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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. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.”
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. 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.
6. A Protein Could Treat Alzheimer’s
Based on animal studies, BDNF treatment could provide long-lasting protection by slowing, or stopping the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
7. Living in the Moment with Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s is a disease about letting go of resentment and anger. You get a fresh start every moment. We can all learn to live in the moment.
8. New Year’s Resolutions for Alzheimer’s
An Alzheimer’s caregiver is so stressed, that there is an inflammation brewing in her body which manifests in her weakest link – her skeletal frame. Resolve to be a better caregiver, here’s how:
9. Alzheimer’s Resolutions
The New Year brings renewed hope for prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
10. Coping with Caregiver Stress
Taking good care of an Alzheimer’s patient is often at the emotional expense of the caregiver, stress and depression. A new study from the Netherlands on reframing supports its widespread use by dementia caregivers.
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