Memory difficulty is a typical symptom of menopause, but some might fear that it’s an early sign of dementia or Alzheimer’s. Many describe a sudden inability to recall simple facts as “brain fog.”
When are memory lapses a normal part of aging, and when are they potentially an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease? A geriatric medicine specialist explains.
Are you missing out on those Zzzs? Learn what sleep deprivation could do to your help and how you can start catching up on getting some rest.
This Bloody Mary has a secret ingredient: kale. It adds a healthy boost to this delicious indulgence.
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Not every lost detail means your memory is failing. Our expert explains how improving your concentration helps improve your recall.
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.
Study finds keeping your blood pressure in check helps brain health as you age. A geriatrician explains.
“To be or not to be …” Should you memorize the whole speech from Hamlet? Memorization isn’t often done anymore, but it’s definitely worth while for your brain. Marwan Sabbagh, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, explains why.
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.
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.