Tag Archives: brain health

Help for Alzheimer’s cognitive decline

May 25, 2013

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  Is there anything fresh fish and fish oil cannot do for health? I am beginning to think not, as I read studies like the one in the journal Neurology (neurology.org) that shows omega-3 fatty acids can lower your risk of dementia and brain deterioration. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia […]

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The colors of creativity

April 1, 2013

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by Shelia Eastman —  I  love being creative every day. All my life I have been told I am very creative. For that matter, I often have too many ideas, which makes it hard to stop the flow. But I believe that everyone, with a little practice, can and should be over-the-top creative. You often […]

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A heart-brain connection

March 6, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recent research suggests a connection between the steps adults take to keep their hearts healthy and the preservation of brain health well into old age. General heart-healthy actions are now thought to curtail the natural slowing of brain function, which can lead to dementia and even Alzheimer’s. You, too, can […]

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How to make our children smarter

July 21, 2012

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by Nina Anderson and Frances Meiser —  It is estimated that 15 to 20 percent of students in every classroom are not achieving at their grade levels as well as they could. Some may have been labeled learning disabled (LD) or as having attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), dyslexia or other […]

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