The critical difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia is that Alzheimer’s is a specific disease and dementia is a term used to describe symptoms that can be caused by a number of different diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD). So, the answer to the question, “Is there a difference between Alzheimer’s and
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Caffeine Pumps Up Memory
Just 200 milligrams of caffeine—a little more than the amount contained in an average-size cup of coffee—can boost your memory performance for up to 24 hours, according to a study published online in the Jan. 12, 2014 issue of the journal Nature Neuroscience. Researchers recruited a group
Think that morning bagel or pasta dinner is no big deal? Think again. Studies show eating gluten can cause brain disorders that could ultimately raise your risk of memory loss, dementia symptoms, and Alzheimer’s.
We all know that a poor diet causes weight gain, heart disease and diabetes. But did you know that your brain can be affected by your diet just as much as your waistline can? Fortunately, as a healthy diet can help you…
In the movies, the hero takes a serious blow to the head, shakes it off, and continues on his quest to save the world with nary a symptom. In real life, a serious blow to the head often causes dementia symptoms…