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Childhood vision problems negatively alter brain function, new study finds

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(NaturalHealth365) Amblyopia – known as lazy eye – is the leading vision disorder in childhood, affecting as many as 3 out of 100 kids.  And, if left untreated, it can persist into adulthood. It should be noted that this condition involves more than just the eyes.  In fact, new research reveals how abnormal vision can negatively affect brain function in childhood. ... Read More »

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Stop memory loss: 3 powerful ways PQQ improves brain function

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 16 million Americans are currently living with cognitive impairment – while another 5.5 million are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Along with difficulties in learning new things, concentrating and making decisions, these conditions can be accompanied by memory loss – a frustrating problem that can make independent ... Read More »

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Protect yourself from dementia, stroke and brain injury with PQQ

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia among older adults – currently affects roughly 5.5 million Americans. Another 795,000 people suffer a stroke – the leading cause of long-term disability in the United States – every year. But, as we often report at NaturalHealth365, there is ... Read More »

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Carnosine protects brain health with an amazing effect on blood sugar levels

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(NaturalHealth365) Alzheimer’s disease is now the sixth leading cause of death in the nation, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) predicting that the number of people with the condition will rise to a shocking 14 million by 2050 – triple the current rate. Tragically, there is currently no (conventionally-known) cure for this disease.  But recent research has revealed ... Read More »

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Surprising truth about exercise and better brain health

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(NaturalHealth365) When it comes to the physical and mental benefits of exercise, research has focused on the effects of consistent, long-term exercise routines. But an intriguing review shows that a single episode of exercising can offer substantial and immediate brain health dividends that promote mental clarity and improve cognition. (how cool is that?!) This review also highlighted results from steady ... Read More »

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Exercise linked to brain cell growth and improved memory

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(NaturalHealth365) In addition to all the other health benefits of exercise, it could also help to give you a better memory. New research out of the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland has shown that exercise helps with preserving brain cells and preventing loss of memory, cognitive issues and general memory problems. In the Finnish study, aerobic activity in particular was ... Read More »

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WARNING about our children: Pesticides damage the brain in horrific ways

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(Naturalhealth365) Organophosphate pesticides, such as chlorpyrifos and diazinon, have been shown to have neurotoxic effects. Although some types of organophosphate insecticides have been banned for residential use, the fact remains that a stunning 33 million pounds were used in the United States in 2007 – with some organophosphates still being used agriculturally. To make matter even worse, according to recently-published ... Read More »

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Higher vitamin C levels support better brain health

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(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin C is well known for its ability to boost immune system health and fight off infections. From citrus fruit to supplemental forms, this powerful nutrient can be easily absorbed by the body and provides many health benefits. Unfortunately, too many people remain uneducated about the importance of vitamin C for brain health and cognitive function. An Australian research ... Read More »

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Third hand smoke destroys liver and brain health that worsens over time

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(NaturalHealth365) Most of us have heard of second hand smoke, but have you heard of third hand smoke? If not, it’s time to educate yourself about it, because research out of the University of California, Riverside has determined that it can be extremely harmful to health. Third hand smoke (THS) is created when smoke emanating from lit cigarettes as well ... Read More »

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Brain cancer strongly linked to cell phone radiation in brand-new, large-scale study

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(Naturalhealth365) Even if the wireless industry would like you to ignore this truth: it looks like very little cell phone use – per month – can cause a big increase in the risk of brain cancer. An astounding 95 out of 100 adult Americans currently own cell phones, a testament to the nation’s near-universal embrace of a mode of communication ... Read More »

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New study: Roundup weed killer linked to LOWER brain function

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(NaturalHealth365) In 2015, the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith, brought the issue of traumatic brain injury (TBI) to the forefront. A recent study by a head researcher at MIT has discovered some surprising underlying issues associated with the long-term effects of TBIs – related to “Diminished Brain Resilience Syndrome” (DBRS).  But, what does Roundup – the popular weed killer – ... Read More »

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Eating one avocado per day improves brain function, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Avocado benefits have been getting a lot of positive press lately. They are packed with nutrients and an excellent source of healthy unsaturated fats, including omega 3s. Now, a new study out of Tufts University is linking avocados with better brain functioning in older adults. The research assessed 40 healthy adults over the age of 50 who ate one ... Read More »

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