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Seeking a Boost in Motivation for Healthier Habits?

Thursday, March 21st 2024 10:00am 4 min read
Dr. Jessica Peatross dr.jess.md @drjessmd

Hospitalist & top functional MD who gets to the root cause. Stealth infection & environmental toxicity keynote speaker.

If you’re in need of an additional push to reinforce a commitment to lose weight, enhance your sleep quality, elevate your nutritional intake, intensify your fitness routine, or moderate your alcohol consumption, you’ll be encouraged to discover that these initiatives can collectively contribute to improved cognitive well-being.

A pioneering global research initiative spearheaded by experts at the McCance Center for Brain Health at Massachusetts General Hospital has developed and authenticated a Brain Care Score (BCS) index. This tool simplifies the process of evaluating your health achievements and identifying areas for enhancement. The ultimate reward is a more resilient brain, characterized by a diminished likelihood of encountering dementia and strokes.

This innovative scorecard, aimed at forecasting the long-term implications of current lifestyle choices on cerebral health, is the first of its kind.

This tool represents a significant contribution, offering a new method to gauge the risk of dementia and stroke based on lifestyle choices. It’s a novel assembly of well-acknowledged health factors, presented in a fresh and accessible format.

What Does the Scorecard Encompass?

The McCance Brain Care Scorecard compiles scores across twelve diverse categories spanning physical, lifestyle, and socio-emotional aspects, including:

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