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Alzheimer’s Disease

Depressed? Anxious? Irritable? Or Apathetic? Mood changes may be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s, according to new research. Study participants who went on to develop signs of dementia were twice as likely to have an earlier diagnosis of depression. What’s not clear is the link: is it a direct (mood changes are a result […]

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As more long term studies on Alzheimer’s come to completion, health officials are tallying that 1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s could have been prevented. Exercising, maintaining a healthy weight, and not smoking are all things that drastically lower the risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. -3 twenty minute sessions of vigorous exercise, or 5 thirty minute […]

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You may have seen it in the news: the story of a man whose Alzheimer’s Disease began to reverse when he started eating coconut oil. Diagnosed with severe Alzheimer’s, his wife started giving him a big scoop of coconut oil in his morning oatmeal. He began testing better, and in a couple of months, was […]

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Most people know the early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease—the slow onset of forgetting, of losing your train of thought… but by then, there’s already brain damage, and our best treatments can only slow further progression of Alzheimer’s Disease, not stop or reverse it. But what if we caught it earlier? A new study in mice […]

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A new study has found that delaying and slowing dementia symptoms (the early stage of Alzheimer’s) may be as easy as continuing your morning coffee routine. Three cups a day is all it took to see a significant decline in Alzheimer’s Disease rates over a 2-4 year follow up. Although the researchers were focused on […]

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