My homepage blog discusses the power of our choices to modulate our
disease risk. On this blog, I continue with tips on how to keep our memory
sharp and our brain healthy.
A Crick in the Neck Needs a Brain
Neck pain can
alter motor learning by affecting brain output in the cerebellum. Chiropractic
adjustment may help, according to this small trial with ten volunteers.
Source: Daligadu J, Haavik H, Yielder PC, Baarbe J, Murphy B.Alterations
in cortical and cerebellar motor processing in subclinical neck pain patients
following spinal manipulation. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2013
Oct;36(8):527-37. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2013.08.003. Epub 2013 Sep 12.
Eat Whole Foods for Happy Moods
A two year
longitudinal study of 2054 Australian adolescents associated a junk food diet with
a worsening of mental health status during a 2-year period ( PLoS One, published online September
Source: Melville, N Culinary Culprits: Foods That May Harm the Brain .
Medscape Medical News: Psychiatry. January 30, 2014.
Nutrients Help ADHD Symptoms, Study
Taking a good
multivitamin can help focus in those struggling with ADHD.
In an eight-week
study published in The British Journal of Psychiatry, 80 adults with ADHD
demonstrated a positive correlation between ADHD symptoms and vitamin intake. The
study compared supplements containing vitamin D, vitamin B12, folate,
magnesium, ferritin, iron, calcium, zinc and copper, or a dummy pill in a
H. Viitamins effective in treating ADHD symptoms. BBC News.
January 29, 2014.
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