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A Simple Guide to Neurocognitive Testing

What Is Neurocognitive Testing? A Simple Guide for the Curious If you’re curious about neurocognitive testing and reading this post to learn more about it, …

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5 Ways To De-Stress and Reduce Anxiety

1, 2, 3, Zen: 5 Effective Exercises for Anxiety Relief If you find yourself battling anxiety disorder on a daily basis it’s important to know …

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The Science Behind Dementia

Dealing with Dementia: Neurological Research, Symptoms and Prevention According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 10 million new cases of dementia are diagnosed every year …

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Does Alcohol Cause Your Brain to Shrink?

Can Alcohol Shrink Your Brain? Can too much alcohol prime your brain for getting Alzheimer’s disease? Yes. Absolutely. Too much alcohol can shrink your brain.  …

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How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

The Alzheimer’s Alarm: Preventing Disease Do you ever worry about losing your keys and then think, “Hmm, could this be an early sign of Alzheimer’s …

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Change Your Life With Thankfulness

How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life: Gratitude and Your Brain  Did you know that there’s a medicine that’s available to anyone at any time …

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The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Depression

How Sleep Apnea and Depression Are Linked Waking up in the middle of the night and gasping for air along with consistent snoring might be …

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Meditation Training: Reaching Peace of Mind, Happiness, and Calmness

How to Find Happiness Through Meditation Do you tend to put pressure on yourself and others around you all the time? Are you finding yourself …

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Fotuhi Friday: How to Stress Less and Live a Happier Life

Fotuhi Friday: How To Reduce Stress What are the three most common causes of anxiety and stress? Today we are going to tackle the common …

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A Scientific Approach to Happiness

Fotuhi Friday Talks: Is There Science Behind our Happiness? Neurology is my passion, and today, I want to share with you some interesting facts about …

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Brain Coaching To Stop The Aging Process

Memory Games for Adults: How Brain Coaching Helps You Defy Aging 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, according to the …

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Daily Health Tips

Everything You Need to Know About qEEG Testing

qEEG Testing 101: What Is It and How Does It Work? Do you have a concern about your brain functions such as memory, attention, sleep, …

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Daily Health Tips

Brain Fitness: Why It’s So Important for Mental Health

What Brain Fitness Does for Mental Health Neuroscience reports that our brain function peaks between ages 16 and 25, then cognitive decline begins. Well, that’s …

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Daily Health Tips

Stay Positive: Reducing Depression Symptoms Through Neurofeedback

Combat Depression With Neurofeedback 322 million people worldwide suffer from depression and more women are affected than men.  Common signs of depression are: Persistent sad …

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Fotuhi Fridays

Fotuhi Friday Talks: What Causes Memory Loss?

Fotuhi Friday: Learn What Causes Memory Loss This Friday the Neuro Grow team discussed what causes memory loss with Dr. Fotuhi. So, what does cause …

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Daily Health Tips

Brain Fitness: Why It’s So Important for Mental Health

Exercising Your Brain Neuroscience reports that our brain function peaks between ages 16 and 25, then cognitive decline begins. Well, that’s that. It’s all downhill …

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Daily Health Tips

Brain Fitness: What It Can Do For Your Body and How It Can Affect Your Life

The Benefits of Brain Fitness We all know that if we want our bodies to function better, we need to exercise. Exercise strengthens different muscle …

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Care News

Neurocognitive Evaluations: What They Are and How They Work

Neurocognitive Evaluations and Their Functions Our brain is capable of performing so many different functions such as remembering things, solving problems, making decisions, understanding instructions, …

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Neurofeedback: Your Complete Guide to What It Is and How It Works

How Neurofeedback Works Do you struggle to maintain your attention when you read?  Do you have a hard time falling asleep or staying sleep at …

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Brain Coaching: What is it and How Does it Work?

