- July 1st, 2014
Going to the gym is great for a healthy bod, but don’t forget to exercise your mind, too. Neurobic exercises are designed to challenge the brain by enlisting your less-used senses in daily life activities. These exercises will likely require you to rely less on sight and sound and more on taste, touch, and smell—thus stimulating your brain and increasing your mental fitness.
- May 1st, 2014
We are inundated today with dietary suggestions. It seems like each week a new diet book comes out, each with its own wrinkle on what it means to eat healthy. When I searched Amazon for books tagged with the word diet I got 91,783 results.A discussion with David Perlmutter, MDBy Adam Swenson
- December 1st, 2013
“Paradoxically, although our brain waves are active during REM sleep, we are physically paralyzed … not to mention unaware of our surroundings … We (and other mammals) are to all appearances defenseless, raising puzzling questions about REM sleep’s role from the point of view of evolution.”A guide to healing imageryBy Bernie S. Siegel, MD
- November 1st, 2012
Sleep disruptions may be among the earliest indicators of Alzheimer’s disease according to a recent report in Science Translational Medicine. Working in a mouse model, researchers found that when the first signs of Alzheimer’s plaques appear in the brain, the normal sleep-wake cycle is significantly disrupted.