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.
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I often tell my patients not to blame something they are experiencing on “just getting older,” because they might miss something that could be treatable.
We all know that what you eat can strongly influence your health. But can it keep your brain from aging? A recent study suggests that may be true.
Despite what people may believe, anxiety and depression are not a natural part of aging — and no one has to accept them. Experts say mental health issues are often tied to medical problems.
Most Americans fear getting dementia from Alzheimer’s disease more than any other disease, including cancer. However, a growing body of evidence supports ways people can act to help prevent this disease from getting a grip on their minds.