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Brain Shrinkage

Keep brain shrinkage at bay with fish oils

Posted March 9, 2014

Can an abundance of fish oils in the diet keep your brain from shrinking? A new study published in the January 2014 issue of Neurology says yes. A natural indicator of normal aging (but also a sign of Alzheimer’s disease), reduced brain size can foreshadow problems involving mental health, clarity and cognition. Due to this connection, researchers are enthusiastic about the latest findings linking omega-3 fatty acid consumption with larger brain volume.

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Are You Getting Enough B12 to Keep Your Brain from Shrinking?

Posted December 13, 2013

Holistic doctors have known for years that low blood levels of B12 are linked to poorer brain function (cognition). They also know that a blood test for B12 is a notoriously poor detector of the problem. Finally, they also know — from years of clinical experience — that using a B12 supplement or B12 shots to treat an older person with cognitive problems is just commonsense and effective medicine. Of course, that commonsense is mocked as nonsense by their conventional colleagues, who insist on treating the test, not the patient.

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Reduce Brain Shrinkage by Boosting Your Intake of These Nutrients

Posted October 18, 2013

Alzheimer’s disease is pathologically characterized as a reduction in brain volume, commonly referred to as shrinkage, as well as amyloid protein tangles that prevent efficient communication between neurons by altering chemical and electrical signaling.

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Marijuana cannabinoids slow brain degradation and aging, reverse dementia: here’s how

Posted May 23, 2013

The human brain contains an extensive network of special receptor sites that modulate nervous system function only when activated by the appropriate cannabinoid compounds, many of which are found in abundance in the marijuana plant. And emerging research continues to uncover the unique role these cannabinoids play in protecting brain function, which in turn helps deter the aging process and even reverse the damaging effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and cognitive abnormality.

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Natural Asthma Treatment Can Improve Your Life

Posted April 30, 2012

Natural asthma treatment is always the way to go if you are having trouble with your deep breathing or ability to get enough oxygen with each breath that you take. The most natural solution you can take is always the best one with any kind of problem you are having with your body, so this logic should not be changed when you are looking at the problem of asthma.

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Probiotic Gum May Reduce Morning Breath

Posted April 30, 2012

Researchers investigated the effect of chewing gum containing probiotic bacteria on bad breath. Subjects with self-reported malodorous morning breath completed this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial, with included run-in and wash-out periods interspersed by two intervention periods of 14 days each.

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Vipassana Meditation

Posted April 30, 2012

Vipassana Meditation literally means to observe the breath. By practicing Vipassana one eventually becomes the master of his or her own mind. During the meditation on the breath in the body, we look inward and gradually we become masters of our own emotions.

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The Breathing Benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Posted April 30, 2012

Traditional Chinese Medicine has developed a variety of herbs, prescriptions, and therapies to treat practically any health problem, and that includes breathing ailments. These remedies are often a departure from conventional Western drugs and modalities. Their goal is typically to address the underlying causes of a particular health issue.

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What Can Learning About Certain Breathing Techniques Do for You?

Posted April 30, 2012

Breathing techniques can be used by anyone who has a stressful life, and these techniques are not just for people who are having some kind of breathing disorder. The reason that you may want to look into using breathing tactics for your own health is that these techniques will allow you to feel more relaxed during the day.

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