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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. Is Surgery Linked to Cognitive Decline?
There have been contradictory reports that undergoing surgery reduces cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients.
3. Celebrating the Holidays with Alzheimer’s
The holidays are particularly special for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers. It reminds all of us to count our present blessings as we gently let go of the past.
4. Having a Purpose Wards Off Alzheimer's
Individuals who report having a greater purpose in their lives appear less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease or its precursor, mild cognitive impairment.
5. Are Plaques Protective for Alzheimer's?
Until now Alzheimer’s drugs have been targeting plaques. Could plaques actually be protective and might Alzheimer’s drugs be attacking the wrong enemy?
6. Walking May Ward Off Alzheimer’s Disease
New studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association assert that sticking to a walking regimen at midlife and beyond can ward off Alzheimer's disease or at least delay its onset.
7. How to Get Rid of Caregiver Guilt
If you are a caregiver to someone afflicted with Alzheimer’s, you might be giving yourself away.
8. A New Alzheimer’s Clue: Limited Life Space
We all know that Alzheimer’s disease plays havoc with time. However, did you know that a limited life space might be a precursor to this disease?
9. Be a Morning Person To Prevent Alzheimer’s
A new Alzheimer’s study makes a startling assertion that sleeping late might predispose a woman to Alzheimer’s. Her's what to do about it.
10. Feed Your Brain
A new study published in the Journal Neurology links Trans Fats to brain shrinkage. The study also emphasized that people whose diets are rich in vitamins C, E, B and D, have larger brains than people with diets low in these nutrients.
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