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Migraines linked to higher risk of dementia

Dementia is the most common neurological disease in older adults, whereas headaches, including migraines, are the most common neurological disorder across all ages. In a recent study in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry that included 679 community-dwelling adults aged 65 years and older, migraines were a significant risk factor for dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. […]

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A protective factor against Alzheimer’s disease?

Researchers at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research (ISD) at the University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich have found that a protein called TREM2 could positively influence the course of Alzheimer’s disease. When TREM2 is present in the cerebrospinal fluid at higher concentrations, patients […]

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Common medications ‘could increase dementia risk by almost half’

Common drugs used to treat depression, epilepsy and incontinence ‘could increase the risk of DEMENTIA by almost half because they damage crucial brain cells’ Anticholinergic medications were linked to an almost 50 per cent higher risk These also include drugs prescribed to Parkinson’s and mental health patients Researchers suggest they could cause the breakdown of […]

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Food against dementia: 20 foods that can help

What we eat, promotes cognitive decline or stops him. The diet is therefore, in the eyes of the American neurologist, Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, the most important Lifestyle factor in the fight against Alzheimer’s. In her book, “The Alzheimer’s solution” to lead you to the best and worst food for the brain. A brain healthy […]

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Gradual hearing loss can be a warning sign for dementia

Hearing problems may indicate dementia Some of the symptoms of dementia are identified at an early stage of the disease and vary from Person to Person. Many people is an important and very early occurring warning signal for Alzheimer’s, however not at all known: If you notice that your hearing is getting worse, this may […]