Tag: memory loss

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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Vitamin B helps prevent pollution-related heart disease

We know that breathing in dirty air can do a number on your health – affecting everything from your lungs to your brain and your heart. But studies show that there’s something you can do to [...]

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Pomegranates help protect your brain against Alzheimer’s

One in ten adults over 65 lives with Alzheimer's. But you don't have to become part of that statistic -- because a recent study shows that eating pomegranates, an ancient superfruit, can protect [...]

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Preserve your memory with B vitamins

Korean scientists wanted to find out specifically whether an influx of B vitamins could ease the symptoms of mental decline and memory loss by decreasing a potentially harmful amino acid in the [...]

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Weight training curbs cognitive impairment

In a recent study, aging adults who participated in moderate strength training reduced symptoms of cognitive impairment after six months – and all it took was twice a week.

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Preserve your memory before it’s too late

Women have a natural advantage when it comes to memory. Specifically, women tend to have strong verbal memory skills

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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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Prevent diabetic retinopathy with omega-3s

New study shows that if you eat just two servings of omega-3 rich fish like salmon, mackerel and more each day you can cut your risk of diabetic retinopathy – or vision loss from diabetes – by [...]

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Acupuncture helps to combat mild cognitive impairment

Mild cognitive impairment affects many seniors and is often a precursor to Alzheimer’s or dementia. But a study shows that acupuncture may work to slow its progression… without drugs.

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