Tag: brain

How to get healthy without dieting | Darya Rose | TEDxSalem

Translator: Zsófia Herczeg Reviewer: Tanya Cushman I started my first diet when I was eleven years old, sixth grade. I wasn’t overweight or anything close to it, but I came into the kitchen before school one morning, and my mom was making herself a chocolate milkshake for breakfast. If you can remember being eleven, you…


Keeping Your Brain Healthy | Living Healthy Chicago

We know that our lifestyle can affect our health in a lot of different ways and that includes keeping our brains healthy. So today we’re getting some advice on what we should do to give our brains a boost. The first tip is a big one. If you’re a smoker, it’s time to quit. –…


How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

In the mid-’90s, the CDC and Kaiser Permanente discovered an exposure that dramatically increased the risk for seven out of 10 of the leading causes of death in the United States. In high doses, it affects brain development, the immune system, hormonal systems, and even the way our DNA is read and transcribed. Folks who…


Mental Health Apps: How Medicine Can Keep Up With Tech

Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring this episode. Go to dashlane.com/scishowpsych to learn more about Dashlane. [ ♪INTRO ] Silicon Valley thinks they have a solution for everything. Including, apparently, the fact that not everyone around the world who needs mental health care gets it. And at this very moment, there are thousands of mental health…


How Cycling Can Boost Your Mental Health – GCN Does Science

(logo swooshing) (gentle orchestral music) – I know what you’re thinking. That is a seriously cool hat. Probably out of your budget though, and with good reason. It is no ordinary hat. It’s monitoring and recording blood flow in my brain while I’m doing a fitness test. The reason for it is to demonstrate that…


Misrepresenting Mental Health | 13 Reasons Why

Hey… It’s Knowing Better. Don’t adjust your… whatever device you’re watching this on. It’s me, live and in stereo. No gimmicky titles, no thirteen title cards, and this time, no guests. Get a snack, settle in, because I’m about to tell you why this show is the worst thing to happen to mental health awareness…


Stroke | Nucleus Health

A stroke occurs when the blood flow in part of your brain is blocked. After just a few minutes, the starved brain cells begin to die. Normally, the brain receives blood via two major pairs of arteries, which branch throughout brain tissue, and supply your brain cells with a constant flow of oxygen, glucose, and…


Supplements For Brain Health

Supplements For Brain Health. Most people believe a progressive decline in overall brain function is a natural process of aging. This degenerative process causes us to lose our short-term memory and abstract reasoning ability. It also may make concentration or learning new information difficult. Many neurological diseases are also directly related to aging such as…


The connection between vitamin D and autism

The autism stats are horrific — more and more families find their bundle of joy, turning into a bundle of terror, as they face the heart ache of raising a little one, that doesn’t really fit into the world. The trouble, begins with a wiring problem, which leads to imbalances in serotonin. The autistic individual…


Brain Damaging Foods: Worst Foods for Brain Function

A list of Brain damaging foods to avoid There are many foods that are toxic for the body and can harm health of your brain. Eating the wrong foods too often causes inflammation in the structure of the brain, which can lead to poor memory function, slow learning, amyloid plaquing, sleep apnea, Alzheimer’s Disease, hypoxia…