Preventing Cognitive Decline: Strategies For Brain Health In Aging

When I talk about cognitive decline, I’m referring to the changes in brain function that can occur as a part of aging. This isn’t about the occasional forgotten name or misplaced keys; it’s a more substantive change that can impact daily living. The process can be gradual and varies significantly among individuals. Genetics, lifestyle choices, … Read more

The Connection Between Exercise And Improved Memory

Have you ever put on your running shoes and taken a brisk walk around the neighborhood with the goal of clearing your head? If so, you might’ve felt more mentally sharp afterward. That’s not a coincidence. Exercise has a remarkable effect on your brain, especially when it comes to memory and cognitive function. Let’s take … Read more

Cardiovascular Exercise And Its Effects On Brain Function

I often hear people talk about cardiovascular exercise in the context of heart health and weight management. Yet, its influence stretches far beyond, reaching the complex realms of our brain function. My focus here is to shed light on how regular aerobic exercise can literally change the way our brain operates. It starts with a … Read more

About Us

Welcome! I’m Dan and I founded the ImprovedBrainHealth.com website to help people stay mentally sharp throughout their lives through healthy and realistic lifestyles. As you know, staying healthy requires knowledge, effort, and persistence at any age but especially as we grow older. The amount of information and advice out there on how to keep or restore … Read more

Breathwork Techniques To Reduce Stress And Improve Brain Health

I’ve become increasingly fascinated by how the simple act of breathing can profoundly influence our stress levels and brain health. It’s remarkable to consider that something we do unconsciously, all day, every day, has such potential to alter our mental state. By bringing attention to our breath, we can unlock a natural and accessible tool … Read more

Brain-Healthy Lifestyle For Aging Gracefully

Aging gracefully isn’t just a matter of good genes or sheer luck. It’s about making tangible choices that favor your brain’s health over time. Think of this approach like investing in a retirement plan, but for your cognitive wellbeing. The choices you make today can have a substantial impact on your mental agility and overall … Read more

Hike to Boost Brain Health

Want an enjoyable workout that will improve your brain health? Take up hiking. Its a simple activity that combines exercise with immersion in nature to supports brain health in multiple ways. Here are some of the many ways hiking provides a supercharged workout for your brain and your body. Exercise is Good for Your Brain … Read more

Life Style Changes That Improve Brain Health

In recent years there has been controversy over whether Alzheimer’s disease can be prevented, delayed, or even reversed.  At present mainstream medical scientists claim there is no conclusive evidence that Alzheimer’s disease can be prevented or cured.  However, scientists have identified risk factors contributing to Alzheimer’s disease.  Most often Alzheimer’s disease develops through the interaction … Read more