People who have Alzheimer’s disease typically go through distinct phases in which symptoms gradually worsen. However, not everyone will go through all of the Alzheimer’s stages, nor progress through them at the same rate. For example, recent research has provided some evidence that in Alzheimer’s disease, the signs of dementia
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is turning into a true epidemic. Today, more than 5 million Americans live with the effects of this disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and the numbers are climbing. By 2050, nearly 14 million people over age 65 will have developed Alzheimer’s. The cost of caring for
Some of Americans’ favorite foods stand out as particularly harmful to brain health—especially when eaten frequently as part of a daily diet. Research suggests that avoiding these unhealthy foods is one important way to help protect your mental acuity and reduce your risk for cognitive decline.
A case in point is
Q: Can you explain the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia?
A: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and vascular dementia have some similar symptoms, but there also are important differences between the two conditions.
It is still unclear what causes AD, and, while research points to lifestyle approaches that may help protect against it,