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The Power of Neuroplasticity

8 Secrets for Vibrant Aging

The idea that we can only lose brain and nerve cells as we get older is a myth; in fact, neurogenesis, the creation of new neurons, and neuroplasticity, the formation of neural connections, can actually increase over time. In this video, Dr. Carrie Demers shares modern medical research about brain health, and explains how the practice of meditation helps us maintain and even build our cognitive power as we age, so that our mind stays lively, active, and clear.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 5 mins

About the Teacher

Carrie Demers, MD

Board-certified in both internal medicine and integrative medicine, Carrie Demers, MD, is a holistic physician who blends modern medicine with traditional approaches to health. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, nutrition, herbal medicine, yoga, and ayurveda. She has been the medical director of the Himalayan Institute PureRejuv Wellness Center (formerly Total Health Center) for the last 20 years. Widely recognized for her expertise, Dr. Demers has been interviewed by numerous magazines and newspapers, and lectures nationally on holistic health and ayurveda. She is a frequent contributor to yogainternational.com and the Himalayan Institute online Wisdom Library.

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