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
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
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 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
As we age a certain level of memory loss is expected. This happens because the connections between our brain cells get weaker. There is a big difference between simple forgetfulness and serious memory loss though. In the United States over… Read More