Here, we dig into the latest research, discoveries and trends in brain health, especially the five categories — social interaction, mental fitness, physical exercise, sleep and relaxation, and food and nutrition — that affect brain health the most.
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15 Brain Conditions Explained — The brain's enigmas often extend to the diseases that attack it. Doctors explain what symptoms to watch for and more.
What's Next In Brain Health? — The next wave in brain health discoveries is ready to crest. Check out these four breakthroughs.
Three Ways To Stay Connected IRL — A strong social connection improves brain health, experts say.
How Human Connection Affects Brain Health — No matter what age you are, how we interact with each other throughout our lives can have a pronounced affect on our health and wellness.
How Creating Digital Media Brings Teens Together — A group of students build infomercials to promote brain health — and improve their own along the way.
Four Brain-Friendly Activities To Keep You Sharp — Improving your brain health doesn't have to be boring. Have some fun — and stay sharp — with these brain games.
Art Goes A Long Way For Brain Health — How the Cleveland Clinic Arts & Medicine Institute heals through art.
How Aerobic Exercise Improves Brain Health — Physical activity improves cognition and has a beneficial effect on Alzheimer's pathology.
Your Brain Needs Some Gym Time Too — Test out these three physical exercises to help increase your brain health.
Do You Really Need 10,000 Steps A Day? — We look into the marketing-driven history of the 10,000 steps a day rule.
Sleep & Relaxation
Your Brain Really Wants You To Go To Sleep — While you sleep, your brain is hard at work keeping itself healthy.
Do Sleep Aids Work? — We ask the experts about blue-light glasses, melatonin supplements and weighted blankets.
You Really Should Be Napping Right Now — Here's why sleep deprived people — so, most of us — can benefit from an afternoon nap.
Food & Nutrition
How Gut And Brain Health Are Connected — Dr. Gregory Cooper of University Hospitals' gastroenterology fellowship explains how one affects the other.
Add These Brain Boosters To Your Diet — Fish oil, probiotics and prebiotics and a little bit of discipline are easy ways to optimize your diet for brain health.
These Superfoods Combat Aging Effects — Berries, dark chocolate, fish and nuts help slow brain aging.
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July 29, 2019