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Our Brains Begin to Slow Down at Age 24

Is 24 the new 50? If you’re going by when our intellectual skills start to decline and dull due to the passage of time, then it might be. 249 more words

Signs of cognitive decline that we should worry about

It was recently reported that tip-of-the-tongue phenomena isn’t something that we need to worry excessively about.

It appears that older people have the experience of not being able to identify someone famous or find the name of something more frequently than younger people (“ 308 more words

Raising Awareness

Preventing Dementia: Exercise

According to a recent study detailed at Neurology.org, exercising in your twenties is an effective method of preventing cognitive decline. This longitudinal study of 2747 participants tested cardiovascular health of the participants and then 25 years later tested the participants’ cognitive function. 140 more words

Neuro

Families Would Welcome Alzheimer's Screening, But Task Force Says It's Too Early

For Bernie Limper, the first hints that her mother might be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease came in the usual way. “I noticed my mother was more than just a little forgetful,” she says. 817 more words

Sleep Tight, Think Right: The link between insomnia and Alzheimer's disease

I love to sleep and will sleep nine hours a night if I can. Maybe to justify this indulgence, I pay attention to research on the benefits of sleep and recent studies are showing that sleep deprivation likely contributes to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. 427 more words

Health

Wounds, cuts and abrasions! All need special care!

Wounds might seem simple but even the most simple can turn nasty.

Health Advice

Parkinson's Prevention: The roles of antioxidants, iron, and pesticides

I remember telling my first patient with Parkinson’s disease that she needed to move because she lived in a subdivision that was built on an old landfill. 653 more words

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