Nourish, Stimulate, and Calm Your Brain

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Having difficulties focusing, remembering tasks or organizing your thoughts? It may sound strange to learn that cognitive function is not solely the job of the brain alone; other parts and organs of the body are involved–the heart and kidneys both partner with the brain to nurture a healthy and attentive mind. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine …

FDA issues strong heart attack, stroke warning for common painkillers…try Chinese herbs instead!

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by BIANCA SEIDMAN CBS NEWS July 10, 2015  The FDA issued a strong warning about the increased risk of heart attack and stroke associated with some of the most common pain relievers — NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The popular drugs, which are available by prescription or over the counter, are commonly used to relieve …

Curry Power: Turmeric Compound Boosts Growth of Brain’s Stem Cells

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BY  DOUGLAS MAIN  NEWSWEEK 9/26/14 AT 10:40 AM Scientists have found that a chemical component of the spice turmeric—commonly used in Indian cuisine and curries—increases the regeneration of new neurons in cell cultures and in lab rats. As with other organs, the brain has a pretty impressive ability to repair itself (within reason), and neural stem cells …