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8 Warning Signs For Alzheimer’s Disease

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8 Warning Signs For Alzheimer's Disease

There are no easy answers when it comes to the memory loss disease known as Alzheimer’s. It can be a painful experience for everyone involved, not just the sufferer. A brain disease that causes the gradual loss of memory, reasoning and thinking skills, it is sometimes even harder on the family member watching their loved…

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Enjoy A Better Memory With A Computer Chip

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Enjoy A Better Memory With A Computer Chip

Human memory is one of those things that no one misses, until they lose it that is. While everyone forgets their keys from time to time, suffering from more serious memory loss can be completely debilitating as anyone with a brain injury or dementia can attest. Scientists have been working on ways to improve and…

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The Dangers Of E951 – Aspartame

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The Dangers Of E951 – Aspartame

Artificial dyes fall into two categories. The loose fill sweeteners like mannitol, sorbitol, xylitol and hydrogenated glucose are with almost the same caloric content to sugar and they replace it in processed foods, but are not well absorbed by our bodies. The alcohols of sugar, xylitol and hydrogenated glucose actually help prevent occurrence of caries.…

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Talking To Your Kids About Grandma’s Alzheimer’s

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Talking To Your Kids About Grandma's Alzheimer's

The memory loss that comes with Alzheimer’s can create extreme emotions in those who suffer from it, ranging from anxiety to anger. However, even as the short-term memory lapses, there’s still much joy and happiness to experience with your parent, and especially in their relationship with your children. As emotionally difficult and complex as the…

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3 Tips For Being Smart About Getting Older

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3 Tips For Being Smart About Getting Older

We’re all getting older – that’s no secret. As we start to climb into our fifties and sixties, it becomes clear quite quickly that we are no longer as young and durable as we once were. By the time we reach this age, most of us older people have fallen into a routine. Our love…

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Nutrition effects on Mental Health

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Nutrition effects on Mental Health

You’ve probably heard the saying “You are what you eat” and while this saying usually refers to your body (since food is what helps our bodies grow strong) it can also refer to your mental health. Time and time and again, studies have shown that good nutrition is necessary to good mental health. For example,…

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3 Weird Ways To Improve Your Memory

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3 Weird Ways To Improve Your Memory

We all want to maintain sharp memories; however, as we age, our cognitive skills inevitably decline. Fortunately, you can boost your ability to retain new information by employing three simple and somewhat bizarre memory-building strategies. Chew Gum Research suggests that we may be able to enhance our abilities to retain new information by chewing gum…

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What You Need To Know To Stop Memory Loss

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What You Need To Know To Stop Memory Loss

As you get older, it is only natural that your hormone levels begin to decrease. This can lead to memory loss and may ultimately progress to dementia if it goes unchecked. Since your brain has the largest number of hormone receptors in your body, any deficiencies will hit hardest there. Luckily, with a change in…

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Top Memory Boosting Foods For Seniors

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Top Memory Boosting Foods For Seniors

Most of us can relate — forgetting where we put the keys, mixing up the digits in a friend’s phone number or walking into a room and forgetting what we wanted there! Forgetfulness is normal, and a certain level of memory loss is an inevitable part of aging, but there are steps we can take…

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Living in Balance: A Holistic Approach to Aging Gracefully

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Living in Balance: A Holistic Approach to Aging Gracefully

As a society, we are trained to think that once we reach a certain age, we will no longer be able to do the things we love. We are told that growing older will mean sickness, weakness and a general lack of fun in our lives, but there is no reason that this has to…

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