Tagged as Early-Onset Dementia

When dementia strikes the losses are often life-shattering. Whole families suffer, but the greatest victims are the dementia patients themselves as everything they've known begins to slip away. Resources- are out there but they’re limited and once dementia has progressed enough to become noticeable, the damage often already too severe to reverse. All hope may not be lost, however. Research is finding...
April 12, 2021
Served cold, fresh and crisp, an apple rewards us with a juicy mixture of tart and sweet with each crunchy bite. Is it any wonder that apples have inspired people to think of good health? Turns out there might have been a good reason and moreover, there may be a connection to Alzheimer's prevention. Apples contain flavonoids, antioxidants and vitamins that may all work together to reduce the risk of...
August 3, 2020
Dementia is a general term for an overall decline in cognitive function that includes Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies. As the disease progresses it causes memory, language, and reasoning skills to deteriorate. Although typically associated with adults over the age of 65, approximately 5% of patients develop an early-onset form of dementia...
May 5, 2020
As if we didn’t already have enough reasons to avoid trans fats, we may now also have to worry about their long-term effects on the brain. You might not see as many trans fats on labels as you used to, but they’re still out there, quietly wreaking havoc on our health. They might even increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Check this out. Trans Fats on the Body - Trans fats- used to be...
February 17, 2020
Everyone’s brain gets a bit dim with age; it’s part of the normal aging process. However, forgetfulness can also be a sign that -something more serious- is at play, such as dementia, hypothyroidism, medication interactions, brain tumor, trauma or another disease. If an illness is to blame, quick intervention is vital. Therefore, it’s important to recognize the difference between normal forgetfulness...
January 2, 2020