Why You Need to Break the OCD Cycle

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, can be a very difficult condition to live with. It not only has a huge negative effect on the life of the sufferer, but it also has an impact on the Read More

Anxiety in Autistic Children

For 10-year-old Josh Myers, the world outside his home is a terrifying place. His severe autism makes unfamiliar situations so distressing that he often refuses to walk, preferring to ride in a youth stroller with Read More

Test for Early Alzheimer’s

Tests that measure the sense of smell may soon become common in neurologists’ offices. Scientists have been finding increasing evidence that the sense of smell declines sharply in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, and now Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease looking for a cure

Alzheimer’s is a heart-wrenching disease that directly affects millions of people worldwide. There is no cure, let alone treatment to stop progression of the disease. While current answers are few, research at the University of 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.