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Reducing Risk for Diabetes with Exercise

Reducing Risk for Diabetes with Exercise

While there has been so much attention as of late focused on infectious diseases, there is another epidemic that may have even wider implications—type 2 diabetes. In and of itself, diabetes is a significant ...
The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Aaron Alexander

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Aaron Alexander

Yes, what we eat, how well we sleep, and so many other lifestyle choices are really important for our overall health and disease resistance. But how we move, stand, sit and engage our world turns out to be a...
Alzheimer’s and Exercise – You Can Protect Your Brain

Alzheimer’s and Exercise – You Can Protect Your Brain

The number of Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease has continued to grow at a dramatic rate. Currently, it is estimated that some 5.8 million Americans (of all ages) have Alzheimer’s disease. By and ...
Move Your Body – Love Your Brain

Move Your Body – Love Your Brain

How does simply moving around affect the brain? For the past several years I’ve been doing my best to get out the information that shows how aerobic exercise benefits the brain by increasing the growth of ne...
Father’s Exercise Habits May Benefit His Children!

Father’s Exercise Habits May Benefit His Children!

By Austin Perlmutter, MD We’re always taught to set a good example for our children, but what if your decision to exercise influenced the health of your future offspring? A recently published study in the jo...
Treating Alzheimer’s Disease? The Solution May Not Be What You Think.

Treating Alzheimer’s Disease? The Solution May Not Be What You Think.

It looks like there is a meaningful treatment for Alzheimer's disease! The best part? No need to visit your doctor to nab a prescription, because it's not a pill. Join me in today's video as we break down so...
Dementia – Reducing Your Risk Starts Today

Dementia – Reducing Your Risk Starts Today

Despite countless hundreds of millions of dollars dedicated to seeking out a meaningful treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, as of the time of this writing the pharmaceutical promise of dealing with this epide...
The ONLY Meaningful Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment

The ONLY Meaningful Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment

The journal Neurology recently supplied us with a report that offered practitioners an update on suggested treatments for patients with mild cognitive impairment and declining brain health. Their goal is to ...
Exercising to Improve Gut Health

Exercising to Improve Gut Health

Exercise is a healthy choice no matter how you choose to look at it. Research demonstrating the importance of exercise for cardiovascular health dates back at least four decades. Even more recent research sh...
Yes, A Magic Bullet for Your Brain

Yes, A Magic Bullet for Your Brain

I have spoken at length about the importance of exercise for increasing the gene expression of BDNF, a protein that increases the growth of new brain cells. As previously mentioned, research has shown that p...