Laughter is Good Medicine

Laughter is Good Medicine

Anthropological research suggests laughter and humor are genetically built-in, and that humor, historically, has functioned as “a social glue.” The critical laughter trigger for most people is not necessarily a joke or funny movie, but rather another person Many studies support the notion that optimism has a beneficial influence on your health. The Big Q: What […]

Insomnia is Linked to Increased Risk for Heart Disease

Insomnia is Linked to Increased Risk for Heart Disease

Mechanisms by which insomnia or poor sleep affects the heart health include hypothalamic-pituitary axis dysregulation, increased sympathetic nervous system activity, abnormal modulation of the autonomic nervous system, increased atherogenesis and increased systemic inflammation Sleep deprivation has the same effect on your immune system as physical stress or illness, which may help explain why lack of sleep […]

Pain, the Experience is Different Between Men and Women

Pain, the Experience is Different Between Men and Women

In studies involving men and women exposed to identical pain stimuli, women rated the pain higher on the pain scale. In addition to sex hormones, other factors affecting pain perception include emotions, attitude, age and a learned response from past experience It is no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past […]

The Health Benefits of Laughter Revealed

The Health Benefits of Laughter Revealed

“Laughter is the best medicine”– Bennet Cerf and, Proverbs 17:22 says, “A merry heart is like medicine.” Ellen Jacob, author of ‘You’re the Best Friend Ever’ states: “Whoever said laughter is the best medicine was right — it’s the glue that holds friendships together. To laugh together at life’s ridiculous turn of events makes those […]

Real Food Means a Healthy Brain

Real Food Means a Healthy Brain

We all should know that eating well is important for our physical health, but it is also essential for healthy brain function, and anything that we put into our bodies affects us. Healthy diets bring good results, whereas, unhealthy eating habits can cause some unwanted side-effects. Undereating may cause fatigue, fainting and dizziness, dehydration, low […]

Nurture Your Brain with Real Food

Nurture Your Brain with Real Food

A healthy diet can help promote positive thinking, there is Power in Positive Thinking Having a healthy diet can lead you to have a more positive outlook and not just about being healthy. If you eat the correct foods, you can raise the levels of serotonin, and this acts as a mood stabilizer. Not only […]

How About This? Dark Chocolate Can Bring on Weight Loss

How About This? Dark Chocolate Can Bring on Weight Loss

FLASH: Dark Chocolate May Help You Lose Weight Studies have found that eating chocolate 20 mins before and 5 mins after lunch and dinner have been shown to cut your appetite by up to 50%. As the flavonoids help decrease the potential for insulin resistance. It also contains healthy fats, which slow the absorption of […]

Top US Health Authorities Issue National Warning on Marijuana “a dangerous drug”

Top US Health Authorities Issue National Warning on Marijuana “a dangerous drug”

Top Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Surgeon General Jerome Adams made the announcement, with Secretary Azar calling marijuana “a dangerous drug.” Officials […]

Dark Chocolate: 1 of the Best Foods to Help Boost Mental Focus

Dark Chocolate: 1 of the Best Foods to Help Boost Mental Focus

Dark chocolate is full of neuroprotective flavonoids which benefit the health of the brain by promoting brain plasticity and helping your brain cells live longer. These flavonoids enhance cerebral blood flow which helps to improve attention span, memory, problem solving capabilities and reaction time. The flavonoid epicatechin found in cocoa and dark chocolate helps to […]

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

“It’s never too late to improve your brain health,” says Lainey Younkin, MS, RD, LDN, registered dietitian and founder of Lainey Younkin Nutrition. These tips may help improve your physical health, your brain health, and your cognitive abilities, they are as follows. Aim for 150 mins or more of aerobic exercise each week. If you have […]

Eat REAL Food to Improve Overall Health

Eat REAL Food to Improve Overall Health

A healthy diet is as important to your mental health as it is to your physical well being. The food that we eat has a direct correlation to the way we think and the decisions that we make. Without a proper diet, the mind cannot function properly enough and have the clarity to make the […]

Boost Your Mental Energy, Read About New Things

Boost Your Mental Energy, Read About New Things

Reading is an effective way to strengthen our higher-order thinking skills. Research has shown that reading a novel can enhance the brain’s neuron connections and improve the overall function of the brain. It was also revealed that reading strengthens the ability to empathize, and stimulates the imagination in a way that the reader was actually […]

