Brain cells depend on a steady supply of nutrients and antioxidants to keep them healthy and functioning efficiently. Poor nutritional status can interfere with production of neurotransmitters and decrease neurological function, contributing to memory loss, confusion, mental fatigue, and more serious long term effects.
Most over-the-counter & prescription sleep aids shouldn’t be used for over 2 weeks or in people 65+ due to side effects, falls, confusion, & even dementia. Safer alternatives including melatonin and magnesium can be used to support natural healthy sleep cycles without the same short and long term risks and side effects.
The brain has a specialized security system called the blood brain barrier to protect it from internal and external harms. Aging, inflammation, & disease weaken the barrier allowing toxins & harmful chemicals into the brain, accelerating neurodegenerative processes especially related to oxidation & free radical damage.
Inadequate sleep is linked to long-term health risks including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Common pharmaceutical sleep aids tend to increase a person’s risk while more natural nutritional approaches including melatonin and magnesium appear to decrease cognitive risk while promoting better more restful sleep.
Brain health and gut health are closely related. Your gut has it’s own separate nervous system, often called the “second brain” or formally, the enteric nervous system. The health of the enteric nervous system tells us a lot about the health of the brain in your head.
Olivamine® is a patented antioxidant formula based on olive extracts with hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein plus supporting vitamins and amino acids. It was created to promote cellular health by activating mitochondrial antioxidants that are known to play a role in inflammation, disease, and longevity.
One of the features of the McCord Research products is they contain our special patented Olivamine remedy. As the name suggests, the formula is based on potent extracts from the olive containing hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein, two of the most potent antioxidants ever discovered, providing many of the health benefits.