Health Risk Factors

Many health risk factors make it difficult for your brain to be healthy and fit. These include issues like weight management, chronic health conditions, addictive behaviors, and environmental toxins.

In these articles, you'll learn how these issues affect brain functions like memory, focus, and clarity, and how they affect your mood and emotions.

You'll discover many steps you can take to manage these risk factors better or even eliminate them from your life.

The Connection Between Statins and Memory Loss

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Memory loss and dementia are some of many side effects of statins. Are statins even effective against heart disease? Learn doctor-recommended alternatives … If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol, it’s very likely your doctor prescribed a type of cholesterol-lowering drug called statins. Statin drugs are the most […] Read more »

Why Human Brains Have Gotten Ever Smaller


It’s widely believed that the human brain continues evolving to get bigger and smarter, but this is a myth. The average human brain (relative to body size) has been getting smaller, not larger! In the last 10,000 – 20,000 years, the average brain has shrunk the size of a […] Read more »