brain

/Tag:brain
­

Benefits of Caffeine: How Caffeine Improves Brain Function and Activity

Ishtiak Ahmed Chowdhury

Tags: Brain, Brain activity, Brain function, Dopamine, Serotonin, Adenosine antagonist, Coffee benefits, Caffeine benefits, Benefits of caffeine, Psychoactive drug

 Take a guess! What do you think is the most popular psychoactive drug in the whole wide world?!

Coffee has been the staple non-alcoholic beverage of America since Captain John Smith, the founder of the first […]

By |October 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glymphatic System and Trying to Get Enough Sleep

The lymphatic system runs throughout our body, connecting our lymph glands. It was discovered in the sixteenth century. Most of the body’s organs remove dead cells and metabolic waste products using the lymphatic system. When a physician is palpating your lymph nodes, he or she is checking part of your lymph system. This is the […]

By |July 24th, 2020|Health and Wellness|0 Comments

Mindfulness Exercises to Boost Brain Power

According to the recent article, A Mindful Brain, by writer Laura Vismara,  an extensive body of research, carried out over the course of the past twenty years and supported by the relatively recent introduction of refined brain scanning technologies, suggests that practicing mindfulness meditation or just having a more mindful approach toward life can produce discernible changes in […]

How Childhood Trauma Effects the Brain

Experiencing trauma
It is our experiences in life that shape who we are and how we see the world.    Everything that we believe about ourselves, about others, and about the world in general is learned through our personal experiences.  It is therefore not surprising that experiencing chronic trauma during childhood leaves deep marks.  The effects of […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Abuse, childhood, children|0 Comments