Category Archives: Brain Function

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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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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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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