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Brain Health

Nothing is more important to health aging than brain health. Fortunately, there is plenty that we can do to keep our minds sharp. From brain foods to exercise, we can help you to give your brain the love it deserves.

Stomach for Brains! How Probiotics Can Help You with Your Memory
4 months ago

Stomach for Brains! How Probiotics Can Help You with Your Memory

Unless you have been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the many benefits of probiotics. They are good for just about everything – from your sinusitis to irritable bowel. But, did you know they could be beneficial for your memory? Read More

Gentle Yoga for Beginners and Seniors: Improve Your Concentration and Memory
5 months ago

Gentle Yoga for Beginners and Seniors: Improve Your Concentration and Memory

Do you sometimes start looking for something and then forget what it is you wanted to find? Do you find yourself beginning a task only to find your brain meandering off away from the chore at hand? Gentle yoga can help you re-train your brain to focus and concentrate.

Here are a few tips when it comes to yoga for concentration and memory. Read More

How to Take Care of Your Brain as You Age
5 months ago

How to Take Care of Your Brain as You Age

As we grow older, we all experience our own unique set of health challenges. Few things cause more fear than the thought of losing your cognitive abilities. Read More

Ladies, Your Grey Matters: 2 Reasons to Utilize It to the Max!
6 months ago

Ladies, Your Grey Matters: 2 Reasons to Utilize It to the Max!

I am finding new grey hairs every day, and I admit, I am trying to tame them with a bit of color. As I embrace this season of life, I am looking at the grey differently and want to encourage you to do the same. Read More

Abstract Thinking and Dementia: 4 Exercises to Keep Your Brain Fit as You Age
6 months ago

Abstract Thinking and Dementia: 4 Exercises to Keep Your Brain Fit as You Age

If dementia was a bowl of homemade vegetable soup, each ingredient would represent a different symptom of the disease. Naturally, no two bowls of soup are the same. Read More

Do You Have a Grumpy Old Brain? Check Out These 10 Stimulating Brain Challenges
6 months ago

Do You Have a Grumpy Old Brain? Check Out These 10 Stimulating Brain Challenges

Your brain functions by building pathways to increase the efficiency of organising your daily activities. If you were a working woman, you already have built-in pathways to meet your work obligations and will be very strong in those areas. Read More

How Your Gut May Impact Your Alzheimer’s Risk
7 months ago

How Your Gut May Impact Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Did you know your gut bacteria affects your body’s metabolism? Research is showing that the bacteria in a healthy person’s gut is different to that in, for example, someone who is obese. Read More

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?
7 months ago

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?

My husband has memory loss. It is more advanced lately, so we finally went to see a neurologist. Read More

Over 50? Don’t Miss This Brain Health Check List from Dr. Leslie Kernisan
8 months ago

Over 50? Don’t Miss This Brain Health Check List from Dr. Leslie Kernisan

Our brain is a powerful tool that we should pay attention to, especially as we get older. Join us in conversation with Dr. Leslie Kernisan who shares her check list of important brain health practices we should all know about. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond
9 months ago

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond

Recent studies have found that you can create new neural pathways for the rest of your life!

We used to think our brain plasticity was stagnant and fixed, up until researchers like Dr. Norman Doige, a psychiatrist from the University of Toronto, helped to reveal that this isn’t the case. Read More