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Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »

Stress May Impair Memory and Thinking Skills

Image Credit People with high blood levels of cortisol, the “stress hormone,” may have poorer memory and thinking skills than those with lower levels. Cortisol is produced by the adrenal glands and is involved in regulating blood sugar levels, reducing inflammation, controlling salt and water balance and other body functions. Researchers gave tests for memory,… Read More »

Rosemary Extract Beverage Can Help To Improve Memory (STUDY)

Research shows that memory and cognitive performance can be improved by as much as 15% by drinking a rosemary extract beverage. The experiment made use of a commercially available rosemary extract beverage called “No1 Rosemary Water”, an additive free spring water and concentrated rosemary extract combination. Only fresh rosemary and not dried was made use… Read More »