Brain Health

Lemongrass Essential Oil: How It Helps with Depression and Anxiety
Credit: iStock.com/kerdkanno I tend to be a pretty upbeat person. I usually always have a smile on my face and try to see the positive side of everything. But there are some days when I find it harder to keep that smile and stay in a good mood. Last... Read More
Learning How to Learn: Improve Cognitive Function with These Tips
Credit: iStock.com/KatarzynaBialasiewicz Keeping a busy and active mind is essential to healthy aging. But I’ve noticed—and I’m sure you have, too—that the motivation to learn new information wanes with age. It can be easy to say, “Hey, I... 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
Leg Shaking (Leg Tremors): Types, Causes, and How to Treat Naturally
Credit: iStock.com/KatarzynaBialasiewicz The uncontrollable movement of an extremity can be an alarming experience. Whether occurring at rest or during an activity, leg tremors should be taken seriously as these sensations are not always a normal sp... Read More
Positive Affirmations: The Secret to Making Lifestyle Changes Stick
Credit: iStock.com/PIKSEL We all have something we’d like to change, right? And we know—you know—exactly what it is and what you have to do. But, there can be a pretty wide gap between the knowledge and the application. After all, you know what... Read More
Understanding Asterixis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
The body has many different warning signs to alert you when something is wrong. Some of these signs may unexpectedly link to certain body parts. For instance, a lingering discomfort in one of your limbs might signal organ damage elsewhere in the body... Read More
Cherophobia (Fear of Happiness): Symptoms, Causes, and How to Cure It
There are many fears we face in our life and phobias are an issue for millions of people. Cherophobia may be an uncommon phobia, but it is a very real one. The fear of happiness can cause anxiety and physical signs of trembling in the buildup to a jo... Read More
Dementia Pugilistica: Causes and Symptoms of Punch-Drunk Syndrome
A far too common head injury among athletes of contact sports can lead to dementia pugilistica. This form of dementia is known as punch-drunk syndrome, as it occurs after a prolonged period of concussions. It can go unnoticed for many years before si... Read More
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