Want New Brain Cells? Then Lace up Your Sneakers

A brand-new study conducted by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital confirms what we already know: Exercise is good for your brain. However, the groundbreaking discovery is that exercise can grow new brain cells, even in those with signs of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s. This is how they figured it out. First, researchers induced Alzheimer’s disease in mice (this is important, …

Stress: The Brain Killer

One of the most important functions of your body is its ability to respond to and deal with stress. There are two types of stress: acute and chronic. Acute stress comes and goes quickly, and your body pumps out adrenaline and cortisol to respond to the shift. When cortisol and adrenaline are released These two hormones suppress bodily symptoms that …