Posts Tagged ‘brain health’

Concussions triple suicide risk

March 3rd, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Know good brain care in case of concussion While concussions have gained attention for their link to dementia, did you know they also increase the risk for suicide? Just one concussion can triple the long-term risk of suicide in otherwise healthy people. Although brain-injured football [...]

Got brain drain? Trade your keyboard for a pen

October 29th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Pick up a pen, it’s good for your brain Do your fingers whir across the keyboard, but your brain is left in the dust? One small but effective way to improve brain health is as simple as putting a pen to paper for a little bit [...]

Boost anti-aging and brain function with PQQ

November 5th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: PQQ helps protect the brain By now you’ve probably heard of CoQ10 and it’s anti-aging potential. The newest discovery in the anti-aging world is PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone). PQQ works inside your cells like CoQ10 by defending them from damage. But what sets PQQ apart is that [...]

Study Shows Sugar Makes Us More Stupid; Omega 3 to the Rescue

June 19th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, NY: Sugar has been shown to worsen learning and memory—or dumb down your brain A recently published UCLA study shows what many have suspected all along: Eating too much sugar makes you stupid. Scientists found that just six weeks of bingeing on sweets and soda will sabotage both learning [...]