Social Activity and Alzheimers

Staying Social-Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease We recently published a blog post lauding the benefits of exercise at preventing Alzheimer’s Disease. However, exercise is not the only thing that you have control over that can help fight this disease. Cultivating and maintaining an active social life can contribute immensely to reducing your risk of Alzheimer’s. It is…

Signs of Postpartum Depression

Signs of Postpartum Depression Postpartum baby blues and postpartum depression are related but differ in terms of severity and duration. It is not uncommon for women to experience either after giving birth and one need not feel ashamed to discuss it with your doctor. Physical changes that occur after childbirth can cause a dramatic decrease…

Exercise and Alzheimer’s Prevention

Exercise and Alzheimer’s Prevention Alzheimer’s Disease is a major concern regarding aging. While there is yet to be a tried and true ‘cure’ for Alzheimer’s, research indicates that there are steps you can take to lower your risk for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. It’s important to understand such tips are lifestyle changes that…

Early Signs Of Dementia

Early Signs Of Dementia While aging is a natural part of life, it can be sad to see your loved ones unable to do the things they once did. However, it is a common misconception that just because your loved one is forgetting things they must be experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s. Forgetfulness is common among…

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease affects brain cells causing them to die. This in turn negatively impacts memory, behavior, and thinking. The Alzheimer’s Association has declared that the disease is the cause for 60-80% of dementia cases. Because Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease and worsens over time, it’s important to recognize the early…