preventing alzheimer's

But it's hard to know if participants in a new study were at an increased risk to begin with.
I don't know if I'll get Alzheimer's, but I do know I don't want to. That's why I just read '100 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's' by medical journalist Jean Carper.
Although Alzheimer's is at least partially genetic, there is plenty we can do to keep our minds sharper. The technology we depend upon to keep our lives together, however, only seems to make us more scattered.
The empowering part of the story is that you can make changes, today, to dramatically reduce your risk for diabetes and as a welcomed consequence, reduce your risk for dementia, a disease with no meaningful remedy now or in the foreseeable future.
To help a patient talk to her sister about her health and risk of Alzheimer's, I've enlisted the advice of neurologist Joseph Safdieh.
It doesn't make sense to wait years for definitive proof before we start a brain-healthy lifestyle. There's no reason to sit around for decades before beginning to protect our brains.
Here are six brain-smart choices you can start making right now to begin revving up your daily recall and lowering your risk for serious memory problems.
My momentary mental lapse was another sign that as we age, our memories aren't quite what they once were. In that spirit, here are five tips for keeping your brain active as you age.
One of three Americans over age 80 develops Alzheimer's. Patients often ask me what can be done to keep the brain healthy. I've created a list of what's important in maintaining brain health.
A new report in the American Medical Association journal now compliments those findings in showing that simply having a sense of purpose in life can help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's dementia.