Candida albicans is a single-celled yeast (a kind of fungus) that is just one of several hundred species of micro-organisms living in your gut.
Normally it poses no problem to your health, and is kept in check by beneficial gut bacteria, such as Acidophilus. However, when the balance of your natural ‘gut flora' becomes upset, due to poor diet, medication or prolonged stress, Candida can run r... ››› more
You might be surprised to learn that the scary side effect of memory loss is a possibility for many commonly prescribed medications.
While it's a good idea to get any memory loss issues checked out by your doctor, you may want to consider that culprit may be in your medicine cabinet first.
Read on to learn about the common medications that can cause memory loss.
These five commonly presc... ››› more
Forgetfulness is common. Each of one us has misplaced our cell phone, forgotten where we parked
our car and drawn a blank at the grocery store after leaving the shopping list at home. But there's a
point when forgetfulness becomes concerning - especially in older adults.
Your brain changes as you age - that's inevitable. So how do you tell the difference between age-
related memory loss and ... ››› more
Approximately 15 million people in the United States alone are now taking statin drugs to help regulate their cholesterol levels. So it goes without saying that statins are commonly used. But does this mean they're safe? Of course not - especially not for your brain health...
According to a study recently published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, taking statins to reduce your cholesterol... ››› more
Want to tune up your brain to prevent memory loss and dementia? Your diet plan is the perfect place to start!
Read on for ten essential guidelines to follow to ensure that the food you're eating and supplements you're taking are supporting your mental health.
Ten diet tips for optimal brain health
#1: Avoid sugars
Sugars come hidden in many different foods, include cakes, confectionary and... ››› more
If you think that memory loss and cognitive decline as you age is a “normal” part of the ageing process, you're very mistaken. Just because a large number of elderly people suffer from poor brain health definitely doesn't mean that it's normal…
Current research is now uncovering that what we believed to be degenerative changes in the brain linked to the ageing process could actually be a ... ››› more
You already know that brain food is a real thing. You've heard how foods like olive oil, salmon, turmeric and even red wine can improve your memory and protect your brain health…
But researchers at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center in the US have uncovered in two separate studies that blueberries could be the best brain food out of the lot!
Blueberries have already been ... ››› more
We all experience moments of memory loss at some stage in our lives. Whether it be forgetting where you put your glasses or whether or not you turned the stove off before leaving on holiday. But as we get older, the decline in mental alertness can be caused by something more serious, dementia.
How to improve mental functionality and memory and avoid dementia?
A major loss of nerve cells in t... ››› more
If you:Wake up in a fog;
Forget what you did just 10 minutes ago; and
Feel exhausted all the time……You could be lacking one important vitamin in your diet.
And it's not just causing you to feel drained and tired… If you don't correct this deficiency, it could be the reason you lose everything in the future.
It's true. Alzheimer's is a very real possibility if you're not getting e... ››› more
Beer is full of vitamins and is good for your health
One of beer's nutrients can even stave off Alzheimer's
Here's how to make the most of your weekend cold one
If you don't drink beer anymore because you think it's the cause of your midline spread, you might want to reconsider.
Sure, it has bad rap for being high in carbs.
And yes, it could be the real reason you have a beer gut.... ››› more
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