Brain scientists have debated how robustly older brains create new neurons. Now we know it’s common—if you do these things to protect brain power.
Looking for a fountain of youth for your brain? These “brain exercises” are scientifically proven to work.
Whether you’re learning a tennis swing or a foreign language, exercise helps your brain retain this new information.
If you struggle with depression, anxiety or even memory loss, boosting your gut health may be a big help. Read on for details…
Most people with concussions, even those who go to the ER, aren’t getting the complete care they need.
Drugs prescribed for anxiety are a quick fix, but they do nothing to truly treat the root cause. Leading naturopathic physician Dr. Jamison Starbuck knows that the root often is low hormones…or low cholesterol! It’s easy to rebalance if you know where to look. She explains her methods to diagnose and treat this debilitating condition in this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator with Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner.
When your teenager has a cell phone glued to his or her ear, it may be changing the brain in ways to impair memory. But you can minimize the risk.
Plenty of questions arise as a result of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Should you tell your loved one about his/her diagnosis?…When is the right time to put your loved one in a nursing home?…even Can a care-giving spouse date? Paula Spencer Scott, author and expert on dementia and family care, answers all those questions and many more in this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator.
Late-stage dementia is fraught with physical and emotional challenges for both patient and caregiver. In this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator, Paula Spencer Scott, author and expert on dementia and family care, helps family members navigate this painful time.
In this edition of Conversations with the Experts, Paula Spencer Scott, expert on Alzheimer’s and caregiving, explains how to identify and cope with these four personality types.
Becoming a caregiver to an ailing loved one is a life-changing task to take on, and understanding the emotions that come with it are crucial to maintaining a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. In this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator, Paula Spencer Scott discusses these emotions and, more importantly, addresses how to effectively deal with them.
Can’t remember names? You’re not alone. Dr. Cynthia Green explains what the problem is…and her best strategies for overcoming the problem. And, if all else fails, she also shares how she compensates when put on the spot and the name just won’t come out.
The technology driven office has placed time and task pressures on our brains. What can you do to meet the challenges and protect your brain? Dr. Cynthia Green explains.
Understanding and Appreciating the Benefits of the Aging Brain (We may forget things but actually can do many other things better)
As we age, our brains actually work better in many ways. What gets better? What gets a little worse? Dr. Cynthia Green shares her wisdom.
When we lose track of our thoughts it can be unnerving. But does it mean that we’re destined to develop dementia? Here’s the answer…
Curcumin, the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, improves memory and may protect against Alzheimer’s disease—if you choose the right formulation.
The pace of life is giving everyone “ADD” and ruining our ability to concentrate. In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator, Dr. Cynthia Green talks about how to take control of your ability to pay attention and stay attentive
Caregivers are critical to the continued well-being of Alzheimer’s patients. In this video, Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist and author of The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, explains the difficulties caregivers face and why it is crucial for them to take care of themselves first and not feel guilty about it.
There are different strategies as to when and how often patients should take their dementia medications. In this video, Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist, discusses her own dosing recommendations.