Guest Blog by Dr. Jill Bjerke I was working with a client not long ago who afforded me one of those ÛÏepiphanyÛ moments.åÊ We were diligently rearranging her kitchen because she felt it difficult to work in.åÊ She said she could not find the things she needed when she needed...
Archives: April 2013
Stress Can Accelerate Alzheimer’s (VIDEO)
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Stress Can Accelerate Alzheimer’s
Stress-induced hormones produced by the brain can increase an individualÛªs risk of developing AlzheimerÛªs disease and accelerate the development of AlzheimerÛªs in individuals already suffering from the disease.This study is the first to discover the precise mechanism that causes stress-induced AlzheimerÛªs disease. When the brain is stressed, it produces steroids...
What Do You Believe About Older Adults?
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Americans More Sedentary Than Ever (VIDEO)
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Americans More Sedentary Than Ever
A new government study says that Americans are more sedentary than ever and that includes people who exercise regularly. Americans, on average, take 5,117 steps a day, far short of the averages in western Australia (9,695 steps), Switzerland (9,650 steps) and Japan (7,168 steps). The American Heart Association recommends 10,000...
Milk and Yogurt Better for Bone Health Than Cream (VIDEO)
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Good Mood Improves Memory and Decision Making (VIDEO)
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Milk and Yogurt Better for Bone Health Than Cream
Cream is not as effective as milk or yogurt in promoting bone health and combating osteoporosis.åÊåÊIn the Framingham Offspring Study, 3,212 participants completed a food frequency questionnaire and were followed for hip fracture for 12 years. 2,506 participants had scans to see if they had decreased bone mineral density. The...