Hidden dangers affecting your memory and brain health

May 21, 2021

Did you know that every day in some way, you are consuming and/or absorbing a heavy metal that is well known and proven to be toxic to your brain and affecting your memory? Yes – this is an absolute fact and the silent culprit is aluminium. And what is very surprising is the fact that aluminium is contained in many everyday items that you take for granted and use in your dail...

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How to keep your Bones Strong

May 7, 2021

Following on from my recent article “Why are more people getting Alzheimer’s Disease?”. In that article I discussed how so many people are having falls on the same level due to slipping, tripping or stumbling – which are the most common cause of hospitalised injury. According to studies, about one third of fall injury cases resulted in injuries to the hip and thigh and the maj...

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Why are more people getting Alzheimer’s disease?

April 30, 2021

Have you ever wondered why there is an increase in the number of Alzheimer’s disease cases being diagnosed? Why is it happening? How is it happening? What is causing the increase? There is certainly enough research going on around the world in the search for a cure or a magic pill. And many of us have been hoping for years that a cure would have been found. I was hoping they would have found a...

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Can Stress cause memory problems?

April 23, 2021

“I know that I parked my car on the 3rd level” – but in my rush to get to the shops and get what I needed, I forgot to look around to see what section I was parked in. “Was it in the green section or blue section?” As I wandered around the car park on the 3rd level looking for my white car, I try not to look like I am lost, but just walking casually to where my car should be. “Where is it?” Wh...

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Are You Experiencing Memory Problems?

April 9, 2021

Are you experiencing memory problems? Take some comfort in the fact that you are not alone, as it seems to be happening to more people than ever before. As with any other problem, your memory problem will not just go away by ignoring it. The truth is without intervention, over a period of time, you memory will only get worse. The most important thing to do is to find the underlying reason as ...

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Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Dementia

March 26, 2021

Do you get heartburn, indigestion, have an ulcer or have GERD? If you are taking medication for it, you are most likely taking a Proton Pump Inhibitor. There is a link between medications called Proton Pump Inhibitors, which are used to treat heartburn and peptic ulcers and other acid related disorders – and Dementia. This has been confirmed by a new study from the German Cent...

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Post Operative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD) – A possible cause of Dementia?

March 12, 2021

Post Operative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD) is a term that many people have not heard about before. It is Memory Loss after Anesthetics and is a common adverse event after surgery. The incidence of this condition is much higher than one would have thought and it appears to affect people over the age of 60 years and upwards. Here are some statistics for you to think about :- “...

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“Diet” drinks linked to risk of Stroke and Dementia

February 26, 2021

Artificially sweetened soft drink consumption has been associated with a higher risk of stroke and dementia. We all know that too much sugar in our diet is bad for our health and that includes sugary soft drinks. But many reach for the artificially sweetened “diet” drinks thinking that it has to be a better choice than sugary soft drinks. Well it has now been proven that these...

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Is Dementia Avoidable?

February 12, 2021

Dementia is now a frequent topic of discussion in many Australian homes. There are two reasons why: it is the nation’s second leading cause of death, and it will affect every Australian family in some way. But what is being done about Dementia and those with Younger Onset Dementia? After official diagnosis, is adequate help being offered? One thing is for sure: Dementia patients and their fam...

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What is Stress doing to your brain?

January 26, 2021

Never before have business owners and executives been given the wonderful opportunities that modern technology brings to grow our business and be able to reach customers and businesses globally. We have so much information available to us from our mobile phones and laptops constantly and Google can answer any of our queries in an instant, which is great if we need information urgently. But at ...

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