WHO – Vitamins won’t stop dementia.

WHO – Vitamins won’t stop dementia.

But a healthy lifestyle might.       Vitamins and supplements won’t help stave off dementia, but a healthy lifestyle might, suggest new guidelines released May 19, 2019, by the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO warns that the number of new...
Will Walking Lower Blood Pressure?

Will Walking Lower Blood Pressure?

Is it possible?     Michael Wheeler, University of Western Australia says YES. His study involved 35 women and 32 men aged between 55 and 80 who tried these regimes: Sitting for 8 hours 1 hour of sitting then 30 minutes of moderate walking followed by 6.5...
Do Male and Female Brains Differ?

Do Male and Female Brains Differ?

It’s a myth.     It has long been thought that male and female brains are different. ‘Men are from Mars and women are from Venus’ is the kind of pop psychology that grew out of the belief that because ‘men have bigger brains’ they were better able to think...
Does Walking Backwards Help Memory?

Does Walking Backwards Help Memory?

Did you know that people who  walked backward, imagined they were walking backward, or even watched a video simulating backward motion had better short-term recall of past events than those who walked forward or sat still. (Study reported in the January issue of...
How to remove a ‘bad’ memory.

How to remove a ‘bad’ memory.

Do you keep remembering a nasty or hurtful remark someone has made to you?  Or about you? And it is playing in your mind over and over again. That’s when memory isn’t working well for you. What can be done? We asked Dr Allison Lamont, PhD, memory expert,...
Brain Quiz

Brain Quiz

Brain fact or brain myth? What do YOU know is true?     Test yourself on these eight questions.     1. What percentage of your brain do you use?  10% 50% 100% Answer 100%. The idea that you do not use all of your brain is a widespread myth. Brain scan studies show all...