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Your Brain Has A ‘Delete Button’ And Here’s How To Use It! – Prepare for Change. By: lifecoachcode There’s an old saying in neuroscience: “neurons that fire together wire together.”

Your Brain Has A ‘Delete Button’ And Here’s How To Use It! – Prepare for Change

This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is why, to quote another old saw, “practice makes perfect”. The more you practice piano, or speaking a language, or juggling, the stronger those circuits get. Scientists have known this for years. Imagine your brain is a garden, except instead of growing flowers, fruits, and vegetables, you grow synaptic connections between neurons. “Glial cells” are the gardeners of your brain—they act to speed up signals between certain neurons. Researchers are just starting to unravel this mystery, but what they do know is the synaptic connections that get used less get marked by a protein, C1q (as well as others).

This is how your brain makes the physical space for you to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more. This is the same reason naps are so beneficial to your cognitive abilities. Music Training Changes the Brain — THE SYNC PROJECT. While reading the headline of this post, we expect most people to go “yeah, and what doesn’t?”.

Music Training Changes the Brain — THE SYNC PROJECT

With the accumulation of findings on neuroplasticity, there seem to be weekly headlines of how things ranging from knitting to gardening can change the brain. The wide range of things that can be associated with brain plasticity is explained by the fact that learning causes plastic changes in brain function and structure (1) and thus basically any activity that requires learning can give rise to brain changes. Therefore, in addition to reports on music-training related neuroplasticity, other activities, for instance dance (2,3,) handball (4,) and video gaming (5) have been associated with neuroplasticity. Music training requires the parallel use of a wide variety of skills, including control over movements, accurate auditory skills, attention and memory. Columbia Neurosurgery.

Cerebral ischemia or brain ischemia, is a condition that occurs when there isn’t enough blood flow to the brain to meet metabolic demand.

Columbia Neurosurgery

This leads to limited oxygen supply or cerebral hypoxia and leads to the death of brain tissue, cerebral infarction, or ischemic stroke. It is a sub-type of stroke along with subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracerebral hemorrhage. There are two kinds of ischemia: Live to 110 Podcast #6: Get Rid of Fatigue and Brain Fog with Dr Lawrence Wilson. Five Nutrients to Anti-Age Your Brain. Researchers agree that our diets, exercise regimes, and sleep patterns alter our brain health and mental function for better or worse.

Five Nutrients to Anti-Age Your Brain

This supports the exciting possibility that improving our diets is a viable strategy for enhancing cognitive abilities, protecting the brain from damage and counteracting the effects of aging. New Study Finds Fructose Alters Genes in the Brain, Sabotages Learning and Memory. 5th May 2016 By Carolanne Wright.

New Study Finds Fructose Alters Genes in the Brain, Sabotages Learning and Memory

Brain. Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Autism, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS - Natural Remedy and Reversal. Neurodegenerative Disorders. More than 600 disorders afflict the nervous system.

Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neurodegenerative diseases are defined as hereditary and sporadic conditions which are characterized by progressive nervous system dysfunction. These disorders are often associated with atrophy of the affected central or peripheral structures of the nervous system. They include diseases such as Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias, Brain Cancer, Degenerative Nerve Diseases, Encephalitis, Epilepsy, Genetic Brain Disorders, Head and Brain Malformations, Hydrocephalus, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease), Huntington's Disease, Prion Diseases, and others. 'Grain Brain', an intimate discussion with Dr. David Perlmutter. Researchers list chemicals endangering 'the next generation of brains' The biggest window of vulnerability to chemicals occurs in utero, during infancy and early childhood, experts say.

Researchers list chemicals endangering 'the next generation of brains'

Two scientists are sounding the alarm over chemicals and brain developmentThey are calling for a worldwide overhaul of the regulatory processThe American Chemical Council says the review is "highly flawed"The researchers say impacts could include ADHD and dyslexia (CNN) -- The number of chemicals known to be toxic to children's developing brains has doubled over the last seven years, researchers said. "We know from clinical information on poisoned adult patients that these chemicals can enter the brain through the blood brain barrier and cause neurological symptoms," said Grandjean. Five ingredients that poison your brain. Radio 3Fourteen - Matthew Buckley - How Monsanto is Destroying the Brains and Health of Everyone. Epilepsy and Gluten Sensitivity. Nutrients for Better Mental Performance. 10 Ways to Boost Brain Function with BDNF - Dr. John Day.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 10 Ways to Boost Brain Function with BDNF Did you know that you have a 1 in 3 chance of developing Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia?

10 Ways to Boost Brain Function with BDNF - Dr. John Day

Is there a way to boost brain function now and prevent dementia later in life? The solution may be to raise your BDNF levels. Chelators in the Treatment of Iron Accumulation in Parkinson's Disease. Clean And Drain Your Brain By Doing This One Little Thing Every Night. Photo credit: You have probably heard by now that the way we tend to sleep most of the night — on our back, stomach, side, or in the fetal position — can affect everything from our well-bring, personality, even our mood.

Clean And Drain Your Brain By Doing This One Little Thing Every Night

Did you know, however, that what position you sleep in can actually affect the health of your brain? A study recently published in The Journal of Neuroscience shows that sleeping on our sides, instead of on our stomach or back, allows the brain to remove waste products, which can reduce our risk of developing neurological diseases, including Alzheimer’s. It has long been known that the best sleep positions are on our side or on our backs when it comes to supporting the spine and neck, as well as keeping airways open for deep sleep. A 2007 study confirmed that those who slept mostly on their sides had deeper sleep patterns as well as less shoulder, arm, and neck pain when compared to those who slept in other positions.

