AlzheimersQ show

AlzheimersQ

Summary: Alzheimer’s disease instructs us as to the true nature of human dignity.

Podcasts:

 AlzFacts Alzheimers Disease | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:57

Alzheimers disease is complex, and it is unlikely that any one drug or other intervention can successfully treat it. Current approaches focus on helping people maintain mental function, manage behavioral symptoms, and slow down certain problems, such as memory loss.

 Drinking Water | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:05

Water helps keep the body well hydrated, which is essential because almost every cell in the body needs water to function properly. "Think of water as a nutrient your body needs that is present in liquids, plain water, and foods.

 Smoothie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:23

They were mainly made from fruit, fruit juice, and ice, though from the early 1970s, ice milk was sometimes added to create the "fruit shake". Many types of smoothie are found in Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine.

 Ask Your Doctor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:23

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.

 Veterans linked between TBI and Dementia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:43

Of the 1.7 million who sustain a TBI each year in the United States: 52,000 die 275,000 are hospitalized and 1.365 million are treated and released from an emergency department.

 Your Eyes Can Reveal Onset of Alzheimers Researchers Said | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:00

With early detection, a person could seek treatment for Alzheimer's at a time when therapies would be most effective at slowing the progression of the memory robbing disease, the researchers said

 What Is Alzheimers Disease | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:11

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common reason of progressive dementia in the elderly population. There has been an exponential rise in the number of cases of Alzheimer’s disease worldwide emphasizing the necessity for developing an effective treatment.

 Turmeric and Dementia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:26

Dementia is usually caused by damage in the cells of the brain and these cells hinder the ability of these cells to communicate with each other. This consequently, affects the thinking and behavior patterns.

 BMI Body Mass Index - Obesity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:15

Obesity is a disease that affects more than one-third of the U.S. adult population (approximately 78.6 million Americans). The number of Americans with obesity has steadily increased since 1960, a trend that has slowed in recent years but shows no sign of reversing.

 Music Enviro - Latin Music Genre | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:13

Hispanics are the fastest growing population in the United States. During the first half of the 21st century, the number of Hispanic elders with Alzheimer's and related dementias could increase more than six-fold, from fewer than 200,000 today to as many as 1.3 million by 2050.

 Caregiving Steps | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:57

Caring for a person with memory loss or dementia can be challenging. The following ten steps can help caregivers provide the best possible care for those with the disease

 A1C Test and Diabetes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:10

The A1C test is a blood test that provides information about a person’s average levels of blood glucose, also called blood sugar

 Diabetes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:03:08

If you are living with diabetes or have a loved with the disease, it's important to work together to manage diabetes to stay healthy and prevent complications.

 Music Enviro - Hip Hop Genre | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:47

Alzheimer’s disease attacks cells in the areas of the brain that are associated with memory. Hip Hop not only features complex combinations of melody and percussion and incorporates other musical genres.

 Music Enviro - Swing Era Genre | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:15

Older adults with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can often be challenged to find ways to stimulate their memory or even to help them communicate. But creative forces such as music and art have been shown to make a dramatic difference for many with the disease.

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