Tag Archives: Stress

Stress Relief Goes Tech

Our bodies have a built in biological response know as Fight or Flight. When we are in danger this response is beneficial for survival, however, when we are in stressful, non-life threatening situations, our bodies have the same hormonal response as if we were in danger. This response can affect our ability to concentrate, to make decisions, to problem-solve and to communicate clearly. It can also inhibit sleep and keep our body’s immune system from functioning properly. Read More >

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Interview With Dr. Cynthia Green

As Memory Month comes to an end, we were excited to catch up with one of our favorite brain health experts. Dr. Cynthia Green, the founder and director of The Memory Enhancement Program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, reminds us how important it is to Mind our Minds by keeping our minds fit and things we can do to keep our memories in top-notch shape. Read More >

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Stress and the Brain

We all know that stress can have a negative effect on our lives, but how much do we understand about what happens to our brain and our body when we live in a state of high stress? Read More >

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Brain Myths: Debunked!

Brain Myth #1: The brain doesn’t make new brain cells. Fact: Wrong! You can create new neurons and synapses by exercising your brain. The 100 billion neuron cells in your brain process and transmit information, but with stimulation (i.e. brain Read More >

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Are you taking time to relax this summer?

As summer flies by, many of us are looking forward to taking a vacation in August. After a stressful year of economic turmoil, it is important for our general well-being to relax. It is also essential for our brain fitness Read More >

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