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Study Draws Stronger Link Between Blood Pressure and Dementia

New research reinforces the belief that dementia may be linked to blood pressure changes.

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Can Coffee be Useful in Curbing Dementia?

Black coffee may be helpful for older adults worried about the risk of dementia.

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3 Nutritious Meals for Brain Health

Did you know that the food you eat has a large effect on how well your brain is able to function? According to the Brain and Spine Foundation, the brain uses one-fifth of all the blood that's pumped from the heart. To provide it with the nutrients it needs to stay energised and efficient throughout the day, you should feed it plenty of fatty acids, vitamins, amino acids and complex carbohydrates. Try these recipes that include these essential ingredients. 

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Study Finds Nature Films May Benefit Those With Early Dementia

Dementia is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In the UK alone, there are an estimated 850,000 people diagnosed with the memory-loss condition, according to the Alzheimer's Society. People experiencing the onset of dementia may begin to show signs of restlessness and frustration as symptoms like confusion start to occur. This is particularly true when the sun goes down - a condition called sundowning. A recent study by researchers at Exeter University discovered that watching nature films may reduce the side effects of sundowning in those in the early stages of dementia.

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4 Tips To Stay Physically Active With Dementia

Exercising regularly is one of the most effective ways to maintain both mental and physical health. Working out can drastically reduce people's risk of serious conditions like heart disease and diabetes. However, when individuals are affected by dementia, staying active can become increasingly difficult. 

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5 Tips For Caring For A Loved One With Dementia

More than 850,000 people in the UK have been diagnosed with dementia. This includes 1 in 6 people over 80 years old, according to the Alzheimer's Society. As these figures are predicted to continue rapidly growing, the number of family members who need to support someone experiencing memory loss will grow as well. As November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, now is a good time for carers to focus on how to provide the best support possible for their loved ones with dementia.

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4 Key Steps To Physical And Mental Health

As people age, we become vulnerable to a range of physical and mental diseases, such as dementia and arthritis, that can make performing everyday activities challenging. Staying active and keeping our brains stimulated through social engagement and hobbies can reduce the risk of age-related diseases. 

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4 Nutritious Breakfast Ideas to Jump-start Your Day

Most people have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The NHS says that those who eat in the mornings tend to be slimmer, as their metabolisms start working faster and prevent them from feeling too hungry throughout the day. Having breakfast also provides people with the energy they need to get through the day.

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