science about how to keep your brain sharp while getting older

According to a recent study, people who experience frequent bad dreams in middle age are more likely to be diagnosed with dementia later in life. 

This is the conclusion of a recent study in South Korea. Researchers used information from the Korean National Health Insurance Service. They compared the incidence rates of cardio-cerebrovascular diseases between 2 groups of people with and without migraine (130.050 representatives in each group) in the period between 2002 and 2018. To cardio-cerebrovascular diseases belong f.e. […]

Migraine in women is usually connected to their menstruation cycle. Its occurance decreases with natural menopause. On the other hand, if we look at the nutrient deficiencies, we need to pay a closer attention to iron. In case of migraine attacks it plays an important role. Iron is needed to synthesize neurotransmitter dopamine, the levels […]

According to a recent study there is a strong relation between cognitive decline and a faster rate of bone loss. The study investigated both cognitive and bone health of 1.741 women and 620 men aged 65+ with no symptoms of cognitive decline at the beginning of the study. In the investigation period of 16 years […]

From previous studies we already know that high blood pressure in our mid-life is a strong predictor of dementia in later life. According to a recent report from the long-term ASPREE study, short and long-term fluctuations in blood pressure, in other words, blood pressure variability (BPV), in older adults, particularly in men, can also indicate […]

Our body converts cholesterol into bile acids to break down fatty foods and absorb lipids (fat) by our intestines. According to a recent study, the disturbances in this process may play an important role in the development of dementia.

Overweight is one of the widely recognized risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease. But lower BMI seems also to increase a risk of the disease. According to a recent study, a combination of higher genetic risk for Alzheimer’s and lower BMI, especially in older men, could increase a risk of Alzheimer’s and predict the disease progression.

Migraine is a multifaceted disease that needs different approaches to reduce the severity of its symptoms, depending on its cause. The causes can vary starting from genetics and hormonal changes and ending by environment, and nutrition.

A new large-scale study found that both smoking and cardiovascular disease impact learning and memory throughout adulthood, starting at age 18.

Poor quality sleep is devastating, especially if it is chronic. There are a lot of prescription meds to deal with sleep issues. The last ones are a.o. Z-drugs which include zolpidem, zaleplon and eszopiclone, as well as other components mostly aimed at other conditions, such as reducing anxiety and depression. The good news is that […]

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