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Stanford: What ‘waking up confused’ means

sleep

Has the sound of the telephone ever pulled you like a fish from water out of a deep sleep?

You blindly grab for the phone, mumble out a grumpy “hello” only to realize that you haven’t picked up the phone at all, but are speaking into the battery pack at the bottom of your alarm clock?

Maybe you … Read More

Why your mood could be a sign of serious illness

DEMENTIA, DEPRESSIONAs a doctor, I see people with a wide variety of health issues every day. One that I have noticed is really prevalent is depression in seniors.

As people get up in years, the risk of dementia and other degenerative diseases of the brain become much more likely. So that’s why this new information I was reading about … Read More

If this is your blood type, you could be at risk for Alzheimer’s

memory, bloodForgetting people’s names or where you put your keys?

Memory loss is an issue that plagues so many of us as we age. And scientists continue to point out ways to prevent the decline that is seemingly a natural part of aging. You need to keep stress and blood sugars relatively low, and of course, absolutely no smoking…. Read More

The food you need now to protect your memory

brain, dietBarbecuing is a great way to maintain flavor and enjoy delicious meats such as chicken, pork or steak. It’s important to get in your protein for overall health, but don’t just stick to the the barbecue staples and try grilling up some fish.

Another reason I’d recommend fish as a healthy alternative to grilling up a steak or … Read More

Scientists say this therapy works best for memory problems…

161145970If you have ever tried to find your way around a high-tech device and not been quite sure what to do, there is a good reason you should keep trying to figure it out.

A new study from the University of Texas at Dallas’ Center for Vital Longevity has revealed that challenging older adults with seldom or never-before-tried … Read More

ER doctors say seniors at risk of this one critical condition

malnutrition, seniorsMy mom is always saying how she and my dad eat far less than they used to. They just don’t have a big appetite and don’t like to eat out at restaurants much, either, because the portions, they complain, are far too big. (And they are for anyone, in my opinion.)

Now it could be because my folks … Read More

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