Brain Health, Sleep

What Supplements Can Help Me Get Better Sleep?

What Supplements Can Help Me Get Better Sleep? How much sleep did you get last night? Though not the best conversation starter, that question is extremely important. And the ramifications of the answer can have far-reaching consequences for your overall health. According to the Institute of Medicine, (US) Committee on...

Brain Health, Calm and Relaxation

4 of the Best Ways to Improve Stress and Mood

4 of the Best Ways to Improve Stress and Mood   We all experience stress. (True) All stress is bad. (False)   Contrary to popular belief, not all stress is bad. A little bit of stress is actually good because it can motivate you to meet your goals. Low level...

6 Way to Refocus and Commit to Your Goals

Focus and Energy, Healthy Lifestyle

How to Re-Focus and Commit to Your Goals

6 Ways to Re-Focus and Commit to Your Goals So now that we’re well into the year, and summer is officially over how are you doing with your goals? Or maybe you are feeling like you need to restart and commit to new goals? It’s natural for motivation to wane...

B Vitamin Benefits

Brain Health, Featured

Do You Really Need All 8 B Vitamins?

Do You Really Need All 8 B Vitamins? Most medical students are taught that people do not need vitamins and supplements. If you eat a balanced diet, they are told, you get all of the nutrients needed. “I was told this in medical school and it is still the mantra...

Brain Health, Memory

Do You Know How to Help Protect Your Memory?

Do You Know How to Help Protect Your Memory? Though no one knows exactly how memory works, it is affected by brain health. Sadly, it’s all too obvious when someone’s memory isn’t working well or is failing. Memory decline can be related to a variety of issues, such as: Unhealthy...

Brain Health, Featured

BrainMD: 10 Years as the Leader in Brain-healthy Supplements

BrainMD: 10 Years as the Leader in Brain-healthy Supplements As we celebrate our 10th Anniversary, we want to take this opportunity to thank YOU for supporting our company over the years. Without you, there would be no BrainMD. Now that we’ve reached the decade mark, we want to pause and...

Brain Health, Sleep

Did You Know That Serotonin Can Help with Your Sleep?

Did You Know That Serotonin Can Help with Your Sleep? The human brain naturally produces a soothing neurotransmitter called serotonin, mostly from the amino acid tryptophan that is derived from dietary proteins. Serotonin plays many important roles in the brain’s biochemistry and is intimately involved in maintaining an upbeat mood,...

Brain Health, Mood

This is How Probiotics Can Help Support a Healthy Mood

This is How Probiotics Can Help Support a Healthy Mood Perhaps you’ve heard of probiotics and have wondered about their health benefits. If you aren’t taking probiotics, here are some essential facts you need to know about these powerful microorganisms. What Are Probiotics? The word probiotic comes from Latin: pro...

Brain Health, Ingredients

Learn How to Boost Your Memory with Curcumin

Learn How to Boost Your Memory with Curcumin Though often used interchangeably, the words turmeric and curcumin aren’t synonymous. Let’s take a closer look at the differences between turmeric and curcumin, and their important connection. What is Turmeric? Turmeric is a plant that’s been used for thousands of years as...

Brain Health, Ingredients

How Can Ginkgo Biloba Promote a Better Memory?

How Can Ginkgo Biloba Promote a Better Memory? Ginkgo biloba is the most ancient living tree. It has been around for at least 200 million years and is often referred to as a living fossil. This tree is extremely hardy, resistant to pests, can reach 100 feet in height and...