Tag Archives: Brain

Blood pressure control could slow age-related brain damage

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,1 1 in 3 American adults (about 75 million people) have high blood pressure, and about 46% have uncontrolled high blood pressure, which increases your risk for a number of serious health problems, including heart disease, stroke,2 kidney disease3 and dementia.4 With regard to dementia, previous research5… Read More »

Mushrooms Help Protect Your Brain

We all worry at least occasionally about what the future will bring. As we get older, one of the scariest threats is the possibility of developing dementia and losing many of our precious memories. While there is no surefire way to guarantee that we won’t experience cognitive decline in our later years, there are steps… Read More »

Mushrooms And Brain Health: New Research Finds A Potential Link Worth Considering

Getty Getty Working even a small amount of mushrooms into a diet could potentially lower risk of mild cognitive impairment – a typical precursor to Alzheimer’s disease. That’s the finding of a new observational study that tracked outcomes in a group of seniors 60 and older for six years. Mushrooms are a long-time target of… Read More »

Parents learn son's 'crooked smile' is actually symptom of deadly brain tumor: 'We are broken'

Wesley Lacey, 28, with his son Jack, said that they initially believed the boy’s crooked smile was an imitation of someone else.  (Caters News Agency) The heartbroken parents of a 3-year-old boy in the U.K. said that when they noticed that their son was flashing a new, crooked smile they simply thought that maybe he was… Read More »