What you Eat May Cause Memory Problems

June 28, 2018

Did you know that there are some ingredients in packaged foods that cause memory loss and other brain problems? Life is busy and after a hard day at work, the last thing you feel like doing is cooking dinner – yes? Because it is so much easier just to buy packaged foods that are quick and easy to prepare and eat! But did you know that packaged foods contain ingredients that can affect y...

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Are You Experiencing Memory Problems?

June 28, 2018

Are you experiencing memory problems? Take some comfort in the fact that you are not alone, as it seems to be happening to more people than ever before. As with any other problem, your memory problem will not just go away by ignoring it. The truth is without intervention, over a period of time, you memory will only get worse. The most important thing to do is to find the underlying reason...

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Can Stress cause memory problems?

June 28, 2018

“I know that I parked my car on the 3rd level” – but in my rush to get to the shops and get what I needed, I forgot to look around to see what section I was parked in. “Was it in the green section or blue section?” As I wandered around the car park on the 3rd level looking for my white car, I try not to look like I am lost, but just walking casually to where my car should be. “Where is it?”...

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Why are more people getting Alzheimer’s disease?

June 28, 2018

Have you ever wondered why there is an increase in the number of Alzheimer’s disease cases being diagnosed? Why is it happening? How is it happening? What is causing the increase? There is certainly enough research going on around the world in the search for a cure or a magic pill. And many of us have been hoping for years that a cure would have been found. I was hoping they would have fo...

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How to keep your Bones Strong

June 28, 2018

Following on from my recent article “Why are more people getting Alzheimer’s Disease?”. In that article I discussed how so many people are having falls on the same level due to slipping, tripping or stumbling – which are the most common cause of hospitalised injury. According to studies, about one third of fall injury cases resulted in injuries to the hip and thigh and the m...

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Hidden dangers affecting your memory and brain health

June 28, 2018

Did you know that every day in some way, you are consuming and/or absorbing a heavy metal that is well known and proven to be toxic to your brain and affecting your memory? Yes – this is an absolute fact and the silent culprit is aluminium. And what is very surprising is the fact that aluminium is contained in many everyday items that you take for granted and use in your ...

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Post Operative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD) – A possible cause of Dementia?

June 28, 2018

Post Operative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD) is a term that many people have not heard about before. It is Memory Loss after Anesthetics and is a common adverse event after surgery. The incidence of this condition is much higher than one would have thought and it appears to affect people over the age of 60 years and upwards. Here are some statistics for you to think about :-...

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Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Dementia

June 28, 2018

Do you get heartburn, indigestion, have an ulcer or have GERD? If you are taking medication for it, you are most likely taking a Proton Pump Inhibitor. There is a link between medications called Proton Pump Inhibitors, which are used to treat heartburn and peptic ulcers and other acid related disorders – and Dementia. This has been confirmed by a new study from the Ger...

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“Diet” drinks linked to risk of Stroke and Dementia

June 28, 2018

Artificially sweetened soft drink consumption has been associated with a higher risk of stroke and dementia.

We all know that too much sugar in our diet is bad for our health and that includes sugary soft drinks. But many reach for the artificially sweetened “diet” drinks thinking that it has to be a better choice than sugary soft drinks. Well it has now been proven t...

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Is Dementia Avoidable?

June 28, 2018

Dementia is now a frequent topic of discussion in many Australian homes. There are two reasons why: it is the nation’s second leading cause of death, and it will affect every Australian family in some way. But what is being done about Dementia and those with Younger Onset Dementia? After official diagnosis, is adequate help being offered? One thing is for sure: Dementia patients and their...

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