Although Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are not yet entirely preventable, you can learn to boost your ability to organize information, cement it in your mind, and recall it more easily. The following tips on how to improve memory are among the most accessible steps you can take
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Alzheimer’s disease does not affect just the elderly—sometimes it can attack people in their 50s, 40s, and even 30s. And when it does, the effects can be devastating. So what is early-onset Alzheimer’s disease (EOAD)?
Simply put, EOAD involves the onset of Alzheimer’s before the age of 65, when it will
Regularly engaging in memory improvement games, training exercises that help you practice specific cognitive abilities (e.g., attention or processing speed), seems to protect against memory loss better than memory strategies alone. So as we get older, it’s important to keep our minds moving.
Memory Improvement Games, Tips, Advice
Cognitive training exercises —
You probably know that regular exercise lowers the risk of mild cognitive impairment, or “pre-dementia,” and Alzheimer’s, but do you know which exercise is best for brain health? Step off the treadmill and pick up some iron because newer research shows strength training outperforms aerobics when it comes to improving
Studies show a ketogenic diet can slow and even reverse symptoms of memory loss and cognitive impairment throughout all the dementia stages. You might be asking, “What is a ketogenic diet?”
A ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, and low-carbohydrate diet that produces ketones—compounds the body can use to produce energy.
Q: Do men and women experience the same heart attack symptoms?
A: Heart attack is a leading killer of women over the age of 50, but it can be harder to detect. The traditional symptoms that we think of as signaling a heart attack (chest pain and a tingling left arm)
Many people think of B12 as the vitamin to take for low energy, but vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms go way beyond feeling tired.
Secrets to Super Aging
Some people maintain full cognitive performance well into their 80s, and they may have their genes to thank for it, according to a study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, May 29, 2018. Researchers investigated the genomes of 56 “SuperAgers”—people ages 80 or older, who scored as
The sad truth is that nearly half of people in the U.S. with depression are not getting the level of care they need, according to statistics collected by the National Institute of Mental Health. This is true even though multiple effective therapies are available. Minority groups are particularly unlikely to
Memory Maximizers: Staying Fit May Help Memory and Aortic Health; Maintain Memory By Re-learning It Over Time
Staying Fit May Help Preserve Memory and Aortic Health
Exercising regularly and keeping fit has countless health benefits. A recent study adds to that list with findings that suggest the rate of decline in certain aspects of memory may be related to overall physical fitness and the stiffness of the aorta.