A recent study seems to find a way to stop the forming of new toxic plaques in the brain. The researchers used hyperbaric oxygen therapy first on a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease and then on people with Alzheimer’s to see whether the therapy can halt or slow the disease progression.
If you have sleep problems, how do you know that these are related to your REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep? The main characterics of REM sleep disorder is an abnormal behavior during REM sleep with sudden arms and legs movements and vocal sounds as a reaction to vivid dreams.
Our brain has an immune system with its microglia cells that aim to protect neurons from any damage. In healthy people microglia cells facilitate the neurons’ function. In case of Alzheimer’s, they defend neurons by surrounding the accumulation of highly toxic substances, known as ameloid plaques, preventing their spread in the brain and decreasing damage. […]
Have you ever thought of household physical activities as a type of exercise? They help not only maintain your life and living surroundings, but also seem to contribute to your brain health.
Drinking 1-2 glasses of red grape juice or red wine a day is scientifically proven to improve the brain health due to the bioactive components of the grapes, in particular resveratrol. Resveratrol seems to be capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier and directly protecting your brain from the harmful activities of free radicals. It is […]
According to a recent study, a concussion seems to accelerate biological brain aging by as much as 30 years!