Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a lesser-known type of dementia, but it’s one of the most common causes of dementia in older people. LBD is different from Alzheimer’s but can be tricky to diagnose.
Could an eating plan that’s a cross between the Mediterranean and DASH diets help shield you from developing dementia after a stroke? Dietitian Kate Patton, RD, explains the latest research on the MIND diet.
It’s long been said that dog is man’s best friend. But pets of any kind are beneficial to your health. Neurologist Marwan Sabbagh, MD, explains.
Just because you’ve been diagnosed with mild cognitive decline doesn’t mean you aren’t necessarily destined for dementia. Neuropsychologist Aaron Bonner-Jackson, PhD, explains how you can help preserve your thinking skills and functioning despite memory lapses.
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Research links hearing loss with an increased risk of dementia. Though you may not be able to avoid dementia as you age, lifestyle changes may help delay cognitive decline.
Some signs of Parkinson’s disease appear long before the telltale tremors begin. Find out how to spot symptoms earlier so your doctor can treat them.
When we think of dementia, we usually envision the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease — memory loss, word-finding problems, difficulty with daily activities. A different type of dementia targets behavior and judgement instead.
Ever have the sensation that you’ve been somewhere or talked to someone before, when you know you haven’t? That’s deja vu. Discover some insights into this mental phenomenon and learn when it may signal a problem.
Men with prostate cancer being treated with a common hormone therapy may be doubling their risk of dementia, a recent study says.
Talk with your healthcare provider about what you should do, based on your unique medical history.