Brain and Cognitive Health

Eric Bakker N.D.May 20, 2022
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Aspects of brain health include: Cognitive health — how well you think, learn, and remember. Motor function — how well you make and control movements, including balance. Emotional function — how well you interpret and respond to emotions (both pleasant and unpleasant)

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As we age, our risk of developing chronic degenerative neurological diseases increases. How can we reduce these risk factors? What steps can we take if we're diagnosed? Fortunately, there are solutions, especially when addressed early.

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative neurologic condition in which the brain shrinks (atrophy) and brain cells die. Alzheimer's disease is the most frequent form of dementia, which is defined as a progressive loss of cognitive, behavioural, and social abilities that...

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Stroke

A stroke is a very serious condition that requires urgent medical care. Stroke symptoms include difficulty walking, speaking, and understanding, as well as facial paralysis or numbness. Early treatment with a clot busting drug can help to prevent brain injury....

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Your Memory

Memory is the mental capacity that encodes, stores, and retrieves data or information when needed. It is the process of retaining information over time in order to influence future behaviour. Language, relationships, and personal identity would be hard to grow...

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Brain Waves

Brain waves are at the very heart of communication between neurons (also called neurones or nerve cells) within your brain, they are the root of all your thoughts, behaviours and emotions. They are produced by a pattern of synchronised electrical...

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Your Nervous System

The nervous system of the body is also referred to as the neurological system of the body. Known as the information processor of the body. Your nervous system receives and transmits signals throughout the body in order to govern various...

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Brain Fog

Brain fog is an interesting functional complaint that along with adrenal fatigue and leaky gut syndrome simply “doesn’t exist” as far as many medical experts are concerned, because it will not generally reveal itself as any structural or biochemical abnormality...

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