Recently I trained as a Bredesen ReCODE Coach, adding to my professional knowledge base and credentials as I look to help anyone concerned about their brain health. But my desire to prevent and reverse cognitive decline goes beyond a professional achievement. It's deeply personal, too. About five years ago, someone close to me received a diagnosis that no one wants to hear: Alzheimer's … [Read more...] about Why I Became a Bredesen ReCODE Coach
Women and Alzheimer’s: Did You Know?
Of every three people in the United States living with Alzheimer's, two are women. And, even factoring in women's longer lifespans, they're twice as likely as men to develop the disease. But a recent poll indicated that many women don't know about their elevated risk, nor what they can do to reduce it. It's time to shift that. Studies show that brain changes quietly start to take place … [Read more...] about Women and Alzheimer’s: Did You Know?
This is Your Brain On Stress
Stress sometimes gets a bad rap. Most of the time, we think of stress as something negative, and it can be. Stress can lead to a host of health issues including heart disease and cognitive decline. But other types of stress can deliver benefits, including to your brain. Defined in part as a physical and mental reaction to life's experiences, stress affects all of us. But not in the same ways … [Read more...] about This is Your Brain On Stress