Aging and the Brain: What’s Normal and What’s Not?

Our bodies change as we age. In general, we see changes in our hearing, hair, or even height. We may also notice changes in our vision or our sleeping patterns. Memory changes occur, too. For a growing number of aging Americans, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia may take hold. William Pendlebury, MD, medical […]

How can the organisms in your gut affect your brain? Your gut contains 2.2 pounds of microorganisms. Bacteria, fungi, protists and viruses all share real estate in the lining of your intestine. These organisms make up your intestinal microbiome. We observe changes to the intestinal microbiome in a variety of neurologic and psychiatric diseases. They include […]

Cucumbers are far more than a traditional summer vegetable. They are one of the most nutritious and beneficial vegetables to our everyday diet and can be added to a meal to greatly increase nutritional value. Check out this fun, easy and delicious recipe for cucumber cups to start adding cucumbers into your family’s diet. Cucumbers: The […]