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Your Brain Tracks Time And Alzheimer’s Disease, Is There A Connection?

your brain tracks time

Your brain tracks time constantly and when you’re involved in an event, your brain immediately records the time, the place, and where it happened. These memories are called episodic memories and can disappear when brain areas responsible for memory formation become damaged or diseased.   Indeed, both Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are conditions in which…

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Psychiatric Symptoms And Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s The Connection?

Psychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety, sleep disruption, and loss of appetite, are markers and early catalysts of future Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study. And by the time the symptoms of dementia emerge in Alzheimer’s, it is already too late to reverse the disease. Tissue damage is well underway in the brain.   There…

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Lavender Health Benefits, Improves Memory, Strengthens Immune System

Lavender is well known for its beautiful color and pleasing aromatic smell. It is also used as a spice in cooking and on prepared foods. It is a herb native to northern Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean. In addition, it is grown for its oil, which comes from the distillation of its flower…

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Colds, Some People Get Them Very Often, Why Is That?

Colds are more than a nuisance. Ask anybody. They can incapacitate you to the point where you have a very difficult time getting through the day. Whether it’s at work, at home taking care of the kids, or even trying to get a good night’s sleep.   All of us know of someone who frequently…

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Insomnia, Helpful Tips To Get You Consistent, Healthy Sleep

Insomnia is a chronic condition that affects millions of people around the world. The toll insomnia takes on productivity, relationships, and health is staggering. It especially impacts seniors who may also be suffering from other chronic disease(s) and taking several medications simultaneously. To date, the majority of insomniacs are taking a variety of drugs in…

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Vitamin D, What It Is And Why You Need it For Optimal Health

Vitamin D is called the ‘sunshine vitamin’ since your body produces it in response to sun exposure. You can also get your daily dosage through food and supplements. Vitamin D is important for a number of reasons. It helps protect against a range of conditions such as cancer, type 1 diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. The…

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Eating Healthy This Summer Is Smart, Choose Brown Rice

Eating healthy all year around is important for good health, and even more so during the warm summer months. Tempting high calorie treats such as ice cream, beers, soft drinks, and barbecues call out to us. Of course, have fun but don’t stray too far. Good nutrition is the key to good health. A great…

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Celebrate Men’s Health Month Now In The Month of June

Celebrate Men’s Health Month this week of June 11-17 and throughout the entire month of June. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment. This month gives doctors, family, and the media an opportunity to get men to take care of their health.…

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Anxiety Mid Life A Risk Factor For Dementia In Seniors

Anxiety in mid life can lead to dementia in seniors, according to recent studies. The research was done by Amy Gimson, a researcher at the University of Southampton’s Faculty of Medicine in the United Kingdom. Gimson and colleagues observed that several studies found a link between anxiety and late-onset dementia. Late onset dementia is the most prevalent form and affects…

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Paleo Diet: What It Is, How It’s Done, Does It Work?

The Paleo Diet is one of a scores of diet fads that populate the American landscape. Of course, as you well know, dieting is one of America’s great pastimes. Do a survey, and I’m sure dieting would be more popular than baseball, football, or McDonalds. Have you ever heard of the Paleo Diet? Do you…

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