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Many women experiencing menopause often describe brain fog, but there was not enough evidence to support such claims. Well, additional research findings have just come out which reveal that brain fog in menopause is a real thing.
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Depression with mild cognitive impairment may raise dementia risk and accelerate brain aging in the elderly. In the study involving seniors over the age of 65, the researchers found that depression was associated with a higher risk of dementia and… Read More
We already know that heavy drinking can have harmful effects on the body, so it comes as no surprise that it can negatively impact an aging brain, too. The study found heavy drinking can take a toll on many brain… Read More
How we feel about things can be revealed by our stomach. There’s an intimate connection between our brain and our stomach – commonly referred to as the brain-gut connection – that’s hard at work 24/7. As research now shows, those… Read More
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients are at an increased risk for brain hemorrhage. Study researcher Renske G. Wieberdink, M.D., said, “Other studies have found there are more strokes in older individuals with late AMD, but ours is the first… Read More
Hearing loss in older adults and accelerated brain tissue loss are linked, according to study findings. The brain naturally shrinks with age, but the study findings suggest that this shrinkage is accelerated in older adults with hearing loss.
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Blood vessels in the retina may be indicative of brain health years before the onset of dementia. The study found that younger people who score low on intelligence tests tend to be at a higher risk for poorer health… Read More
Tinnitus treatment retraining the brain may work to alleviate the ringing symptoms. Professor Michael Merzenich at UB San Francisco, not involved in the study, commented, “This work is the most clearheaded documentation to this point of what’s actually happening… Read More
Hearing difficulties in older people linked to changes in the attention processes in the brain. Researchers recorded the alpha waves in the brain of 20- to 30-year-olds and 60- to 70-year-olds while they performed a hearing task.
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September is Healthy Aging Month, so we present a selection of our articles discussing aging and age-related health conditions, including concussions, traumatic brain injury, incontinence, PTSD, and obesity.
Aging is an inevitable part of life, but how you age is… Read More
Irritable bowel syndrome is associated with independent brain-to-gut and gut-to-brain pathways, according to research. Researcher Dr. Nicholas J. Talley said, “This is an exciting time as the causes of IBS and other functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are slowly being… Read More
Being overweight or obese has been tied to a number of negative health outcomes already, so it’s of little surprise that the latest findings have uncovered yet another side effect of obesity – it’s bad for your brain. The findings… Read More
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