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This Is What It Really Feels Like to Have Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer's Association, a person in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease every 67 seconds. Patient perspectives are vital to generating awareness, creating a useful dialogu…

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4 Weird Things That Happen to Your Body When You’re Sleep-Deprived

Remember how Mom always nagged you to get 8 hours of sleep every night? Turns out she was on to something, as research shows more and more serious consequences of sleep deprivation. Your body s…

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Effects of Stress on Memory and Cognitive Functions

Having a well-functioning memory is something we may think about more and more as we age. Memory and other cognitive processes can gradually diminish as many grow older, but research in the last sever…

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6 Easy & Effective Ways to Fight Forgetfulness

Do you often find yourself losing keys, forgetting names, and wondering if you took your medicine this morning? Forgetfulness can be frustrating, indeed. But here is a handful of at-home ideas to help…

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5 Ways to Alleviate Depression

It's become that time of year when the days start to get shorter, and darkness sets in earlier. The beaches, once inhabited by people out swimming, surfing, and getting a tan; are now less populated. …

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Simple Tips to Improve Your Memory

While some memory loss is inevitable with age, it is possible to improve memory and even to decrease dementia and Alzheimer's risk. Want to improve your memory? Easy! Play some simple brain games, and…

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Understanding Organic Amnesia

When a person experiences memory problems or memory loss as a result of brain damage, it is known as organic amnesia. Memories may be lost temporarily or result in long-term amnesia. Learn more about …

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Goji Berries: Worthy of the Name “Superfood”

Grown in India, Tibet, and China, goji berries have been given the title of superfood because they are one of the world's most nutritionally rich foods. These small fruits, no bigger than the size of …

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Depression and Memory Loss

Your lapses in memory may not be coincidental. Learn more about the relationship between memory and major depressive disorder.…

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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com editor How do you know if your parent has Alzheimer's disease or dementia? If dad continually forgets where he puts his keys, or mom seems to get easily confused th…

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