Brain & Nervous System

Regular exercise boosts the power of your brain

Apr 25 2017 - 5:55am
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Researchers have found that memory and thinking skills are dramatically improved by regular exercise, including running and walking.

The capacity of your brain to function well is not fixed. The power of your brain can be boosted with regular exercise.

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British psychologists have hit psychiatry hard: There must be a shift to humane natural mental health care!

Apr 22 2017 - 6:22am
Psychiatric abuse victim

The British Psychological Society has attacked the rival profession of psychiatry with serious questions raised about the biomedical model of mental illness. Clearly humane non-psychiatric natural mental health care should replace psychiatry.

There has been a shocking trend in medical-legal circles to go after victims of psychiatry who blow the whistle on having been tortured by psychiatrists as being unusually psychotic and in need of

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Natural remedies are preferable for nervousness and anxiety

Apr 12 2017 - 4:51am
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Nervousness and anxiety are very common in our fast paced world. The drug treatments for these conditions carry with them the risk for serious side effects. Natural remedies for the prevention and treatment of nervousness are therefore preferable.

Nervousness and anxiety are common conditions which can interfere with your daily activities.

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How To Sleep Like A Rock Naturally

Apr 11 2017 - 8:54am
Insomnia sleep natural cure diet

If you're not sleeping like a rock you may be unknowingly struggling with an underlying health problem caused by your diet. Here's how to get to sleep at night fast and get the “rock sleep” you deserve with these natural treatments.

What does it mean to “sleep like rock?” If you 'slept like a rock,' it means that you had a great night's sleep and feel well-rested. Many American’s don’t have that luxury.

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Ashwagandha is known as “Indian ginseng” due to its rejuvenating properties

Apr 9 2017 - 8:07am
Ayurvedic herb

The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.

Due to growing fears of dangerous side effects associated with the psychiatric drugs natural remedies are preferable.

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A good natural remedy to relax is the sounds of nature

Mar 31 2017 - 2:00pm
Relaxing in nature

Researchers say that it is actually true that the sounds of nature can help us relax.

The modern world brings with it a great deal of tension. The noises alone from traffic, airplanes, helicopters, machines, and elsewhere is enough to create a high degree of anxieties.

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Try light exercise to slow down Parkinson’s disease

Mar 27 2017 - 6:20pm
Taking a walk

Researchers have found exercising just a little each week slows down the progression of Parkinson’s Disease.

Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological disorder for which there is at this time no actual cure. However with proper intervention the progression of this disease can be slowed down.

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Researchers reveal first finding about MS that could mean new treatments

Mar 24 2017 - 6:00pm
New target found for treating MS

University of Alberta researchers have discovered something previously unknown about multiple sclerosis that could mean new hope for patients tackling the baffling disease.

In this new study the researchers discovered an entirely new mechanism that happens at a cellular level that could be the cause of MS.

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Boosting your immunity with essential oils is possible

Mar 22 2017 - 3:43am
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Boosting your immunity with essentials oils will make more sense once you understand what parts of the body are involved in both innate immunity and adaptive immunity. So, the best way to start is to learn that in order for the body to fight diseases effectively, you need your hypothalamus to be healthy.

The hypothalamus is a portion of the brain that has an important role in immune function and metabolism of the body, because its main job

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There's now a brain health food guide from Canada

Mar 16 2017 - 8:38am
Brain healthy sardines

Baycrest scientists associated with the University of Toronto have published a Canadian Brain Health Food Guide. The primary mission of this publication is to help adults who are over 50 years old preserve their thinking and memory skills as they grow older.

It is important to treat your brain well to maintain optimal cognitive functioning, particularly as you get older.

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How Blueberries May Help Improve Brain Function

Mar 13 2017 - 2:09pm
blueberries and brain function

Not only is this berry tasty, it is loaded with nutrients that helps you enjoy good health well into old age.

What is your favorite fruit? According to the US Census Bureau, it is probably the banana as Americans eat more of this than any other type of fresh fruit.

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Your Coffee May Be Masking A Serious Medical Condition And Here Is How To Reverse It

Mar 13 2017 - 11:27am
For many of us drinking coffee is how we make it through our hectic lives. This comes at a major cost to your adrenals and overall health.

Adrenal fatigue is a stress response that ages your body and wears it down over time. Drinking coffee masks and worsens this condition. Reverse adrenal fatigue and drink this coffee alternative to gain major health benefits.

In our day-to-day lives there’s a lot being thrown at us – our work/home life, raising children, our commutes, deaths, marriages, divorces – we are always fighting to cope with something.

