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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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
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
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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.
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IMPROVE YOUR BRAIN FUNCTION WITH YOGA
Yoga may be better than an aerobic workout in boosting brainpower, new research suggests. A small study comparing cognitive performance scores of 30 volunteers who en-gaged in both yoga and heart-pounding exercise revealed that engaging in yoga had a significantly greater effect on participants’ speed
For many individuals in middle age and beyond, senior moments are a cause for concern: Are occasional memory lapses normal, or are they an early indicator of mental decline that can lead to dementia?
These worries were undoubtedly heightened by a series of studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Associa-tion International Conference
A new study underlines the health risks associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The study (American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, March 1) found that severe OSA is associated with recurrent cardiovascular events in people with cardiovascular disease. Other recent data points to the importance of staying compliant