Continue to Page 2. 7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter. For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential.

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually increase our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process. We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better. Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why. 1. Play a musical instrument. New Research Shows How Virtual Reality Shuts Down the Brain. By Nicholas West Virtual reality is already being embraced for its entertainment value, as well as by the military and the scientific establishment. It is also a goal of The Singularity Movement to enable a full mind upload as we increase our merger with machines toward a path of supposed immortality. However, scientists are beginning to study the effects of how virtual reality can impact one's perception of themselves inside the virtual matrix, as well as a potential for transferred perceptions of those around them in the real world.

Early conclusions are troubling. How taurine deficiency can cause brain damage. (NaturalHealth365) Although you may not have heard of taurine, a lack of this important amino acid could result in a whole host of serious health problems. Taurine has been linked to brain function, heart and kidney function, and mental wellness, among other health conditions. Because symptoms are so broad, it’s possible to suffer from a taurine deficiency and not even realize it. But the toll it takes on your health will be noticeable. How to Keep Your Brain Healthy. "What Chemtrails Are Doing IS CRIMINAL" Neurosurgeon Reveals Shocking Facts. Brain care with Dr. Russell Blaylock. Oops! The Brain DOES Have An Immune System. Working Memory. Sleep Loss May Cause Brain Damage and Accelerate Onset of Alzheimer’s. 29th May 2015 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Guest Writer for Wake Up World Could poor sleeping habits cause brain damage and even accelerate onset of Alzheimer’s disease?

According to recent research, the answer is yes on both accounts. According to neuroscientist Dr. A second study also suggests that if you sleep poorly, you’re at increased risk for earlier onset of severe dementia. The first study in question, published in the Journal of Neuroscience,[1,][2][3] found that sleep is necessary for maintaining metabolic homeostasis in your brain. The research also showed that catching up on “sleep debt” on the weekend will not prevent this damage. Can Sugar Harm Your Brain Health and Drive Alzheimer's Epidemic?

How to Rewire Your Brain for Success, Happiness and Growth. HJ: Your mind creates whatever you put into it. If you play small and doubt yourself, that’s what it creates in your life and if you are confident and centered, then you better believe you’ll be happy and successful. So ultimately it’s a choice of perception. What you perceive becomes your reality and it’s your choice what to perceive. However, be warned that either way, you will see what you expect to see in the world. Top 12 Herbs to Improve Your Memory Power - NaturalON. Photo credit: 90% of Serotonin is Made in the Gut. Although serotonin is well known as a brain neurotransmitter, it is estimated that 90 percent of the body's serotonin is made in the digestive tract. In fact, altered levels of this peripheral serotonin have been linked to diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis. How Music Benefits the Brain.

19th March 2015. "How to Keep Your Brain from Aging" - Dr. Russell Blaylock Lecture. Get In the Zone — How to Improve Concentration and Mental Clarity. 11th March 2015. Best Superfoods to Improve Your Brain Power and Mental Clarity - NaturalON. Photo credit:


What Reading a Novel Does to Your Brain. By Mary West Guest Writer for Wake Up World The scientific world has good news for those who like nothing better than to curl up with a good novel. Top 20 Best Foods for Your Brain: Ideal Brain Food : EcoSalon. Ten Neurotoxins You Should Avoid. Flickr Commons: Image provided by Becky Stern What are neurotoxins? The English dictionary defines neurotoxins as “substances that interfere with the electrical activities of nerves, thus preventing them from functioning.” How neurotoxins destroy nerve cells Neurotoxins are substances that interact with nerve cells by overstimulating them to death or interrupting their communication process. This process is harmful to nerve cells, because it can fry them or interfere with their chemical process. The availability of neurotoxins has increased dramatically within the last few decades. These foods HARM your brain - beware. Carnosine Offers High Level Brain Protection. Wednesday, January 09, 2013 By: Byron J.

Richards, Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist. Beware: Many popular consumer products and foods are loaded with brain-destroying aluminum. (NaturalNews) Aluminum. Statins Cause Brain Dysfunction « Dr. Brownstein. Iron Adequacy Vital for Healthy Brain Development. Brain, Memory and Mood Online Health Class with Byron J. Richards. Dr. Mercola - Culprits of Autism Identified: Toxins, Gut Bacteria, Nutritional Deficiencies, and Vaccines Made with Human Fetal Cell Lines.

Top 6 causes of headaches and what you can do to take care of them naturally. Low-dose THC extinguishes brain inflammation and halts cognitive decline without the high. Brain Class Part 1. 20 Health Conditions that Mimic ADHD. Natural relief for the symptoms of vertigo. Walnuts: the perfect food for our brains. Two Popular Foods May Turn Immune System Against Brain. Ways to Improve Human Intelligence. 7 Natural Brain Foods for Cognition and Concentration. ADHD: A false paradigm projected onto the minds of a generation. Before his death, father of ADHD admitted it was a fictitious disease. These foods HARM your brain - beware. Autism linked to deficiency in healthy gut bacteria: Research. Researchers discover a link between autism and epilepsy. Tried everything? Three little-known natural remedies for Alzheimer's. Study shows inactivity changes the brain, has harmful health consequences.

Prominent psychiatrist admits he helped invent ADHD as a disease. Eliminate headaches fast with these five herbs. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)