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Research has found that eating a Mediterranean diet over other certain foods may help protect your brain against dementia.
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Women are far more likely than men to suffer from Alzheimer’s, making up at least two-thirds of the 5.8 million Americans with it.
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With so many people seeking quality sleep, sleeping pills can seem like an easy fix. But that seemingly simple solution carries risks.
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People usually develop resilience at a young age. And while sometimes finding the strength to push forward can be tough, it’s imperative for brain health.
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Forgetting the name of a movie you just saw or details of an event is all too common, but you don't necessarily need to worry about these memory lapses.
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Brain health is important to monitor as we age, including when you're in your 50s. Here are a few strategies to strengthen your gray cells.
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You've probably never discussed your brain with your doctor, and they've probably never brought it up. But it’s a conversation worth having. Here's why.
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Like your outward appearance, your brain goes through changes as you age. And while some changes are perfectly normal, others are not.
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Could the drug you take for insomnia, depression or bladder problems put you at greater risk for mental decline, or even dementia?
A woman getting her blood pressure checked at a doctor's office
Most people know that high blood pressure can lead to heart attacks and strokes. But it also may put you at risk for cognitive decline and dementia.
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