In our 30s and 40s, our brain starts to shrink, with the shrinkage rate significantly increasing by age 60. You might notice that by forgetting your appointments, necessity to write things down, inability to concentrate for a long time etc. . The good news is that you can exercise your brain to limit its shrinkage […]
Dementia is known a disease of old age. But did you know that about 5% of all dementia cases are among people between their 30s and 64th?
We know that having APOE ε4 gene increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s by 2-3 times. However, it doesn’t mean that people with the gene will develop this type of dementia. It all depends on various factors. One of them is the presence of depression.
How can you maintain your brain health while getting older? You know already the answer: through lifestyle. A healthy diet, limited alcohol intake, moderate exercise, no smoking, good quality sleep, and stress-reducing practices will keep your body in balance, reducing risk factors for brain disorders, including Alzheimer.
There are different ways of coping with stress. It turned out that one of them is a daily high dosis of omega-3 supplement. According to a recent research, taking 2.5 grams of omega-3 every day, can help slow the effects of aging by lowering inflammation and cortisol levels, and boosting cellular repair mechanisms during recovery […]
You might notice that you have a better mood, plenty of positive emotions and a greater need for socializing during the summer sunny days compared to the darker winter months. Why does it happen and how to explain this?
Dance is a perfect exercise for your mind and your body. It stimulates your brain and helps to keep it healthy.
Exercise makes us happy and is important to maintain mental health. According to a recent small German study, even non-exercise activities, like climbing stairs, walking or any other everyday physical activity, significantly enhance alertness and give more energy, especially in people with mood disorders, like depression. Alertness and energy were seen in this study as […]
We know that using social media platforms can make people unhappy. But it does not have to be that way. According to a recent study, whether you are happy or unhappy from social media depends on how you use it.