There’s mounting evidence supporting a connection between certain medications (anticholinergics and benzodiazepines) and dementia. An expert discusses the latest research and what to do if you have concerns about your dementia risk and medications.
Anxiety and depression aren’t a natural part of agin. Experts say mental health issues are often tied to having other medical problems and getting help is the first step toward feeling better.
Does your mouth have the taste of old pennies? The condition is more common than you might think. Find out what might be giving your mouth a metallic taste.
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.
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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.
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 judgment instead.