Brain Function

Want to Effectively Manage Stress? Try These Stress-Busting Tips
How do you manage stress? Imagine one day you’re walking down the street and you see flames roaring from your neighbor’s home. You start sweating, and fumble for your phone to call the fire department. Then, you just stand there in nervous awe ... Read More
Glen Campbell: The Country Legend’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Disease
Credit: iStock.com/Eraxion Country legend Glen Campbell will always be remembered fondly by his fans for such hits as “Rhinestone Cowboy.” But for many of his fans who suffer with dementia, his greatest legacy will be his decision to become the ... Read More
Pseudobulbar Palsy: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Pseudobulbar palsy is a condition that causes a lack of control of the muscles in your face. When it happens to a person, it can be confusing and scary, especially since there are other conditions similar to it, like bulbar palsy. We’re going to ... Read More
Does Red Meat Treat Depression and Mental Illness?
Red meat can actually be good for you. Yeah, you read that right. Despite everything you’ve been told, red meat can provide therapeutic benefits. I know what you’re thinking. Red meat is high in saturated fat and cholesterol. Therefore, red... Read More
How to Identify Normal Memory Lapses
Credit: iStock.com/MangoStar_Studio Remember the last time you forgot where you parked, or drew a blank when having to name your daughter’s new boyfriend? It was probably pretty embarrassing at the time. Maybe it even prompted you or a loved one t... Read More
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Prevention Techniques and Warnings Signs
Alzheimer’s or dementia prevention is something you might scoff at. It’s easy to think of either disease as just something that happens to the aging brain. No matter what you do, you’re either going to get it or you’re not. But, recognizi... Read More
Adderall Headaches: Causes, Prevention, and How to Get Rid of Them
Credit: iStock.com/Deklofenak “Adderall” is the brand name for dextroamphetamine-amphetamine, a drug that is used to help control attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as well as narcolepsy. Unfortunately, there are some common side... Read More
Cannabis May Help Ward off Dementia
With the spread of medical marijuana throughout North America, the scientific evidence of its medical value is becoming more compelling as research is done. One of the newest studies that has peaked my interest concerns people with dementia disord... Read More
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