Smorgasbord Health Column – Top to Toe – The Brain – How the brain develops from conception through life by Sally Cronin

Sally’s continuation of her study of how the brain develops throughout our lifetime and information on lifestyle-related deterioration of the brain. Even though we are living longer, dementia is not an automatic progression and understanding how this amazing organ works and what it requires to be healthy, is vital….A post which we should all read as we only have one brain and we need to keep it in optimum health for as long as we can…

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

It is two years since I posted this series on the major organs of the body and how they work and I am always looking for research updates to share with you. Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease and other related conditions are rarely out of the headlines and it is probably everyone’s worst fear. There is a genetic link to some forms of dementia,but it is not as common as lifestyle related deterioration of the brain.  Even though we are living longer, dementia is not an automatic progression and understanding how this amazing organ works and what it requires to be health, is vital.

Part One:Brain – Introduction and Anatomy

How the brain develops from conception through life

How the brain develops.

We are hard wired and from the moment of conception there will be enforced changes to the structure and function of our brains. Whilst the process of development…

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