Meditation Provides Many Benefits

Meditation is becoming much more popular as more people discover its many health benefits. You can use it to increase awareness of yourself and your surroundings, control your daily activity, and build awareness of what Read More

Can autism be impacted by cats?

As a former school nurse in the Columbia Public Schools, Gretchen Carlisle would often interact with students with disabilities who took various medications or had seizures throughout the day. At some schools, the special education Read More

Three pillars of mental health

Getting good quality sleep, exercising, and eating more raw fruits and vegetables predicts better mental health and well-being in young adults, a University of Otago study has found. The study, published in Frontiers in Psychology, surveyed 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.