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Blog-BFL-Gratitude Journal

7 Ways to Remain Grateful All Year Long

The season for visiting friends and family, playing games, sharing favorite memories, and reflecting on life’s many blessings in nearly upon us. Although being thankful is commonly associated with the holidays, there are significant health benefits to remaining grateful year-round. In fact, when you place a priority on the things you’re grateful for in life, […]

Nov 17, 2017   |   No Comments »

MR-Blog-Sleep Issues

The Most Important 7 Hours of the Day

A good night’s sleep has a hard time getting the respect it deserves in our 24/7 world. But lack of quality sleep can make anyone’s health and memory take a nose dive. “Nearly every disease killing us in later life has a causal link to lack of sleep,” says Matthew Walker, professor of neuroscience and […]

Nov 14, 2017   |   No Comments »

MR-Blog-Diabesity-Diabetes

Is Sugar Good for the Brain or Bad for It?

Diabetes is a disease that no one wants to have. When insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels, becomes deficient or ineffective, the body suffers from chronically high blood sugar. Type 1 diabetes results when inadequate amounts of insulin are produced; type 2 develops when the body doesn’t use insulin properly. In both cases, […]

Nov 14, 2017   |   No Comments »

MR Caregiver

Real-Life Strategies for Caring for Someone with Memory Loss

Caring for a person with memory loss can be difficult, stressful, and even overwhelming. But it also can be one of the most gratifying, humbling and rewarding experiences in life. Whether assisting a spouse, relative or friend, caregivers are the backbone of long-term care. Over time, as a loved one’s memory continues to decline, caregiving […]

Nov 08, 2017   |   No Comments »

MR-Blog-Neurohormone Deficiencies

What Is Miracle-Gro For Your Brain?

Wouldn’t it be great if someone made Miracle-Gro for your brain? “Drink this twice a day and you’ll feel great and have a terrific memory!” Nice promise, right? That’s a lot like what hormones do. When the various glands and organs that produce these chemical messengers—the pancreas, thyroid, adrenals and more—are in sync, you have […]

Nov 06, 2017   |   No Comments »

Blog-BFL-Brain Games

4 Ways To Remain Playful As An Adult

Remember back to your childhood when you could play games for hours on end and get completely lost in having fun? Have you ever wondered why those good times had to end? Was it really necessary to give up that part of your life when you became an adult? Playing games and doing fun activities […]

Nov 06, 2017   |   No Comments »

OMEGA ALZHEIMER'S

Higher Omega-3 Levels Show Increased Blood Flow in the Brain

Neuroimaging shows increased blood flow in regions of the brain associated with memory and learning for people with higher omega-3 levels, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Amsterdam, NL, May 19, 2017 – The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is expected to triple in the coming decades and no cure […]

May 19, 2017   |   No Comments »

Autism Study SPECT Scan

Study Shows Potential New Way to Detect Autism: SPECT Scans Can Be the Key

Autism Accurately Diagnosed with Brain SPECT Imaging Brain Blood Flow Shows Pattern Consistent with Autism COSTA MESA, CA: The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) relies on history and behavioral observation, lacking reliable biomarkers. Researchers from Amen Clinics and the University of Southern California performed what is believed to be the largest ever analysis of […]

Apr 25, 2017   |   1 Comment »

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