View Post

Why Brushing Your Teeth Could Save You From Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Featured Article, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Regular brushing and flossing can help you keep your teeth into old age. A new study shows it may also help you keep your mental sharpness.

Scientists at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry infected the mouths of mice with P. gingivalis. This is a type of bacteria that causes periodontitis. It’s the most serious form of gum disease.

Read More
View Post

Doing This One Thing Makes Your Brain Younger

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Everyone knows you can’t turn back the clock, right?

When it comes to your brain, researchers recently discovered that you can.

Dr. Sara Lazar is a neuroscientist. Years ago, she injured herself while training for the Boston Marathon. Her physical therapist suggested she stretch. That led her to take a yoga class.

She took yoga for the physical benefits, but soon noticed positive mental and emotional side effects.

Read More
View Post

Yes, You Can Grow More Brain Cells

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

You’ve probably heard this scientific “fact”: You cannot grow new brain cells. Once they die because of injury, disease, or age, brain cells are lost forever.

It’s a depressing thought.

Fortunately, it’s completely wrong.

In 1999, scientists confirmed that adult human neurogenesis is possible. Neurogenesis is the creation of new neurons or brain cells.[1]  

This discovery had a profound effect on the field of neurology.

Read More
View Post

One Food Cuts Risk of Age-Related Memory Loss in Half

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Health experts have told us for years that eating a healthy diet can keep your brain strong as you age.

But what exactly does “healthy” mean? The term is vague. Exactly which foods promote cognition?

Now, a new study may have identified the single healthiest food for your brain.

Scientists from the National University of Singapore conducted a six-year study. They looked at more than 600 subjects over the age of 60.

Read More
View Post

Alzheimer’s Reversed!

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

We don’t want to get too excited because this was a lab study. It involved mice. But the results were so impressive that we wanted to tell you about them.

Scientists at USC’s Keck School of Medicine recently announced a breakthrough…

For the first time ever, they succeeded in reversing Alzheimer’s disease.

And they did it without drugs.

The best part?

Read More
View Post

The Hormone That Stops Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise by Garry Messick0 Comments

Athletes know that a vigorous workout can lead to “runner’s high.” This is a feeling of euphoria you get when exercise-activated brain chemicals boost your mood.

For years, researchers attributed runner’s high to hormones called endorphins.

But new research shows that exercise produces another hormone. It may have more profound effects than endorphins. It improves memory and may protect against Alzheimer’s disease.

Read More