Tea, oranges and Broccoli will keep Alzheimer’s at bay

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A new study published in the journal Neurology in January 2020 concludes that increasing the intake of plant flavonols steeply reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) by up to a half. In other words, AD could be prevented in many people simply by regularly eating and drinking more foods containing these compounds such as tea, oranges and broccoli.

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Winter with Alzheimer’s

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The Alzheimer’s association offers some tips for the winter for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

As the weather becomes inclement it is important to keep your loved one with dementia safe by taking simple precautions to prevent wandering.

Alzheimer’s Association’s Tips to Prevent Wandering in our link for today.

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Home Retirement Next Avenue GET EMAIL ALERTS 7 rules to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and keep your brain healthy

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The good folks over at Marketwatch give us a good overview of what we can do. Here is a part of what they say:

The research on cognitive health and disease has homed in on seven pillars for living a brain-healthy lifestyle, which may in combination, slash your risk for brain-degenerative diseases.

Just keep in mind, however, that even if you performed all these pillars perfectly, it doesn’t mean you won’t get Alzheimer’s disease. Other factors, such as genetics, additional medical conditions that affect the brain and accidents, can’t always be controlled.

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They may change before you have a dianosis

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When it comes to Alzheimer’s, what happens first: beta amyloid plaques, or the visible personality and cognitive changes common with the disease? Researchers have long believed that amyloid drives neurodegeneration in the brain. But it’s possible that subtle changes in a person’s thinking abilities may actually precede the development of beta-amyloid protein, providing more clues to the complexity of the disease, according to a new study.

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New ways to look at Alzheimer’s

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as the writer here details in a New England Journal of Medicine article, professionals, including physicians, can function competently even with clinical symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Just as each brain is unique, so is the disease progression and continued functioning of people with Alzheimer’s. Variability in the disease’s course is the norm, with some people staying stable for years, even without treatment. Yet, while we know that two people with the same type of kidney disease or breast cancer progress differently, with Alzheimer’s disease the overwhelming belief is that everyone ends up in a wheelchair, unable to recognize family and themselves.. While this is true in some, it is not the case for all.

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