How Your Brain Ages Infographic

How Your Brain Ages Infographic

Research suggests that accumulation of the plaque forming amyloid-beta protein is crucial for development of Alzheimer’s. And not only the quantity of amyloid-beta peptides, but also the quality is critical for initiation of Alzheimer’s. An imbalance triggers Alzheimer’s; there is a decrease in healthy amyloid-beta 40 levels in comparison to 42 levels. Two key…

Memory Training Increases Brain Activity in Mild Cognitive Impairment

How Memory Works Infographic

Research shows that people with difficulty in remembering things can be helped with a memory training strategy. The hippocampus, an area of the brain critical for the formation of memories, can even be re-engaged with memory training,. Researchers investigated memory training strategies for individuals having mild cognitive impairment. The methods made use of in…

A Cup of Tea Infographic

A Cup of Tea Infographic

According to research, regular green tea consumption may protect the brain from Alzheimer’s as well as other kinds of dementia. The research also indicates that this ancient Chinese beverage can play an important role in cancer prevention. Green tea has been made use of in Traditional Chinese medicine for centuries and the research provides…

The Ultimate Guide to Fresh Juicing Infographic

The Ultimate Guide to Fresh Juicing Infographic

According to a study, frequent consumption of vegetable and fruit juices can significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers discovered that individuals who drank 3 or more helpings of vegetable and fruit juices each week had a 76 % reduced risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease compared to individuals who vegetable and fruit drank…

Speaking More Than Two Languages Has a Protective Effect on Memory

Language and Your Brain Infographic

According a study, individuals that speak more than 2 languages could lower their risk of developing memory problems. It seems speaking more than 2 languages provides a protective effect on memory in elderly people who practice foreign languages throughout their life time or during the time of the research. The study included 230 individuals…

10 Ways To Prevent Alzheimers Infographic

10 Ways To Prevent Alzheimers Infographic

A study has shown that the increase of the brain enzyme called puromycin-sensitive aminopeptidase, which is the most abundant brain peptidase seen in mammals, can slow the harmful accumulation of toxic tau proteins, which ultimately result in neurofibrillary tangles, a key pathological characteristic of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Researchers discovered that in…

What Laughter Can Do for You Infographic

What Laughter Can Do for You Infographic

A study shows that humor therapy is as effective as popular antipsychotic meds in dealing with agitation in dementia and eliminates severe side effects of drugs The study on the effects of humour therapy on agitation, mood, social engagement and behavioural disturbances in individuals with dementia revealed both short and long term reduction in…

Vitamin B Supplements More Effective With Higher Omega 3 Levels

Vitamins Cheat Sheet Infographic

Many studies have already proven that vitamin B supplements can help slow mental decline in older individuals. But higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids could boost the effect of vitamin B supplements. Researchers examined more than 250 individuals with mild cognitive impairment. Mild cognitive impairment is when brain function is below what is normally…

Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Infographic

Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Infographic

According to a study, gray matter in the brains of older individuals is preserved with an active lifestyle, helping to reduce the burden of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The influence an active lifestyle had on the brain structure of 876 individuals with an average age of 78 years was examined. The cognition of the…

Alzheimers Disease Infographic

Alzheimers Disease Infographic

Researchers have discovered that the toxic protein aggregates which develop in the Alzheimer’s disease brain can be dissolved with vitamin C. The brains of individuals having Alzheimer’s have clumps of amyloid plaques which are made up of aggregates of misfolded proteins. They lead to brain nerve cell death and the 1st nerves to get…

How the Brain Retains Information Infographic

How the Brain Retains Information Infographic

Disrupted sleep seems to be linked to the accumulation of amyloid plaques inside the brains of people not having problems with memory. Amyloid plaques are a characteristic marker for early stage Alzheimer’s disease. More studies are needed to figure out why it’s happening and whether or not sleep changes might predict cognitive decline. The…

People with High Cholesterol Levels Have Greater Risk of Alzheimer’s

Steps to Lower Cholesterol Infographic

According to research, people with high cholesterol levels could have a greater risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers discovered that high cholesterol levels are very much associated with brain plaques linked to Alzheimer’s disease. For the research, 2,587 persons age 40 – 79 with no indications of Alzheimer’s had their cholesterol levels screened….