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Best Ways To Prevent Alzheimer's

Of the four major chronic degenerative diseases that most people pass on from, the one that we have no efficacious treatments for is dementia, the most common one being Alzheimer's.

Thankfully, there are some concrete daily habits that can substantially lower our risk of developing dementia:

1. Prevent hearing loss.

Hearing loss often leads to less social interaction and less auditory input, which causes cognitive decline. If hearing loss already exists, use of a hearing aid is recommended. Read more

 

A Fun Way To Lower Your Risk of Dementia

Every 3 seconds, someone in the world develops dementia.  

Today, there are more than 50 million diagnosed cases of dementia worldwide.  And by 2030, this number is expected to increase to 80 million. Read more

 

How to Improve Vision Naturally | Vision Therapy Exercises

Contrary to popular belief, your vision doesn't have to decline over time. With regular exercise of the muscles that control your eye movements and visual acuity, you can reduce eyestrain and maintain or even improve your vision. Utilization of a few acupressure points can also help your vision by encouraging healthy blood flow to your eyes. Read more

 

Stretches to Combat Regular Sitting

A primary cause of upper back and shoulder pain in the absence of overt injury is regular sitting, particularly when our shoulders are rounded forward as we work with our hands in front of us.

I do the stretch shown above multiple times daily to combat degenerative changes that come with regular sitting Read more

 

Thoughts on Cholesterol Management and Vitamin D

Over the weekend, I reviewed some blood work for a longtime friend, and in sharing feedback with him, I was reminded of a few points that many people don't typically hear about from their primary care provider.

First, one of ways in which our endocrine system regulates cholesterol is by converting it to vitamin D - the first step of this process occurs in the skin, where UV-B rays in sunlight act on cholesterol to create a form of vitamin D that is stored in our fat cells - whenever we need the active form, conversion happens in the liver and kidneys. Read more

 

Does Coffee Help Prevent Dementia?

Can having quality coffee daily reduce our risk of developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia? There is evidence that points to this being probable.

Chlorogenic acids (CGAs) are naturally abundant polpyphenol compounds in both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee. In vitro studies indicate that CGAs have powerful antioxidant properties that have protective effects on nerve cell health and longevity.

In vivo studies have found that a metabolic of CGA called caffeic acid improves learning and memory in mice and rats. Read more

 

432 Hz Relaxing Music for Better Sleep

Those who have studied the physics of sound and music likely know that for centuries, tuning standards were in alignment with the natural muscial pitch of the universe, 432 Hertz (Hz).   Read more

 

James Lavish on The Road Ahead

Here, James Lavish and Saifedean Ammous explain in concrete terms why all paths lead to more money printing to finance government expenses. Understanding money and why governments continue to print more of it to fund their expenses is essential to learning how to be financially healthy. Read more

 

The Road Ahead

For those who asked for a year-end macro update, this is what I see happening in the months ahead:

As higher interest rates trickle through the economy, there will be more layoffs and significant downward pressure on real estate prices and financial markets.

At some point, the U.S. Federal Reserve will have no choice but to begin lowering interest rates. Here's why:

In 2022, government expenses will total ~$3.7 trillion. Military spending will total ~$800 billion. Which adds up to a total of ~$4.5 trillion in expenses for 2022. Read more

 

Yoga Headstand Bench

The many benefits of holding a headstand position are mostly related to improved blood and lymph circulation throughout the body. When we do headstands, we encourage more delivery of oxygen and nutrients to our brain, and decrease our risk of developing stagnation-related issues like varicose veins. Read more

 

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