Memory Loss

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Which Is Easier on Your Brain, Forgetting or Remembering?

If you’re of a certain age, you may find it hard to believe that forgetting something takes more mental effort — more brain power — than trying to remember it.

By Diane Domina

Stress Linked to Memory Loss, Smaller Brain in Middle Age

Adults in their 40s and 50s with high cortisol levels linked to stress perform worse on memory and cognitive function tests and have smaller brain volumes..

By Diane Domina

For Better Memory, Breathe Through Your Nose?

A Swedish study confirms early research and suggests that nose breathing may help improve memory.

By Diane Domina

Do You Have "Chemobrain"?

If you feel confused or have trouble focusing as you go through cancer treatment, it could be chemobrain. Learn more about what it is and why it happens.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

How to Deal With Embarrassment When Your Loved One Has Dementia

You think kids say the darndest things? Consider the loose words of a loved one with dementia. How to cope? Here’s some wise guidance.

By The Candid Caregiver

Fight RA Brain Fog With These Tips

You’ve heard of “pregnancy brain” and “baby brain,” but did you know that “RA-brain” is a thing, too? These tips can help you overcome RA brain fog.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Music Therapy, Quality of Life, and Hospice

Music therapist Karen Sholander speaks about the powerful effect of music on cognition, memory, and nostalgia in those with dementia.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

How (and Why) Traumatic Brain Injury Harms Sleep

As many as 70 percent of individuals suffer from sleep disturbances after a traumatic brain injury.

By Martin Reed

Strengthen Your Migraine Brain: Working Memory

Migraine attacks can affect your working memory—but there are strategies to try between episodes to minimize the effects.

By Tammy Rome

Could Cocoa Drinks Reverse Memory Loss?

Daily cocoa consumption may soon be prescribed to older adults who wish to slow or even reverse cognitive declines. A study is providing important insights into the association between the flavanols in cocoa and memory performance.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.