Alzheimer’s|Dementia

THE BASICS OF PROTECTING OUR BRAIN FROM DEMENTIA

THE BASICS OF PROTECTING OUR BRAIN FROM DEMENTIA BY ANTHONY CIRILLO •  Sixty and Me, February 5, 2020  •  HEALTH AND FITNESS There is a common myth that once someone is diagnosed with dementia, well, it’s very much a death sentence, perhaps a tortuously long-time coming. But research is starting to reveal that...

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Exercise May Improve Thinking Skills in People as Young as 20

Exercise May Improve Thinking Skills in People as Young as 20 Regular aerobic exercise such as walking, cycling or climbing stairs may improve thinking skills not only in older people but in young people as well, according to a study published in the online issue of Neurology. The study also...

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Lightheaded When Standing? Dementia Risk Later? Smilecast 189

Feel Lightheaded when Standing Up? You May Have a Greater Dementia Risk (Editor’s Note: I am only reporting on the study. It does not imply my endorsement or belief in it) People who feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded when standing up may be experiencing a sudden drop in blood pressure...

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V-Log – Lightheaded When Standing? Dementia Risk Later?

Feel Lightheaded when Standing Up? You May Have a Greater Dementia Risk (Editor’s Note: I am only reporting on the study. It does not imply my endorsement or belief in it) People who feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded when standing up may be experiencing a sudden drop in blood pressure...

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Lightheaded When Standing? Dementia Risk Later?

Feel Lightheaded when Standing Up? You May Have a Greater Dementia Risk (Editor’s Note: I am only reporting on the study. It does not imply my endorsement or belief in it) People who feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded when standing up may be experiencing a sudden drop in blood pressure...

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Is There a Link Between High Blood Pressure and Alzheimer’s? – Possibly

High Blood Pressure May Be Linked to Brain Disease, Alzheimer’s Older people who have higher blood pressure may have more signs of brain disease, specifically brain lesions, according to a study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Researchers also found...

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Reduce Dementia Risk with These Lifestyle Choices

6 Lifestyle Choices to Reduce Dementia Risk including Alzheimer’s Your risk of developing Alzheimer’s and dementia increases as you grow older, and these diseases are not as rare as you think. In fact, they are quite common. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and dementia...

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Key Factors to Support Quality of Life in Dementia

Research reveals key factors to support quality of life in dementia A robust research analysis has identified what factors can be targeted to support people to live as well as possible with dementia. The study, led by the University of Exeter and published in the journal Psychological Medicine, found that...

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Helping Someone with Dementia Cope with Death in the Family

Helping A Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease Understand and Cope with Death In The Family (Contributed by Lydia Chan, Alzheimerscaregiver.net) Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of Americans, and even with all the studies that have been done surrounding its effects on the brain, it’s still nearly impossible for doctors to agree on one method...

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