Brain Health

Keep a Song in Your Heart

Keep a Song in Your Heart

Could listening to natural sounds and music improve your health? How about playing musical instruments? Do they offer benefits? Is all music beneficial for healing? We cover some of the latest research in this blog. Group Singing Improves Mental Health. Even for...

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Sugar and the Brain: What is the Real Truth?

Sugar and the Brain: What is the Real Truth?

The average American consumes 19.5 teaspoons (82 grams) every day. That translates into about 66 pounds of added sugar consumed each year, per person. Many refined sugars are “hidden” in processed foods. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends no more than 6...

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Want to Prevent a Stroke? Check This.

Want to Prevent a Stroke? Check This.

In a systematic review and a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies consisting 317,540 participants, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health studied the association between depression and risk of total and subtypes of stroke participants.((A. Pan, Q....

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Does Your Child Have This Health Advantage?

Does Your Child Have This Health Advantage?

Question: What European monarch was trained as an auto mechanic? You guessed correctly if you answered “Queen Elizabeth”. Yes, indeed, during World War 2, this English princess worked to repair jeeps. During the war, her father, King George V (or Bertie) raised...

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Physical Exercise Makes You Brighter! How?

Physical Exercise Makes You Brighter! How?

From my own personal experience as a slow learner, as a classroom teacher, and a scientific researcher, here is a suggestion for anyone who desires to improve their learning speed: Engage in frequent physical activity often throughout the day. No matter how young or...

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Four New Ways of Reducing Your Stroke Risk

Four New Ways of Reducing Your Stroke Risk

Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability and the third leading cause of death in the United States. So, what can you do about it besides adopting a good lifestyle program of regular exercise, losing weight if obese, and enjoying a plant-based diet? 1. Eat red...

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