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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Q: Is it possible to “catch up on sleep” or is that just a myth or an excuse to sleep in?
A: As a side note, while it’s possible to make up for lost sleep, you can’t really make a big deposit in your sleep account to get you through the
As you get older you may not remember the details of an event or other piece of information, but you remember the gist of it. Think of Maurice Chevalier singing “I Remember It Well” in the movie Gigi. He remembers the long-ago romantic getaway, but not all the particulars like
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.
When it comes to memory power and concentration, selecting the right brain food is essential. Certain foods have been shown to do a good job of protecting memory and cognition, while it’s equally as important to avoid others.
Although diet isn’t the only factor that affects your brain’s prowess, it’s an
Do you feel as if you’ve been experiencing more short-term memory loss lately? Interestingly, what many of us think of as short-term memory—for example, recalling in the afternoon what we had for breakfast that morning—is actually defined by scientists as long-term memory.
Short-term memory is technically limited to information learned and
If Alzheimer’s disease or dementia —or what might seem like natural memory loss—has affected you or someone you know, consider the benefits of increasing acetylcholine or using an acetylcholine supplement.
Acetylcholine is an often-overlooked but critically necessary nutrient. Since the brain’s ability to create acetylcholine lessens as we age, the answer
For anyone who’s middle-aged or older, the specter of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) looms large: Currently, an estimated 5.7 million Americans have AD, and that number is expected to more than double by 2050.
You can lower your risk of some chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, by addressing certain risk factors.
Sitting for Too Long May Harm Your Memory and Physical Health
Numerous studies in recent years have found a strong link between too much sedentary behavior and higher risks of heart disease and other health problems. A small study published recently in PLOS One found that sitting for long periods is
Newsbriefs: Chronic Knee Pain & Depression Risk; Menopause & Memory Skills; Serious Life Events & Aging
Chronic Knee Pain Associated with Higher Depression Risk
Knee pain that accompanies osteoarthritis (OA) affects about 13 percent of women and 10 percent of men over the age of 60 in the U.S. This type of chronic knee pain can limit your mobility and your ability to take care of yourself.