20 Medications That Can Cause Memory Loss

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Prescription drugs cause over 100,000 deaths per year and cause another 1.5 million people to experience side effects so severe they must be hospitalized. Adverse drug reactions are now the fourth leading cause of death in the US. (1)  Every medication carries some risks and memory loss is a very common side effect. The Top 3 Types […] Read more »

Lyme Disease: A Hidden Cause of Mental Decline and Alzheimer’s?

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Deer ticks. Lyme disease. These words might be enough to keep you indoors this summer. First discovered in Lyme, Connecticut, this disease is now found in all 50 US states and on every continent except Antarctica. Last summer the Center for Disease Control announced that the current rate of Lyme disease was found to be ten times higher […] Read more »

Stop Brain Fog: Know the Causes, Symptoms and Solutions

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What is brain fog?  It’s not a medically recognized term. It’s a commonly used phrase that sums up feelings of confusion, forgetfulness, and lack of focus and mental clarity. Basically you feel like you just can’t think, which can be very frustrating and even downright frightening. Everyone feels a little fuzzy-headed once in a while, but […] Read more »

Advantame – A “New & Improved” Artificial Sweetener?

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Artificial sweeteners have always been bad news for your brain. They are highly suspected of causing many serious brain health problems including memory loss, brain tumors, and Alzheimer’s. Ironically, they aren’t making us any thinner, either! The US Food & Drug Administration recently announced their approval of a new artificial sweetener – Advantame. Since it’s made […] Read more »

Stop “Menopause Moments” Naturally

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You aren’t feeling yourself lately. You’re forgetful, irritable, and overly emotional. You’ve left your cell phone in the refrigerator again, and are starting to feel like you’re going crazy. You may even wonder if you’re developing Alzheimer’s. If you’re a 50-something  woman, you can almost certainly blame at least part of the problem on menopause. […] Read more »