Blog Posts - Alzheimers



Lower Risk Of Senile Dementia By Flushing Down Your Brain Trash.

  Researchers have just discovered another essential reason for the value of regular sleep. I call it the brain sewage system (BSS). Scientists named it the glymphatic system. When our brains exit the real world and go into sleep cycles,... Read...
by Renovating Your Mind on Aug 24, 2016

New Alzheimer’s Test Offers Cheap, Accurate Results

New research proves this cheap and easy Alzheimer's test is as good as brain scans and spinal taps. Find out more about this groundbreaking new find. The post New Alzheimer’s Test Offers Cheap, Accurate Results appeared first on Laissez Faire.
by Freedom Bunker on Jul 30, 2016

Non-Alzheimers and atypical dementia

  Non-Alzheimers and atypical dementia Dementia is the most common type of neurodegenerative disorder. Non-Alzheimer’s and Atypical Dementia concentrates on each form of dementia individually, considering symptoms, diagnosis and treatment...
by booksmedicos on Jun 7, 2016

THE WEIGHT OF LOVE IN DEMENTIA CAREGIVING

Recently I had the immense pleasure of reading every poignant and fascinating word in a literary magazine called The Sun.  The January, 2016 edition is on the subject of care. I highly recommend this magazine (and particularly this edition) to c...

Featured Book: The Sparkle In Her Eyes by Aileen Friedman

The Sparkle in Her Eyes Plus Six more Short Stories The devastating disease, Alzheimer’s, that ravaged her mother, left the author, Aileen Friedman, inspired to share her emotional roller-coaster ride. A heartfelt and non-fictional short story told...
by Epic Book Quest on Sep 16, 2015

New drug may delay Alzheimer’s decline

New research of how a new drug could slow the pace of brain decline for patients with early stage Alzheimer’s disease have emerged. Data from pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly suggests its Solanezumab drug can cut the rate of the dementia’...
by Health Direct on Jul 29, 2015

My Final Goodbye to the Life I Once Knew

Death is never easy. It doesn’t matter if you are friend, family, blood, had just a short relationship, or knew someone forever. While I cannot compare the love I have for grandma with anyone else’s, I can say I am … Continue readin...
by Complete Bliss on Jul 22, 2015

Three Weeks into Hospice… And the End of it

There are so many emotions I have, that I just don’t feel like I can put into words anymore. Being someone who has been able to write much better than I speak, I am left with confusion. I have always … Continue reading →...
by Complete Bliss on Jul 18, 2015

The Impending Death and Mixed Emotions

We have just hit our two week mark with Hospice. The decline has been an experience to say the least. The most overpowering emotion, by far, has been heartbreak. To see such a strong woman become so weak. To see … Continue reading →...
by Complete Bliss on Jul 15, 2015

Two Weeks Later…And The Change.

It has been almost two weeks since we brought grandma home with the aide of hospice.  I still have a mixture of emotions and thoughts running through my head……. Hope that this is just a phase, shock that this is the … Continue rea...
by Complete Bliss on Jul 14, 2015

A Week Later…

It has been one week since we brought grandma home with the aide of hospice. I have had a mixture of emotions since then ranging from hope, to despair. Our hope was that being home in her own environment would … Continue reading →...
by Complete Bliss on Jul 7, 2015

The Downward Spiral

If you follow my blog, or know me personally, you know my job isn’t just being a mother. But a caretaker. Being able to stay at home with my son and take care of my boyfriends grandmother has been the … Continue reading →...
by Complete Bliss on Jun 30, 2015

Curry spice may boost and repair brains

A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain’s ability to heal itself, according to a report in the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy. The German study suggests a compound found in turmeric could encourage the growth of nerve cell...
by MultiVitamins on Apr 3, 2015

Ultrasound helps destroy Alzheimer's-causing plaque in mice

Alzheimer's is a degenerative disease often characterized by severe memory loss, and even though it effects more than 5 million people in the United States (with an uptick expected as the Baby Boomer generation ages), it remains notoriously difficult...
by engadget on Mar 15, 2015

Simple skin test may diagnose Alzheimer and Parkinson disease

Scientists have proposed a new simple idea for detecting brain conditions including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Their work which is at an early stage- found the same abnormal proteins that accumulate in the brain in such disorde...
by Health Direct on Feb 25, 2015

How Quickly Can Alzheimer’s Progress?

I feel like it has been entirely too long since I have written a post about grandma’s condition. Ok, it has. It was in May 2014 when we thought we she was declining to a point we were going to … Continue reading →...
by Complete Bliss on Feb 18, 2015

#250 Alzheimer's Awareness Month

I got permission from my editor to republish my articles here on the blog.  How about that?  As a courtesy, I'm going to wait until whatever paper they are in is no longer in the boxes.  I'll also post a link back to the Kernersville News, where t...
by Joy 365 on Dec 11, 2014

Good Communication Skill of Caregivers are Significantly Reduce Severe Agitation in Dementia

Symptoms of agitation are often found in patients with Diamentia. So far, no medication to date that can cure it, and only managing the illness to distress the symptoms are hoped can make cognitive life better. Regardless how effective this intervent...

Care Conversations on Deciding How To Keep Your Elderly Parent Safe

This post has been sponsored by Global Influence.  All opinions are 100% my own.        Are you finding yourself in the role of caregiver for your parent?  I first noticed that my Mom was forgetting little things such as names or where she put...

Relationship between herpes simplex virus-1-specific antibody titers and cortical brain damage in Alzheimer’s disease and amnestic mild cognitive impairment

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a multifactorial disease with a still barely understood etiology. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) has long been suspected to play a role in the pathogenesis of AD because of its neurotropism, high rate of infection in t...
by PolygenicBlog on Nov 3, 2014


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