#MyBrainHealthMatters and Yours Does Too

Friday, May 6, 2016

Summer is just around the corner, which means you don’t need to look very far to find the latest diet and fitness tips to help you get fit. Swimsuit season gives us a reason to focus on taking care of our bodies, but what about our brain, arguably the most important part of our body?

The unfortunate truth is that we only stop to think about this complex organ that is infinitely integral to our health when something goes wrong with it.

This is something I really hope we can change. Why? Because #MyBrainHealthMatters and yours does too.

Tremendous efforts have been directed toward better understanding how the human brain works and fails to work, especially over the last decade. But we have only begun to scratch the surface. We need to make some changes in order to get to the next level.

Consider that the brain is the most powerful, most staggeringly intricate electro-biochemical machine ever created. Above and behind our eyes are 100 billion neurons in a small calcium shell, laced with organic pumps, channels and switches. No one argues the fact that the brain is essential to our very being - so why gloss over what we can do to keep it sharp?

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