Alzheimer’s Disease Has Many Causes – Neurotransmitter Overstimulation Is One of Them

Alzheimer’s is a progressive mental disease that destroys memory and other cognitive functions. Brain connections degenerate and die. Memory loss, confusion, impaired reasoning, and judgment are common symptoms. Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/what-causes-alzheimers-disease. One would think the National Institute … Continue reading

Green Tea Catechins Might Be the Magic Pill for Better Brain Health

Green tea has many powerful polyphenols (compounds) that protect the brain. Catechins are one group. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is one of the most potent brain-protecting compounds available. Brain tests given after patients drank green tea or were given EGCG supplements … Continue reading

Feeling Good Can Be Enhanced Easily After Mid Life

Our emotions are not thwarted by age, but the intensity of them decreases. Those things that made us feel good in our 20s are harder to achieve in our 40s or 60s. Age may affect our cognitive ability, but the … Continue reading

Type 2 Diabetes Poses Great Risk for Another Terrible Disease

A recent study in England found ‘convincing evidence that people with Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) have an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease. The Study https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/03/210308131716.htm  This week, scientists from the Queen Mary University of London released the results of their … Continue reading

17 Pros & Cons Regarding Exercise and Health

We hear about exercising from the fitness gurus all the time. We need cardio, we need strength training, we need cross-training, and we need this and that. However, they never tell you why. My style of writing is to tell … Continue reading

Wine & Health – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Is drinking wine bad for your health? Let’s look at the GOOD aspects first compared to nondrinkers. Moderate wine drinkers (one glass of red wine for women and two glasses of red wine for men) are 30% less likely to … Continue reading

The Aging Brain – Do You Really Have Any Choice?

Dopamine is a very important neurotransmitter in the brain. It declines with age. This decline is why we start to feel older after we pass our 50th birthday. A reduction in dopamine is manifested with a loss of ● Cognitive … Continue reading

A Better Lifestyle – Part Three of Four

500 Word Project – Day 296 9:37 p.m.             23OCT14 A Better Lifestyle – Part Three of Four Exercise is the third part of a four-part lifestyle. This writing today will not tell you how to exercise – how many reps … Continue reading