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Can Stress cause memory problems?

“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...

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Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Dementia

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...

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'Diet' Drinks Linked To Risk of Stroke and Dementia

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...

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Is Post Operative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD) A Possible Cause Of Dementia?

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...

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Is Dementia Avoidable?

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...

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