Does Feeling Younger Reduce Stress?

People who are feeling younger have a greater sense of well-being, better cognitive functioning, less inflammation, lower risk of hospitalization and even live longer than their older-feeling peers. A study published by the American Psychological Read More

Improving the Symptoms of Autism

Researchers have been working to understand the link between vitamin D and autism for years. Autism now affects about one in every 68 children, according to statistics presented by Autism Speaks, which makes autism one Read More

Mental Health via Holistic Medicine

Mental health is a big component of holistic medicine. For many, the word holistic brings to mind images of yoga mats and herbal remedies only, but in its truest sense, holistic simply means taking the Read More

How Stress Helps or Hurts Us

Stress symptoms may be affecting your health, even though you might not realize it. You may think illness is to blame for that irritating headache, your frequent insomnia or your decreased productivity at work. But Read More

6 Tips for Approaching Alzheimer’s

If you notice any of the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s in yourself or someone you know, don’t ignore them. Early detection makes a world of difference, and so does the way you approach the Read More

Napping linked to better mental agility

Regular afternoon napping may be linked to better mental agility, suggests research published in the online journal General Psychiatry. It seems to be associated with better locational awareness, verbal fluency, and working memory, the findings Read More

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When your brain is healthy, it has the blood flow required for peak performance. A healthy brain is essential for living a long and full life. When your brain is healthy, you’re better able to pay attention, solve problems, communicate, and much more.

Poor brain health is more serious than you think

  • Failing brain health is a public health epidemic.
  • The brain begins showing signs of cognitive decline as a person enters their 20s.
  • 3 out of 5 Americans will develop a brain disease in their lifetime.
  • By 2030, the total cost of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and stroke is expected to exceed $1 Trillion.

Brain health matters no matter your age. The choices you make today can help you have a healthier brain tomorrow.

Life expectancy is increasing in the United States, which experts believe will likely be associated with an increase in the prevalence of cognitive impairment and dementia. An aging population with multiple factors that do not support a healthy brain will produce an increased number of people with dementia.