Tag: brain health

Fluoride Reduces the IQ of Children, Study Finds

Fluoride Reduces the IQ of Children, Study Finds

According to a research done by a team of experts from York University in Canada and published in JAMA Pediatrics, drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy reduced the child’s IQ. The researchers estimated the mothers-to-be fluoride intake on the basis of the level of fluoride in their local supply of water […]

Study Shows: Some Prescribed Meds May Increase the Risk of Dementia

Study Shows: Some Prescribed Meds May Increase the Risk of Dementia

Anticholinergic meds are prescribed for different health problems. This is an umbrella term for several types of meds, from Benadryl to some antipsychotics and meds for Parkinson’s. However, according to a recent study, these meds may elevate the dementia risk in elderly patients. They’re prescribed for the treatment of depression, […]

Here’s What Smartphones Are Doing to Our Brains

Here’s What Smartphones Are Doing to Our Brains

Notifications, inboxes, e-mails, etc. are part of our daily lives and we live a much different life than previous generations. Now, we fall asleep and wake up with our phones and constantly check our Instagrams to see how many likes we received and how many messages we have in our […]

These 10 Common Habits Are Destroying Our Brains

These 10 Common Habits Are Destroying Our Brains

Did you know that, averagely speaking, the brain of an adult weighs around 3 pounds or around 2 percent from our body weight? The brain is also in charge of every bodily function, including the regulation of hormones, breathing, muscle control, heartbeats, critical thinking, emotions, and circadian rhythm. Taking into […]

7 Dangerous Ways You Are Causing Slow & Sure Brain Cell Death

7 Dangerous Ways You Are Causing Slow & Sure Brain Cell Death

Without doubt, Alzheimer’s is one of the most terrifying mental diseases today and if you have someone in your surrounding with this illness, you know how sad it can be. You are seeing your loved one starting to behave differently, feeling sadder and crying often. This and other degenerative diseases, […]