Today my Mom thought she was in the town where she grew up. Everyone she saw, she thought had some connection to her hometown. It doesn’t matter that she hasn’t lived there in 40 years — that’s where her mind resides today. 983 more words
Tags » Cognitive Decline
Tea is one of the most popular beverages in the United States; in 2015, more than 3.6 billion gallons of tea were consumed in the country, with black tea being the favorite. 553 more words
Regular readers know how much I follow developments in the study of the brain. Here is some fresh fascinating info from Johns Hopkins.
Summary: Researchers report orthostatic hypotension could cause lasting damage to the brain because it can reduce blood flow to the brain. 536 more words
Glycemia but not the Metabolic Syndrome is Associated with Cognitive Decline: Findings from the European Male Ageing Study.
Since I have at least three cases of Alzheimer’s or dementia in my family, this kind of information always resonates with me.
Women do better on verbal memory tests commonly used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease compared to men with the same amount of neurotoxic protein in their brains, a… 566 more words
Science tells us that in terms of ageing, from around the mid 20s there is a gradual decline in cognitive and physical abilities. This has always been the case, and as ever the enemy of aging athletes has been their age itself. 480 more words