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Statin drugs and memory loss

Statin drugs are among the most frequently used popular prescription drugs in the world, raking in sales of over $35 billion—that’s right billion—a year.
For what? They purport to lower cholesterol and thereby prevent heart attacks. In fact they do lower cholesterol, but the evidence linking statins to heart attack prevention has been called into question […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Brain Health, Memory|0 Comments

Do We Have to Lose our Memories as We Get Older?

We’ve all had those “moments.” You know the ones I mean: When you walk into a room to get something and can’t remember why you are there or when you’ve lost your car in the parking lot at the mall or you’ve forgotten your best friend’s name when you’re getting ready to introduce him at […]

By |June 9th, 2017|Brain Health, Memory|0 Comments

Nine Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

My regular readers know that my husband and I recently returned from a delightful trip to Spain and France. Among the challenges was dealing with language. My husband speaks a smattering of Spanish and I speak a smattering of French, so basic communication was possible.

Actually, I took several years of French in elementary school, high […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Brain Health, Memory|2 Comments

Beer, Cancer & Alzheimers: Is Beer Really Bad?

By now, most of us have happily heard that a daily glass of wine (my favorite!) can be a big health promoter – dozens of studies have shown that the antioxidant compounds in wine (especially reds) can lower heart disease risk.

But surveys show that beer is Americans’ favorite adult beverage—with 46% choosing it most often. […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Brain Health, Healthy Eating and Drinking, Heart Health, Memory|2 Comments

Statins: Kiss of Death?

If you listen to Big Pharma’s brainwashing campaign, statin drugs are the best thing since sliced bread. Everybody ought to pop them daily, just because….

Because WHAT?

Well, Big Pharma tells us, we need to keep our cholesterol levels low so we don’t have clogged arteries, heart attacks and strokes. OK. Nobody wants these, but, first of […]

By |August 12th, 2016|Brain Health, Heart Health, Memory, My Blacklist|0 Comments

Sage: A fragrant memory and immune system booster

Most of us think of sage as a savory addition to the kitchen spice rack. But now researchers say this herb’s silvery little leaf can help you stay healthy throughout your life by sharpening your memory, preventing heart disease and  strengthening your immune system.
Sage has been used for centuries to treat everything from snake bites […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Memory, Natural Remedies, Supplements|0 Comments