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Physical Exercise and Brain Health by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 26 Jun 2008 12:00am Have you heard of or read John Ratey’s book “Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and The Brain”? According to Harvard Psychiatry Professor John Ratey nothing beats exercise for promoting brain heath. I am sure you have also heard that exercising your mind promotes brain health. What is the connection between physi ... Read on »
Exercise and Brain Health? by Linda W Posted Sat 10 Jan 2009 5:53pm How does exercise affect Brain Health?  People say exercise clears the brain.  What is the brain being cleared of?  Noise, inconsequential data?  Is there a physical change, more oxygen to your brain cells?  I guess I always hear these cliches and it's always nicer to know the details. Well, for today, my brain health contribution is exercise ... Read on »
Exercise and Brain Health by Mary Ellen B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 11:37am Hours of exercising need not be spent to reap the benefits of exercise. Spending as little of 3 hours a week may keep your brain healthy according to a small study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recruited 12 healthy adults aged 60- ... Read on »
Brain Exercises For Optimum Brain Health by Evelyn Posted Thu 14 Feb 2013 12:00am This is a guest post written by Steven Madison. More and more Americans are spending the time and money to improve their health. They join fancy gyms, buy new exercise wardrobes and commit to cooking more instead of dining out. They take all the sugar out of the house and swear off potato chips. Instead of ... Read on »
Why Both Aerobic and Cognitive Exercise Promote Brain Health by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 02 Oct 2012 11:40am USC Davis researcher Liz Zelinski just brought to our attention a very insightful meta-analysis  (systematic analysis of previous scientific studies) titled  Extended practice and aerobic exercise interventions benefit untrained cognitive outcomes in older adults: a meta-analysis . OBJECTIVES:  To examine whether therapeutic intervention ... Read on »
Three Minute Exercise Improves Memory and Brain Health by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Mar 2010 3:34pm (NaturalNews) An unusual exercise to improve mental health and acuity has been going viral on the internet lately. It was featured in a Los Angeles CBS News report (source below) that has an MD, a Yale neurobiologist, an occupational therapist, educators, and parents endorsing it. It is a simple routine, and it has created positive re ... Read on »
Exercise Exerts Beneficial Effects on Brain Health by A4M Posted Wed 24 Aug 2011 10:21pm Posted on 2011-08-22 06:00:00 in Brain and Mental Performance | Exercise | With extensive studies attesting to the numerous beneficial effects of exercise for the body, ... Read on »
Update: Major Implications from Brain Research by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 7:20pm Here you have the twice-a-month newsletter with our most popular blog posts. Please remember that you can subscribe to receive this Newsletter by email, simply by submitting your email at the top of this page. Major Implications from Brain Research Should Social-Emotional Learning Be Part of Academic Curriculum?: It is clear by now that ou ... Read on »
Brain Injury and Depression: Physicians Working in the Dark -- So What Should We Do In the Meantime? by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Mon 25 Apr 2011 4:41pm "April 25, 2011 — Despite the fact that depression after traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects up to 30% of patients — or approximately 360,000 individuals annually — an extensive analysis reveals a stunning lack of research into effective treatments." source: ... Read on »
Physical Fitness and Brain Fitness by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 13 Aug 2006 12:00am - Laura asks, “How important is body fitness to mind fitness? And which causes which: body fitness increases mind fitness, or mind fitness increases body fitness?” - Rachel: “Have you looked much into how more traditional physical exercise can lead to better mental health?” Dr. Gamon responds: Very good questions. For years, th ... Read on »