brain health


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    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.

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    Should You Be Tested for Alzheimer’s?

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    If you feel you’ve become more forgetful, you may be tempted by the many websites and community groups offering cognitive tests for early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other kinds of dementia—even if you’re afraid of what you’ll find out.

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    Exercising Before Sleep

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Exercising in the evening can help you sleep better or sleep worse—but it depends on how late you exercise. Notably, it can raise heart rate, body temperature, and alertness, which, if they remain elevated, could interfere with sleep.