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Abnormally high blood sugar levels, or hyperglycaemia, is well-known as a characteristic of diabetes and obesity, but its link to Alzheimer’s disease is less familiar. Diabetes patients have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease Read More

Tips for Reducing Stress

You’ve had a bad day at work, the same as every other day in the week, you need to put food on the table, and the kids are screaming again. Everything in life seems to Read More

How Do You Find a Therapist Anyway?

There are so many things that can make you anxious nowadays. For starters, even reading too much bad news can literally make you distressed. Work can also be a major source of depression and anxiety; Read More

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Alzheimer’s is a heart-wrenching disease that directly affects millions of people worldwide. There is no cure, let alone treatment to stop progression of the disease. While current answers are few, research at the University of Read More

What You Need to Know About Concussions

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When your brain is healthy, it has the blood flow required for peak performance. A healthy brain is essential for living a long and full life. When your brain is healthy, you’re better able to pay attention, solve problems, communicate, and much more.

Poor brain health is more serious than you think

  • Failing brain health is a public health epidemic.
  • The brain begins showing signs of cognitive decline as a person enters their 20s.
  • 3 out of 5 Americans will develop a brain disease in their lifetime.
  • By 2030, the total cost of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and stroke is expected to exceed $1 Trillion.

Brain health matters no matter your age. The choices you make today can help you have a healthier brain tomorrow.

Life expectancy is increasing in the United States, which experts believe will likely be associated with an increase in the prevalence of cognitive impairment and dementia. An aging population with multiple factors that do not support a healthy brain will produce an increased number of people with dementia.