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Is Stress Contagious?

Do you know of someone who stresses you out? Someone who sucks the air out of the room? Studies have shown that stress and emotions are contagious. If that isn’t […]

How Gut Microbes Shape the Brain

Evidence of the association between the gut microbiome (the microorganisms living in the intestines, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa) and the brain, keeps getting stronger. Several studies have shown […]

My Dream Home Turned Into A Toxic Mold Nightmare

My Dream Home Turned Into A Toxic Mold Nightmare A mother of two put all of her life savings into buying a house that ended up poisoning her family. Read […]

Glycine – The Versatile Amino Acid

Brain Distraction

Focusing With Age

As we age our cognitive control and the brain’s ability to focus diminishes. It’s been assumed that this is a handicap natural to old age. But this is not true. […]

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

The Dalai Lama says sleep is the best meditation. That’s probably because sleep is also the best tool for cleansing the brain of neurotoxins. According to the National Sleep Foundation […]
alzheimers memory

The Super Memory Mystery

Alzheimer’s disease is known to devastate the brain. There can be severe memory loss, mood changes, and an interference with intellectual abilities—like the inability to retain new information. Alzheimer’s disease […]