Memory & Brain Health

Could memories be frozen for all time by doing this?

Why this debilitating condition needs better understanding Discover the shocking number of sufferers… and the scary forecast How an ice cold dip could benefit those with dementia Whenever I visit my Dad and witness his daily struggle with dementia, I just HAVE to sit down and write a Good Life Letter. If his problems have a silver lining, it’s that they inspire me to investigate new, natural solutions to this terrible problem. Because it’s something we ALL want… We want…
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This harsh reality of this summer finally hits home

How Devon became a substitute for the Algarve Why old men can’t jump… easily! Could this simple vitamin protect your memory? The news last Thursday finally convinced me that I would not get my traditional break in Portugal this year. I was devastated, but with my daughter about to go to university and my wife and I trying to protect our ageing parents, we had no choice. So, we decided to have a few days away in Devon instead. The…
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Is this a blinking health sign?

Discover why the number of times you blink is important Could coffee be our saviour? Find out how much coffee should you be drinking per day As you’ve probably guessed, I’m a voracious reader. I read pretty much anything. If someone leaves a leaflet on a park bench. I’ll pick it up and take a look. If a gibbering man on the street is giving away books about Scientology, the End of the World or reincarnation, I take THREE copies….
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Think positive stay healthy

Why negative thoughts make you feel old   This relentless bad news is seriously bad news  How negative thinking affects your memory, sleep and libido  The chronic 21st century condition that can accelerate the ageing process Bad news! There’s a lot of it about, isn’t there? Bad news everywhere, all the time. Unlike in the old days, you don’t only get bad news at 6pm or 10pm when the TV news is on, or when you glance through the newspaper…
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How to improve your memory

How will you avoid your next embarrassing social gaff? • We all get a little forgetful as we age – that’s normal isn’t it? • Discover which ten symptoms indicate a serious memory problem • Here’s how to improve your memory Just occasionally I forget someone’s name, a significant date, or even why I went to the shops in the first place. This bit of absent mindedness isn’t unusual – how many times does that happen to you, and is…
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Why dancing is good for you

dancing keeps you healthy

I can’t believe my wife agreed to this  The fun musical exercise that’s better for you than you think  Why dancing makes your brain younger Hi My face went white with shock. “You can’t be serious?” I said, voice shaky. My wife nodded, “Yes, Ray.” I sat down and buried my face in my hands. HOW COULD THIS BE HAPPENING TO ME? Lara shook her head sadly, as if I was a naughty seven- year old boy refusing broccoli. “You’re…
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