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YOUR BRAIN IS YOUR PARTNER

Did you know that your brain and you are partners?   You take care of it, and it will take care of you.  But we’ve ignored the needs of our brain because we didn’t know it had needs. 

For centuries we’ve been led to believe that our brain is a fixed genetic inheritance and that it would always remain the same, perform the same way.  Genetics were king, or queen, as the case may be.  All we had to do is to fill up our brain with learning and put out the effort.  If we did that we would be home free.  NOT TRUE! 

From your very first gasp of breath your brain and you are partners.  How you take care of it will determine how it takes care of you, and that;s true at all ages.  What does that all mean?
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WE DIDN’T KNOW-NOW WE DO!

Is Alzheimer’s a disease?  YES, but it’s not a disease like the flu or a virus.  It’s not something air-born that you catch.  Alzheimer’s dementia is a cognitive malfunctioning of the brain that follows a path.  That path begins when we’re younger and continues throughout life.  Unfortunately,a lack of knowledge and understanding has pushed us down a path as we age that’s led to poor brain health, a brain that doesn’t function as effectively as it could, cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s dementia. 

Until recently we were led to believe that our brain was a fixed, genetic inheritance and we had to make the best of it.  NOT TRUE!  The internal structure of your brain is constantly changing, along with its capabilities, in response to what you do and don’t do.   Continue reading