Alzheimer’s Breakthrough (Awesome News)

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most prevalent form of dementia, affecting approximately 44 million people worldwide. For decades, researchers have been trying to figure out where the disease originates. Now, due to a groundbreaking study, they may know. According to recent research, toxic protein leaks through the blood-brain barrier are a likely cause of Alzheimer’s Disease. …

Alzheimer’s: How to Cope When A Family Member Suffers From It

Alzheimer’s disease, or another kind of dementia, affects one in three seniors fatally, which makes it a deadly and devastating diagnosis. Nearly two-thirds of Alzheimer’s patients are women, and it can affect anybody. It can be very difficult to watch your loved one slip away in bits and pieces and forget things, maybe even your …

Dementia and Alcohol

If you enjoy drinking wine or cocktails, could you be putting yourself at risk of developing dementia? That question isn’t an easy one to answer since it depends on several factors including much alcohol you drink, what you’re drinking, and if you’re genetically predisposed to dementia. Read on to learn if that boozy beverage may be helping or harming your brain. One …

More Bad News About Alzheimer’s

Disclaimer: Never stop taking prescription drugs without your doctor’s permission. Often people would assume that medication is supposed to alleviate the pain of an illness, disease or condition. Most often people don’t suspect that the medication could actually worsen the problem. Some medications for Alzheimer’s, in particular, are becoming more and more dangerous for the elderly to …