I suffered brain damage due to a vitamin B12 deficiency. But, as my GP was unable to diagnose this, I had to do my own research. When I eventually discovered that I could be suffering from a B12 deficiency, I asked for a blood test and was told it...
Q My husband and I are beginning to show signs of memory loss, which no doubt will get worse with time. We visited a very qualified neurologist,
No, memory loss is not inevitable as we age, but we’d be very fortunate to avoid it happening. Memory starts to decline imperceptibly in early adulthood (Alzheim Dis Assoc Disord, 2003; 17: 162-7); by age 65, about 40 per cent of us will have...
* Don’t isolate yourself. A MacArthur Foundation study found that keeping close contacts with others and remaining involved in other people’s lives predicted successful ageing (Kahn RL, Rowe JW. Successful Aging. New York: Pantheon, 1998).
* Take a
Memory loss is something we all fear as we age. After all, memory is what makes us who and what we are, as having access to the huge database in our brain is integral to our very concept of ourselves. We can’t survive independently without it...
I hope Penny Pullen (WDDTY no 15 no 11) has noticed an improvement in her health after having her mercury fillings removed. I had most of mine removed, but was not given the necessary vitamins or care to ensure mercury did not flood my system.
Medical researchers can be a funny breed. In their search for the secrets of health, they can come up with the strangest findings and present them with a straight face.
It’s been found that diabetics are 65 per cent more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease. Having diabetes is also associated with loss of memory, mental functioning, speech and visuospatial skills.
Prednisolone is the most commonly prescribed corticosteroid, and its range of side-effects is awesome. GASP, the UK-based Group Action into Steroid Prescribing, polled its 15,000 members and found that 70 per cent of patients suffered weight gain,
Does menopause make you lose your memory or is this just a myth after all? Tests carried out on 16 young women during their menstrual cycle showed that levels of recollection were constant throughout.