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COVID-19 Announcements

A Message from Dr. Waddell and Acumen Health and Wellness Center Right now, there is a lot news surrounding COVID-19 with the situation changing constantly.  So let me start by acknowledging the fluidity of the situation and assure you that … Continue reading

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Winter Colds: Avoid being down and out for too long!

With cold a flu season upon us, I like to tell people that it’s good to get a cold at least once a year. When I say this, people give me an “Are you crazy?” look.  It may sound crazy … Continue reading

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Preventing Cognitive Decline in Healthy Seniors

Cognitive training exercises — or mental exercise — may help prevent cognitive decline in healthy older adults, while evidence for the benefits of pharmacologic substances and exercise is weak, outlines a review published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Mild cognitive impairment … Continue reading

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Certain Drugs Cause Cognitive Impairment in Elderly in 60 Days

Although we do rely on pharmaceuticals as part of our integrative approach, we always strive to minimize or eliminate drugs whenever prudent. The information in this new study is one example of why many people are better off with with … Continue reading

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Grapes May Protect Organs Against Metabolic Syndrome

Scientists have reported a finding that grapes may protect against the damage to the heart (and possibly other organs) associated with the long-term progression of the disorder known as metabolic syndrome, and that this protection appears to be over and … Continue reading

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Red Grapes Protect Against Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

JUST-RELEASED NATURAL HEALTH STUDY: Scientists have found that resveratrol, a substance found in red grapes and red wine, appears to protect against hearing loss and cognitive decline. (Nearly 20 percent of North Americans live with some degree of hearing loss, … Continue reading

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Be Sure You Trust Where You Buy Your Supplements

This article in USA Today indicates that what is in your supplements could be more or could very well be less than you think. According to this latest study, what’s on a supplement label is not necessarily what’s in the bottle. … Continue reading

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Vitamin D and Cognitive Performance in Women

Two new studies appearing in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences show that vitamin D may be a vital component for the cognitive health of women as they age. Higher vitamin D dietary intake is associated with … Continue reading

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