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  1. Video Blog: How to Prevent Memory Loss

    Video Blog: How to Prevent Memory Loss
    Preventing Memory Loss: Healthy Diet And Exercise Approaches http://www.ivlproducts.com --Learn what are some of the leading causes of dementia, and what healthy approaches you have. If you have any questions regarding dementia or another health related subject click the link below to ask Dr. Christine Horner.   Other related blog posts: Video Blog: Exercising: Getting In Shape With These Simple...
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  2. Deep-Sea Solution for Dementia

    Deep-Sea Solution for Dementia
    What do salmon, krill, and lobster all have in common? Yes, they all live in the ocean. Yes, they are all good sources of omega-3 fatty acids. And, yes, they are all GREAT sources of astaxanthin. Astaxanthin is a member of the carotenoid family, and is a fat-soluble pigment found in salmon, krill, and lobster, as well as shrimp, crayfish, and...
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  3. Breathe Your Way to Mental Clarity

    Breathe Your Way to Mental Clarity
    Deep breathing is the foundation for brain health and mental clarity. Case in point: When you’re physically or emotionally stressed, your breathing becomes more rapid and shallow. You may stop breathing altogether for brief periods without even realizing it. These changes in breathing patterns bring less life-sustaining oxygen into your lungs. And herein lies the problem. See, your brain uses...
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  4. Is Your Liver ‘Eating’ Your Brain?

    Is Your Liver ‘Eating’ Your Brain?
    Fascinating - and scary - new research suggests your liver could be ‘eating’ your brain. People with extra abdominal fat are three times more likely than lean individuals to develop memory loss and dementia later in life. Now scientists say they know why. It all comes down to a competition between your liver and your hippocampus - the area of...
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  5. Dangers of Hospitalization and Patients With Dementia

    Dangers of Hospitalization and Patients With Dementia
    According to a recent study, more than 50% of all patients with pre-existing dementia will experience delirium while hospitalized. Failing to detect and treat their delirium early can be deadly, leading to a faster decline of their physical and mental health. Delirium - a deadly, costly disease that significantly impacts people’s lives - is often overlooked, especially in people with...
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  6. Video Blog: Angelina Jolie Breast Cancer (BRCA) Gene Test

    Are you at risk of developing breast cancer? Learn if you should take the Breast Cancer (BRCA) Gene test. On May 14, 2013, the world woke to the shocking news that Angelina Jolie, a young actress and humanitarian graced with exceptional beauty and fame, and a mother of six, had undergone a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction. A blood test...
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  7. Ways to Lower Risk Of Depression

    Ways to Lower Risk Of Depression
    According to a new study, drinking wine in moderation may be associated with a lower risk of developing depression. The findings reported by the PREDIMED research Network suggest that consuming moderate amounts of alcohol may protect from depression - interestingly, just as it has been observed to protect from coronary heart disease. Previous studies have shown that heavy alcohol intake...
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  8. Alzheimer's Disease: Early Signs And Risk Factors

    Alzheimer's Disease: Early Signs And Risk Factors
    Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia. It has no cure, its symptoms worsen as it progresses and eventually it leads to death. It is most often diagnosed in people over 65 years of age, although so-called early-onset Alzheimer's can occur at a much younger age. Globally, Alzheimer's is predicted to affect 1 in 85 people by 2050. Early...
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  9. Tips on How To Counter Male Pattern Baldness

    Tips on How To Counter Male Pattern Baldness
    Androgenic alopecia - also known as male pattern baldness - is hair loss that happens because hair follicles are vulnerable to genetics and hormonal changes with age. It is the most common form of hair loss and affects up to 70% of men and 40% of women during their lifetimes. Men typically get hairline recession at the temples and balding...
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  10. What is the Best Source of Biotin-Rich Foods?

    What is the Best Source of Biotin-Rich Foods?
      Vitamin H or coenzyme R, is a water-soluble B-vitamin (vitamin B7) necessary for cell growth, fatty acid production and fat and amino acid metabolism. Biotin may also help to maintain a steady blood sugar level, and it is often recommended as a dietary supplement for strengthening hair and nails. Biotin is particularly necessary for pregnant women, because insufficient dietary biotin can cause...
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