Vitamins may Help Prevent Dementia

Dementia affects millions of senior citizens in USA. Fortunately, there are things we can do to prevent that from happening. Boosting our diets with nutrient-rich foods and vitamin supplements is a way we may prevent dementia. In particular, vitamins C and E seem to prevent the onset of dementia caused by stroke and mental decline. According to BBC (2000), added vitamins could prevent the damage to brain cells and limit the amount of brain damage after a stroke. According to a study with data from the Honolulu Heart Program, those taking both vitamin C and vitamin E supplements at least once a week were 88% less likely to have vascular dementia four years later, and they were also 69% less

Cholesterol’s Link to Alzheimer’s

Mental health can not be underestimated since it is crucial for our daily functioning and enjoyment. Another way to prevent Alzheimer’s is to keep cholesterol under control. According to Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center (BBC, 2002), there is a link between cholesterol and a protein called APP. APP protein is found in many of the main organs including the brain and heart. The role APP plays in normal circumstances is not clear, but in people with Alzheimer's, APP is converted to beta amyloid protein. When this protein breaks off, it forms the plaques that are found in the brains of people suffering from Alzheimer's. According to BBC (2002), research has confirmed that

Exercising Healthy Choices for Our Minds

I have found, now that I'm in my mid-fifties, that some thinking traits and habits are much, much better for me: leading to improved mental health. Can't we all—old, middle-aged, or just starting out in life—stand improvement in our thinking patterns and perspectives?! Some ways of thinking are just better, lead to better outcomes, and more peace and happiness. First, live in the moment; live today. Dwelling in guilt and shame over past mistakes just brings us down. And, anxiety and worry about the future ties us up in knots. I believe it was in Dale Carnegie's book “How to Make Friends and Influence People,” where he states we should live each day as though it is a Day-tight Compartment,

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