It is a mystery that increased dementia risk linked to drugs commonly used to treat intestinal, respiratory and mood disorders

Anticholinergic drugs are utilized to produce a panoply of factors—for depression and psychosis, bladder and gastrointestinal conditions, allergies and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Yet, within the study published Monday in Journal of the American Medical Association’s Internal Medicine, patients over age 55 who used strong anticholinergic medication daily for more than four years had a … More It is a mystery that increased dementia risk linked to drugs commonly used to treat intestinal, respiratory and mood disorders

Hallam Tennyson, 17th cousin 1x removed

Hallam Tennyson is my 17th cousin 1x removed. The ancestor who connects us together is Sir Ralph De Neville of Raby Earl of Westmorland (1364 – 1425), my 13th great grandfather. Hallam Tennyson was born at Chapel House, Twickenham, in Surrey, England, and schooled at Marlborough College and Trinity College, Cambridge. His profession aspirations concluded … More Hallam Tennyson, 17th cousin 1x removed

What Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Drink Enough Water

Water really does a lot more for the human body than anything else a person could perhaps intake. Almost all of the H2O guarantees that the bodily organs are executing their crucial roles, so it is no wonder not consuming plenty of water could possibly be dangerous. Based on the Rehydration Project, 1.35 million men … More What Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Drink Enough Water

George Burns was born Nathan Birnbaum, my 7th cousin 4x removed

George Burns is part of my Jewish roots. George Burns was born Nathan Birnbaum on January 20, 1896 in New York City, the ninth of 12 children born to Hadassah “Dorah” (née Bluth; 1857–1927) and Eliezer Birnbaum (1855–1903), known as Louis or Lippe, Jewish immigrants who had arrived at the United States from Kolbuszowa, Galicia, … More George Burns was born Nathan Birnbaum, my 7th cousin 4x removed

Beyond spirituality: the posture of meditation in mental well-being

Meditation has traditionally been linked to Eastern mysticism but science its staring to indicate that cultivating a “heightened” state of consciousness could have a major affect on our brain, the way our system function and our levels of resilience. Clinicians are increasingly looking for effective, preventative, non-pharmacological tools to treat mental illness. And meditation techniques … More Beyond spirituality: the posture of meditation in mental well-being

Jacqueline KENNEDY ONASSIS, my 6th cousin 4x removed by marriage

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born in Southampton, New York City,to Wall Street stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III (otherwise known as ‘Black Jack Bouvier’) and Janet Norton Lee. Jacqueline’s younger sister Caroline Lee—later often known as Lee—was born in 1933. The Bouviers divorced in 1940. Janet Bouvier later married Standard Oil heir Hugh D. Auchincloss, Jr. in 1942, and had a few more children: Janet … More Jacqueline KENNEDY ONASSIS, my 6th cousin 4x removed by marriage

Buddhist Meditation

Remember those Chinese style movies that feature monks from their heads shaved off? Well, those folks practice Buddhism, which is undoubtedly a spiritual movement invented to make the person choose the facts of life. In the center with this is meditation, which happens to be the way of making this possible. Yet to understand Buddhist … More Buddhist Meditation

Mindful Meditation

Many exhibit still comply with Kabat-Zinn’s official curriculum for MBSR, which has two options for components that outline an eight-week intervention program: in-class group instruction by a certified teacher for three plus a half to three plus a half hours, weekly, and at-home practice for about an hour, six or seven days 7 days, to use those learnings independently. … More Mindful Meditation