Epigenetics May Provide Relief for Fragile X Syndrome and Intellectual Disorders

Intellectual disabilities affect an individual’s ability to communicate, process information and can severely impact basic life skills of people from all age groups.  Many are a result of a genetic mutation and have often had little insight on any cures or treatments. Recent research published in Cell suggests that epigenetics may play a role in alleviating behavioral symptoms and … Continue reading Epigenetics May Provide Relief for Fragile X Syndrome and Intellectual Disorders

The Epigenetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) comprises of a range of neurodevelopmental disorders characterised by social/communication deficits as well as repetitive/restrictive interests or behaviours. Currently, the exact causes of ASD symptomology is far from being understood. This is, in part, due to the complex and multifactorial nature of the disorder. Despite such complexities significant progress to understanding the … Continue reading The Epigenetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Epigenetic Marks in Blood May Help Detect Early Alzheimer’s

Late onset Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of the disease, which affects over 35 million people around the world with crippling dementia. Recent evidence suggests that early intervention can help slow down the memory loss—one of Alzheimer’s hallmark symptoms. Earlier intervention can occur with earlier detection, and so researchers have been focusing on … Continue reading Epigenetic Marks in Blood May Help Detect Early Alzheimer’s

Anxiety | Tips to Help Ease the Struggle

Dr. Group talks about an epidemic affecting adults and children alike — anxiety and depression. Life can be tough sometimes, and with so many people diagnosed with these conditions every day, it’s time to get down to the root cause. If you or a loved one is going through this, know that you are not … Continue reading Anxiety | Tips to Help Ease the Struggle

Top 13 Nootropic Supplements to Sharpen Mind & Mood

Source: Top 13 Nootropic Supplements to Sharpen Mind & Mood by Dr. Edward Group If you want a nutritional supplement to enhance your brain function — short-term memory, focus, creativity, mood, or motivation — look for a nootropic. The term nootropic comes from the Greek root words nóos (mind) and tropé (turning). Natural nootropics can help older adults stay sharp, … Continue reading Top 13 Nootropic Supplements to Sharpen Mind & Mood

Brain Exercises: 12 Simple Ways to Stimulate Your Mind & Memory

Source: Brain Exercises: 12 Simple Ways to Stimulate Your Mind & Memory by Dr. Edward Group   Did you know your brain can atrophy or shrink if you don’t train it regularly? When the brain atrophies, your ability to remember, think clearly, and make decisions shrinks, as well. The good news? You can strengthen your mental … Continue reading Brain Exercises: 12 Simple Ways to Stimulate Your Mind & Memory

Brain Vitamins: The Top Vitamins & Minerals for Your Mind

Source: Brain Vitamins: The Top Vitamins & Minerals for Your Mind by Dr. Edward Group   You may have heard that taking extra vitamins can improve your memory, protect against Alzheimer's disease, or help you ace that test. Are “brain vitamins" really a thing? In reality, a debate exists over whether vitamins can boost your brain … Continue reading Brain Vitamins: The Top Vitamins & Minerals for Your Mind

How to Be Happy & Live a More Fulfilled Life

Source: How to Be Happy & Live a More Fulfilled Life by Dr. Edward Group I ask people how much of your day are you working on you? And very few people spend time working on themselves. What is the secret to happiness? Oh, gosh. If there were a secret to happiness, I would hope everybody … Continue reading How to Be Happy & Live a More Fulfilled Life

Benefits of Nootropics: 7 Ways These Supplements Help Your Brain

Source: Benefits of Nootropics: 7 Ways These Supplements Help Your Brain by Dr. Edward Group Are you looking for something that boosts your brain — giving you more mental energy, motivation, memory, or focus? Then you’re looking for a nootropic. Whether you’re a hard worker needing a boost of creativity, a student ready to hit the … Continue reading Benefits of Nootropics: 7 Ways These Supplements Help Your Brain

13 Ways to Improve Memory Naturally

Source: 13 Ways to Improve Memory Naturally by Dr. Edward Group Why can’t I recall her name? Where is my cell phone? I just had it! What was I supposed to buy at the grocery store? When older adults notice their memory slipping, it’s natural to feel frustrated or nervous. You may even wonder: Am I … Continue reading 13 Ways to Improve Memory Naturally