Author Archives: Marta Ribeiro

These Brain Exercises May Slow Down Alzheimer’s Disease

In this CBN News video, neurologist Dr. Andre Fredieu from the Carrick Brain Center talks about brain exercises that have been found to help patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Explore the brain to uncover the secrets of Alzheimer’s disease.  The center reports successful stories of many Alzheimer’s patients who have…

7 Tips for Reducing Stress When You Have Alzheimer’s Disease

Living with a chronic illness like Alzheimer’s disease can bring a lot of stress and anxiety, but as with all illnesses, stress can make symptoms worse and negatively impact overall health. It’s impossible to completely avoid it, but there are ways to better manage stressful situations, help to offset the effects, and improve quality of life. MORE: …

Music May Help Reverse Pre-Alzheimer’s Memory Loss

A recent study has found that listening to music or meditating for 12 minutes each day may help to reverse memory loss in people who have subjective cognitive decline (SCD), a condition that may lead to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. MORE: Learn about 10 of the most common warning signs for Alzheimer’s…

Eating These Foods Can Help You Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

Most of us have probably been reminded to take our vitamins, or pushed to eat something because it’s “full of vitamins”—and it’s true, getting vitamins is incredibly important. Especially during the winter when some people experience Seasonal Affective Disorder, which can be impacted by low levels of vitamin D. But that’s not…

6 Tips to Reduce Stress and Help You Relax

Everyone suffers from stress from time to time but when you have a chronic disease, stress not only adds to your everyday burden but can often exacerbate the symptoms of your condition. While we can’t avoid stress altogether, there are ways that we help ourselves relax more and not let things…

6 Foods That Can Help You Fight a Cold or Flu

Winter is a perilous time if you have a compromised immune system, but you can’t stay alone inside for four months. You have to get on with your daily life, and just hope you don’t succumb to other people’s bugs and illnesses. However, there are some foods that can help you avoid catching a cold…

14 Invisible Illnesses You May Not Know About

Invisible illnesses are conditions patients have that are not obvious when looking at them. Often people with an invisible illness face a lot of prejudice; others accuse them of faking, lying or exaggerating their illness. People just don’t fully understand what patients with invisible illnesses are going through.