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Brain Health in
July 1 2020
What about brain health in memory care? Check out the profile of an optimal brain health program that was formerly directed by Dr. Krystal L. Culler for a community-based memory care center.
Dr. Krystal L. Culler, DBH
Practical Tips to Help You Stay in the Know
As featured in AARP, The New York Times, Thrive Global, Bustle, EduMed, Reader's Digest, and more!
Power Up Your Brain- Six Ways to Boost Blood Flow
May 29, 2020
Optimal blood flow is a key component of brain health. Check out the article for 6 specific lifestyle strategies proven to be highly effective at boosting brain blood flow including meditation suggested by Krystal Culler.
Cognitive Impairment& Degenerative Disease-
& Career Guide
Key warning signs, when and where to get checked, and how you can help those who live and work with various levels of cognitive impairment. Interview with a Cognitive Impairment Specialist, Dr. Krystal L. Culler.
Senior life advisor
Stay-at-Home Health Tips for Aging Adults
The COVID-19 quarantine makes staying active a little more complicated, but it’s far from impossible. Consider taking these steps to boost your mood, reduce stress, and support your mental wellbeing such as establishing a Brain fitness routine suggested by Dr. Krystal Culler.
April 27, 2020
Being a lifelong learner can help your brain. "Prioritizing your brain health at a younger age can have cumulative effects as you get older," says Krystal Culler, who has a doctorate in behavioral health.
The Surprising Ways Chocolate Affects Your Brains
February 18, 2020
“Eating chocolate can be protective for your brain and enhance your brain’s plasticity, the lifelong ability to change and adapt,” says Dr. Krystal L. Culler, Founder of Your Brain Health Matters.
Can Boost Productivity, Creativity, and
February 17, 2020
When you incorporate movement into your day, you can boost productivity at the same time. “Build in brain breaks throughout your day to optimize your brain performance and prevent fatigue,” Krystal L. Culler, DBH, tells Thrive.
How Chocolate Affects Your Brain, According To Experts
February 14, 2020
Read on for ways chocolate impacts the brain ."The best chocolate to consume is dark chocolate for its health benefits," Dr. Krystal L. Culler, DBH, M.A. the Founder of Your Brain Health Matters.
How to Stay Hydrated and Energized All Day
February 2, 2020
These expert-backed tips will help you drink more while you’re at work. If you struggle with reminding yourself to drink water, Krystal L. Culler, D.B.H., suggests creating “memory routines” around your water bottle.
Read on for more details.
5 Microsteps to
Keep You Healthy if You Have a Desk Job
December 3, 2019
Your well-being doesn’t have to take a hit just because “sitting” is a job requirement. “Build in brain breaks throughout your day to optimize your brain performance and prevent fatigue,” Dr. Krystal L. Culler, D.B.H., M.A., founder of Your Brain Health Matters, LLC, tells Thrive.
Fun, Simple Activities Can Boost Brain Health
October 30, 2019
It is important to keep your brain sharp as your age. "In order to engage our brains for an ideal level of challenge, we should aim for something that is new, novel, and challenging, says Dr. Krystal L. Culler, DBH, M.A. Founder of Your Brain Health Matters, LLC.
Read this article for practical tips.
New York Times
How to Help Teenagers Keep
Track of Their Stuff
August 29, 2019
Expert advice on how to make sure all those new back-to-school jackets, water bottles, and backpacks make it back from school. “Teens need to pay attention,” said Krystal L. Culler“This may sound simple, but it is the crucial first step to memory. If you are not paying attention to where you placed an object, then your brain doesn’t process the information to store within your memory.”
13 Little Things You Can Do Every Day To Improve Your Brain Health
May 15, 2019
Brain health is 70 percent lifestyle and 30 percent genetics, Dr. Culler says, so you have a lot of control over how you feel. She also says it's never too late to start a new habit, and improve the health of your brain.
Read the article for 13 brain health tips.
Long Live The Brain
April 26, 2019
It's important to keep your brain sharp as you age.
Dr. Culler encourages people to think about brain fitness the same way they think about physical exercise. That means giving your brain a 15- to 20-minute daily workout, adding up to at least two hours a week.
Read on for easy ways to stimulate your brain.
Over 40? Here Are 40 Health Mistakes You're Too Old to Make
February 6, 2019
Once you reach the age of 40, these are all the health mistakes that you need to stop.
As you age, you need to make time for brain exercises in order to stay sharp and keep your memory intact. "Lifelong learning is critical for our brains to continue to grow with age," says Krystal L. Culler, DBH, an Atlantic Senior Fellow with the Global Brain Health Institute. According to the cranium expert, engaging in even just two hours of brain exercises every week is enough to mold your memory.
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Myths About Alzheimer's Disease
September 24, 2018
Misconceptions about Alzheimer’s risk factors and ways to prevent Alzheimer’s can stand in the way of your health.
"Alzheimer’s disease is NOT a normal part of aging," says Dr. Krystal L. Culler, DBH.
today's geriatric medicine
and Dementia: Challenge or Opportunity?
Recent research findings present recommendations for lifestyle modifications aimed at dementia prevention. Providers can play a key role in promoting these protective modifications. Understanding the importance of prevention earlier in the disease progress (because it is known that changes occur for up to 20 years in the brain and body before an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis) is an initial first step emphasized in this article.
Improve & Maintain Your
December 28, 2017
From diet upgrades to mental exercises, scientists detail new ways to keep your mind fresh.
Krystal L. Culler, a certified brain health gerontologist, says that one myth of aging is that we need less sleep as we get older, but in reality, we should still aim for seven to eight hours of uninterrupted sleep per night.
Muscle & Fitness:
How to Practice Mindful Meditation & Tools that Can Guide You
How meditation can make you happier and more successful than ever. From diet upgrades to mental exercises, scientists detail new ways to keep your mind fresh. “Meditation is personal, and it’s important for people to find a practice that is comfortable for them. Luckily, there are so many types,” says Krystal L. Culler, M.A., a certified brain-health gerontologist
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Brain Health's Triple Aim
The rapidly evolving field of neuroscience offers insight into understanding the brain-related mechanisms supported by a brain-healthy lifestyle. Brain adaptability is a lifelong process that can be enhanced by brain exercises, nonpharmacological interventions, and supplements or medications. Brain health is multifaceted and has numerous implications for the daily lives of older adults.