We only get one brain in this lifetime, and it weighs about 1,300 to 1,400 grams. That’s just slightly smaller than a bottlenose dolphin brain, which weighs 1,500 to 1,600 grams, and much larger than
Many of us feel like we used to be smarter and quicker at making decisions. At 52, I feel like my brain is still fairly sharp, but certainly not like it was at 30! Let
While waiting for a prescription at the pharmacy, one of my friends decided to check his blood pressure. He was dealing with a bout of walking pneumonia after working in moldy Florida after Hurricane Irma.
Recently I wrote an article entitled Alzheimer’s: The Scariest Word You May Ever Hear. Afterward, many of you emailed and shared your personal stories about this, and some were delightful, others heart-breaking. I truly understand.
Cortisol is one of the hormones your body releases in response to stress, and it impacts many different functions in your body. Cortisol is often referred to as the "belly fat hormone" because too much
There are a few words that terrify people the second their physician utters them. One of them is Alzheimer’s disease. When you hear that word, it’s like time stops. Nothing can prepare you for the
I talk to people all the time who suffer from neurological issues they have trouble describing. They can’t put their finger on exactly what’s wrong, but they may have brain fog, attention deficit or a
Before the advent of synthetic compounds, injections, and expensive medications, the human body was accustomed to natural herbs and spices. Our planet Earth has thousands of healing plants that grew during biblical times. Even though I
Last December, I forgot where I parked my car at the mall and I had to go find a security man to drive me around and find it. Well, that’s embarrassing. At first I thought
This time of year, cinnamon is wafting everywhere. The smell of cinnamon sticks in apple cider or cinnamon buns (oops did I just say that out loud?!) is enough to make my mouth water. There