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The Number 1 Lesson Of Caregiving

Recently, I ran into a friend of a friend I met once a few years ago and could barely recognize her. I was shocked that she looked like she’d aged beyond her years since the time I last saw her. This woman (I’ll call her Julianne) told me her mother who has Alzheimer’s disease had…

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Mental Health: What’s Your Gut Got to Do With It?

If you think mental health issues are all in your head, think again. I’m not a doctor, but I’ve come across a lot of research, including a 2017 review, that points to a strong connection between gut health, moods, and mental health.   Warriors aren’t afraid of a few bugs, which is a good thing…

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Is The Daylight Savings Time Change Giving You Brain Fog?

Daylight Savings affects people in ways they don’t realize. It’s not just a time change – it messes with your circadian rhythm, which can make you feel like you’re jet lagged. If you’re feeling out of sorts after the time change, you aren’t alone. Watch now for tips to help you adjust. Here are some…

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When Zombie Cells Attack, Eat This!

  As you get older, your body’s cells age too. Some of them become damaged and start releasing harmful chemicals like pro-inflammatory cytokines that speed the aging process and contribute to age-related diseases. They may even play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. These dysfunctional cells are known as senescent cells or “zombie…

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When Arguing Hurts More Than Your Feelings

  Nobody likes to argue with their spouse. It can hurt your feelings and put you in a bad mood. Butdid you know that those verbal spats can also cause physical pain? And I’m not talking about violent confrontations here, just regular day-to-day bickering.   Researchers at Penn State have found that people with chronic…

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Tana’s 10 Food Principles To Heal Your Body

  A must watch for all Brain Warriors! If you follow Tana’s simple food principles you’ll decrease your inflammation, improve your mood and sharpen your memory. Learn how to eat in a way that protects from cancer, diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Find out how food can also reduce your pain. “Abundance … never deprivation.”…

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Is It Time to Fire Your Doctor?

  My daughter Chloe’s second-grade teacher knew something was wrong. She felt like her whole life was unraveling. All of a sudden, this very intelligent, organized educator couldn’t concentrate anymore. She was experiencing brain fog and couldn’t focus. “This isn’t normal for me,” she said. Since she had a known thyroid issue and said she…

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Ask Tana: Why Is It So Hard to Get an Autoimmune Diagnosis?

  I recently got a question from one of my Facebook followers that said:   “Hi Tana, I’ve been suffering with extreme fatigue and achy joints for several years and have been living on caffeine and pain relievers to get through my days. After seeing half a dozen doctors, I finally got diagnosed with an autoimmune…

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Scientist’s Answer: Supplements – How Should You Take Them? Pt.4

  Can supplements be taken together or do they need to be taken separately? Do supplements need to be taken with fat? Should stimulating or calming supplements be taken at certain times of the day? How long does it take to get the optimal benefit of taking supplements? What are the best supplements to help…

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4 Reasons To Love Summer

  Summertime is here! It’s time for Brain Warriors to dip your toes in the pool, grab a good book, and get outside. Here are four health benefits of summer: 1. Vacations help you de-stress and re-energize. Everybody loves a summer vacay. And more and more research is showing that taking a break is good…

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