May 2017

25
May

Is Midlife Obesity linked to Alzheimer’s Disease?

A new study reports that healthy aging of the brain relies on the health of our cardiovascular system, specifically the heart and blood vessels. Those individuals who have increased risk for heart disease and stroke in middle age are more likely to have more amyloid in the brain, which is the sticky protein that forms plaque in the brain that

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18
May

Australian Research Find Possible New Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

Australian researchers have reportedly found a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease that will restore all memory function in patients. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of Dementia, and is one of the leading causes of death. Those who are affected by this disease suffer from cognitive difficulty including language, problem solving and working with numbers, memory loss and withdrawal from social

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15
May

Tips for coping with Alzheimer’s financially.

One of the dark sides of illness is the costs and vulnerability that comes with money. It is important for those who suffer with Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia to get on top of their finances as soon as possible. Sufferers must discuss finances with a loved one or caretaker. Here are a couple of tips to help in the process:

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8
May

What can you do to help prevent Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s symptoms include short term memory loss, mood swings, confusion and difficulties using language. It typically reveals itself in people 65 and up. Early-onset Alzheimer’s can affect anyone, and very rarely people in their youth. Today, Alzheimer’s affects up to 27 million people worldwide. Although there is not yet a cure for Alzheimer’s, doctors agree that there are preventative measures

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4
May

Prevention: the Future of Alzheimer’s Research

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have changed gears in their scientific focus when it comes to Alzheimer’s Disease. While the traditional focus has been placed on treatment and a cure, now it is being focused on prevention and what that looks like. “In my experience, Alzheimer’s disease is the most feared disease in people over 65, And

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1
May

Caregivers need their sleep too.

We often forget to take care of ourselves when we are trying to take care of our loved ones who seem to need it more. Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s can be extremely time consuming, but you have to make time for you. One of the most important parts of your health is making sure that you are

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