Your pineal gland is part of the endocrine system in your brain, and it plays an important role in regulating almost every function in your body, including reproduction, executive function, growth, body temperature, blood pressure, sensory and motor activity, sleep, mood, immune function, appetite, and longevity. The pineal gland sits in the epithalamus located beneath […]
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I was talking with a friend of mine about her father. He doesn’t have dementia, but he just isn’t as sharp as he used to be. Obviously, my friend is sad about this and worried that she too will lose her mental acuity as she gets older. When I explained that she could actually get […]
What is your biggest concern when it comes to your long-term health?If I asked 100 of my subscribers I bet the majority of you would respond by answering: dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. As of today, there is no treatment for either of these conditions…or is there?
Few would argue that the health of your heart and brain are connected. For one, studies have linked cardiovascular disease with a greater risk of dementia. Often, those with heart disease, especially those with clogged arteries, will also experience reduced cognitive function and anatomical changes in the brain like shrinkage. But it was only recently, that researchers found a similar correlation in people with healthy hearts. It has to do with a person’s cardiac index—how much blood, relative to a person’s size, is pumped by the heart.