworms: Your most cherished reads could help to redefine you in more ways than one.

A recent study conducted by Atlanta’s Emory … Read More

Vitamin D: The New Brain Vitamin

121353325Vitamin D is known to increase bone strength by improving your body’s ability to absorb calcium. However, that isn’t the only trick up the sunshine vitamin’s sleeve.

New research has shown that vitamin D can actually fight depression, and reduce pain in type 2 diabetic women experiencing depression.

RELATED READING: Why your Multivitamin Isn’t Giving You Multi BenefitsRead More

The Newest Scientifically-Proven Brain Food, Available at Your Local Grocery Store

180032285If regularly eating probiotic-infused yogurt could improve your brain function and boost your mood, you might never turn down a cup of yogurt again. Researchers at UCLA have discovered that brain foods really do exist, with probiotic yogurt being one of the most easily accessible brain foods available on the market.  This breakthrough research study has provided the … Read More

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