Whenever I went to see my grandmother in her nursing home and my visit coincided with a guest musician playing in the activity room, she insisted that we go. She loved these events, and I loved them too. It was cheering to see the room light up as residents came … Read More
Vitamin D deficiency can cause a slew of problems. Side effects of a vitamin D deficiency can include impaired immune function, decreased bone density, and depression. And now researchers have discovered that vitamin D is an essential vitamin for memory, too.
Here, we look at three benefits of vitamin … Read More
CoQ10, or coenzyme Q10, is a naturally produced enzyme found in the mitochondria in every cell of your body. CoQ10 benefits include the making of ATP—the major energy source needed for cell growth and maintenance in powering several of the body’s biological processes. CoQ10 also functions as an Read More
About 15 million Americans serve as an Alzheimer’s caregiver, an emotionally and physically exhausting job that can also be a strain on finances. Caregivers often lose time for themselves and may find they can’t participate in their favorite sports or hobbies as much, take spontaneous trips, be gone from … Read More
Paramount to protecting yourself from the toxic effects of aluminum poisoning is taking care to avoid ingesting it or exposing yourself to it through medications, skin care products, and other sources of aluminum contamination. But even with careful avoidance, aluminum is so abundant in the environment … Read More
Aluminum is a neurotoxin, that is, a poison to the brain and nervous system. Some experts have long speculated that this metal plays a role in Alzheimer’s disease, and evidence is steadily mounting that it indeed does. Fortunately, there’s also evidence that suggests that a number of natural … Read More
Numerous health benefits of red wine are associated with light-to-moderate consumption, which means 1-2 glasses a day for men and ½ -1 glass a day for women. When consumed in these amounts, the health benefits of red wine include lowering your risk for serious chronic diseases like heart disease, Alzheimer’s, … Read More
The growth in Alzheimer’s disease prevalence is alarming. An abundance of research is trying to figure out how we can protect our brains from degeneration to keep the mind sharp and memory intact. Among the many supplements and vitamins for memory protection are the B-vitamins, including B12, B6, B9, and … Read More
Do you think mild cognitive impairment (or “pre-dementia”) and Alzheimer’s affects only the old? Think again. Dementia symptoms now affect an increasing number of people in their 40s. The result: an increasing number of people being diagnosed with early-onset or younger-onset Alzheimer's.
Mild cognitive impairment is a loss of … Read More