Posts Tagged: cognition

Disrupted Day/Night Rhythm Increases Mental Illness Rates

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A new study shows that disruption of a normal day/night rhythm takes an enormous toll on your mental health. Do you have a circadian rhythm disturbance?   You might if you are restless or active during the night, or are inactive for long periods during the day. That’s all it took to significantly increase odds… Read more »

I Had No Idea This One Neurotransmitter Changes Everything We Know About Aging

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Serotonin is historically linked with depression — and poor sleep as well — since serotonin is the precursor to melatonin and folks who are low in serotonin are likely low in melatonin too. (Which sucks because as I blog about here, folks struggling with depression are only likely to have the depression resolve if they… Read more »

Household Chemicals Damage Cognition (And Small Changes You Can Make To Protect Yourself)

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A recent study just published May 2016 in the journal Environmental Research  reveals the extent of damage that common household chemicals are having on children… … impairing cognitive function and behavioral development.   Chemicals that are routinely found in homes that are implicated in impairing cognitive function of children are commonly found in nonstick cooking… Read more »

How To Age-Proof Your Brain (plus 12 more medically proven anti-aging tips)

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According to a recent study just published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, burning calories from physical activity is what preserves brain volume as we age, and is capable of slashing Alzheimer’s risk in half!   Although we’ve long known that being physically active is neuroprotective, this latest study shows a direct correlation between energy… Read more »

Low Vit D Linked To Increase In Dementia And Broken Bones (You Can Prevent It)

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Low vitamin D levels are associated with a substantial acceleration of memory loss and cognitive decline, a new study shows.   Published Sept 14, 2015 in JAMA Neurology, researchers looked at baseline vitamin D levels and mental status change in over 380 adults (average age 75 years old.)   Here is what they found:  … Read more »