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dementia

Alzheimer’s On-Line Summit

July 31, 2016

Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death. Learn how you can help prevent or overcome this chronic health problem.

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Top 8 Risk Factors For Dementia and Alzheimers Disease

March 25, 2014

There are numerous “risk factors” or possible causes of dementia and Alzheimers Disease (AD). Based on research, here are the top eight.

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Alzheimers Integrative Medicine Treatment

October 31, 2010

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia and it initially targets memory and progressively destroys the mind. Integrative medicine prevention and treatment can make a difference.

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November 3, 2009

The Baby Boom Generation is aging and the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia disorders is expected to rise to between 11 and 16 million people by the year 2050. The number has doubled since 1980 and has already affected over 5 million Americans. Solutions . . .

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Football Injuries and Memory Loss

October 5, 2009

Did you ever wonder about all of those helmets crashing into each other on the football field and what it might be doing to the brains inside the helmets? According to a recent study commissioned by the National Football League, Alzheimer’s disease or other memory-related problems are occurring in former football players at a rate of 19 times greater in men ages 30-49 and 5 times greater in men over 50 compared to the rest of the population.

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Helps Alzheimers

October 1, 2009

Oleocanthal, a naturally-occurring compound found in extra-virgin olive oil, alters the structure of neurotoxic proteins believed to be contributing to the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s disease. This structural change obstructs the proteins’ ability to damage brain nerve cells.

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