Know the Symptoms of Brain Swelling

Swelling is a serious complication of brain injury and can lead to brain damage. But there are other causes of brain swelling as well, so itís important to know symptoms.

The Surprising Impact Exercise Has on Your Eye Sight

Exercise is even better for your health than previously thought. New research claims it has both vision and brain benefits.

Maria Shriver's Important Mission for Women's Brain Health and America's Adderall Epidemic

Journalist, author and former first lady of California Maria Shriver and her daughter Christina Schwarzenegger sat down with LIVESTRONG's Jess Barron to discuss their new documentary "Take Your Pills."

Kate Walsh Reveals She Was Diagnosed With a Brain Tumor

Actress Kate Walsh revealed that she was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2015 - read about the symptoms that raised a red flag.

How Does Soccer Affect the Body?

Playing a 90-minute game of soccer is an intense experience, and affects your whole body, from your brain to your feet. Playing the sport provides cardiovascular and muscular fitness. The bulk of the work is done by your legs, but you use many other muscles as well.

The fascinating effect social media has on your memories

Documenting your experiences on social media may have a negative impact on your memory of them, claims a new study.

What Just One Glass of Wine Does to Your Brain

Research shows that just one glass of wine or beer each night with a little extra on the weekends could be harming your brain, especially your memory.

A Win for Gamers! Why You Should Play Super Mario Every Day

According to new research from the University of Montreal, Super Mario 64 can help to slow cognitive decline in older adults.

LIVESTRONG Leaders Submit Important Panels for Austin's SXSW 2018! They Need Your Votes!

Vote now to get LIVESTRONG.COM VP and GM Jess Barron's and Social Media Director Lia Haberman's panel discussion ideas accepted for SXSW 2018!

Does Blood Flow to the Brain Increase During Exercise?

When you exercise, increased activity in your muscles triggers an increased need for oxygen-rich blood. To meet this vital need, your heart rate speeds up and blood flow to your body increases.

Effects of Brain Swelling

When any tissue in the body is injured there is a degree of swelling that results from bruising, chemical release and healing. But the brain is inside an enclosed skeletal shell, the skull.

Why Do I Feel Lightheaded When Bodybuilding?

Strength training and bodybuilding place a lot of stress on your body. Heavy weights that cause you to strain more than normal can affect your blood pressure and heart rate.