Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Prevent Alzheimer's, boost your brain power

Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals,

Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be

Here are more interesting dementiaarticles and activities, Biloxi Mississippi

WLOX Channel 13

Every seven seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. More than 24.3 million people in the world are currently living with these conditions.

Experts say memory loss can occur for a number of different reasons, including Alzheimer's disease, arteriosclerotic disease, vascular disease, stroke, vitamin deficiencies and thyroid deficiencies; but with early and careful evaluation, many dementia-causing conditions are treatable and sometimes even reversible.

After Alzheimer's disease the second most common form of dementia is vascular dementia, which results from blockages in the brain's blood supply and the vital oxygen and nutrients it carries....
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1 comment:

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