Tag: Preventing Dementia

The Benefits of Exercise for a Healthy Brain

The latest finding, published by researchers at the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, is that exercise helps kick-start a repair process that strengthens existing brain connections. That’s incredible news! The research shows that exercise helps by fixing the myelin “insulation” that protects nerve fibres in the brain. That’s particularly intriguing because myelin damage…

Can a positive attitude help guard against memory problems?

Positive Thinking

WRITTEN BY: RELAXNEWS Positive and optimistic feelings about the future can reduce deterioration in memory, problem solving and judgment, according to new US research. Optimism has previously been linked to partaking in positive health behaviors, such as exercising and eating healthier diets, and a lower risk of various health conditions including stroke and heart attacks.…