Head start: how to banish brain fog and avoid dementia

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Head start: how to banish brain fog and avoid dementia

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Sara Davenport

In today’s stressful, fast-track, hi-tech world, the need to keep your mind healthy, focused and strong has never seemed more important, whatever your age and stage of life.

The latest research shows the way we choose to live now can, over time, be toxic for the brain. Pollution, household chemicals, pesticides and eating processed foods can play havoc; so, too, can a build-up of bacteria, viruses and parasites, and the cumulative effects of the electro-magnetic stress from the appliances, computers, phones and wifi that surround us. Add in the state of your spine, your ears, eyes and teeth, and the overwhelm becomes – overwhelming.

With cases of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia soaring, and no pharmaceutical cure available, what can you do to optimise your chances of keeping your brain in tip-top shape deep into your older years?..

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