Posts Tagged "memory"

Food For Memory: 5 Foods That Age Your Brain

Posted on Jan 30, 2012 in Health & Wellness

A healthy diet is about more than keeping yourself fit and free of heart disease, wrinkles and impotence (yes, all are related to food!). It’s about preserving your memory, too. For instance, eating high amounts of saturated fat — more than four grams in an hour — can raise the levels of bad cholesterol in your blood, which can stick to your arteries, and, even worse, turn on inflammatory genes that result in those wrinkles, poor orgasm quality, and you got it, that gunk in your brain that makes your memory be less than it is now. The same arterial plaque buildup from this...

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Drug that Destroys Your Memory

Posted on Oct 14, 2011 in Health & Wellness

Statin drugs – cognitive problems are not the only harmful aspect of these drugs. Other serious adverse reactions include: Personality changes / mood disorders Muscle problems, polyneuropathy (nerve damage in the hands and feet), and rhabdomyolysis (a serious degenerative muscle tissue condition) Sexual dysfunction Immune suppression Pancreas or liver dysfunction, including a potential increase in liver enzymes Cataracts MedWatch has received about 80,000 reports of adverse events related to statin drugs, and remember, only an estimated one to 10 percent of side effects are ever...

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Brain Exercise Video Games Can Improve Kids' School Performance

Posted on Sep 23, 2011 in Uncategorized

By Christian Nordqvist Video puzzle games which exercise a child’s working memory were found to enhance abstract reasoning and problem solving skills significantly, researchers from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor reported in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. They added that the improvements persisted for at least three months after they stopped playing the games. The authors found that giving the brain a daily workout really can improve wits and intelligence. Video game makers have always promoted the cognitive skill training children can benefit from by playing...

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