Healthy Brains by Cleveland Clinic
HealthyBrains.org is an interactive platform designed around you to provide individualized brain health assessment tools, lifestyle tips, and medical news. Knowledge: Aging, lifestyles, and resources. Updates: Prevention, early detection, and treatment for brain disorders, such as …
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Healthy Brains Initiative
(2 days ago) The Healthy Brains Initiative is an online resource center where you can access information and manage your brain health. The Healthy Brains interactive website provides you with innovative technology tools and much more. Using your computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone you can complete customized questionnaires, receive personalized reports
6 Pillars of Brain Health
(1 days ago) 6 Pillars of Brain Health. A variety of medical conditions are strongly linked to the decline of brain function. Keep your blood pressure and weight at a healthy level, take medication as prescribed, cut down on salt and sugar, keep active and stay socially connected and positive. All of this can help you stay sharp, smart, and increase the
B is for Brain Health
(1 days ago) B is for Brain Health. Jul 25, 2017. The B vitamins – 1,2,3,6,9, and 12 – play an important role in brain health. They may help prevent dementia and boost the production of neurotransmitters – chemicals that deliver messages between neurons in the brain and body. Without a steady supply of this nutrient, which the body doesn’t store, we
6 Pillars of Brain Health
(3 days ago) 6 Pillars of Brain Health. Research shows that a Mediterranean-style diet rich in fish, whole grains, green leafy vegetables, olives, and nuts helps maintain brain health and may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Cook and eat fresh food, savor the taste, enjoy dining with family and friends. A …
(7 days ago) You've finished your Medical Health questions! Your score can range from 0 to 100. A higher number reflects a better score. You can improve your score and reduce your risks by managing your medical health and by making healthy brain choices.
6 Pillars of Brain Health
(9 days ago) Stress is a given, and you will always have stress in your life. The question is not really whether you have stress, but rather, whether you’re riding the waves or they’re beating you up. Your own strategies for managing stress make a big difference in the health of your brain. 10 Everyday Stressors and How to Conquer Them
Brain Health Index (BHI)
(9 days ago) Brain Health Index (BHI) Your Brain Health Index (BHI) score is a measure of your life style choices that contribute to your overall brain health. It is calculated based on your responses to the selected questions in the Brain Check-Up. The score ranges from 0 to 100, the higher …
A I N H A Brain Health Guide H LA
(2 days ago) 3 Food & Nutrition The Six Pillars of Brain Health Table of Contents 4 Brain Facts: The Three-Pound Universe 6 Physical Exercise: Get Moving 8 Mental Fitness: Stay Sharp 10 Food & Nutrition: Eat Smart 12 Social Interaction: Stay Connected 14 Sleep & Relaxation: Rest Well 16 Medical Health: Control Other Risks 18 Healthybrains.org: Discover your BHI Score Medical Health
Healthy Lifestyle Habits and the Prevention of …
(7 days ago) Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, world-renowned brain health scientist, Director of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and the Camille and Larry Ruvo Chair for Brain Health, disagrees. ”The evidence is in fact strong enough to promote lifestyle interventions such as diet, physical exercise, mental fitness and control of blood pressure in
6 Pillars of Brain Health
(Just Now) 6 Pillars of Brain Health - Social Interaction. Social Interaction. Stay Connected. A rich social network provides sources of support, reduces stress, combats depression and enhances intellectual stimulation. Studies have shown that those with the most social interaction within their community experience the …
6 Pillars of Brain Health
(Just Now) National Institutes of Health – How the Arts Affect Your Health. Fine art is good medicine. It comforts, elevates the spirit, and affirms life and hope. Art in the healthcare setting, combined with outstanding care and service, creates an ambience that encourages healing and supports the work of …
If It’s Good For Your Body, It’s Good For Your Brain
(7 days ago) “Brain health is the key to our memories, our biography and ourselves. It protects the treasure that has all our friends and family in it. Nothing is more important.” Cleveland Clinic’s Six Pillars of Brain Health provide easy-to-use guidelines for living a healthier lifestyle. Here’s what you can do: Get moving.
Pump up Your Brain with Exercise
(6 days ago) Regular aerobic exercise has been shown to enlarge the part of the brain involved with verbal memory and learning. It also reduces inflammation and stimulates chemicals that affect the health and growth of cells and blood vessels in the brain. Exercise can reduce stress and anxiety, leading to better moods and improved sleep, which are also
Dine on the DASH
(3 days ago) Maintaining good heart health is vital to good brain health. Science supports the notion that eating lots of vegetables, fruits, whole grains and lean meats, as recommended in the DASH diet is also best for your body’s most important organ – the brain. The “pitfalls” of …
Brain Benefits of Chocolate (Yes, Chocolate!)
