Kyle van Heerden

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As our science editor, Kyle contributes incredibly insightful scientific and inspiring content to our website and app. As an online educator and researcher, Kyle is passionate about combining storytelling, clinical evidence, and physiotherapy & physical therapy practices into something practical, helpful, and engaging for physiotherapists & physical therapists.

The five fatal flaws in your plan to fall asleep

Battling to fall asleep? Make sure you’re not making any of these five mistakes.

Smoking and lifespan: we crunch the numbers

Discover what smoking does to your brain, how it increases your risk of dementia and how many years you can add to your life by quitting smoking.

A step-by-step guide to reducing dementia risk through exercise

Stop working harder and start working smarter with our simple guidelines.

The connection between alcohol and brain health

Could a daily pint of beer or glass of wine age your brain? We look at the science to see if “Happy Hour” is making your brain anything but.

Five benefits of exercise for reducing Dementia risk

Starting a movement: how to be happier and stress less while improving your brain with the power of movement.

of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed