The Global Council on Brain Health has published its report on some of the impacts that Covid 19 has had on brain health AND what we can do to look after the brain health of the most vulnerable as we move into the next stage of this pandemic.
Looking after our brain health has never been so important.
“I’m so sorry, I’ve forgotten your name…” Have you ever had that experience of being introduced to someone and before you have even finished your next sentence you have totally forgotten their name ? Whilst zoom kindly helps us avoid that by having names displayed
Vitamin C-where do you get yours? I was a big fan of Sunny Delight in my youth, the orange juice that used to actually turn you yellow if you drank too much of it. I also enjoyed the odd orange and presumed that was enough
“I’ve been worried sick“ We’ve all heard or used the term’ I was worried sick’ probably without even realising the strength of the evidence behind these seemingly glib words. Over recent years, research has shown that persistent negative emotions – such as stress and worry-
What is Serotonin? Serotonin is both a hormone and a neurotransmitter ( a chemical which helps brain cells communicate) which regulates numerous processes in the body. In your brain’s control centre, serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter and acts as a messenger substance for the excitation of your nerve cells. This
Too Little Sleep Sleep deprivation can have a huge effect on how your brain functions throughout the day. One study, for example, limited the sleep of test subjects to 4.5 hours a night and the result was that these people experienced significantly more stress, anger, sadness,
A quick Q + A on why gut health is so incredibly important, not just for our brain health but also general wellbeing. How Does Gut Health Affect Brain Health?The gut-brain connection goes both ways as a troubled digestive system also sends signals to the brain.
As the global pandemic marches on, being mindful of our health and wellbeing is essential. As we start to move around a little more, possibly return to the workplace or even go on holiday it is important we remember that we need to look after