Take 3 Months Not Off

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Alzheimer’s doesn’t come out of nowhere – it comes out of everywhere. I had to go on hiatus from this blog to work on a big brain fitness and Alzheimer’s project that is coming soon.

Brain Games are NOT Enough

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Sit still or take a pill? You bet I will. The reality of brain games cannot live up to the unrealistic expectations we put on them, but “moving brain games” can fulfill the promise of brain health.

Still Pill or Thrill Pill?

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Our big fancy brains took us from all fours to walking on two legs to hunting, to farming, to sitting on our asses all day looking at screens…eliminating the very thing that caused our brains to become as advanced as they are. Movement = Anti-Dementia Pill

Get Moving & Put the Brakes on Alzheimer’s Disease

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Regular exercise can slow the progression of cognitive impairment. A half hour of aerobic exercise four to five times a week may prevent or slow cognitive decline in older adults who are at a high risk of developing Alzheimer’s, according to a new study published Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Ignite Talk – Get a Crush on Exercise

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When you only have 5 minutes, time really flies if you’re having fun. As a kid when you were playing or doing something so fun your entire soul, body, and mind are into it and your parents tell you it’s time to stop, you’d often beg for “five more minutes.”  But what if you only […]

Baby's face that appears to be drunk

Lose Some Snooze; Feel Like You’ve Boozed

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“You snooze you lose” has never made much sense to me.  There are few feelings better than the feeling of being well-rested.  If you’ve ever had a few days of not getting enough sleep and then you get enough, it can feel like a performance-enhancing drug. Sleep Deprived or Drunk? As little as 17 hours […]