Brain Health

Brain Health

Quiz: Are you making these brain-health mistakes?

Common mistakes can sabotage your efforts to keep your brain fine-tuned. Take this quiz and find out what you are doing wrong.

Brain Health

The Surprising Nutrient Your Brain Needs Now…Glucose!

Glucose is critical for optimal brain function—memory, focus and reasoning. Here are the best ways to get it, plus tasty recipes…

Memory

Brain Changes May Make Older Adults Vulnerable to Scammers

Scam artists seem to prey relentlessly—and often successfully—on the elderly. By some estimates, nearly one in 20 older adults can…

Brain Health

Lead Neuroscientist Explains Drug-Free Treatments for Depression, Insomnia, ADHD and Other Brain Ailments—Sarah Hiner Talks to Andrew Hill

In this episode, Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner is joined by Dr. Andrew Hill to talk about neurofeedback, which he describes as “exercise and therapy for the brain.”

Brain Health

The Vitamin That Can Boost Brain Health

Low levels of vitamin D are common in older adults and may increase the risk of cognitive problems, memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and depression.

Brain Health

ADHD: Nature vs. Nurture…and Then What? Sarah Hiner Talks to Andrew Hill

Listen in as Dr. Andrew Hill joins Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner to discuss the inverted views of ADHD.

Brain Health

How Old Brains Stay Young—and How to Make Yours One of Them

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.

Brain Health

New Ways to Make Your Brain Act 20 Years Younger

Looking for a fountain of youth for your brain? These “brain exercises” are scientifically proven to work.

Memory

To Master a New Skill Follow It Up with This Workout

Whether you’re learning a tennis swing or a foreign language, exercise helps your brain retain this new information.

Memory

Better Gut Health = Better Brain

If you struggle with depression, anxiety or even memory loss, boosting your gut health may be a big help. Read on for details…

Brain Health

If You Have a Concussion, Do This Now

Most people with concussions, even those who go to the ER, aren’t getting the complete care they need.

Brain Health

Shining a Light on the Surprising and Common Causes of Anxiety

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 lo...

Memory

How Cell Phones Affect Teen Brains—and Memory

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.

Brain Health

The Moral Questions Surrounding Alzheimer’s Disease

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 nur...

Memory

End Stage Dementia: Tough Questions and tough decisions

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 ...