October 28, 2016



  • Chocolate on the Brain

    Chocolate on the Brain

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The news keeps getting sweeter about dark chocolate and other cocoa products. Not only have several studies suggested that it can help lower blood pressure, but new research has found that cocoa can also aid the brain.

  • High Blood Pressure and Your Brain
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    High Blood Pressure and Your Brain

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Previous studies have shown that high blood pressure, or hypertension, in older adults, increases the risk of a kind of dementia known as vascular dementia. Can it harm you in the same way if you're much younger?

  • Yoga: Is Hotter Better?

    Yoga: Is Hotter Better?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Practitioners say "hot yoga" improves mental and physical health, and an increasing number of gyms and yoga studios now offer classes in some version of it. But is "hot yoga" safe?