Have you “thought” much about memory loss? If you haven’t – you should! Why? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in 8 older Americans has Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of the death in the U.S.
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While memory lapses occur throughout our lives, they become more frequent—and more worrisome—as we get older. The good news is that you can take action to keep your memory intact and possibly even prevent future cognitive decline. For optimal functioning, your brain needs proper nutrition, adequate exercise, regular stimulation, minimal
Ask the Doctor: What causes giant cell arteritis?
Q. I recently developed pain in my temples and parts of my scalp, along with occasional blurred vision. My doctor tells me I have giant cell arteritis, which can lead to blindness and stroke if not treated. What causes this condition?
A. Giant cell
Alzheimer’s disease strikes more than five million Americans, two-thirds of whom are women. Yet, one of the major challenges of the disease continues to be early detection.
Developing tests for Alzheimer’s diseases and even dementia is ongoing, but new research has revealed clinical approaches, self-tests, and self-analysis that may help identify