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Alzheimer's Disease

Cooking Food In This Heavy Metal Proves To Be Disastrous To Your Health

May 7 2017 - 5:59pm
Heavy Metal Toxicity Aluminum Cooking

We have gotten into an international bad habit of cooking our food in aluminum foil, which is one of the most commonly used items in the kitchen. Aluminum foil is popularly used for wrapping sandwiches and covering leftovers too. But is safe to cook and wrap our foods in this heavy metal?

How Heavy Metals Affect The Body

12 Foods that Improve Brain Aging and Diseases Like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Apr 20 2017 - 9:04pm
Aging woman

Drugs used for Alzheimer's treatment are not always safe, shows the research. This is why people are looking for alternative, including foods that can help with aging brain and benefits diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent degenerative disorder of the brain among elderly individuals. It is estimated that 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease.

Moringa Oleifera plant may help improve cognition in people with alzheimer’s disease (AD)

Mar 29 2017 - 11:06pm
Moringa Oleifera plant improves cognition, according to studies

Research on the cognitive related healing capabilities of Moring Oleifera (horseradish seeds) has confirmed ancient folklore of this miracle plant, which has been used for thousands of years, to treat cognitive dysfunction. This scientifically proven ability gives new hope for people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease.

Previous research has shown that moringa oleifera is able to alter brain monoamines, which have a role in memory processing.

There's now a brain health food guide from Canada

Mar 16 2017 - 8:38am
Brain healthy sardines

Baycrest scientists associated with the University of Toronto have published a Canadian Brain Health Food Guide. The primary mission of this publication is to help adults who are over 50 years old preserve their thinking and memory skills as they grow older.

It is important to treat your brain well to maintain optimal cognitive functioning, particularly as you get older.

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

Feb 15 2017 - 12:58pm
Alzheimer's Disease and Palliative Care

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.

6 Things You Should Know About Alzheimer's Disease

Feb 13 2017 - 5:41pm
Alzheimer's Disease

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

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

Feb 12 2017 - 7:50am
Dementia

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.

Life After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis: Paliative Care and Hospice Explained

Sep 22 2016 - 5:57pm
Alzheimer's Diagnosis and Paliative Care

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.

The Alzheimer's Disease Mortality Rate May Be Higher Than Officially Reported

Sep 7 2016 - 3:32pm
Elderly Woman

Studies show that Alzheimer’s disease may be killing more than 500,000 people in the United States each year, which would make Alzheimer’s disease the third leading killer behind heart disease and cancer. More than 5 million people have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. That number is expected to triple by 2050 with the aging of the “Baby Boom” generation if there are no significant medical breakthroughs until then.

Under-reporting of Alzheimer’s as a cause of death on death certificates is not a surprise to many Alzheimer’s experts.

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