December 16, 2018

How To Minimize Cognitive Decline and Your Risks of Alzheimer’s

Today, brain-related illnesses are on the rise—in particular, Alzheimer’s disease. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the incidence of which increases as you age and doubles every five years beyond age 65. The National Institute on Ageing suggests Alzheimer’s is […]

Is Meditation the Secret to Improved Brain Health?

My last blog discussed the three essentials of brain health: oxygen, proper fuel and stimulation. This week’s blog discusses something that promotes two of the three essentials: Meditation. Countless studies assert that meditation is one of the most effective ways to support brain health. Employing both controlled breathing and brain stimulation, meditation can: • Reduce […]

The 3 Essentials of Brain Health

In 2011, it was estimated that nearly 747,000 Canadians were living with cognitive impairment, including dementia and Alzheimer’s. By 2031, if nothing changes in Canada, this figure is expected to rise to 1.4 million. According to Dementia Support, the cause of this explosive growth is two-fold: 1) The population is growing, which has resulted in […]

7 Ways to Improve Brain Health

The topic of brain health has become a more popular subject in the last decade, with a noticeable rise in neurodegenerative disorders like dementia and Alzheimer’s. Brain health has also become a widely popular topic in the world of sports, where concussions are now recognized to have significant short and long term impacts on injured […]