As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.
Do you know the difference?
Although dementia and Alzheimer’s are often used simultaneously, dementia is not a disease.
Newly published research proves 100 patients enjoyed significant, measurable symptom reversal using the protocol developed by Dr. Dale Bredesen, making a huge gain over the initial 19 success stories.
A study launched over two years ago using gamma light therapy to reduce beta-amyloid plaques in mice has proven to be a non-conventional treatment for the beginning hallmarks of Alzheimer’s in the animals. Now, that research has gone one step further in determining it’s not only neurons that benefit but also immune cells in the brain.
Researchers at UMass Medical School have added a detailed layer of evidence to the theory that the microbiome and Alzheimer’s disease are closely associated.
A new smartphone app can help people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia recapture old memories via reminiscence therapy.
September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day. To honor those who have been affected by the disease, Better Living Yoga and Yoga 4 Brain Health brings you a view of this worldwide epidemic, the search for a cure and what we can do to live Alzheimer’s Free for generations to come.
Sitting with my fifty-eight-year-old sister while she was in the late stages of Alzheimer’s was devastating. I have never felt the same level of despair and hopelessness in any other situation in my adult life. The message I continued to hear from her physicians was “there is nothing we can do”. Watching her cognitive decline without understanding a way to provide relief was beyond a doubt some of my darkest days.
Alzheimer’s Disease is almost epidemic. In fact, it may potentially bankrupt the Medicare system by 2050. The statistics are daunting…
You are standing in a yoga class, eyes dead ahead, sweat on your brow, one foot firmly planted on your mat the other against your thigh in tree pose. You inhale, and at the bottom of your exhale, you rest in this position which is both active and peaceful. Balanced.