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This could increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Bad news for women who experience or who have gone through menopause: research suggests it could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s. The researchers found that metabolic changes occur in perimenopausal women. Two-thirds of Alzheimer’s patients in the U.S. are women. The exact mechanisms that link menopause with Alzheimer’s disease are still unknown, but previous studies ...click here to read more

10 signs of dementia you need to know about

Memory loss is a growing concern worldwide as populations continue to age. Rates of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are climbing and are expected to double. As we age, there is some normal memory loss that we experience that is harmless. But how can you tell the difference between normal age-related memory loss and dementia? Here ...click here to read more

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month 2017: Go Purple for Alzheimer’s Awareness

November has been designated National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. It is a time to spread awareness about this non-degradative disease that affects nearly two million Americans today. To help in this effort, we at Bel Marra have brought you some of your most informative articles on the subject. You will learn about the brain structure ...click here to read more

Brain structure may be a protective factor against Alzheimer’s disease

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease; a chronic neurodegenerative disease characterized by difficulty remembering recent events and other cognitive shortcomings. For the most part, the cause of the disease is still mostly unknown. However, a new study shows that the brain structure of some individuals may make them resilient to the ...click here to read more

Your lack of sleep is making you sick

How’d you sleep last night? Did you get a peaceful eight hours or were you tossing and turning? Do you have sleep problems on a regular basis? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then your brain is at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to research findings. Alzheimer’s disease affects over 44 ...click here to read more

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Study finds that menopausal brain changes may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Menopause marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle and is diagnosed after you’ve gone 12 months without having a period. While this time in a woman’s life does come with many biological changes, a new study finds that the brain of menopausal women uses less energy, a characteristic similarly seen with Alzheimer’s disease patients. ...click here to read more

World Alzheimer’s month: Alzheimer’s disease signs, poor sleep, silent seizures

September marks the 6th annual World Alzheimer’s Day and aims help spread information about this debilitating and often insidious condition, commonly affecting our elders. It is estimated that two out of three people globally do not have an understanding of which Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is. To help do our part, we at Bel Marra ...click here to read more

Diet and exercise found to influence Alzheimer’s risk

We don’t know the precise cause of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. What is known is that a complex series of brain changes occur over decades that leads to Alzheimer’s symptoms. This most likely is the result of a combination of factors including genetics, environment, and lifestyle. This last point was the focus of a recent study ...click here to read more