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Alzheimer's, dementia & cognitive decline are NOT a normal part of the ageing process.

The world’s population is ageing. Combined with a longer life span, this creates increased health issues. Chronic diseases come with a high price in health care terms. 701 more words


Low Vitamin D: High Rate of Cognitive Decline

Vitamin D deficiency–alongside magnesium, potassium and folate to name just a few–is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies. You need vitamin D to absorb calcium for bone growth, and your muscles need it for movement; it helps nerves transmit messages and bolsters the immune system. 327 more words


Two Behaviors Reduce Dementia Risk

There is no single answer to the question: What causes Alzheimer’s and dementia in a certain percentage of the population? There are many studies, however, that investigate how one’s lifestyle contributes to the risk of developing dementia later in life. 532 more words

Alzheimer's And Dementia

Alzheimer's Wellness Approach

90% Reversed Cognitive Decline

It comes as no surprise that drug therapies have failed miserably to slow the rate of Alzheimer’s. However, a recent article in the Journal of Aging reports that, when combining multiple wellness approaches over a 2 year period, … 99 more words


6 Easy Ways to Prevent Cognitive Decline

According to a recent study, 1 in 10 people above the age of 60 years in Singapore has dementia, which is a “syndrome in which there is deterioration in memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities” ( 669 more words

Raising Awareness

Research Examines Customization of Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Technology in Patients with ALS and Cognitive Decline

The novel technology of brain-computer interface (BCI) uses brain activity, as measured by electroencephalogram (EEG) to control external devices, facilitating paralyzed patients’ ability to communicate. This technology¹ can allow patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to communicate even after they have lost the gaze control necessary for eye-tracking communication programs.¹ For maximum efficacy, BCI programs must account for aspects of disease heterogeneity, such as cognitive impairment, according to Andrew Geronimo, Ph.D., instructor, … 429 more words


Getting back the calm - regardless

Before my TBI in 2004, my weekends were a combination of busy-ness and calm. It seemed like I had unlimited energy, and I could pack a lot into each weekend, including studying things that fascinated me… 1,888 more words

Personal Experiences With TBI