Do Brain Exercises Help with Dementia?

Do Brain Exercises Help with Dementia?

One of our Brain Tuners asked this question and I thought many of you would be interested in Memory Specialist, Dr Allison Lamont’s answer. Today I found out that my friend has dementia. Would it be worthwhile for her to do some ‘brain tuning...
Does Pain Affect Memory?

Does Pain Affect Memory?

People with chronic pain can sometimes wonder if they are losing their memory altogether. What is the connection between chronic pain and memory? Dr Lamont tells us that research has found a leading cause: the changes that take place in the hippocampus, a brain area...
Anna has Alzheimer’s. How Can I Help?

Anna has Alzheimer’s. How Can I Help?

Jenny was upset. Something wasn’t right, she just knew. Her best friend had missed their regular lunch date again and yesterday stopped in the middle of making a cup of tea, totally confused about what she was doing. Then the news came – Anna has Alzheimer’s disease....
Check your Stress Levels.

Check your Stress Levels.

Is stress affecting you? Occasional memory lapses can be caused by stress. If you are feeling stressed and anxious, try this quick test. It will help you decide if you need to moderate your lifestyle Or seek further help. For each question,, score yourself: Often = 2,...
Check your Stress Levels.

Six Ways to Manage Stress.

There’s good stress and bad stress. A deadline, for example, can be motivating if you are prepared, have all the research done and you are enjoying writing an article. That’s good. When a deadline is bad for us though is when it is looming, you are short...