Brain Fog & Memory Loss

Brain fog is described as cognitive dysfunction that involves: memory loss, difficulty concentrating, and lack of mental clarity. Common causes of brain fog are: stress, diet, hormonal changes, medications, lack of sleep or serious medical conditions like Parkinson’s Disease, depression, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, hypothyroidism etc.

Does Neurodegeneration Start in the Gut?

Does Neurodegeneration Start in the Gut? At Nature Cures Clinic, we help our patients get to the root of their health issues, through a combination of Eastern and Western, ancient and contemporary medicine. For us, the digestive system has always been what has linked these multiple systems. In fact, we even painted our treatment room

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The Difference Between Dementia And Alzheimer’s

“What’s the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s?” This is a common question, and doctors can be good at confusing us. Physicians seem to prefer the word “dementia,” possibly because Alzheimer’s has become such a loaded word. “Dementia” somehow sounds less frightening to many people, and even experts have now started using the words interchangeably. But

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How To Care For And Support Family Caregivers

Currently, about two-thirds of Americans with those conditions are cared for at home. And though progress is being made on the home front for those caring for family members suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, as the disease progresses, it carries with it a tremendous physical and psychological burden on the family members doing the caregiving.

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How To Stay In Good Health In Your Senior Years

As one progresses in age, health or fitness decline. It’s natural. During this time, numerous transformations occur in the body as it moves towards fragility. The bones and muscles lose their strength and stamina, the kidneys and other internal organs start malfunctioning and the vigor of the skin declines. But the fact is, health is

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Scientific Evidence For The Heart-Mind Connection

Depending on what you read, the human heart and the human mind are either considered to be inextricably linked or distinct and separate entities. But for the most part, medical science has tended to look at the connection between the two with a bias towards the latter: that is, the two are connected only in

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Brain Imaging Model Accurately Identifies Alzheimer’s

Technique Helps Distinguish Alzheimer’s From Other Types of Dementia The use of a brain imaging technique that measures sugar metabolism within a critical area of the brain could play an important role in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. According to Dr. Lisa Mosconi and her colleague Mony De Leon, both of

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Signs And Symptoms Of Dementia To Watch Out For

Dementia is the progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. Particularly affected areas may be memory, attention, language, and problem-solving, although particularly in the later stages of the condition, affected persons may be disoriented in time, not knowing what day, week,

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Anger Management Therapy For Dementia Patients: What You Need To Know

Older people sometimes develop dementia, a somewhat common condition that results in mental and emotional confusion. Some of these people, particularly those who are institutionalized, often display anger outbursts in reaction to relatively mild provocations, such as an unwanted meal item. At other times the anger is warranted, such as when another resident initiates a

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