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Dementia and Pain Medication: A Debilitating Cocktail

Last week, my Mom’s back pain was so bad that she declined to get out of bed. She has complained of back pain on and off for a year, but it was never more than a minor complaint and one that she refused to take any medication to treat when offered. 408 more words

A Day In The Life Of Dementia

Depression and Dementia

Many people find the changes in behavior caused by Alzheimer’s to be the most challenging and distressing effect of the disease.

The chief cause of behavioral symptoms is the progressive deterioration of brain cells. 265 more words

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Scientists Have Discovered A Gene Of Alzheimer's Disease. Part 3 of 3

Scientists Have Discovered A Gene Of Alzheimer’s Disease – Part 3 of 3

He noted that a combination of gamble factors – unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, smoking and high blood pressure combined with a person’s genetic profile – all contribute to Alzheimer’s risk. 49 more words

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Scientists Have Discovered A Gene Of Alzheimer's Disease. Part 2 of 3

Scientists Have Discovered A Gene Of Alzheimer’s Disease – Part 2 of 3

The investigators then examined brain tissue from 189 dead people who had not had Alzheimer’s, who ranged in age from less than 1 year to 92 years. 131 more words

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Scientists Have Discovered A Gene Of Alzheimer's Disease. Part 1 of 3

Scientists Have Discovered A Gene Of Alzheimer’s Disease – Part 1 of 3

Scientists Have Discovered A Gene Of Alzheimer’s Disease. People with a high-risk gene for Alzheimer’s complaint can begin to have brain changes as early as childhood, according to a new study. 122 more words

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Music Thursdays: Hold You Up / I'm Not Going To Miss You

This week on Music Thursdays, I am talking about two short and great music videos that you should check out! ¬†First, the YouTube channel¬†SoulPancake… 175 more words

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Balanced Nutrition

My grandfather spends every friday shopping for my grandmother’s next week’s fruit and snacks. Because he believes proper nutrition is important to keep the body strong and healthy. 204 more words

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