Your genetic background is responsible, at least in part, for your propensity to inherit certain medical conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias. The more family members you have who are affected by certain types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, the greater your risk becomes. So, strictly speaking, is dementia
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A new study suggests that physical activity you might not think of as exercise can improve brain volume and reduce the risk for Alzheimer’s disease by 50 percent. Other recent research suggests that seniors who exercise regularly may retain a higher level of mental function compared with seniors who take
The ketogenic diet benefits conditions ranging from epilepsy to Alzheimer’s disease. To follow the diet, use this ketogenic diet food list.
How does music affect memory and can it really help people with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease?
Need more incentive to get regular exercise? A new study provides the strongest evidence to date that by working toward becoming and staying physically fit when you’re younger, you’ll likely be preventing dementia later in life.
When it comes to preventing dementia symptoms and Alzheimer’s, women may have to be more conscientious than men. Why? Being female significantly increases your risk of developing Alzheimer’s later in life.