As estrogen levels drop after menopause, studies show that it impacts women’s memory. Memory loss is a very common symptom many seniors report. In fact, 75 percent of older adults report some degree of memory problems. Although women generally outperform… Read More
Eating strawberries and blueberries may help prevent age-related memory loss and heart attacks, according to research studies. Enjoying a serving or two of recognized brain foods on a daily basis could help to maintain brain health and mental performance.
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We all have those forgetful moments, but as we age they can become more prominent and frequent. U.S. Memory Care estimates that 5.1 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and by the year 2050 nearly 20 percent of… Read More
Parkinson’s disease risk in men has been found to be lower with high uric acid (urate) levels in blood. Urate is formed when purines – found in many of the foods and beverages we consume – are broken down in… Read More
We encounter stress on a daily basis, when we are stuck in traffic or waiting in the long lineup at the grocery store, for example. Stress can vary greatly from mild to severe and chronic. Numerous studies have shown the… Read More
A good night’s sleep may improve memory due to brain activity in hippocampus. Researchers from Bristol’s Center for Synaptic Plasticity uncovered additional benefits of a good night’s sleep. The findings are important because poor sleep is a pressing issue in… Read More
Memory problems are quite common in seniors, but new findings suggest that seniors’ memory may improve through computer use. The findings reveal that using computer even once a week is enough to help ward off age-related memory decline and improve… Read More
Memory has been found to be impaired by midnight snacks – which may also negatively affect learning and brain physiology. In a study conducted on mice, the researchers found that eating during typical sleeping hours changes the brain physiology. Furthermore,… Read More
It may seem natural for us to begin forgetting the small stuff as we get older, but memory loss isn’t a natural part of aging. Frankly, you may be partaking in habits which are speeding up memory loss without even… Read More
Maintaining a healthy aging mind is one of the greatest challenges that health authorities are facing with the constant increase in the numbers of aged adults. According to researchers who are trying to figure out how to keep the aging… Read More
Cold sores (herpes simplex virus) can raise the risk of memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease. Cold sores are not only unsightly to look at and uncomfortable, but they can be a sign of serious health problems as well.
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When cholesterol is discussed we often think about the heart, heart disease and even stroke, but memory and cognitive function don’t generally cross our minds, although they should. New research from Heidelberg University in Germany found that having high cholesterol… Read More