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Twelve Questions: Gillian Eadie

  Gillian Eadie says people must challenge their brains every day to look after their memories. Photo / Nick Reed   Memory Foundation director Gillian Eadie teaches baby boomers how to reduce memory loss using tools developed by her sister Dr Allison Lamont. The...

10 Remedies in your Kitchen Cupboard

Did you know that some annoying ailments can be relieved by10 everyday food items? You might be surprised! Lynda Earl, Naturopath from Huckleberry says: Before there was medicine, there was food, and food as medicine is the foundation of many healthy lifestyles. Try...

Dementia on the Decline – UK

Great news from Professor A. David Smith, University of Oxford Twenty years ago, the catch-cry was 'eat well and take exercise to keep your heart healthy'. Do you remember that? You might still be making those lifestyle changes! If you have, You have been reducing...

Prevent Alzheimer’s? Yes, we can!

A packed audience sat enthralled as Emeritus Professor A. David Smith (University of Oxford, UK) spoke of his research into novel treatments and techniques for Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia. Then came this question from the audience: "Can we prevent Alzheimer's?"...

Ease Neck and Shoulder Pain with Kris Tynan

Calling all Desk Jockeys! Any task that encourages you to sit in one position for long hours can wreak havoc on posture. Even enjoyable hours whiled away with an e-reader or a tablet may have that effect — and worse. Holding a tablet too low in your lap can force the...

Better balance, better brain!

Step up to better balance Negotiating steps with confidence requires strength, power and good balance. Luckily this skill is easy to improve and maintain. The Classic Step-Up Find a step or stair to use It can be outside or indoors but choose one that provides support...

How does your brain ‘learn’?

All your life, you have been learning. You know how to do an amazing array of things - some you won't have thought about for years! (But that knowledge is till there, just waiting to be needed again ....) You take your brain - and how it learns - for granted. BIG...

Improve your walking gait with Kris Tynan

The Clam is favorite exercise of physios and Pilates instructors for a very good reason. Buttock and hip muscles can become a little lazy and the way you walk and run can reveal all! A classic ‘hip hitch’ gait develops to compensate for the hip muscles, particularly...

6 Best Ways to Conquer Stress.

You know the feeling .... Breathing is shallow, so oxygen gets into your blood quickly. The heart races, carrying oxygen and fuel to the muscles. You perspire, cooling the body because immediate action is required. There is  a queasy feeling as your stomach slows...

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