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Preventing Alzheimers Disease

Can We Prevent Alzheimer's? November Is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

If we can target our adults with mild cognitive impairment -- forgetting phone numbers, where you put the keys, birthdays, anniversaries, and appointments -- we may have a real chance of preventing the slow decline into a world of dementia.

You Can Prevent Alzheimer's

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

The empowering part of the story is that you can make changes, today, to dramatically reduce your risk for diabetes and as a welcomed consequence, reduce your risk for dementia, a disease with no meaningful remedy now or in the foreseeable future.

Are You Busier Than the President? There's No Excuse for Not Exercising

Dennis Kravetz | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Kravetz

Here are a few benefits of exercise that may convince you to make time for aerobic exercise, just as our president does.

Dr. Pat Consults: Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Patricia Yarberry Allen

To help a patient talk to her sister about her health and risk of Alzheimer's, I've enlisted the advice of neurologist Joseph Safdieh.

Is Prevention The Only Answer To The Alzheimer's Epidemic?

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

There is no need to completely stop our search for the "magic bullet" to cure Alzheimer's disease. We may yet come upon a way to stop Alzheimer's in its tracks.