These Common Drugs Increase Dementia Risk by 50%!

Valley Center Chiropractic and Holistic Care natural, alternative medicine services include support in how to both help prevent and ameliorate age related memory loss. But the sooner one starts protecting one's mind, the better!

A common class of drugs that doctors prescribe a lot may greatly increase a person’s risk for dementia. New research by scientists from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom has analyzed the link between a certain class of drugs and the risk of dementia. The drugs in question, called anticholinergics, work by inhibiting a chemical messenger called acetylcholine.. Learn more here... 

6 Simple Memory Techniques

1. Drink water! Your brain is mostly fat and water.
2. Add in additional sensory information. Take in what you hear, see, smell and touch.
3. Get good sleep. Sleep repairs your brain
4. Utilize Mnemonic Devices Learn more here.... Associate a term you need to remember with a common familiar item.
5. Avoid toxins. Smoking and drug (see above) and alcohol ( even a glass a day) abuse increase your risk, as do common drugs like statins, antihistamines and acid blockers.
6. Read Out Loud which significantly improves your memory.

A healthy diet and regular exercise are essential for a healthy brain. There are many nutraceuticals that supplement a healthy lifestyle such as as Huperzine A, Ginkgo biloba Leaf, Vincopetine St. John’s Wort, Bacopa, Phos Choline ( lecithin) and Phos Serine plus many others!

But your chance of picking the best one for you is small. The wise thing to do is to set up a Nutritional Response Testing (NRT) with me to let your own body tell us which supplement, if any, is best.

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