(5 days ago) Here’s good news for chocolate lovers: Research is repeatedly showing a link between the smooth, sweet treat and improved brain health. According to a review of several studies that examined the effects of cocoa and chocolate on cognition suggests that the flavonoids found in chocolate may be powerful agents for better brain health. To conclusively prove this finding, more research is needed
Getting to the Heart of Brain Health
(3 days ago) Getting to the Heart of Brain Health. Sep 26, 2017. The results of a new study confirm the close relationship between brain and heart health. The study published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (often abbreviated JAMA) followed 15,744 adults for 25 years. During the study, 1,500 of the participants developed dementia.
Bring on Brain Health in 2018!
(Just Now) 5- Get a Good Night’s Sleep. Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, Director, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and renowned neuroscientist in Alzheimer’s research, says, “Sleep is the most important part of brain health that does not require you to do anything – just sleep. Toxic proteins are cleared from the brain during sleep and good sleep is critical to brain health.
Tap into the Power of Turmeric
(7 days ago) Tap into the Power of Turmeric. Oct 3, 2018. Turmeric is an ancient spice best known for its use in curry and also gives mustard it’s bright yellow color. Turmeric’s uses, however, go beyond your bowl of chicken tikka masala. Tumeric root, used in medicines for centuries, is being explored by scientist for a multitude of health benefits.
Social Media policy
(6 days ago) Social Media policy. BY POSTING ON ANY CLEVELAND CLINIC LOU RUVO CENTER FOR BRAIN HEALTH SOCIAL MEDIA SITE YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS. Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health (“CC”) has opened publicly facing pages on social media sites for viewing content and/or videos and posting comments about CC. These social media sites include
Exercising Benefits the Brain Too
(2 days ago) Physical exercise as a treatment intervention for people having thinking and memory problems is being studied by brain health researchers across the nation. Some of these studies offer free personalized exercise programs with a fitness trainer.
Controlling Risk Factors for Brain Disease
(5 days ago) Brain health scientists have known for a long time that people with diabetes are at an increased risk for developing dementia. A recent large study underscores just how important diabetes is for developing dementia. In this study, the researchers found that diabetes was the main health risk factor, even more important than high blood pressure
Recipes For Brain Health: Cauliflower Gold
(3 days ago) Better brain health starts with you. Our six pillars of brain health show food and nutrition have an important impact on the future health of your brain. Why? Because as you age, your brain becomes exposed to oxidative stress – when damaging free radicals outnumber the body’s defenses causing damage to …
MIND Diet Offers Food for Thought
(Just Now) “This is exciting news,” said Dr. Kate Zhong, senior director of clinical research for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. “The claims need more study, but they follow what we have long advocated as one of our Six Pillars of Brain Health, a diet rich in …
Does Your Career Contribute to Better Brain Health
(4 days ago) Thinking about your brain health and making wise decisions to help stay sharp for years to come is important at any phase in life. See how your lifestyle choices are impacting your brain health by taking our free brain check-up. Then, start making a plan to stay social and …
Meet our Brain Health Champion – Doing it Right …
(9 days ago) Ms. Nelson shares her mission of hope with many community organizations and individuals: the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual conference, Nevada Senior Services and Visiting Angels, memory care community residents and their families, occupational therapy students, educational presentations at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Alzheimer’s Prevention Research Needs Your Help
(3 days ago) These valued volunteers, in turn, will potentially gain access to promising new prevention treatments at research centers across the nation,” says Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, Director of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and the Camille and Larry Ruvo Chair for Brain Health and one of the three Principal Investigators involved in
Beverages and Brain Health: Choose Wisely
(7 days ago) Better brain health habits begin with small steps and perhaps, smart sips! Better Beverages for Brains. Wise up with Water As we age, we gradually lose our ability to sense thirst. Dehydration can lead to temporary bouts of confusion and dementia. Aim for 8, 8-ounce cups …
Getting Hitched is Good for Your Brain Health
(Just Now) Married over 63 years, Ulla and John attribute their good health and well-being from exploring the globe with a loving, lifelong partner. Ulla and John vowed to make travel a top priority early in their marriage. Their well-worn passports and 6 decades of travel journals and photos, document they’ve kept their promise.
Questions about Quinoa
(9 days ago) Quinoa is high in fiber, which can help prevent heart disease and diabetes by lowering cholesterol and glucose levels. It is rich in iron, which keeps our oxygen-carrying red blood cells healthy, supporting brain health. It also contains riboflavin (Vitamin B2), …
Need More Motivation to Exercise
(6 days ago) A recent study revealed how daily walking or movement can help maintain brain health and memory. How can walking help improve your memory? A recent project conducted by the University of Melbourne studied the habits and memories of 387 women for twenty years. Alzheimer’s is a progressive illness that develops over two to three decades.