memory loss

Essential Fat Can Reverse Memory Loss


Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is the most abundant omega-3 fatty acid in the brain, making up 40% of the polyunsaturated fatty acids in the brain and 60% in the retinas. Half of the weight of the plasma in a neuron (brain cell) is made up of DHA. This fat is essential to production and maintenance of [...]

Essential Fat Can Reverse Memory Loss2016-10-22T09:21:36+00:00

Slow Progress of Memory Loss with Computer Games


Immaculately dressed elderly men and women shuffle into the main hall and take their seats at the tables, some smiling and jabbering away, others more subdued with a vacant look in their eyes, as they begin their day at an Alzheimer’s day care center in Jerusalem. “Staying at home kills these people,” said Motti Zelikovitch, [...]

Slow Progress of Memory Loss with Computer Games2016-10-22T09:21:32+00:00

A Cold Sore Virus Led To Severe Amnesia


It’s hard to imagine that something a common as a simple cold sore (herpes simplex) virus could become life-changing, but that’s exactly what happened to Clive Wearing in 1985. What was once a promising music career ended abruptly in what was reported to be the most extreme case of amnesia ever recorded. “Clive’s memory is [...]

A Cold Sore Virus Led To Severe Amnesia2016-10-22T09:09:09+00:00

Dementia’s Common Causes


The terms “dementia” refers to a disease in which the nerve cells in the brain are not able to connect to one another and start to die off. This results in a loss of memory and eventually other brain functions, like the brain’s ability to tell your kidneys to work or your body to breath, [...]

Dementia’s Common Causes2016-10-22T09:07:13+00:00

Know How to Spot Memory Problems


Speaking with most doctors you will find that one of the most asked questions from patients over thirty involves memory loss. Our brains peak in our late twenties, and after that people with an occasional “It’s right on the tip of my tongue,” or “Have you seen my keys?” begins to make people think there [...]

Know How to Spot Memory Problems2016-10-22T09:07:22+00:00

Mediterranean Diet Has The Right Balance To Fight Off Dementia


There is no way to avoid aging, but we can find ways to stop our brains from showing the effects. What scientists call “age-related cognitive decline (ARCD)” is a mild deterioration in our memory, the loss of ability to perform simple daily tasks, and the slowing down of our mental process. Causes of this decline [...]

Mediterranean Diet Has The Right Balance To Fight Off Dementia2016-10-22T09:07:08+00:00

Plaque Build-Up in Alzheimer’s Patients Could Start in the Liver


According to the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly half of all Americans 85 years and older have Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia and memory loss, and almost 5.1 million Americans are believed to be directly affected by the disease. They project that, by the middle of the century, 11-16 million people aged 65 and over [...]

Plaque Build-Up in Alzheimer’s Patients Could Start in the Liver2016-10-22T09:06:57+00:00

The Difference Between Being Forgetful And Actual Memory Loss


Two-time USA Memory Champion; memory training expert, and memory keynote, Ron White shares his thoughts on forgetfulness and memory loss. As we age it’s common to forget some things, at various times. When you get stressed out or busy it’s easy to misplace something or simply forget what you were doing. Even young people, who [...]

The Difference Between Being Forgetful And Actual Memory Loss2016-10-22T09:06:41+00:00

We Can Slow Alzheimer’s Progress


Alzheimer’s is the leading cause of memory loss and dementia in people over 65, and affects over 300,000 people a year. It is devastating for not only the person who is suffering from it – for eventually they will not understand there is a problem, but takes control of everyone around them as they watch the progression from a viable person to a non-functioning one with a terminal illness.

We Can Slow Alzheimer’s Progress2016-10-22T09:06:23+00:00

Crossword puzzles delay Alzhemier’s


Doing Crossword Puzzles May Help Delay Alzheimer's Onset More good news for those who like to do crossword puzzles: A new study adds to a growing body of evidence that mentally challenging activities like word games, playing cards, reading and writing may delay the rapid memory loss that occurs with Alzheimer's disease. The study involved [...]

Crossword puzzles delay Alzhemier’s2016-10-22T08:52:55+00:00