When and Why You Should Do It Have you ever forgotten someone’s name or why you walked into a room? A little forgetfulness is completely normal and a fact of our very busy lives. But if you are experiencing memory lapses that are more significant, like forgetting basic skills, asking the same … [Read more...] about Screening for Memory Problems
It is no secret that exercise has long-lasting benefits for the body and those benefits extend to the brain as well. Though you might have heard the brain referred to as the largest muscle in the body, the brian actually isn’t a muscle at all but a complex organ that plays a vital role in nearly … [Read more...] about Exercise, For the Sake of Your Brain
Traumatic brain injuries happen, and they happen often. In fact, more than a million people suffer from a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, every year. With so many TBI’s occurring each year, September has been designated as National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month to identify how to prevent, … [Read more...] about National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
It has long been known that fitness is an essential part of wellness. Maintaining a regular exercise schedule can not only help you stay fit and trim, it can aid with sleep, help you age well, keep bones healthy, alleviate stress and much more. But did you know that in addition to the benefits to … [Read more...] about Exercise For a Healthy Brain
Did you know that there are more than 300 types of headaches? While the most common, the tension headache, occurs in 75% of adults and is typically due to stress, muscle or joint pain or fatigue, less common types of headaches routinely send people to the doctor or cause loss of work and play. … [Read more...] about Finding Relief for Cluster Headaches
For many people, when the urge for something sweet comes along, chocolate is the go-to treat. In addition to being delicious, did you know that chocolate has many health benefits and consistently tops the lists of the best “brain foods”? Touted for improving memory, decision-making ability, mental … [Read more...] about Brain Foods – Is Chocolate Good for the Brain?
Light Therapy May Protect the Brain. Have you ever had trouble remembering something or find yourself struggling to find the right words? Is it due to cognitive decline or are you just having an “off” day? A certain amount of cognitive decline is expected with aging, however, for many people, … [Read more...] about Concerned About Cognitive Decline?
Technology… it’s all around us every day and more people are exposed to technology at an earlier age than ever before. Some say that it is not uncommon for kids to carry smartphones by the age of 10. Social media and tech companies such as Google, Facebook, Instagram and a plethora of others are … [Read more...] about Brain Health and Technology… There’s an app for that!
Can brain health change with the seasons? Summer is here and with it, longer days and more Vitamin D courtesy of the extended sunshine hours. With more outdoor activities calling and more socializing with family and friends – pool parties and barbecues galore – it has been known for some time … [Read more...] about Summer Smarts