Tag Archives: Memory

Fears over statins side-effects of mental, memory and pain problems

The study examined 556 patients over four years and found up to 49 per cent developed adverse reactions, including mental health disorders, sleep and brain function problems. Up to a quarter suffered muscle pains and almost 20 per cent had problems with thinking or memory. The research, soon to be published in the journal Current… Read More »

Cannabis abstinence tied to memory improvement in adolescents, young adults

(Reuters Health) – – Not using cannabis for a month could improve learning ability for adolescents and young adults who used the drug at least weekly, a U.S. study suggests. The study from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston assessed 88 participants, ages 16 to 25, and found that not using cannabis for a month resulted… Read More »

Stress Shrinks Your Brain and Impairs Memory

Studies have found strong links between acute and/or chronic stress and a wide variety of health issues, including your brain function and risk for dementia. For example, animal research1 published in 2014 reported that elevated levels of stress hormones can speed up short-term memory loss in older adults by inducing structural changes in the brain.… Read More »