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Stress Increases the Risk of Alzheimer’s

Among the many known risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease, there are those which we can control and those which we cannot. For example, genetic factors are beyond our control, diet is within it. There are numerous studies detailing the links between Alzheimer’s disease and cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and family history. Many of these studies have…

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New Blood Test Developed for Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a common form of dementia which destroys brain cells and tissue. As this degenerative disorder progresses, this damage spreads, causing confusion, memory loss, and diminished cognitive function. According to estimates from the National Institute on Aging, approximately 6 million adults in the United States are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. Analysis of…

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New Recommendations for Diagnosing Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association has released twenty recommendations for best practices in diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD). The recommendations were reported at the Chicago Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Crucial components of the recommendations include a warning against dismissing concerns as “normal aging,” suggesting instead that all concerns about mental, behavioral, and functional changes be…

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How Much Exercise You Need to Protect against Alzheimer’s?

It’s well-known that keeping your mind active is good for your brain, but a recent study shows that keeping your body active is important for brain health, as well. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, shows that seniors who engage in moderate exercise for just over an hour a day, show significant…

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Am I Eligible for Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Am I Eligible for Cardiac Rehabilitation

In honor of American Heart Health Month, we are pleased to present the following information about one of the best tools in managing heart disease: cardiac rehabilitation. Cardiac rehabilitation is a multi-pronged program designed to help people who have heart disease. You may benefit from cardiac rehab if you have or have had a heart…

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