A Healthy Diet and Exercise are the Keys to Anti-aging

A Healthy Diet and Exercise are the Keys to Anti-aging

FLASH: There is a giant chemistry experiment happening the Western world that is wreaking havoc with our hormones, poisoning our bodies, and causing an epidemic of obesity that’s accelerating diseases. That is the theory of expert Cheryl Myers, RN, a noted author and lecturer who believes in bridging the gap between the worlds of mainstream […]

Stress Taming Foods

Stress Taming Foods

FLASH: Feeling stressed? Well, the solution may be as simple as eating the right food. “Food sends chemical messages to the brain that either trigger or tame our stress reactions,” Dr. Heidi Hanna, chief energy officer of synergy brain fitness and a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress says. “Helpful stress-taming foods include a […]

‘Call of the Forest, The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees’

‘Call of the Forest, The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees’

Many of us have experienced the positive results of immersing ourselves in nature and being enveloped by trees. We experience an immediate relaxation, an ability to forget our problems and often a profound awe at nature’s secrets. The documentary ‘Call Of The Forest, The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees‘ adds to the scientifically supported psychological and […]

I Cannot Write Enough About Brain Food: Dark Chocolate is Tops

I Cannot Write Enough About Brain Food: Dark Chocolate is Tops

FLASH: Dark chocolate, brain food at its best! Dark chocolate is full of neuroprotective flavonoids which benefit the health of the brain by promoting brain plasticity and helping your brain cells live longer. These flavonoids enhance cerebral blood flow which helps to improve attention span, memory, problem solving capabilities and reaction time. The flavonoid epicatechin […]

Air Travel: Dealing with Turbulence

Air Travel: Dealing with Turbulence

Dealing with turbulence is 1 of the less pleasant aspects of air travel. Turbulence is bumps, jumps and dips that happen during flights because of changes in the airflow surrounding the aircraft. Most people avoid thinking about turbulence until it happens. But reports show that rates of severe turbulence are on the rise, likely because of weather disturbances […]

Grounding Has Positive Health Effects

Grounding Has Positive Health Effects

FLASH: Grounding is the practice of placing our bare feet on the ground, where negatively charged electrons in the Earth neutralize free radicals in our body. Grounding, or Earthing, is a scientifically-supported health practice that has been largely ignored by mainstream medicine despite a body of evidence for its effectiveness. Grounding is simply placing our […]

Combating Jet Lag Before, During and After Flying

Combating Jet Lag Before, During and After Flying

Long haul airline trips are still a part of life for many of us. Whether a frequent flyer or an occasional globetrotter, travelling through time zones can have a huge impact on the body. To help you shake off the effects as quickly as possible, here is our guide to what to do before you […]

Fatty Fish is Brain Food

Fatty Fish is Brain Food

Our diet plays a major role in regulating our physical and mental energy and mood, which in turn affects your mental focus and attention. If you want to boost your mental focus, eating fatty fish has been proven to help. Fatty fish: Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in some nuts and plants, but fatty […]

Eating Chocolate Every Day Is Good for Your Brain

Eating Chocolate Every Day Is Good for Your Brain

FLASH: Science Says Eating Chocolate Every Day Is Good for Your Brain By Caroline Picard Forget about that “apple a day”, if you want to keep the doctor away, try a piece of dark chocolate instead. Regularly snacking on cocoa-flavored treats can help protect your brain from cognitive decline, according to a new review from […]

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

FLASH: Calorie restriction strategies such as fasting and partial fasting activate powerful metabolic processes that catalyze healing and rejuvenation. Fasting has been part of human history for centuries. It was often done for ritualistic purposes, and is still done to this day. But today we have a large body of science confirming the benefits of […]

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

FLASH: The 2 most important treatment strategies for SAD are optimizing vitamin D level and Sun exposure. In addition to optimizing vitamin D and getting daily light therapy, the following strategies may also be helpful in the treatment of SAD: Exercise:Exercise is a well-recognized tool for improving your mental health. In a Y 2008 interview […]

