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Here are the top ten articles for the Alzheimers Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Alzheimer’s and Halloween
Alzheimer’s and Halloween have something in common- they are both scary! Here are some tips for a fun Halloween:
2. How a Biceps Curl Helped an Alzheimer’s Patient
In the hope of preventing or at least postponing Alzheimer’s people are urged to exercise. Yet it is worthwhile to consider the brain quality for those currently afflicted with Alzheimer’s who exercise. A trainer shares her experiences with an 88-year old patient.
3. Can Diet Prevent Alzheimer’s?
When you consider a lifetime of eating, humans tend to eat a lot of unhealthy compounds produced by a high heat cooking style. Think of your love affair with milk, cheese and backyard barbecues.
4. Don’t Stress About Mid-Life Stress
A Swedish study which has followed 800 women since 1968 has found a link between mid-life stress in women and the increased risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease. Stressors like divorce, death of a loved one and caregiving tend to overwhelm women in midlife. The same probably holds true for men.
5. Cope with Alzheimer’s and Holiday Stress Combined
The holidays are stressful for people who are in peak performance. For people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers the holiday season might seem overwhelmingly difficult to navigate. Here’s how to cope:
6. Exelon Offers Some Hope for Slowing Down the Progression of Alzheimer’s
The new class of drugs Aricept, Exelon, and Reminyl were shown in a study to slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in the early to moderate stages for some patients.
7. Subjective Cognitive Decline
An emerging field of research in Alzheimer’s is centered on the personal reporting of the patient regarding his own cognitive impairment known as “subjective cognitive decline.”
8. Does the Common Cold Sore Virus Cause Alzheimer’s?
There is a new theory on the Alzheimer’s block with a simple and cheap solution. British scientists have observed a connection between the cold sore virus, herpes simplex, and Alzheimer´s.
9. New Super Foods for Alzheimer's Prevention
A couple of new foods are being studied for their potent possibilities in dementia prevention and you might want to add one of them to your diet.
10. How to Calm Alzheimer’s Agitation
Agitation, a nervous kind of restlessness, afflicts many Alzheimer’s patients – this means their caregivers and family members absorb as well as deal with the fall out. A new study claims Celexa can help. I also present some non-drug alternatives.
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