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Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention You Must Start Right Now

2016-08-25 05:23

Do you believe that Alzheimer’s disease is inevitable? Think again, as neurologists are discovering that by following their recommended Alzheimer’s disease prevention tips, that you can greatly reduce the odds of suffering from this disease.

According to a recent Reuters’ Health Watch video, health experts on Alzheimer’s disease are advising the public that Alzheimer’s may actually be preventable―if you take the proper prevent

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What burning more calories can do for your brain

2016-03-15 17:06

Burning more calories isn't just good for the waistline. Did you know getting up and being active can also help prevent Alzheimer's. Here's what calorie burning can do for preventing Alzheimer's disease.

Findings published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease show people who engage in physical activities like dancing, gardening, swimming or jogging have more gray matter in the brain.

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Vascular Dementia is Not Alzheimer's Disease

2016-01-04 12:26

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, and there’s so much discussion about it that it’s easy to overlook the second most common one—vascular dementia. A recent report in Diabetes Care brought to light the importance of understanding vascular dementia, as it’s been shown that women with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk of developing this form of dementia—rather than Alzheimer’s—than are men.

First of all, dementia is not a disease—it is a group of symptoms that have a negative impact on cognitive functions

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How Pomegranates Help Fight Alzheimer's Disease

2015-12-20 13:23

Perhaps you have heard from previous studies that pomegranates have been found to help protect against Alzheimer’s disease. Now scientists involved in new research have identified which compounds in this fruit seem to be behind this benefit.

The authors of several earlier research efforts have reported how compounds found in the hard-rind fruit pomegranate possess neuroprotective properties.

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Music Should Be Part of Alzheimer's Disease Treatment

2015-12-03 15:40

Several studies indicate that music should be part of Alzheimer’s disease treatment because it can be effective in dealing with significant challenges associated with the disease. Among those challenges are wandering, agitation, and depression. .

The conventional approach to dealing with Alzheimer’s patients who have wandering behaviors, depression, and/or agitation is to prescribe medications.

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Could Light Be a Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease?

2015-11-17 13:03

Results of a new animal study suggest that use of specific types of light could be a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. The treatment approach has been used in cancer patients but not in individuals with neurodegenerative diseases.

Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease continues to be a challenge as scientists struggle with verifying the exact causes of the disease, the degree of involvement of various contributing agents, and ide

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Sundowning symptoms and how they are experienced

2015-10-30 12:21

Sundowning is a phenomenon that is associated with increased confusion resulting in a variety of behaviors that you may not see other times of the day. It can happen with any form of dementia. Up to about 50% of persons diagnosed with some form of dementia may experience sundowning. I have my own personal theories about why it happens when it does. Keep in mind that for each person, sundowning may occur at different times of the day - it's called sundowning because it happens later in the day for a lot of people.

Some of the symptoms of Sundowning

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Alzheimer's Treatment: Snake Oil or Scientific Breakthrough

2015-10-30 11:08

What’s behind the claims and promises of the wonder treatments and cures for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Reading a magazine, watching television or logging onto your Facebook account can give you an endless supply of so-called break-through treatment and cures to investigate – articles, ads, infomerci

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Managing Dementia Behaviors Is Easier Than You Think

2015-10-23 11:44

Medical students are often taught, “When you hear hoofs, think horses, not zebras”. Zebra is a metaphor for symptoms, a condition, illness or disease that may be obscure, rare, scary or difficult to manage. The way to identify the sound of the hoof beats is to rule out the zebra. Maybe managing a dementia patient’s behavior is as easy as riding a horse as oppose to a riding a wild zebra.

I think a lot of people just attribute the unexplained behavior to the disease itself and think nothing can be done whether it is Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia unless we medicate

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Alzheimer’s Drug Aricept 23 (Donepezil) #4 on the List of Top 10 Most Dangerous Drugs

2015-10-19 20:58

Also see nutritional changes you can make now to possibly prevent Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer’s is an insidious and heartbreaking disease often misrecognized or misdiagnosed as “normal aging” or mere “forgetfulness”.

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