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Fascinating brain finding shows what happens after death

Mar 11 2017 - 7:29pm
Brain activity can continue after death and we never knew

Researchers are the first to admit we have much to learn about the brain. A new and fascinating study shows what happens to the brain after death.

A team of scientists from the University of Western Ontario in Canada were surprised and "shocked" to find brain activitycan continue after dying.

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Avoid high mercury exposure from fish to help prevent Lou Gehrig’s disease

Feb 27 2017 - 6:09am
Swordfish with high mercury content

Researchers say that mercury which is in fish may be associated with an increased risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). It's therefore a good idea to cut down on fish which have a high mercury content such as swordfish and shark.

We generally think of fish as being a healthy food which is associated with better heart and brain health.

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Treatment for multiple sclerosis resets the immune system

Feb 19 2017 - 12:04pm
MS treatment resets the immune system to stop severe forms of the disease from progressing

Researchers at the Imperial College London are exploring a new treatment for multiple sclerosis that resets the immune system.

A clinical trial funded by the UK MS Society, the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Centre, and by the European Blood and Marrow Transplant Autoimmune Disease Working P

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Misophonia: It's definitely in your head

Feb 3 2017 - 5:57pm
Cause of misophonia uncovered for the first time

Some of us cannot stand certain sounds. Some people become outraged when they hear certain sounds. Medically, hatred of certain sounds is called misophonia. Now researchers know why it happens and it definitely is all in your head and a real medical disorder.

A team of researchers led from Newcastle University uncovered the brain mechanism that causes people to shun certain sounds that might include the clicking of a pen, a whistle or even a yawn.

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Keeping the heart fit keeps the brain fit

Jan 15 2017 - 8:11am
Healthy man

Researchers have found that adults who are fitter have more brain activity and score better on memory tests.

The desire to maintain brain health as we age is universal in nature. Scientists have come to the realization that it's helpful to stay fit to maintain a healthy brain.

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Meats and nuts may help with Parkinson’s disease

Jan 13 2017 - 5:58am
Nuts

Researchers have found people who have types of early-onset Parkinson’s disease may benefit from increasing niacin in their diet. Some nuts and meats contain niacin.

Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the nervous system which progresses slowly and affects movement.

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Memory can be enhanced by emotional hangovers

Dec 27 2016 - 7:45am
Emotional experiences

Researchers say there is something called an "emotional hangover" and that these emotional brain states can enhance the formation of future memory.

Strong emotions are an experience of the human condition which we all have at sometime. It has now become apparent that the experience of emotional states can benefit memory.

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A natural way to fight dementia with sauna bathing

Dec 21 2016 - 4:25pm
Sauna bathing linked to lower dementia risk

Taking a sauna is not just relaxing and enjoyable. Did you know you can lower your chances of dementia naturally by getting in a sauna bath several time a week?

Here is what researchers from University of Eastern Finland uncovered.

Sauna baths cut dementia risk up to 66 percent

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Adolescents should drink water and green tea instead of alcohol for brain health

Dec 9 2016 - 2:02pm
Too much to drink

Researchers have found drinking a lot of alcohol can change the brains of adolescents.

Adolescents often ignore suggestions that they're a lot better off drinking something healthy instead of alcohol.

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Purposeful daily living with mindfulness is where it's at

Dec 5 2016 - 5:38am
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If you want to lead a more meaningful and healthy life on a daily basis you should commit yourself to mindfulness and pursue purposeful living on a daily basis.

In our chaotic world there are many people searching for natural ways to relax and lead a healthier life.

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Good nutrition can offset stress induced mental health problems

Nov 1 2016 - 6:37am
A baby eating

Researchers have found supplementation early in life may help to offset problems for the adult brain from early life stress.

There have been concerns about the potential negative effects of early life stress on the brain later in life. It appears that good nutrition early in life may be able to offset these concerns.

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Iron fortified biscuits offer promise to fight lead poisoning

Oct 28 2016 - 12:12am
Iron fortified biscuits

Researchers have shown that fortifying food with iron produces a marked decrease in blood lead concentration in kids who are exposed to high levels of the metal.

Lead poisoning is a horrible condition which can cause serious problems with mental and physical development.

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Fatty acid levels may serve as a predictor of psychosis

Oct 17 2016 - 4:36pm
Fatty acid level

Mental health researchers have made a promising breakthrough dealing with fatty acid levels for early detection of the risk of psychosis.

Psychosis is a very troubling state of mind wherein a person loses touch with reality.

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