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Alzheimer's Disease

Keeping sugar levels down may help prevent Alzheimer’s

2017-02-26 08:08

Researchers say they have determined there is a "tipping point" which is linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's is a tragic kind of dementia which is associated with difficulties with memory, thinking and behavior.

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Life After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Palliative Care and Hospice Explained

2017-02-15 12:58

Several years ago, I ran my very special group for the Alzheimer's Association that was for the person who had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia AND their spouse, family members and caregivers. My goal throughout the many years that we met, was to educate and prepare everyone so that they could concentrate on making the most of their lives together instead of worrying what tomorrow would bring. No one in the group wanted to hear about hospice.

I think that for a lot of people, hospice means that someone is dying very soon.

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6 Things You Should Know About Alzheimer's Disease

2017-02-13 17:41

1 Alzheimer’s disease is not a part of normal aging.

Everyone’s memory tends to slip occasionally as they age because everyone’s brains atrophy as we age. Alzheimer’s disease is typically diagnosed in people over the age of 65 but it can be diagnosed at any age. If someone is diagnosed before the age of 65, it is considered, “early onset”. Almost half of the people over the age of 85 have an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

2. Alzheimer’s disease is not an old person’s disease

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There is hope for treatment of Alzheimer's with diet and probiotics

2017-02-12 07:50

Researchers have found that bacteria in the gut may play a significant role in Alzheimer’s disease. This finding opens up new considerations for prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's.

Alzheimer's is a devastating type of dementia that leads to memory loss and loss of other intellectual abilities.

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Music and meditation may protect you from memory loss

2017-01-23 05:51

Researchers say that early memory loss may actually be reversed with music and meditation.

The memory loss seen with Alzheimer’s Disease is devastating. There have been intensive investigations into the possibility of preventing this from happening.

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Chicoric acid may help with memory impairment in Alzheimer's

2017-01-16 18:14

Researchers have found a compound from chicory offers a possible treatment strategy for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders are devastating conditions which slowly rob people of their memory.

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Try living away from traffic to protect yourself from dementia

2017-01-05 08:38

Researchers have found that living near traffic is associated with an increased risk for dementia.

Living near a lot of traffic can create a lot of tension and raises fears of an increased risk for pulmonary diseases including lung cancer due to the pollution.

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Education can help you beat dementia

2016-11-23 06:18

There has been a trend towards less dementia in elderly people, particularly among the well educated.

As people age a big concern is possibly being hit with dementia. One good way to avoid dementia is to get a good education according to researchers.

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