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Dementia: Time to Fight Back

This post is the first in a series on dementia.

Dementia refers to a group of symptoms that cause mental decline, such as memory loss and difficulties communicating and problem solving. 535 more words

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Smell Test May Help Detect Alzheimer's Dementia

The Evidence: Scientists have found that individuals who are unable to identify certain odors are more likely to experience cognitive impairment. The researchers believe that brain cells crucial to a person’s sense of smell are killed in the early stages of dementia. 397 more words

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Manic Panic vs Growing Up

See now, this is one of the under-publicised benefits of having an older sibling: we break parents in so that our younger siblings need only follow in our footsteps. 771 more words


Dementia update

Just because you’ve retired doesn’t mean you should just slob out.

The National Institute for Health & Care Experience (NICE) is urging GPs to exploit a… 315 more words


Do I Have Normal Memory Loss, or a Symptom of Alzheimer's Disease?

As we get older, many of us tend to suffer from some extent of memory loss or cognitive decline. This can be normal, or it could be a sign of a serious illness like Alzheimer’s or dementia. 462 more words

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Power Foods for the Brain

Power Foods for the Brain by Dr Neal Barnard
This is a wonderful presentation by Dr Barnard who I admire very much. He gives a clear non technical explanation of how to reduce to almost zero the chances of developing dementia as you age, no matter what genetic predisposition you may have. 20 more words


Bulletproof Turmeric: An Herbal Alternative to Bulletproof Coffee

Bulletproof coffee isn’t the only way to have a delicious brain-boosting beverage. You can boost your cognitive function with curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric. Curcumin protects the brain from cognitive deterioration caused by stress. 328 more words