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Helen asks: What can I do to prevent Alzheimer’s?

Helen asks: What can I do to prevent Alzheimer’s?

Helen was exhausted. Her ageing father had again been up and around the house most of the night ‘looking for something’ and then not being able to find his bedroom again. His Alzheimer’s symptoms was worsening and she knew the day was coming when he would need to...

Statins may cause Memory Loss.

Statins may cause Memory Loss.

Nearly 50% of me and 35% of women in the 60-74 age group are reported to have taken Statins in the past 30 days, reports the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC). That is astonishing! Especially so because there is a mounting body of evidence that statins...

Preventing Alzheimer’s

Preventing Alzheimer’s

Considerable research into the causes and effects of Alzheimer’s disease is being conducted world-wide. This has been on-going ever since Alois Alzheimer first described the disease in 1906. Even so, there is still no cure. There have been positive advances into ways...

Why Your Brain Needs Protein

Why Your Brain Needs Protein

Feed Your Brain Protein – the ‘Lego’ of Life Picture this: A child happily playing with Lego blocks, building all sorts of wonderful creations; houses, cars, scary monsters, trucks – the imagination is limitless. Well, now try and imagine for yourself that those Lego...

5-minute workout for all ages

5-minute workout for all ages

Try this safe, 5-minute workout. It was given to me by a close friend who learned it from her Pilates instructor. This sequence exercises all of the important muscles and is a fantastic way to start the day. And it isn’t too strenuous. If you can complete these...

What is Google Doing to Your Memory?

What is Google Doing to Your Memory?

Do we remember as well now we have Google? Can you remember a time when 'Google' wasn't even a word? I'll bet your grand-kids can't believe you're that old! The days of dragging down encyclopaedia and large dictionaries to find an elusive fact have long gone - we just...

Does Exercise Improve Memory?

Does Exercise Improve Memory?

Haven't we all been there? We know exercise is good for us - the trouble is, it means stopping what you are doing, getting out of that comfy chair and putting one foot in front of the other! And we all know of some fitness freak who died at a frighteningly early age....

Look after your Memory!

Look after your Memory!

Have you been forgetting a few things lately? Had trouble remembering passwords? Forgotten if you’d taken your medication or turned off the oven? So, what’s happening? Are you losing your edge? Or getting Alzheimer’s? No! It’s NOT a ‘senior moment’ It’s NOT the loss...

Short Term Memory Loss.

Short Term Memory Loss.

Don't you HATE it when that happens? You KNOW you know .... That word That name That number You just can"t THINK of it. So what's happening?? Brain overload? Too many things in your mind at once? Too many drinks? Didn't take enough notice in the first place?...

Beat Alzheimer’s with Brain Training.

Beat Alzheimer’s with Brain Training.

Here's the best news for Baby Boomers this year! Latest US Study Finds Brain Training Linked to Decreased Risk of Alzheimer’s. Have you ever worried, like me, that someday you might suffer from Alzheimer's? Recently, my sister Allison and I nursed our lovely mother,...

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