Articles relating to 'memory'

5 Fixes for memory loss

improve-memory-naturallyDo you remember your child’s second birthday? How about what you ate last week? If your memory is starting to fog, don’t hit the panic button! It’s not too late to give it a boost. In fact, there are many different things you can do every day to improve your memory.

With memory being so precious, wouldn’t … Read More

What a cold sore says about your memory

alzheimer's, memory, brainCold sores are not only unsightly to look at and uncomfortable, they can be a sign of serious health problems.

Previous research on cold sores has found that they can be tied to memory loss, but more recent study has made another conclusion about cold sores and your brain.

A cold sore is a form of the herpes … Read More

This miracle food reverses memory loss?

brain, memoryA mystery chocolate drink, made by confectionery company Mars, Incorporated, has turned back the clock on aging brains. Chocolate is even better for us than we thought!

A breakthrough study by Columbia University Medical Center has uncovered something quite remarkable: Normal, natural memory loss that comes with aging can be reversed. Not with some dangerous pharmaceutical cocktail, either…. 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

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

How laughter improves your memory

diabetes, memoryYou don’t need a doctor to tell you that a giggle session is good for the soul, but new research shows that it can also be good for your brain.

I’m all for it! Life is short, after all, and if can’t have a bring-you-to-tears laughter session now and again, well, what’s it all for?

A recent study … Read More

Memory test for Alzheimer’s

memory, alzheimer'sA 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 family is committed to caring for her as long as they can at home. You have to admire … Read More

Feel you’re losing your memory? This could be a simple fix

memory, exerciseHave you completed your recommended 30 minutes of brisk walking today?

Regular exercise is a common theme when it comes to protecting your health as you age. It is beneficial in many ways and supports day-to-day brain function. It turns out, getting that heart rate going boosts your brainpower, improving your overall memory and ability to learn as … Read More

Alzheimer’s Numbers: 1 In 6 Women At Risk

476739293Some very unsettling numbers were released by the Alzheimer’s Association: In the United States, … Read More

Seniors Have Sharper Memory Than Ever Before

178618070Oh so true: 50 is the new 40 and 60 is the new 70 and so on. But youthful vitality is not all physical appearance.

New research shows that seniors today have sharper minds than they did years ago. Yet another reason to enjoy getting older!

Comparing Age And Memory

During a European-based study, more than 200 elderly … Read More

Research Finds These Herbs Might Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease, MemoryWhat if the extracts of common herbs could aid in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease?

There’s no known cure for the disease and prevention is key, as the numbers of people affected are on the rise.

It’s the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, with more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. In … Read More

Your Statin Drugs Could Be Impairing Your Brain Function

177003617In the UK, statin drugs have been credited with a 50 percent decrease in deaths caused by heart attack. According to new research, however, while they may be guarding your heart from the effects of cholesterol or other heart disease, statins could very well be attacking another part of your body – your brain.

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Is Your Memory Loss from Healthy Aging or Disease?

177700778There are many changes that our body goes through as we age. One of the most noticeable changes is memory loss. A question that both patients and scientists have been asking for years is whether memory loss is a natural, healthy part of aging, or if it is a result of disease.

A recent study conducted at Cornell … Read More

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