Help for Chemo Brain and Memory Loss
partner has cancer and is receiving chemotherapy. She’s responding
well but now has trouble with simple math, decision making, and she
doesn’t finish her sentences. Can chemo do that? --B.G., San Diego,
Dear B.G., Scientists are still trying understand the phenomenon your partner
describes, which they named “chemo brain.” It happens to...
Dr. Roy Sugarman is one of world's foremost experts on maintaining and improving brain function as we age. Get smarter now
The Secret Value of Exercise
Everyone knows the cliches about exercise, use it or lose it, no pain, no gain, etc. Maybe that's why so many folks find themselves put off by the prospect of working out. Sadly, they are doing themselves a double disservice. Not only are they neglecting the physical vehicle of their body, they are also falling short on their mental needs.
For my money the real value of exercise is how it...
RX For Better Brain Health
When it comes to your brain, the old saying "use it or lose it" could actually be considered a prescription for health.
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Dr. Paul Nussbaum
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Be the Maestro of Your Mind
It may be music to your ears but it's actually fuel for your brain. Many studies concur -- one of the best ways to exercise your brain is by learning to play a musical instrument.
One of the pioneers in the field of accelerated learning says not only do we not have to accept the notion that our memory will naturally decrease with age, we can fight it and even do specific things to improve brain power. Find out how.
UCLA psychiatrist and researcher Rebecca Gladding, M.D., says it's possible to change lifelong bad habits and decision-making patterns by learning to listen to our minds instead of our brains. She explains.
Dr. Norman Doidge
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