Mental Health

Neuroplasticity: Our brains can change

“Any man could, if he were so inclined, be the sculptor of his own brain.”  ― Santiago Ramón Cajal It was once thought that, after childhood, the human brain was formed and mental capacities were fixed. It was also thought that a decline in brain function was irreversible. Today, neuroscience research indicates that the human brain […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Mental Health

Dementia: Time to fight back

This post is the first in a series on dementia. Dementia refers to a group of symptoms that cause mental decline, such as memory loss and difficulties communicating and problem solving. There are many conditions that cause dementia, the most common one being Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The main risk factors for AD are age and family […]

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