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Memory Problems

DHA May Slow Cognitive Decline

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Howard Fillit, MD

While more research is needed to demonstrate the value of routine DHA screening for all seniors, these studies suggest it may play a role in helping slow the progression of very early Alzheimer's disease.

5 Simple Steps To A Sharper Memory

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 11.29.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Spending your precious time worrying about everything can be dealt with through mindfulness based stress reduction or MSBR. You can reach that state through meditation and it's extremely helpful in lowering blood pressure and minimizing the effects of depression. 

3 Tried-And-True Ways To Boost Brain Power

Renee Fisher | Posted 10.10.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Nicholas Spitzer, professor or neuroscience at the University of California and editor-in-chief of brainfacts.org, has a message for all of you out there who are listening to classical music and doing crossword puzzles as a way of improving your brain functioning: Stop it right now.

Worried About Your Memory? Here's When To Go To The Doctor

Marie Marley | Posted 09.28.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Anna is concerned about her memory. It seems she's having a lot of 'senior moments' lately. She often misplaces her keys and has trouble remembering the names of people to whom she's been introduced. She can't help but worry it could be something more serious. In fact, she is nearly paralyzed by the fear that she may be developing Alzheimer's.

While He's Waiting

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.16.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Some people are great achievers. They have numerous interests and can always be found working on one stimulating project or another.

How I Am Coping With Mild Cognitive Impairment

Marie Marley | Posted 03.29.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I'm going to talk about how I am coping with the problems this impairment is causing and how I feel about having the disorder.

25 Tips For Coping With Memory Troubles

Marie Marley | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

If you have early Alzheimer's -- or if you simply have a bad memory -- it can impair your ability to do simple as well as complicated tasks. Fortunately there are many ways to help you compensate for a declining memory.

'Alive Again': A Case Of Reversible Memory Loss

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. | Posted 05.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is a rare but reversible cause of memory loss caused by abnormal levels of cerebral spinal fluid in the brain.

Catherine Pearson

Mild Memory Problems More Common Than We Think?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.25.2012 | Healthy Living

A new study suggests that rates of mild memory problems may be higher than previously thought -- and men are at higher risk than women. "We know t...

Want Something Done? Maybe You Shouldn't Give It To A Busy Mom

Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Maybe that's what makes women cranky -- the realization that we are not nearly as efficient as men think they are. Or maybe it is because, as the Sociology Association study found, women do more of this serially-multiple-tasking, and while some feels productive, some more feels overwhelming.

How The Benefits Of A Good Night's Sleep Change With Age

yourlife.usatoday.com | Posted 11.22.2011 | Fifty

A good night's sleep doesn't seem to improve older adults' memory, according to a new study. The findings suggest that age-related brain changes, not ...

10 Tools For A Healthy Brain

Fritz Strobl, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Fritz Strobl, M.D.

As a neurologist who has treated memory problems for more than 30 years, the question I hear every day is, "How can I keep my mind active and sharp?" Here are 10 ways that I recommend.