Scientists Found The Cause Of Alzheimer’s Disease Progression
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Scientists Found The Cause Of Alzheimer’s Disease Progression

There are approximately 50 million people worldwide with dementia, a condition that causes a continual decline in mental and social skills. While there are different conditions that can cause dementia, between 60-70% of these dementia cases throughout the world are caused by Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, 5.8 million people over 65 in the United States…

Experts Weigh In On The Best Techniques To Keep Your Stress Levels In Check
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Experts Weigh In On The Best Techniques To Keep Your Stress Levels In Check

The modern world is fast-paced and societal pressures can lead to increased feelings of stress that cause physical, emotional, or psychological strain. Stress affects everyone and is the body’s normal reaction to warning signs or challenges identified by the central nervous system.  When the body identifies stress, hormones and chemicals are released that trigger the…

What Is The Link Between Anxiety And Gut Health?
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What Is The Link Between Anxiety And Gut Health?

Nowadays many people exposed to constant or high stress develop and live with anxiety. Without a doubt, it’s a challenge to maintain our emotional and mental equilibrium in today’s stress-filled culture.  Questioning the relationship of how different parts of our bodies respond after a stress response is sensible. Our human bodies really do know how…

Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk
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Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk

According to the United Nations (UN), the global population of those aged 60 and up will increase from 962 million in 2017 to 2.1 billion by 2050, and it is predicted that dementia rates will rise in tandem with the aging population.  Dementia is a chronic disease that affects a large and growing number of…

Why IBS Diets Do Not Work For Everyone
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Why IBS Diets Do Not Work For Everyone

There’s no denying it – relationships with food can be complicated. By reflecting on your current relationship with food, you can identify factors affecting your health and improve the role that diet plays in your life. This is especially important if you feel like something is not right with your digestive system.  Gastrointestinal disorders can…

Grape Seed Compound Showing Antiaging Potential by Taking Out Tired Cells
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Grape Seed Compound Showing Antiaging Potential by Taking Out Tired Cells

It is undeniably true that we live in an ever-increasing population where people are enjoying a longer and more active retirement. Well-known words from the Irish author Jonathan Swift spring to mind – Everyone wants to live longer, but no one wants to grow old! According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans…

Wisdom And Loneliness Could Be Caused By The Microbiome

Wisdom And Loneliness Could Be Caused By The Microbiome

Did you know that intestinal function has a role in the brain? A complex network known as the gut-brain axis ties intestinal function to your brain’s emotional and cognitive centers. According to science it also appears that wisdom and loneliness could be caused by the microbiome in our gut. Here’s why.  Loneliness And Microbiome Your…

Could the Location of Your Food Be Harming Your Gut Health?

Could the Location of Your Food Be Harming Your Gut Health?

When most people think of bacteria, they think of harmful diseases. But some bacteria are actually vital to our health. We live with trillions of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms in our gut, which we call our microbiome. Without these microorganisms, our health would be unbalanced. They help digest food, support immune functions, and even…

PCOS and IBS: Could These Two Conditions Be Linked?
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PCOS and IBS: Could These Two Conditions Be Linked?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are both common health conditions in the United States. PCOS is related to the production of abnormal levels of hormones, while IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder causing various symptoms including stomach pain and diarrhea. However, it is now believed the two conditions could be linked. Here…