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Alzheimer’s Disease Linked To Sleeping & Anti-Anxiety Drugs

Millions of Americans turn to sleeping pills or some sort of sedative to help them get better sleep each evening. In addition, 11 percent of middle-aged women across the country take anti-anxiety medication. New research published last week shows a correlation between taking sleeping pills and anti-anxiety medication to having a higher risk of getting […] Read More >>

Why Are Women More Likely To Get Alzheimer’s Disease?

Earlier this year, the Alzheimer’s Association released their latest facts and figures. In that report, one of the most startling takeaways was that women were at a substantially higher risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, almost two-thirds of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease are women. Researchers continue to search for answers as to why […] Read More >>

Mindfulness Training Helps Those Living With Alzheimer’s And Caregivers

Through various studies we’ve learned that depression is a serious symptom for those living with Alzheimer’s disease as well as for their caregivers.  Researchers continue to seek new ways to lessen the many symptoms associated with the disease.  A new study just released shows that training in mindfulness — learning how to focus on the […] Read More >>

Definitive Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency

Research into Alzheimer’s disease continues to show that improved health habits and exercise can help lessen the chances of getting the disease. New research published in the journal, Neurology, reports that older adults who are severely deficient in vitamin D may be more than twice as likely to develop dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This study […] Read More >>