Upcoming Speaking Engagements

November 6 Women’s Brain Health Initiative: Women, Technology & Diabetes Mars Discovery District November 8 Harvard Business School : Better Brain Health for Top Performers Medisys Corporate Office Toronto December 4-6 Canadian Immunization Conference, Ottawa : Speaking on HPV January 12   Women’s Health Day St. Michaels Hospital Cardiology Group:  Vaccines for older women January 31-February 12 …

Dr. Vivien Brown

OPTIMAL BRAIN HEALTH MEANS HEALTHY AGING

Optimal Aging Means Good Brain Health, Especially For Women By Dr. Vivien Brown  Published by http://www.youareunltd.com/ Healthy aging is a lifelong process. We want to optimize opportunities for improving and preserving all aspects of health: physical, social and mental wellness and independence. We all want to live a long life, but also, a life that…

Common Sense Solutions & Dieting

One thing I’d like every woman to understand is the true meaning of diet. I cannot emphasize enough how much potential harm comes from our society’s insistence that diet simply means restricting caloric intake to lose weight. The current trend in maintaining a healthy weight is the non-diet approach for health, and although I say…

Top Trends in Preventative Healthcare

Science and Technology Converge Part I As a passionate advocate of preventative healthcare and wellness, I am glad to see that there will be an increased focus on prevention, because many older people continue to have chronic diseases which overwhelm their daily activities and are not enjoying a good quality of life in their later…

Brain Drain and Menopause: Reality or Myth ?

Is there such a thing as Brain Drain and Menopause? Research shows that the female sex hormone, estrogen, plays a key role in brain function. Estrogen declines during menopause, but that doesn’t mean your brain function will decline along with it. Although estrogen produced by our bodies helps the brain function, there’s no clear clinical…