A Guide to Stretching

“Most people know they need to stretch more, but find it burdensome or are not sure what to do,” says Urvashi Chogle, a physical therapist at Harvard-affiliated Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. Regular stretching becomes especially important as you age....

Balancing Improves Memory

Maintaining proper balance requires attention, strength, and flexibility. Published: January, 2020 from Harvard Health One skill that can sharply decline with age, and often with little warning, is your sense of balance. “As people age, changes in flexibility,...
Healthy Eating – Low GI and High GI

Healthy Eating – Low GI and High GI

Eating for brain health does not mean radical changes to the amount you eat.  It isn’t a fad. It isn’t a new ‘diet’. It is simply about choosing a healthier option so that your blood sugar levels are kept low. That isn’t rocket science...
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...
Why dietary supplements are suspect.

Why dietary supplements are suspect.

In the USA, supplements aren’t held to the same standards as FDA-approved drugs. Evidence indicates that few are effective, many are useless, and others may be harmful. (Article reproduced from Harvard Health, April, 2016) Image: Thinkstock Dietary...