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effects of stress on your brain

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.

A prescription for work-life balance

A prescription for work-life balance

Good or bad stress is still STRESS which our brain responds to accordingly. Left unchecked or unmanaged, it creates a sense of unease which in turn can lead to disease.

childrens health program offers best chance for disease prevention

Children’s Healthcare Program Offers Best Chance of Prevention

The essence of children’s programming is to provide parents and parents-to-be with helpful guidance to ensure that their children have the best chance of developing a physical, cognitive and psychological foundation

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The Antidote to a Downturn? A Personal Turn Inward.

What may help us move to a more peaceful place is to take stock of what makes us feel wealthy, what we can’t live without, what cannot be replaced.

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Minding the needs of the caregiver when cognitive decline becomes a family affair

Minding the needs of the caregiver when cognitive decline becomes a family affair

brain and heart health connection

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.

psychological factors to consider for healthy living

Psychological factors to consider for healthy living

Neuropsychologist, Dr. Marianne Harbok discusses how your thoughts and feelings can affect your wellness goals.

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Start With the End in Mind

The end game is how we envision our lives 5, 10 or 15 years from now. That future often gets lost in the urgency of the day-to-day and that oft repeated line “if it isn’t broken don’t fix it.

brain health completing our vision of wellness

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.

how food affects your mood

Food and your Mood

Your mood can affect the dietary choices you make…but can the opposite be true? Recent scientific findings show that food can indeed alter your mood.