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The real cause of Alzheimer’s disease?

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 09:30 PM
Other additional risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease

Up until now, causes of Alzheimer’s have only been speculated. Current ideas surround genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors. One thing is for certain, though, Alzheimer’s disease has a huge impact on the brain – killing brain cells which leads to… Read More

Scared about Alzheimer’s? It could be something else

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Monday, January 26, 2015 - 05:02 AM

It’s the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s, and yet it’s often misidentified and therefore underdiagnosed – to the detriment of many patients. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, what’s called Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)… Read More

Memory test for Alzheimer’s

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, June 05, 2014 - 06:00 AM

A friend of a mine spends every single weekend at her younger sister’s house to take care of their mom (and give her sister’s family a break). The mom has Alzheimer’s disease, she must be close to 80, and the… Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease Cases Set to Triple

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Monday, March 25, 2013 - 01:43 PM

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating degenerative brain disease that impairs brain function, leading to memory loss and decreased thinking skills.  Eventually, individuals suffering with Alzheimer’s disease are unable to carry out basic everyday tasks and the disease ultimately leads to… Read More