An Unhealthy Lifestyle and Your Brain

An Unhealthy Lifestyle and Your Brain

FLASH: aAn unhealthy lifestyle can trigger inflammation throughout your body, which can then accelerate wear-and-tear on your brain, a new study suggests. The Big Q: What happens? The Big A: Faster declines in thinking and memory for those who do not practice healthy habits that counteract inflammation. Long-term inflammation is most often caused by chronic […]

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

FLASH: A recent study is the 1st to separately evaluate diet and exercise, and the effect they have on cognitive ability, finding those who improved their diet and continuously walked or cycled for 30 mins 3X a week reversed signs of brain aging. According to a survey by AARP, 93% of Americans believe maintaining brain health […]

Drinking Champagne Protects the Brain From Dementia

Drinking Champagne Protects the Brain From Dementia

Researchers have found that a compound in grapes used to make Champagne can improve spatial memory. “The results were dramatic,” says a professor at the University of Reading in England and one of the investigators on the study’s research team. “The compounds were found to favorably alter a number of proteins linked to the effective storage […]

The Key to Long Life is Challenging Work

The Key to Long Life is Challenging Work

The Key to a long life is challenging work, according toNobel Prize winning physicist Arthur Ashkin, 96 anni. Dr. Ashkin says he heads down to the basement of his Rumson, NJ, home every chance he gets to continue the research he did at Bell Labs until his retirement in Y 1992. That work earned him half […]

Brain Research Points to the Need for Good Night’s Sleep

Brain Research Points to the Need for Good Night’s Sleep

You, me, we all need a good night’s sleep of at least 7 hours, and anything less can be dangerous, brain researchers say. The Washington Post reported a new line of research suggests poor sleep might increase the risk of Alzheimer’s, another study found staying up all night pushes anxiety to clinical levels, and still another found even modest sleep reductions are linked […]

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Addiction is common in the US, more than people realize. There are approximately 22-M people in the United States over the age of 12 with an addiction, according to The National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Almost 80% of individuals who struggle from a substance abuse disorder in Y 2014 also struggled with an […]

Low Testosterone Impacts Healthy Brain Function

Low Testosterone Impacts Healthy Brain Function

Men and Women all know that testosterone is related to strength and musculature. And that as we age, and testosterone levels drop, we become weaker, frailer, and our ability to build muscle tone wains. The Big Q: Is the same true when it comes to mental ability and fortitude, and could “senior moments” and other […]

Opioid Crisis Spurs Development of a Pain Meter

Opioid Crisis Spurs Development of a Pain Meter

The National Institutes of Health is pushing for development of what its director, Dr. Francis Collins, calls a “pain-o-meter.” Spurred by the opioid crisis, the goal is not just to signal how much pain someone’s in, it is to determine what kind it is and what drug might be the most effective. “We are not […]

Health 2019: A Good Night’s Sleep

Health 2019: A Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is one of the great mysteries of life, it is not a waste of time. Modern research has shed light on it, showing a good night’s sleep is a Key component of a healthy lifestyle, and that lack of sleep can have far-reaching consequences, affecting everything from mood, creativity and brain detoxification to DNA expression, […]

Keep Your Brain Strong, Feed it Real Food

Keep Your Brain Strong, Feed it Real Food

 Man’s diet is linked to his/her mental powers for good or for bad.. There is no single food source that can provide a super-brain. As you can imagine, well-nourished cerebral tissues keep the synapses snapping. A synapse or neuronal junction is where electric nerve impulses are relayed between 2 nerve cells (neurons) or between a […]

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress Manage Holiday Stress with these Healthy Habits 1.Exercise — A quick high-intensity workout may be the thing to boost your mood and relieve stress. Anandamide is a neurotransmitter and endocannabinoid produced in your brain that temporarily blocks feelings of pain and depression. It’s a derivative of the Sanskrit word “bliss,” and a deficiency is […]

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers Celebrate with a low carb, no bread, sugar free Thanksgiving Dinner. There is no conventional treatment for Alzheimer’s, research shows this devastating degenerative neurological disease can be effectively prevented by lowering sugar exposure, increasing exercise and improving the quality of your sleep. “The science is […]

Give Your Brain a Boost, Eat Real Food

Give Your Brain a Boost, Eat Real Food

Give Your Brain a Boost, Eat Real Food Giving your brain a boost can be as simple as eating Real foods, so no junk food That is what research published by the National Institutes of Health indicates, pointing out that your cognitive ability can be influenced by several hormones produced in the brain, and that […]

Lack of Good Sleep Leads to Poor Health

Lack of Good Sleep Leads to Poor Health

Lack of Good Sleep Leads to Poor Health Sleep Quality affects Blood Pressure and Risk of Heart Disease Sleep Deprivation Takes a Toll on Mental Health Sleep deprivation is a risk factor for severe Dementia. Research strengthens the link between sleep problems and Heart Disease A noted by author Quanhe Yang, senior scientist in the Division […]

Alzheimer’s Warning Signs, Do Not Ignore Them!

