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4 Things Your Kids Should Never Do Before Bed

Is bedtime a nightly struggle for you and your family? It is no secret that sleep is essential to brain-health. But, poor sleep does more than just make your children tired the next day- it can negatively affect their developing brains and have damaging effects

09/06/2016 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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One Secret to Keeping Your Brain Young

Older adults who learn a new, mentally demanding skill can improve their cognitive function, according to research done at the University of Texas at Dallas and recently reported in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. In this study, participants were randomly assigned to one of three groups:

01/25/2016 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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Take Care Of Your “Other” Brain So It Can Take Care Of You

The gut is often called the second brain. It is loaded with nervous tissue and is in direct communication with our big brain, which is why we get butterflies when we get excited, or have loose bowels when upset. Anxiety, depression, stress, and grief all

01/19/2016 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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Amen Clinics Feature – Mental Health Issues Are Real

From Dr. Amen: When my patient Kelly, 24, showed me the blog she posted on Facebook I was so moved by it that I asked if we could share it with our community. It is reprinted with her permission. Amen Clinics Feature: Mental Health Issues

01/11/2016 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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5 Rules for Brain-Healthy Eating

If you are going to eat right to think right, it is critical to make sure your food is loaded with high-quality nutrients that your body is able to properly digest. Here are five of the nine rules for healthy eating that we have refined

01/11/2016 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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Using Gratitude To Change Your Brain

More than just spending time with family and friends while sharing food, Thanksgiving is about gratitude. And though the holiday only comes once a year, expressing gratitude regularly is a brain-healthy practice that can change your brain and change your life all year long! Scientific

11/25/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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One Simple Way You Can Change the World

In this final installment of my series, “The 12 Most Important Principles to Change Your Brain and Your Life,” I’ll be telling you about the 11th & 12th principles. Over the past few months, I have covered: Principle #1: Your brain is involved in everything

11/11/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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7 Ways to Reverse Memory Loss and Accelerated Aging

It IS possible… Did you know that 50% of people age 85 and older will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia? This means that half of all people who are lucky enough to live to age 85 will have brains ravaged by disease

10/29/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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Principle 5 to Change Your Brain and Your Life

In the last several newsletters, I’ve been introducing you to the “12 Most Important Principles to Change Your Brain and Your Life.” Previously, I discussed: Principle # 1 (click here): Your brain is involved in everything you do and everything you are. Principle # 2

10/01/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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BrainMD Health Has Arrived!

BrainMD Health has arrived! There is no question in my mind that nutraceuticals have powerful, positive effects on your brain. That’s why I started BrainMD Health (formerly The Amen Solution), which offers the very best research-based, brain-directed products to support your memory, mood, focus, stress

09/11/2015 By Daniel G. Amen, MD

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