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How to avoid all types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.

The 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia which gets progressively worse. It usually begins with mild short-term memory loss which doesn’t appear to be problematic. Since even those without Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia experience memory slipups, it usually isn’t until the condition gets worse that Alzheimer’s is diagnosed. As the brain and nervous system […]

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What’s the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

No one wants to go through, or watch as a loved one develops, Alzheimer’s or any other type of dementia. Although often used interchangeably Alzheimer’s disease is actually one subset of dementia. Dementia Dementia is a set of symptoms. Alzheimer’s disease is one of many diseases that can cause dementia symptoms. The word “dementia” is […]

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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Who doesn’t want to live a long, healthy and independent life? Increase your chance of making that happen by learning about Alzheimer’s disease and how to reduce your risk. A recent study by the Alzheimer’s Association reported an estimated 6 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. That’s one in every ten adults, aged 65 and […]

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Use Foods to Lower Your Risk of Dementia and Stroke

Dementia is a term that refers to illnesses and diseases that affect memory. Everyone has heard of Alzheimer’s disease. It’s the most common memory-related disease. It also affects critical thinking, problem solving, and language skills. Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells. Those cells then lose their ability to function properly and they stop […]

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Great Foods for Brain Health

Eating right for brain health might be a new concept. Most people focus on foods that will help them lose weight or give them peak performance physically. It may not occur to them to eat for their brain’s health too. From birth until death, our brain is responsible for every body function. The brain tells […]

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Prevent Mental Decline Before It Begins

Mental decline or dementia can be seen in a number of behaviors and symptoms which indicate mind impairment. It isn’t a single disease. It generally refers to the process of losing one’s thinking skills, memory, or judgement. Mental decline usually happens slowly. It has usually begun long before an actual diagnosis is made and medical […]

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Social Activity vs Mental Decline

Social activity has really taken a hit since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Staying home for all except the most essential items has been really hard, hasn’t it? We know that social activity is key to a healthy optimally functioning brain. Isolation, on the other hand, contributes to many negative things including depression, early death, and […]

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids — You Need Them!

Omega-3 fatty acids… I’m sure you’ve heard of them. They’re important components of our diets. For the why, and how to get them into your body, read on… Omega-3 fatty acids are healthy fats that play key roles in our bodies. Up to 20% of the brain is composed of polyunsaturated fatty acids. The most […]

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