Category Archives for "Brain"

Is Social Pollution and Workplace Stress Harming You?

Thanks to science and public awareness, we know environmental pollution from industry harms our health. Same goes with tobacco. But did you know “social pollution” is just as harmful? Social pollution refers to the long hours, lack of economic security, high cost of health care, exhaustion, surviving in a gig economy, lack of parental support, […]

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What Chronic Pain Does to Your Brain Over Time

Chronic pain can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including their activity levels, ability to work, emotional state, and personal relationships. While these negative effects can be fairly obvious, what can go unseen is what chronic pain does to your brain. Mounting evidence suggests that chronic pain leads to alterations in brain structure and […]

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Try New Veggies and Fruit to Boost Healthy Gut Bacteria

Want to improve your mood, health, and brain function? An ample and diverse supply of healthy gut bacteria has been shown to be essential, and that is best obtained through eating lots of different kinds of produce. Try going out of your comfort zone in the produce aisle and incorporating some new varieties of vegetables […]

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Brain-Boosting Nutrition: What to Eat to Improve Brain Function

A well-rounded diet doesn’t just keep your gut healthy; it also boosts your brain. Have you ever wondered what to eat to improve brain function? Today we’ll look at 7 foods that can help boost your cognitive health. What to Eat to Improve Brain Function Whole grains – The brain’s ability to focus and concentrate […]

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Gut Intelligence: The Connection Between the Brain & Gut

Nearly a third of Americans are suffering from gastrointestinal problems. What most people don’t know is that digestive disorders can actually affect your entire body, leading to other problems such as allergies, autoimmune disorders, chronic fatigue, and more. That is because of gut intelligence. Sometimes referred to as the “second brain,” the enteric nervous system […]

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Activating Cannabinoid Receptors Without Medical Marijuana

You’ve likely heard the debate surrounding medical marijuana and know that its advocates swear by benefits like chronic pain and anxiety relief—but psychoactive cannabis is legal in less than half of the states in the U.S. The human body, however, has a system of receptors that affect pain, mood, inflammation, appetite and other things that […]

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