Memory & Brain

Memory loss and the health of your brain are complicated issues that are of growing concern for people as they age. The articles below contain information about your memory and brain health, that can help stay alert as you age.

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Stop dementia with healthy habits

At last, there is strong evidence that cognitive impairment—diseases like dementia, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s, long thought to be inevitable and irreversible, can be prevented, halted and even reversed.  Not with powerhouse medications and their nasty side effects—but naturally. For example, | Read More…

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B-12 Deficiency Leads to Mental Health Problems

I just read a staggering study about a patient we’ll call Mrs. M. Mrs. M was a 52-year-old, post-menopausal, life-long vegetarian who was admitted to her local hospital after being in a stupor for about 10 straight days. Doctors examining | Read More…

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Natural Migraine Management

Grace’s husband, Hal, brought her to see me. He had been a patient of mine for years, but Grace was seeing a different doctor. Grace had debilitating migraines, and Hal couldn’t watch her suffer any longer. Based on her history, | Read More…

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DHA Saves the Brain from Alzheimer’s

Want a better brain? Many patients ask me for help in preventing memory loss and difficulties with thinking—and not just elderly individuals, either! Across the board—young, old, and middle-aged—people are struggling to maintain healthy brains. Thanks to processed foods, toxins | Read More…

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Alzheimer’s Prevention: 7 Steps

A patient I’ll call Katherine came to see me a few years ago with a problem that’s becoming more common every day. Two of her mother’s four siblings were coping with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Now Katherine wanted to know if | Read More…

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Resveratrol Cures Memory Problems and Fights Aging

You’ve probably heard of resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine and grapes that keeps your arteries, immune system, and every cell in your body young. There are hundreds of studies on resveratrol. They consistently show that it’s an outstanding | Read More…

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Natural Depression Remedies

Depression begins with feelings of sadness or worthlessness that just won’t go away. Then, as the individual withdraws from family and friends, the process spins silently out of control. Isolation increases, as does hopelessness and depression. Untreated depression can devastate | Read More…

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Stop Brain Shrinkage with Omega 3s

Worried that your crows’ feet and laugh lines make you look old? Or are you more concerned by the ever-growing amount of gray hair on your head? For many people, the outward signs of aging—wrinkles, silver hair, age spots—are the | Read More…

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Lupus — My Recommended Treatment

It starts with a butterfly-shaped rash on the face. Then comes the fatigue, joint pain, fever, weight loss, headaches, swelling, and sensitivity to light. The diagnosis: systemic lupus erythematosus, better known as lupus. This autoimmune disease tricks the body into | Read More…

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Curcumin Prevents Neurodegenerative Diseases

You know the symptoms: tremors in the hands or head, inability to remember even the most cherished life events, or frequent falls. All signs of devastating neurodegenerative diseases common among people over the age of 60. Neurodegenerative diseases include Parkinson’s, | Read More…