Posts Tagged ‘brain health’

Moving Our Bodies for Brain Health

I recently read the book, Grain Brain by David Perlmutter, MD.  He is a board-certified neurologist as well as a fellow of the American College of Nutrition (the only doctor in the country with both of these credentials).  He is also a founding member and fellow of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine.…[ Read the full article ]

Prefrontal Cortex— Functions and Treatment

In our last newsletter I talked about brain health and I stated that in this edition we would talk about one part of the brain, what it looks like when it is unhealthy and what things we can do to increase the health in this area of the brain. The brain has the following brain…[ Read the full article ]

Brain Health

I recently had the pleasure of attending a conference where Dr. Daniel Amen, a neuroscientist from California, was the guest speaker. Dr. Amen has spent many years learning about the brain through the SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) imaging he does of the brain. Through imaging the brain, he is able to see what…[ Read the full article ]

Exercise Enhances Your Brain Function

If we have heard it once, we have heard it many times: exercise is good for us. We can understand that exercise helps keep our body physically healthy as well as manage our weight. It increases our heart rate and circulation, oxygenates our body and puts endorphins into our system, which also help our moods.…[ Read the full article ]