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Sleep Duration and Cognitive Decline

Sleep Duration and Cognitive Decline

By the Dr. Perlmutter Team When asked what supplements I recommend for optimal health, I occasionally reply, “sleep.” Sleep is powerful on so many levels in terms of health outcomes. We know that sleep durat…
Alzheimer’s Prevention Strategies Validated

Alzheimer’s Prevention Strategies Validated

Over the past decade we have been vigorously promoting the concept of Alzheimer’s prevention. Alzheimer’s disease is devastating, not just for the patient, but for families and loved ones as well. And let me…
What We Eat Matters, But So Does When We Eat

What We Eat Matters, But So Does When We Eat

There’s so much information that we are exposed to day in and day out focused on what we should be eating. But lately there seems to be an important shift in the conversation to trying to understand when we …
3 Ways to Care for Your Brain in a Pandemic

3 Ways to Care for Your Brain in a Pandemic

By Dr. Austin Perlmutter In the wake of the global spread of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us have started to think more carefully about our health. How can we reduce our risk of infection and of…
I Can Feel Your Sadness

I Can Feel Your Sadness

“I can feel your sadness.” This is a declaration we are certainly hearing frequently these days. And it’s not to be taken lightly. Experiencing another person’s sadness, for example, and having the ability t…
Optimal Blood Sugar Preserves the Brain

Optimal Blood Sugar Preserves the Brain

It’s quite likely that very few people wouldn’t want to do everything they could to preserve the integrity and functionality of their brains. As it turns out, we, each and every one of us, have a lot to say …
Reducing Inflammation for Better Health

Reducing Inflammation for Better Health

The leading causes of death and disability worldwide are chronic degenerative conditions. These familiar diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and type II diabetes are incre…
6 Tricks for Better Sleep

6 Tricks for Better Sleep

It’s an all-too-common scenario. Too many restless nights resulting in a visit to the doctor where you confess that you’re “not sleeping well.” In many cases, this results in your doctor writing a prescripti…
Amber Glasses for Better Sleep

Amber Glasses for Better Sleep

Right now, I am in the middle of reading the New York Times bestseller Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, PhD. This is an incredibly informative book with absolutely brilliant supportive science that really exp…
6 Powerful Ways to Improve Brain Health

6 Powerful Ways to Improve Brain Health

By: The Dr. Perlmutter Team What does it mean to have a healthy brain? It means having a brain that is readily capable of performing all of its vital functions. This includes basic functions, like regulati…