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Brain health and the nervous system

Find out everything you need to know about your brain and nervous system.

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What is neuroplasticity?
Neuroplasticity is how much the nervous system will adapt itself to stimuli. Frances Jensen, MD, neu...

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How can I manage and improve my own brain?
The human brain requires a certain amount of maintenance and understanding to function at peak. Alva...

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Understanding Epileptic Seizures
Learn about different types of epileptic seizures and how to help someone who is having one.

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How can probiotics help improve my brain health?
Probiotics are key for digestion and gut health, but they can also help improve the health of our br...

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7 Stroke Risk Factors Women Should Know
Roughly 55,000 more women than men have strokes each year. Learn the reasons why—and what y...

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What You Need to Know About B Vitamins
Learn how these vitamins support a healthy brain and nervous system.

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Know Your Risk: ALS
Learn more about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a rare but devastating disease.

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What You Need to Know About Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
There's no cure for ALS, but with more treatment options, there is hope.

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What Do-Gooding Does for Your Brain
Are you a do-gooder? If you are, chances are you'll stay sharp as a tack as you age. ...

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Celine Dion Reveals Rare Stiff-Person Syndrome Diagnosis
Learn more about the disease, how it affects the body, and how it can be managed.