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Rare gene variant discovered to protect against Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is estimated to affect 5.5 million Americans today, with numbers expected to increase to 13.8 million by the year 2050. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that destroys a person’s memory and other important memory functions, leading to constant confusion. Alzheimer’s is not a disease of old age, with some people developing the condition here to read more

Your eyes are the window to your brain

Although there is no cure for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, early detection is still important so that treatments can be put in place to slow down disease progression. Unfortunately, detecting dementia and Alzheimer’s disease isn’t always the easiest and diagnostic methods aren’t always the most reliable, until now, of course. Researchers found small opacities that here to read more

Protect your memory with this one activity

It can be scary to think that maybe one day you won’t remember someone’s name, or your own birthday, or who your loved ones are. Unfortunately, as populations continue to grow old, there are more and more people struggling with memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia. The worst part yet is there isn’t a cure here to read more

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 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 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 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 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 here to read more

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. 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 here to read more