Relax and Reduce Stress

Chronic stress is known to damage the brain and cause problems with learning and memory. These mind-body approaches such as meditation, yoga, and Tai Chi have been shown to relieve symptoms such as anxiety, depression, and insomnia. And they also change brain structure and function and reduce inflammation in brain areas involved in attention and memory.

Source: Huffington Post

Source: Huffington Post

An Easy Meditation Practice to Reverse Memory Loss

The answer to the prevention and reversal of memory loss could lie in a 5,000-year-old technique that has recently been revealed to actually reverse memory loss in only 12 minutes a day.

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We Practice What We Preach!

Great Lakes Clinical Trials research team taking a yoga break.

Great Lakes Clinical Trials research team taking a yoga break.


Source: Harvard Medical School

Source: Harvard Medical School

How stress affects seniors, and how to manage it

Exercise, breathing techniques, and medication can help you manage stress as you get older.

We all experience a little stress from time to time. It's not so hard to handle when we're young. But as we age, coping with stress isn't as easy anymore. "We tend to have less resilience to stress, and older adults often find that stress affects them differently now," says Dr. Michelle Dossett, an internal and integrative medicine specialist at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine.

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Source: Well + Good

Source: Well + Good

Anxiety Can Cause Memory Loss— But Does The Fogginess Last Forever?

Anyone who suffers from anxiety knows how exhausting and all-consuming it can be. Because of that, it can lead to a particularly unwelcome side effect: memory loss. “Imagine that anxiety is powerful energy that pulsates through the body and mind and perpetuates negative emotions and sensationalized thoughts,” says psychologist Carder Stout, PhD.  “The energy may become so dominant that it overrides our normal ability to function and self-regulate.”

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