science about how to keep your brain sharp while getting older

According to a recent study, lifestyle seems to be more important than age in cognitive function and future dementia risks across all ages.

A recent international study has established a clear relationship between high-fat diet and worsening of cognitive abilities, including developing anxiety, depression and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

The results of a recent study have shown that the non-invasive stimulation of the corneal surface of the eye (also known as Transcorneal Electrical Stimulation) can reduce depression-like symptoms and improve cognition in animal models.

According to a recent study, vitamin K might help reduce and even prevent age-related cognitive decline, leading to various forms of dementia.

It all comes down to aspartame. It is widely used in more than 6.000 foods, starting from sugar-free soft drinks and desserts and ending up with medications, such as cough drops and gummy vitamins to add a touch of sweetness to it. You can recognize aspartame by food additive number E951.

Following a plant-based diet is healthy, if done properly. Here the quality of your diet plays a significant role. According to a recent small Australian study, low-quality plant-based diets (vegan or vegetarian) can lead to depression.

According to a recent small study, one dose of ketamine, a drug for mood disorders and severe depression, not only reduces the severity of depression in suicidal people, but also makes them feel safer and less likely to harm themselves.

It seems that people with both depression and severe inflammation don’t respond to these drugs. And there is an explanation for that. Commonly prescribed antidepressants are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which hinder the re-absorption of a “feel-good molecule” serotonin in the brain, so that it can stay for longer circulation to improve mood. So, […]

A recent study analyzed existing studies to investiate the possible relationship between gluten-free and low-FODMAP diets with mental disorders, such as depression, anxiety, Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia and autism.

According to a recent small study, it actually can. The study investigated how dancing with music impacts people with mild-to-moderate Parkinson’s during 3 years time and found that dance training for 1 ┬╝ hours per week can slow down the disease progression and even improve daily living and daily function.

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