Alzheimer’s Warning Signs, Do Not Ignore Them!

Alzheimer’s Warning Signs, Do Not Ignore Them! Like any other disease, early detection plays a Key role in getting the right help at the right time for Alzheimer’s disease. To ensure early detection, there are warning signs that we should never ignore. “Although it is unfortunately incurable at the present time, there are strategies you […]

Dark Roast Coffee Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s

Dark Roast Coffee Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s

Dark Roast Coffee Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s Approximately 500-B cups of coffee are consumed worldwide each year. Our morning cup of coffee can do more than give us a Jolt, it can help lower our chances of developing Alzheimer’s. But you have to make sure you drink a dark roast because a new study has found […]

The Mediterranean Diet Slow Aging

The Mediterranean Diet Slow Aging

The Mediterranean Diet Slow Aging New articles published in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences found that a Mediterranean diet may slow aging. The 6 articles reported on elements of the diet including the positive relationship between the diet and physical and cognitive function, the value of taking a coenzyme Q10 supplement […]

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time Some foods are better than others in battling Father Time, especially those that fight inflammation. The following 8 foods have special nutrients that help you turn back the clock, eat them: Fish. Fatty fish, like salmon, tuna, and mackerel, contain large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids that fight many […]

Improve Your Memory!

Improve Your Memory!

Improve Your Memory! A healthy lifestyle can support brain health and even encourage the brain to grow new neurons, a process known as neuroplasticity. Your brain’s hippocampus, i.e. the memory center, regenerates throughout your entire lifetime, when you give it the right tools Lifestyle factors that may improve memory and promote neurogenesis include exercise, eating […]

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time”

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time”

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time” The Cannabis stocks are on Fire, read about them here. Below are the Big Q’s and the Big A’s about CBD What do we know about CBD oil? Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 60 naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the Cannabis sativa […]

Curcumin Joins an Elite Group in Clinical Trials for Cancer Prevention

Curcumin Joins an Elite Group in Clinical Trials for Cancer Prevention

Curcumin Joins an Elite Group in Clinical Trials for Cancer Prevention Turmeric, a Yellow curry spice used in Indian cuisine, has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic medicine. Curcumin is one of the most well-studied bioactive ingredients in turmeric having over 150 potentially therapeutic activities, including anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and powerful […]

Why People Put Things Off…

Why People Put Things Off…

Why People Put Things Off… The inclination to delay things rather than get right to work on them may be hardwired into some people’s brains, and not the product of a flawed character, German researchers suggest. The findings come from brain scans of 264 men and women. MRIs revealed that a brain region involved in […]

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain The way we breathe, fast, slow, shallow or deep is intricately tied to our body as a whole, sending messages that affect y mood, stress and the immune system. Breathing is easily ignored, and revered at the same time. It is instinctual to advise someone to “take a deep breath” […]

Stress Plays a Key Role in Anxiety

Stress Plays a Key Role in Anxiety

Stress Plays a Key Role in Anxiety Genetics, brain chemistry, personality and life events play a role in the development of anxiety disorders, but stress is 1 of the the Key triggers. Anxiety is a normal response to stress, but in some people the anxiety becomes overwhelming and difficult to cope with. The National Institute […]

President Trump Bested the ‘Elites’, He Became President

President Trump Bested the ‘Elites’, He Became President

President Trump Bested the ‘Elites’, He Became President US President Donald Trump lauded his intelligence at rally in Ohio Saturday, saying he’s “better than everything that they have been, including this,” while pointing to his brain. The President made an appearance at the Lewis Center during a “Make America Great Again” rally to stump for […]

