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Feeling more tired than usual? This might be why

You may be experiecing overwhelming thoughts during these times of uncertainty. But why have they manifested in the form of physically being more tired?

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The importance of baseline cognitive assessments

At Copeman Healthcare we pay special attention to your brain health. The baseline cognitive assessment is usually the starting point for any further consultations and is recommended for all clients who wish to be vigilant about their cognitive health.

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Executive Brain Function: How CEOs risk becoming walking zombies

The zombie apocalypse is already here. Or at least, it might seem that way for many business executives. While they may not be the groaning, shuffling brain-eaters from Hollywood horror movies, more often than not, CEOs are running on empty and can feel like they are experiencing “brain fog.” It’s not just CEOs. It’s new […]

How marijuana affects a developing brain

With legalization on the horizon in Canada, it’s never been more important to educate adolescents that natural and legal do not mean healthy or safe

12 ‘superfoods’ that can improve brain function

Eating the right foods can significantly improve your cognitive function, including memory, decision-making ability, mental response time and mood

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Mindfulness exercises to reboot your brain

It is important to practice mindfulness on a daily basis, but sometimes it can be hard to get into the right mindset to… well, reset! Use these 2 and 8 minute guided mindfulness moment exercises to help reboot your brain and make the most out of your day.

Can’t turn off your mind? The neuroscience and virtues of meditation

Can’t turn off your mind? The neuroscience and virtues of meditation

How we respond to any stressful trigger in our life is a reflection of our resilience and the power we have over our mind. Meditation – the practice of training our attention to induce a greater sense of calm – is a powerful skill to practice anywhere and anytime.

5 tips for brain-healthy kids

5 tips for brain-healthy kids

As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your kids healthy. But are you doing everything to maximize their brain health?

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You are only as old as your telomeres

Your biological age can speed up or slow down, depending on biological and environmental events in your life. But how can you tell how old you are, biologically?

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Is your immune system aging your memory? 5 ways to slow immune-aging

Immune-aging accelerates aging; it may also damage your brain. Dr. Sherman has 5 tips to help slow down the process.

Genetic Risk and Alzheimer’s Disease: Should You Worry?

Genetic risk and Alzheimer’s disease: Should you worry?

Alzheimer’s Disease is now so common that almost all of us have experienced a family member slowly succumb to the condition. Could this also happen to you?

Three common myths about your brain

Three common myths about your brain

As we continue to learn more about its intricate operation with every passing day, we now know enough to dispel some of the most enduring myths. Here are three you may have heard:

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Brain fitness: keep your memory and cognition sharp as you age

To optimize your memory and thinking skills as you age, it’s important to exercise both your body and your brain. Studies suggest that engaging in mentally stimulating leisure activities during middle and late adulthood helps your brain build cognitive reserve, which acts as a buffer against the wear and tear of aging.

Your pathway to a better night’s sleep Treatment options for insomnia

Your pathway to a better night’s sleep: Treatment options for insomnia

Most adults will experience an episode of poor sleep at some point in life, which is often triggered by a stressor. For many adults, sleep difficulties naturally subside as the triggering circumstances resolve – but for others, this is the onset of insomnia.

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How to concussion-proof your brain

Playing sports is great for the body, but when care is taken to reduce the risk of concussion, it’s even better for the brain.

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The effects of stress on your brain

Prolonged stress increases the risk of developing age-related cognitive decline including Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease.

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Top seven ways to protect your brain

Professional brain health programs such as those available at Copeman Healthcare monitor for early signs of cognitive decline and develop prevention and treatment programs needed to protect your brain over the long haul.

wellness begins with a healthy brain

Wellness begins with a healthy brain

For true wellness we must consider the brain as a separate and very special organ – an organ that is assessed and enhanced in unique ways that fall outside the realm of primary care.

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Is cognitive decline preventable? Four things you can do to protect your brain

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Although Alzheimer’s disease remains an incurable illness there is now hope for prevention and protection.

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Brain Health: just one more reason to manage hypertension

Research supports careful management of hypertension for brain health. It is also helpful to monitor psychological health and treat symptoms of depression.

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Brain Health: Completing our Vision of Wellness

Clinical neuropsychology deals with the diagnostic assessment and treatment of brain injury (stroke, trauma, disease processes and others) or deficits in important areas of cognition such as memory, processing speed, logic & reasoning and executive functioning.

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The Top 5 Ways to Manage Your Stress

Stress has a very real physical impact on your health. When we experience stress, changes occur in our hormone levels as a result of our system’s fight or flight response to stress.

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Looking for a Healthy Heart? Start With Your Brain!

Important components of both a brain and a heart health program are exercise, nutrition, weight management, stress management and sleep.

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Do you have a Retirement Plan—for your Brain?

All human beings thrive on direction, challenge, structure, and purpose. And this is true for the length of our lifespans up to and most certainly beyond age 65.

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The Connection: Heart & Brain Health

Heart and brain diseases are highly age-related, and share risk factors. As the population ages, the prevalence of heart and brain disease is set to increase