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Kids & TBI: Is Playing Ice Hockey to Blame?

As a society, we often hear a lot of the negative impact to the brain that football players endure playing the sport but we rarely hear of the damage ice hockey has to its’ players. Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t have to be in a car accident or get concussed on a football field […]

Oct 19, 2017   |   No Comments »

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Can Healing Your Mind Boost Your Memory?

When someone you love is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you’ll do anything to help that person. I know because of a number of years before David, a 62-year-old pastor, became my father-in-law, he was told he had Alzheimer’s. I convinced Tana, my sweetheart (and now my wife), that we should evaluate her dad and scan […]

Oct 17, 2017   |   No Comments »

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9 Ways to Prevent Toxins From Stealing Your Mind

Modern life comes with a lot of wonderful time- and energy-savers, but some conveniences are connected to a slew of surprising memory stealers. Conventional cleaning products, for example, emit fumes that are toxic to brain cells. And recently, scientists reported that exposure to high levels of fine particulate air pollution—the kind you might breathe if […]

Oct 16, 2017   |   No Comments »

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How Addiction Can Steal Your Life

When you are chained by an addiction, it affects every area of your life. Addiction ruins lives, devastates families, destroys relationships, negatively impacts your career, decreases your ability to perform well in school, and causes health problems. People with addictions are more likely to get divorced, less likely to graduate from high school or college, […]

Oct 12, 2017   |   No Comments »

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Is Your Child Being Exposed To Potential Brain Injuries?

Many people associate sports concussions with football since it is widely publicized in the media. However, we tend to forget about the popular sport soccer, where frequent contact with the ball and head occur since players use their heads to propel the ball to score, at it is recognized as a skill in the game.  A recent study showed that […]

Oct 11, 2017   |   No Comments »

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10 Brain Health Principles

The brain is the most fascinating and important organ in the universe, estimated to have an astounding 100 billion neurons and more connections than there are stars in the universe. Did you know that it is your brain that decides to get you out of bed in the morning or to hit your snooze button? […]

Oct 10, 2017   |   1 Comment »

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What Is the Hidden Cause of Memory Loss?

In September 2015, big wave surfer Shawn Dollar met the challenge of his life. Not a giant wave like those he’s in the record books for conquering, but a boulder he struck when he dove under a wave. The impact broke his neck in four places and gave him a concussion. Fortunately, he made it […]

Oct 09, 2017   |   No Comments »

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My Mom Has Alzheimer’s—Am I Next?

Can there be anything more heart-wrenching than watching a parent struggle with and then die from Alzheimer’s disease (AD)? Or more anxiety-provoking than wondering if Alzheimer’s is in your future—especially if you notice your memory slipping? The risk is real: If you have a family member who has (or had) AD—especially if it’s a first-degree […]

Oct 04, 2017   |   No Comments »

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The CDC Reveals The Truth About Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the bite of an infected black-legged tick, also known as a deer tick. Lyme and its numerous co-infections can mimic or cause virtually any medical, neurological, or psychiatric condition. It is called the “great imitator” and has been vastly underdiagnosed in the U.S. due to inadequate testing methods and […]

Oct 04, 2017   |   5 Comments »

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The Reasons Why 25% of Girls Are Depressed

A new study published by the University of Liverpool revealed that by the age of 14, 25% of teenage girls and 9% of teenage boys suffer from depression. The study focused on 10,000 children born in 2000-01. At ages, 3, 5, 7, and 11, parents reported on their children’s status of mental health. When the […]

Sep 27, 2017   |   No Comments »

8 Ways to Improve the Quality of Your Decisions

8 Ways to Improve the Quality of Your Decisions

Nothing is more important to your health than the decisions you make. The quality of those decisions is a direct reflection of the health of your brain. Taking time to assess the condition of your brain is the best way to ensure that you live stronger and longer. When your brain is troubled, you are […]

Sep 27, 2017   |   1 Comment »

Inflammation Hurting Brain Health

How Do I Know If Inflammation Is Killing My Brain?

People who struggle with memory loss probably don’t think their gut might be to blame. But it could be. The gut, or gastrointestinal tract, is home to trillions of microorganisms, both helpful and harmful, collectively known as the microbiome. This community of bugs plays a key role in the health of your brain: Its activities […]

Sep 26, 2017   |   No Comments »

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