Three Ways to Prevent Cognitive Decline by Focusing on Your Teeth

Taking a little more time with your toothbrush can pay off when it comes to protecting against cognitive decline. That’s because poor oral hygiene has a strong link to developing Alzheimer’s disease. In an 18-year study of over 5000 people, those who brushed their teeth less than once a day had up to a 65% higher chance of suffering from …

Can Side-Sleeping Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s?

We’ve long known that getting the right amount of good-quality sleep is critical to a sharp and healthy mind. But it turns out that it’s not just 8-hours of solid sleep safeguarding your brain; it’s also the position that you cuddle up into each night. It may sound unbelievable, so let me explain why. Our brains have a unique system …

Grow a Garden to Guard Your Brain Function

It might not be obvious, but growing a home garden has been linked to longevity, boosts in emotional and social health, and healthier diets. So with that in mind, it makes sense how a home garden can also have a positive effect on your brain health. Growing your own food, whether it’s in your backyard or the community garden can …

Are You Active Enough to Protect Your Brain Against Cognitive Decline?

Physical activity has been shown, time and again, to prevent and treat cognitive decline. Exercise of any kind is beneficial for weight management, strength and agility, increased circulation and blood flow to the brain, detoxification, improved mood, reduced inflammation, better blood sugar control, and more. All of these benefits can directly or indirectly influence the health and function of the …

Conventional Health Care Can’t “Beat” Cognitive Decline. Here’s Why:

Conventional medicine struggles to effectively treat or cure cognitive decline; in fact, it’s one of conventional medicine’s biggest failures in the realm of modern medicine. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is still seen as an irreversible degenerative illness. The symptoms that appear early are often diagnosed as part of the “normal” aging process; however, when symptoms become more serious, conventional medicine practitioners …