Our Eyes May Be a Window to a Healthy Brain

Our Eyes May Be a Window to a Healthy Brain

Our Eyes May Be a Window to a Healthy Brain Worsening vision and cognitive function are common among older people, but we have the ability to take control of our health so our eyes and mind stay clear and functioning optimally Diseases that affect blood vessels, veins and arteries have long been implicated in cognitive […]

Drink Plenty of Water During Exercise for Full Brain Benefits

Drink Plenty of Water During Exercise for Full Brain Benefits

Drink Plenty of Water During Exercise for Full Brain Benifits We need plenty of water during exercise so the brain gets the full benefits of working out, researchers say. “Middle-age and older adults often display a blunted thirst perception, which places them at risk for dehydration, and subsequently may reduce the cognitive health-related benefits of […]

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important!

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important!

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important! Breathing is often an ignored topic when it comes to good health, but breathing properly can improve oxygenation through your body, including the brain, and is a powerful strategy for relieving stress and anxiety To induce calm, you need to breathe slowly and lightly, from the diaphragm, and […]

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health High green tea contain polyphenol antioxidants recognized for their disease prevention and anti-aging properties. Polyphenols can account for up to 30% of the dry leaf weight of green tea. Within the group of polyphenols are flavonoids, which contain catechins. And 1 of the most powerful catechins is epigallocatechin-3-gallate […]

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago revealed alcohol may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by disrupting the way amyloid beta is cleared Amyloid beta is a protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease that can clump together in the brain, building up into groups of […]

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’ The strictest definition of addiction refers to a disease resulting from changes in brain chemistry caused by compulsive use of drugs or alcohol. The definition includes excessive use that damages health, relationships, jobs and other parts of normal life. Brain research supports that definition, and some imaging studies have […]

The Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium Magnesium (Mg) is essential for mitochondrial ATP production. A supplement that is helpful for sleep is magnesium. There are dozens of different types of magnesium supplements. Magnesium threonate has the added benefit of providing some antiretroviral activity, and retroviruses tend to be a challenge inherent with many neurodegenerative diseases. Threonate […]

Bad Behavior is Bad for Business

Bad Behavior is Bad for Business

Bad Behavior is Bad for Business Counteracting bad behavior in the workplace Diversity is great. Today, everybody knows it. Study after study backs it up. Diverse workforces should be at the forefront of innovation, creativity, productivity and more. But diversity only takes us so far. If inclusion isn’t front and centre of the conversation, organisations […]

 Physical Benefits of Using a Sauna

 Physical Benefits of Using a Sauna

Physical Benefits of Using a Sauna Sauna use may lower the risk of dementia and may improve vascular function and your ability to improve focus and attention. Other research has demonstrated the ability of heat stress to promote myelin growth, helping your brain to function faster and repair nerve cell damage. Heat may increase the permeability of the […]

Dark Chocolate is Good and It May Improve Vision

Dark Chocolate is Good and It May Improve Vision

Dark Chocolate is Good and It May Improve Vision I learned Monday, that few bites of dark chocolate may offer us better quality of vision. Heart-healthy compounds in chocolate called flavanols appeared to sharpen eyesight for a group of 30 healthy young adults in the new study. The observed change in vision was small, but […]

The Health Benefits of Eating Beets

The Health Benefits of Eating Beets

The Health Benefits of Eating Beets “ Beets are rich in nutrients that boost brain health, especially antioxidant flavonoids that protect the brain from age-related oxidative stress,” notes Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA Longevity Center and author of The Mind Health Report newsletter. Below is a rundown on what the latest studies show about how the red […]

Tough Minded People are Disciplined and Prepared

Tough Minded People are Disciplined and Prepared

Tough Minded People are Disciplined and Prepared Success in anything we do or attempt to do requires a mentally tough mind. All the resources are meaningless if your mind is cluttered, presumptions, prone to distraction or negitivity, you will fail. Like flying an airplane, if you do not pay full attention you will die. So […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

Workout 2-3X’s Weekly for Good Brain Health

Workout 2-3X’s Weekly for Good Brain Health

 Workout 2-3X’s Weekly for Good Brain Health According to a new review of the research, there is little evidence that medications improve mild cognitive decline associated with aging, but doctors can recommend exercise with confidence. Researchers reviewed 11,530 studies of so-called MCI (mild cognitive impairment), to see how many older people are affected and which […]