What Is Brain Coaching: A Beginner’s Guide The Importance of Brain Fitness Brain fitness is the idea that, like our bodies, our brains need regular …

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qEEG Testing 101: What Is It and How Does It Work?

The Functions of qEEG Testing Do you have a concern about your brain functions such as memory, attention, sleep, or anxiety? Do you know someone …

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Q&A

How Walking Affects Your Brain

Can walking change the anatomy of your brain? Yes. Absolutely. Walking can literally change your brain, by increasing blood flow to your brain and enhancing …

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Does High Blood Pressure Cause Alzheimer’s?

Can untreated high blood pressure increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease later in life? Yes. Absolutely. Untreated high blood pressure throughout life damages your brain …

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The Terrible Teens: How Our Brains Change

Does our brain go through a remodeling during teenage years? Yes. Absolutely. Our brain keeps making new cells and remodel pathways for balance, memory, and …

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Brain Proteins: Amyloid And Alzheimer’s

Is the simplistic concept that too much amyloid causes late-life Alzheimer’s correct? No. Absolutely not. In the 1960s some researchers proposed the hypothesis that too …

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Q&A

Does Alcohol Shrink Your Brain?

Can Drinking Too Much Cause Your Brain to Shrink? Can too much alcohol prime your brain for getting Alzheimer’s disease? Yes. Absolutely. Too much alcohol …

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Q&A

Risky Business: Contact Sports

Is there a link between frequent violent hits in hockey and the risk of dementia late in life? Yes. Absolutely. To say there is no …

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Q&A

All About Concussion Follow-Up Care

Do patients with concussion, also known as mild TBI, receive adequate follow-up care? No. Absolutely not. About 3 million Americans have some symptoms due to …

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Q&A

Does Running Help Your Brain?

Can running 30 minutes a day improve your mood, sleep, focus, and memory? Yes. Absolutely. Many recent studies have shown that running, by increasing blood …

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Can You Grow New Neurons?

Is it possible to grow new neurons in your brain even if you are old? Yes. Absolutely. Here are some of the ways that you …

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Q&A

Saunas: Healthy or Hurtful?

Can going to a sauna every week reduce your risk of stroke? Yes. Any activity that would reduce your stress and make you calmer can …

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Does Anxiety Lead to Alzheimer’s?

Can being anxious in midlife make you prone to Alzheimer’s disease later in life? Yes. Stop worrying about little things (and big things) in life.  …

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Left-Brained vs. Right-Brained: Which is Better?

Are you a left-brain person or a right-brain person? Which type is best for success in business and life? While left-dominant brains focus on details …

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Does Tackle Football Hurt Kids’ Brains?

Should we let kids play tackle football? No. It is time for us to say goodbye to tackle football for kids under 12. Their brains …

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How “Aha” Moments Affect Your Brain

We take “pleasure” in solving puzzles because our “Aha” moment activates the reward center of our brain (nucleus accumbens). This is the same brain area …

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Can We See Brain Growth In An MRI?

Can we actually grow our brain so much so that its increased volume can be seen on a brain MRI? Yes. Here is how. There …

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Q&A

How Concussions Affect The Brain

Can concussion injure the lining of blood vessels in the brain? Yes. Recent studies show that trauma to the brain can damage the lining of …

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Does Diet Slow The Aging Process?

Excessive activity of the immune system in the form of inflammation in the brain contributes to memory loss with aging and the development of Alzheimer‘s …

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Q&A

Treating ADHD: Do Children Need Medication?

Is it possible to treat kids with ADHD without medication and see remarkable results? YES! Neurofeedback, especially when combined with brain coaching, helps children with …

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Q&A

Traumatic Brain Injury: Can You Fully Recover?

Children (and adults) with traumatic brain injury often do not always receive adequate treatment for their symptoms This is in part due to the fact …

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Should Teens Smoke Marijuana?

Teens who smoke pot appear to have poor memory and cognitive function; but 72 hours after they stop, their memory performance returns to average range. …

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