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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

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 here to read more


Bacteria may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurogenerative disorder that destroys memory and other important mental functions. The origin of this disease is shrouded in mystery, and even the top researchers don’t know exactly how it develops. Confirming the diagnosis is also tricky, as the only known method is through the study of the affected person’s brain here to read more

Reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease by doing this one thing

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in America and as the population continues to age, cases of Alzheimer’s disease will continue to rise. Currently, every 66 seconds a person develops Alzheimer’s disease and by 2050, there could be up to 16 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. These numbers reveal the impact here to read more

Alzheimer’s risk not greater with heartburn medication: Study

Doctors previously believed that certain popular heartburn medications could increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, but the latest findings suggest quite the opposite. The study focused on proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which were previously believed to increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in people over the age of 75. The researchers explored data here to read more

Western diets linked to Alzheimer’s disease

The causes of Alzheimer’s are not known, but it’s thought to be a combination of lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors. The condition often leads to increased forgetfulness or mild confusion in the initial stages, but over time, it robs you of your memory and cognitive ability. Early research in mice has found a link between here to read more

Spot the signs of America’s growing health problem

Over the past 15 years, Alzheimer’s disease-related deaths have increased 55 percent. There are nearly 5.5 million Americans affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, two diseases that rob patients of their memory and independence. Alzheimer’s disease is expected to affect 13.8 million by the year 2050. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that here to read more

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: Alzheimer’s disease and sleep disorders, hallucinations, Alzheimer’s prevention

June marks the beginning of sunshine-filled days and outdoor activities, but it also happens to be Alzheimer’s and brain awareness month. This is a time where the health community bands together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. At Bel Marra, we want to do our part, so we have provided here to read more