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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. 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:
2. 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.
3. How to Protect Your Brain from Alzheimer’s
The latest research implicates chronic stress and a diet high in saturated fat in Alzheimer’s disease progression.
4. 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.”
5. 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.
6. How to Get Rid of Caregiver Guilt
If you are a caregiver to someone afflicted with Alzheimer’s, you might be giving yourself away.
7. Your Mood and Alzheimer's Prevention
Involvement in meaningful activities can improve thinking abilities and provide better cognitive health.
8. Lipitor May Be Good For Alzheimer's
The cholesterol-lowering drug, Lipitor, may be good for the brain. The latest research suggests that high doses of Lipitor can slow the progression of Alzheimer´s disease.
9. Chocolate and Your Brain
Exciting new research claims that chocolate might provide neuroprotective benefit for Alzheimer’s.
10. A Potential Vaccine in Alzheimer’s Therapy
Fresh from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences as of Jan 2013, a potential new treatment for Alzheimer's disease as well as a vaccine to prevent the illness is being tested in mice.
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