Tag: Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s may begin with damaged blood vessels

For decades, scientists have been trying to figure out what sets off the brain changes that lead to the devastating memory loss of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Sleep disruptions linked to Alzheimer’s disease

That’s because disruptions to your circadian rhythm may be one of the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease, years before devastating memory loss sets in.

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Diabetes and prediabetes speed up cognitive decline

According to a new study, those blood sugar woes might not be the end of your struggles. That's because diabetes and prediabetes can speed up cognitive decline.

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Mulberries may protect against Alzheimer’s

According to a new study, there’s a natural way to help ensure that you can protect you memories for longer. I'm talking about mulberries.

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Fluctuating blood pressure linked to dementia

Not only is having high blood pressure a risk factor for dementia, but according to a new study, that's not the whole story - because having a blood pressure that frequently fluctuates could [...]

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Cutting carbohydrates could save your memory and heart

Being told to cut out carbohydrates might sound like a punishment, but it’s actually a gift – not only to the health of your digestive and cardiovascular systems, but also to your brain. Here’s why.

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Caffeine helps protect against dementia

As we age, our brains can become a little sluggish. But that doesn't have to mean the beginning of cognitive decline - because a new study shows that the same coffee or tea that wakes you up in [...]

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What the Finnish know about preventing dementia

According to a new study out of Finland, partaking in a hot sauna regularly may lower your risk of dementia by as much as two-thirds. But you don’t have to live in a Nordic country to reap the [...]

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Alzheimer’s disease often misdiagnosed

Since there’s no blood test for Alzheimer’s disease, and the symptoms are often misunderstood, it’s all-too-frequently misdiagnosed by doctors – almost 20 percent of the time!

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Lack of sleep keeps your brain from making new memories

New study out of Germany shows that the brain actually wipes the slate clean as it sleeps at night, and missing even one night of sleep can prevent you from taking in new information.

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