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Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

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Metabolic syndrome is bad news for your memory

What does having high blood pressure, a big belly, high blood sugar, high triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol and high LDL cholesterol give you? The answer? Metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is as the name suggests, a syndrome made of up a combination of three or...

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Should you be using HRT to ward off dementia?

As a baby boomer with a number of baby boomer friends, there have been a couple of questions which come up regularly when we ladies are discussing menopause. Does HRT (hormone replacement therapy) help preserve your memory and is it safe to take it for that? Menopause...

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Why quitting smoking in midlife could save your brain later.

I hate smoking. I hate seeing other people smoke, especially young people. Smoking kills. The toxins contribute to heart disease and cancer and stroke. It also affects our brains. We all see the messages about why smoking is bad for us. Yet, despite many of us...

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Are today’s 70 year olds smarter than their predecessors?

Are we getting more intelligent? That’s a question I’m sure we would all like to assume to be answered with a “Yes”. However is there any proof of this? Well it turns out that in Sweden there has been an ongoing study doing intelligence tests on 70 year olds and the...

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The true cost of dementia and Alzheimer’s to the world.

US $604 billion That’s the figure given for the worldwide cost of dementia for 2010. It’s the equivalent of more than 1% of global GDP That’s just for this year. The figure comes from the World Alzheimer Report 2010 by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), which...

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