Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Amnesia
by Kimberly Allen, RN Amnesia refers to memory loss.  Although many of us can be forgetful it is not the same as amnesia.  Amnesia is more of a large scale memory loss of things that should not have been forgotten.  Though amnesia has long been used as a plot... Read more
Top Ways To Keep Your Mind Sharp
Remember all the times you shook someones hand heard them introduce themselves and then a second later you forget their name?  Well welcome to the club as everyone wants to have a sharp mind and memory.  By exercising your brain you can also improve your attitude as you will... Read more
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s

When working as a home health nurse, I received a call to go assess a 78 year old woman for dementia and safety issues. She had been found wandering outside in the middle of the night in her nightgown and slippers – it was -20 degrees below zero!

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Cholesterol Drugs Need Warning Labels for Risk of Memory Loss and Diabetes  FDA Finally Agrees

Over 30 million Americans are currently taking statin drugs to reduce their cholesterol levels but are almost completely unaware that these drugs are also causing diabetes and memory loss in many.

Just last week of this year the FDA announced the need for new warnings for very popular statin drugs such as Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. The new labels will have such warnings that statin drugs will cause hyperglycemia and can increase the risk of diabetes in those who …

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Improve your memory by exercising and eating right
  Are you tired of misplacing your car keys or forgetting someone’s name after you have just meet them?   Well there is good news here for those looking for the quickest way to improve their memory and to stop cursing at themselves for half an hour before finding their... Read more
How aging effects the brain

The brain is our most vital organ everything from involuntary life support functions like our breathing and heartbeat to the nature of memory and personality

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