How I helped my husband get his groove back

The other day I walked into the kitchen to find my husband leaning over the counter with a glass of water in his hands. I knew he was just getting back from the gym, so I didn’t really think anything of it. But as he slowly pushed himself up, I knew something was wrong. You…

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What are nootropics, and why should you care?

As you age, things you used to take for granted just aren’t so easy anymore. Things as simple as remembering when to pay your bills, where you left your keys and even why you walked into a room are suddenly difficult. I know because it happened to me. Now, I’ll be honest. My first thought…

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6 supplements for thicker, healthier hair

A while back I noticed I was losing more hair than usual. When I would get out of the shower and run a comb through my hair, I would come away with clumps. While I’ve always been what I call a shedder, this was next level. I was so worried about it that I went…

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Did the pharaohs know how to avoid dementia?

As far as I’m concerned, dementia is one of the scariest diseases out there. One minute you’re going about your life, taking care of your family and creating memories… and the next you’re having those precious memories systematically stripped from you as you slowly slip away from your loved ones bit by bit. And there’s…

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The second brain found in your butt

You may have a second brain in your butt. Or, more specifically, in your colon and large intestine. It sounds crazy, right? But weirdly enough, scientists have found an enteric nervous system — a matrix of millions and millions of neurons — that control the movement of your intestines with absolutely zero input from your…

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10 best foods to keep your memory sharp

“You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard it… and it’s especially true when it comes to your brain. The food you eat has a big effect — for better or worse — on the way your brain functions, especially as you age. You may have even noticed how different foods can change the way…

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