Tag: lung health

Ask the Experts: Red vs. White Wine Benefits; Powerful Sumac

Q: Is there any difference between red and white wine when it comes to health?

A: There is debate about the benefits of drinking red wine versus white. Comparisons show more similarities than differences, but research has uncovered some interesting clues. A basic nutrient comparison shows each contains the same 127

Is There Such a Thing as a COPD Diet?

Is There Such a Thing as a COPD Diet?

You may not think that what you eat has anything to do with your risk of developing lung cancer or COPD. Diet, however, especially one that’s rich in fiber, may actually play a key role in preventing certain breathing diseases. COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and it includes

Lifestyle Changes Among the Keys to COPD Treatment

Lifestyle Changes Among the Keys to COPD Treatment

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a serious respiratory condition that currently has no cure. But COPD treatment can help manage COPD symptoms. Along with medications, which are usually inhaled, dealing with COPD also requires behaviors that support lung health.

Understanding COPD
COPD is actually a broad term used to describe two

Learn These Basic Health Facts About Lungs

Learn These Basic Health Facts About Lungs

You take about 20,000 breaths a day, which means your respiratory system never stops working. It also means that your lungs need to be as healthy as possible in order for you to breathe easily as you age. Knowing the key facts about lungs can help you make healthy decisions

Increasing Lung Power Helps Boost Mental Capacity

Lung power is brainpower. Without sufficient oxygen delivered by the lungs, the brain—which represents just two percent of the body’s weight, but consumes 25 percent of its oxygen you—cannot function properly. In the short term, a lack of oxygen may cause temporary symptoms such as lightheadedness and poor motor skills.

Mind, Mood & Memory: 2015 Index

Index key: Subject (Month, page number).
AGING
Nature’s #1 brain tonic: Physical activity (April., p1)

Thinking that older age affects thinking affects thinking in older age! (July, p5)
ALCOHOL/SMOKING/DRUG ABUSE
Is your brain going up in smoke? (July, p6)
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (AD/DEMENTIA)
The many faces of dementia (Jan., p4)

Brain protein tau gets new focus in AD research

Is the Air You Breathe Damaging Your Brain?

A recent study (Stroke, April 23) suggests that long-term exposure to air pollution—even at low levels—may result in changes in the brain that are associated with age-related cognitive impairment and other neurological conditions. In the study, people who lived in areas with high levels of pollution had less brain volume

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