Inflammatory bowel disease may increase risk for dementia

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A new study found that Individuals with inflammatory bowel disease were at greatest risk for two types of dementia: Alzheimer’s dementia, which is caused by damage and death to nerve cells and affects memory, thinking and behavior; and vascular dementia, which stems from conditions that block or reduce blood flow to the brain.

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Being poor impacts Alzheimer’s risk

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A new study shows that those living in the poorest neighborhoods had the highest risk for brain changes commonly related to Alzheimer’s risk. For each one-point increase on the scale of socioeconomic deprivation, there was an 8 percent increase in the odds for Alzheimer’s brain pathology. 

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Think positive to avoid Alzheimer’s

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Current research shows that genetics, high blood pressure, and smoking are all risk factors for developing dementia. But a lot of people don’t realise that there is also a relationship between mental ill-health and higher dementia risk too. Studies have shown that depression, anxiety, and post traumatic stress disorder are all linked to a higher risk of developing dementia in older age. Our recent study builds on this research by examining whether a style of thinking that is common to these mental health conditions is associated with indicators of Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia.

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Early detection

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There may not be a cure yet for Alzheimer’s disease but now there is a faster way to get an early diagnosis.

Neurosciences Medical Clinic now provides a NEW service that allows for the early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease.  Science allows us to combine a series of physical, memory, imaging and genetic testing in order to determine if someone has Alzheimer’s Disease in order to prepare for what is to come later on in life.

Please Contact Neurosciences Medical Clinic at 786-600-7004 in order to learn more or follow their social media pages @NeurosciencesMedicalClinic or click on their webpage: Neurosciencesclinics.com. The clinic provides free initial screening.

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