How to protect yourself against dementia

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Dementia and in particular Alzheimer’s, it’s most common and severe form, has reached epidemic proportions in the older members of the world population. And evidence suggests the trend is increasing. Statistically the risk of getting dementia is staggeringly high A recent meta-analysis reported that the global prevalence of dementia is between 5 and 7% for those over 60. For those …

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Why sleep is vital

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We all know how terrible it feels not to have enough sleep. Our brains become fuzzy and don’t function properly, concentration becomes difficult and we start to crave sugary foods to try and get some energy. But the truth is that the real cost of being sleep deprived goes a lot further. And this is far from just being a …

Use gratitude to make you happier

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I heard recently that one of the best things you can do before you go to sleep, is to think of 3 things that you’re grateful for. This simple task apparently calms down the nervous system, reduces stress and sets the brain into a positive mindset before sleep making it more regenerative. That’s rather impressive don’t you think? Here I …