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Chocolate Benefits for Your Brain: Improves Memory and Mood

Chocolate Benefits for Your Brain: Improves Memory and Mood

Eating moderate amounts of dark chocolate benefits health in many ways. In fact, chocolate is now considered an anti-aging, anti-inflammatory “superfood” for the brain and body.

Studies examining the health benefits of chocolate continue to reveal new and exciting chocolate benefits, particularly in the realms of cognitive function, mood, and heart/

1. What Is Sleep, And Why Do We Need It?

When we’re asleep, our conscious mind is closed to the outside world. Sounds, smells, and physical sensations have limited access to our central nervous system. In the lightest stages of sleep, those aspects of the real world can intrude and awaken us briefly, but in deep sleep we’re not easily

Herbal Remedies to Banish Depression

Long before the development of prescription antidepressant medications such as Prozac, Zoloft, Tofranil, and Lexapro, human populations had discovered natural ways to overcome the symptoms of depression through the use of plants with mood-boosting properties. Recently, scientists have begun to explore the benefits of many of these herbal remedies and

Ask the Doctor: COP & Cognition; Head Injury & AD; Benefits of Happy Thoughts

Q: Does chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, impair memory and cognition? If so, can cognitive decline be avoided?

A: A large study of predominantly older adults found that individuals with COPD had significantly worse performance on tests assessing information processing speed, prospective memory, and numeric and spatial skills than healthy individuals. Performance

How Widespread Is Depression? Statistics Tell the Story

How Widespread Is Depression? Statistics Tell the Story

If you’re suffering from depression, you’re not alone. Given the depression statistics in the United States, chances are that several people you know are depressed or have experienced depression in the past, even if you don’t know it—and even if they don’t know it.
Depression Symptoms in Women
According to 2014 data

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