Herbs for Memory Nootropics, also called “smart pills” or cognitive enhancers, are a class of natural or synthetic substances that support mental function. The name nootropic comes from the Greek nóos (mind) and tropein (to bend or to turn) – or “mind-turning.” FDA-approved prescription nootropics are formulated with stimulants and other synthetic chemical compounds. They are used to treat conditions like ADHD, narcolepsy, and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. These drugs can cause serious side effects and physical dependence, so they...Read More
The herbs and spices you use to flavor your food are also packed with powerful antioxidants that help fortify your body’s natural defenses and fight free radical damage. One of those powerful herbs is sage, an evergreen shrub part of the mint family. Sage is highly aromatic and has a characteristic earthy flavor that brings warmth and subtle citrus notes to dishes. There are over 900 species of sage types worldwide; other names include Salvia officinalis, garden sage, salvia, white...Read More
Brain boosting dietary supplements are very beneficial for improving memory and recall, but equally important is their ability to maintain healthy and youthful brain volume as you age. In this age where sophisticated imaging machines can look at the health of our brains, we’ve learned that several parts of the brain can shrink with aging. This shrinking (atrophy) is associated with poorer brain/cognitive function and may even lead to Alzheimer’s disease. Akeso Health Sciences has included ingredients in the dietary...Read More
These Nutritional Ingredients May Improve Memory and Reduce Stress at the Same Time Stress is something that affects everyone, whether you are a parent, grandparent, busy professionals or college student… we all experience stress in one form or another. Different types of stress range from being protective to concern about our physical, financial, psychological and emotional wellbeing. It is difficult to live a stress free life. Our stressors may all be different, but the results of stress are the same,...Read More
Is your memory spotty or unreliable? Worried about the risk of developing Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease in yourself or a loved one? Take the SAGE (Self-Administered Gerocognitive Exam). According to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, the SAGE test – “Is designed to detect early signs of cognitive, memory or thinking impairments. It evaluates your thinking abilities and helps physicians to know how well your brain is working.” The SAGE test does not diagnose any condition and is not meant...Read More
HIGH SALT CONSUMPTION COUPLED WITH A SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE MAKES FOR A BAD RECIPE REGARDING COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN PEOPLE OVER 60 A recent study showed that if you are over 60 and want to maintain the healthy memory and cognitive function you currently have……………then get out and exercise! This new research found that people who consumed over 2500 mg of salt a day and also were sedentary experienced cognitive decline associated with age. Those who exercised, even in spite of high...Read More
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