A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s

A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s If you’re over 50 and find yourself misplacing your keys, forgetting why you went into a room or trying to remember a familiar friend’s name, you may be worried that you’re developing Alzheimer’s disease. “In America today, anyone over 50 lives in dread of the big … Continue reading “A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s”

Harvard nutritionist shares the No. 1 vitamin that keeps her brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods she eats ‘every day’

Harvard nutritionist shares the No. 1 vitamin that keeps her brain ‘young and healthy—and foods she eats ‘every day’ Dr. Uma Naidoo, a nutritional psychiatrist, educates her patients about the importance of maintaining their mental health and adopting a healthy diet. Likewise, Dr. Naidoo makes sure she practices what she advises her patients. “I always … Continue reading “Harvard nutritionist shares the No. 1 vitamin that keeps her brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods she eats ‘every day’”

Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise?

Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise? Medical experts are seeing a continual increase in neurological disorders that cause death and disabilities and neuroscientists are stepping up their research efforts to get to the root of the problem. Although specific causes of neurological disorders vary, some studies show age and environmental pollution are factors behind … Continue reading “Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise?”

Seniors: Mental Health Awareness

Seniors: Mental Health Awareness The normal aging process can cause cognitive abilities to decrease, but a new study shows that a certain part of the brain may help older adults compensate for the mental decline. The brain-centered study found people over 60 had better psychological health than younger people in their 20s. But, the decline … Continue reading “Seniors: Mental Health Awareness”

Prevent Alzheimers By Eating Right

Prevent Alzheimers By Eating Right Improving the health of your gut now could possibly ward off Alzheimer’s disease in the future. According to a new study, people with gut disorders may be at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Previously published observational studies have suggested that gastrointestinal tract disorders impact brain health. Now, investigators … Continue reading “Prevent Alzheimers By Eating Right”

Dementia Latest News

Dementia Latest News The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 kept thousands of older adults in their homes in order to reduce their risk of exposure to the coronavirus disease. During that time, many seniors, especially those in senior living communities, could not have visitors. So, they found themselves in social isolation until government-mandated lockdowns were lifted. … Continue reading “Dementia Latest News”

Dementia: Study Finds Connection Between Excessive Napping And Dementia

Dementia: Study Finds Connection Between Excessive Napping And Dementia It’s normal for older adults to take a nap during the daytime, especially if they want to catch up on sleep that they lost the night before. In fact, taking a short nap in the afternoon has been shown to boost energy and improve brain function. … Continue reading “Dementia: Study Finds Connection Between Excessive Napping And Dementia”

Blood Tests For Dementia, Alzheimer’s! A New Way To Diagnosis These Diseases

Blood Tests For Dementia, Alzheimer’s! A New Way To Diagnosis These Diseases Scientists have been working for decades on developing new methods that would accurately detect signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Prior to the early 2000s, the only way to know for sure whether a person had Alzheimer’s was to conduct an autopsy after … Continue reading “Blood Tests For Dementia, Alzheimer’s! A New Way To Diagnosis These Diseases”

Two or More Chronic Health Problems May Increase Risk of Dementia

Two or More Chronic Health Problems May Increase Risk of Dementia People in their mid-50s who have two or more chronic health conditions are at a higher risk of developing dementia later in life, according to a long-term study published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers at the University College London and the University of … Continue reading “Two or More Chronic Health Problems May Increase Risk of Dementia”

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat Dr. Uma Naidoo, nutritional psychiatrist and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, says there’s one question that her patients repeatedly ask her: “How can I maximize the power of my brain?” After years of studying the intricate connection between the gut and the … Continue reading “Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat”