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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…

3 Experimental Tests for Early Alzheimer’s Detection

Although there are a few experimental tests that can pinpoint some of the characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease, they’re not widely available and, according to the Mayo Clinic, more research is needed to determine what they reveal about the progression of a person’s Alzheimer’s disease and who the tests would benefit most.

4 Medications for Alzheimer’s Memory Loss

Memory loss is one of the most recognized signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Although there’s no way to slow down or stop the progression of the disease, there are medications that can help with memory loss and confusion and improve cognitive ability. These medications activate certain brain chemicals that influence the signals between nerves, according…

Restaurant in Japan Hires Waitstaff With Dementia

A new pop-up restaurant in Tokyo was encouraging its waitstaff to make mistakes, because according to The Spoke, it purposely hired people who suffer from dementia. MORE: Five surprising things that could trigger Alzheimer’s disease The Restaurant of Order Mistakes had been opened by the…

Tips for Talking to Your Doctor

This Macmillan Cancer Support video shares some tips on how to get the best out of your doctor’s appointments and hospital visits. MORE: 4 Medications for Alzheimer’s Memory Loss Dr. Davina Deniszczyc explains that before you meet with your doctor it’s a good idea to prepare a list…

5 Benefits of Cannabis Tea for Chronic Illnesses

Medical marijuana is gaining popularity as a complementary medicine to help with many symptoms associated with chronic illnesses. While many people are curious about how marijuana (or cannabis) may help improve their symptoms, they are also reluctant to smoke the substance. However, there are different ways that medical marijuana can be administered,…