Category Archives: Alzheimer’s

Can Poor Oral Health Really Lead To Alzheimer’s Disease?

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Brushing your teeth may impact more than just your oral and heart health; it may have an influence over your brain and cognitive function, according to a new study. Research out of King’s College London and the University of Southampton has found that gum disease may be associated with faster cognitive decline among people with early… Continue reading Can Poor Oral Health Really Lead To Alzheimer’s Disease?

Having Diabetes Can Increase Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Interrelated chronic diseases are nothing new to health care professionals. It’s no secret developing obesity can also increase our risk for diabetes and heart disease. However, the relationship between a neurological condition, such as Alzheimer’s disease, and a metabolic condition, such as diabetes, is a bit more complicated. Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in… Continue reading Having Diabetes Can Increase Your Alzheimer’s Risk

7 Nutrients To Protect Your Brain From Aging

While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no magical elixir that can cure or completely prevent dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, but scientists have been able to pinpoint certain nutrients that are associated with improved cognitive function or memory. Keeping… Continue reading 7 Nutrients To Protect Your Brain From Aging

How to Age-Proof Your Brain, According to Science (Video)

How To Age-Proof Your Brain, According To Science [VIDEO]

If you have a relative with Alzheimer’s, you know first-hand how terrible that disease can be, and so it is more than understandable you would prefer to avoid that fate for yourself. While no one knows what’s ahead, there are ways you can age-proof your brain. With a little bit of luck, then, you may be… Continue reading How to Age-Proof Your Brain, According to Science (Video)