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector I believe meditation practice can be an important part of health and well-being. Because, not only is a powerful means of relaxing, but also useful for relieving stress, anxiety, managing pain, and preventing disease. There is growing scientific evidence that demonstrates the human mind and body are intricately connected, and wide […]

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity Once you are eating healthy in general (no processed foods, Organic, Mediterranean, Norwegian or Japanese diet) there are a number of Superfoods you can focus on that are known for their beneficial impact on mood and psychological well-being aka no anxiety. While this list is long, but here […]

Frequent Drinking Kills Brain Cells, Especially in Women

Frequent Drinking Kills Brain Cells, Especially in Women

Frequent Drinking Kills Brain Cells, Especially in Women Frequent alcohol drinking kills new cells in Key brain regions, with females being more vulnerable, a new study on mice said Thursday. Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston discovered that alcohol killed the stem cells that are responsible for creating new nerve […]

Letting Our Minds ‘Wander’ is Healthy

Letting Our Minds ‘Wander’ is Healthy

Letting Our Minds ‘Wander’ is Healthy Having a wandering mind may not be a bad thing according to a new study, which suggests that daydreaming can actually be a sign of a smart, creative, and more efficient brain. The study carried out by the Georgia Institute of Technology in the US city of Atlanta analyzed […]

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain Be fully aware of the addictive potential of opioid drugs, and seriously weigh your need for a narcotic pain killer. While many pain experts disagree recent research supports the idea that pain, in many cases, has psychological underpinnings. A study published last year found emotion awareness and expression therapy […]

Relax, Living Near a Forest is Good for the Brain

Relax, Living Near a Forest is Good for the Brain

Relax, Living Near a Forest is Good for the Brain Residing close to nature has a positive effect on our mental health and well-being. New research suggests that living near nature can have a positive effect on the brains of city dwellers and especially on the amygdala, a part of the brain important for processing […]

The “Marshmallow Test” and Your Mind

The “Marshmallow Test” and Your Mind

The “Marshmallow Test” and Your Mind Your unconscious mind needs direction, is most comfortable with emotions and symbols, deals with positives only and stores, organizes and surfaces your memories Expressing yourself artistically, meditating, rehearsing desired outcomes and using positive self-talk are some of the ways you can begin to harness the power of your unconscious […]

Sen. John McCain, Stricken with a Deadly Brain Tumor Holding Up Government

Sen. John McCain, Stricken with a Deadly Brain Tumor Holding Up Government

Sen. John McCain, Stricken with a Deadly Brain Tumor Holding Up Government Tuesday, Senator John McCain, 81 anni, (R-AZ) said he is holding up President Donald Trump’s Pentagon nominees over lack of details on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. “We’ve been holding nominations . . . from the Pentagon to fill in those Pentagon […]

Stress, Anxiety and the Human Brain

Stress, Anxiety and the Human Brain

Stress, Anxiety and the Human Brain Because stress and anxiety can take so many forms and have so many triggers, brain reactions to it vary a lot. Fortunately, neuroscientists have made tremendous progress in the last few decades toward revealing the underlying neural circuitry of these problems. When stress and anxiety escalates to a level […]

President Trump to Sen. McConnell, “Here is my list, get to work”

President Trump to Sen. McConnell, “Here is my list, get to work”

President Trump to Sen. McConnell, “Here is my list, get to work” President Donald Trump to do list for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to get back in his good graces, as follows: Replace Obamacare Overhaul the US tax code and Find a way to pay for big infrastructure improvements. President Trump’s directives for […]

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) Has Brain Cancer

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) Has Brain Cancer

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) Has Brain Cancer US Senator John McCain, 80 anni, has a brain tumor and is reviewing treatment options that may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation, his office said Wednesday. The 6-term Republican Senator and Y 2008 Presidential nominee has been recovering at home in Arizona since undergoing surgery at […]

Dark Chocolate is Good for Our Brains

Dark Chocolate is Good for Our Brains

Dark Chocolate is Good for Our Brains According to a recent review published in Frontiers in Nutrition Cocoa beans, it found are a rich source of flavanols, a class of compounds that has neuroprotective effects. Italian researchers studied available literature on the effects of cocoa flavanols on the brain, what happens to your brain in […]