Alzheimer’s disease is an age-related degenerative disorder of the brain. The most common symptom of Alzheimer’s disease is memory loss. In its advanced stages the symptoms include confusion, irritability, aggression, mood swings, language breakdown, long term memory loss and general withdrawal of the patient as their senses decline.
Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention:
For many years, we've been told that there's little we can do to
prevent Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia but hope for the
best and wait for a pharmaceutical cure. But the truth is you can
reduce your risk by eating right, exercising, staying mentally and
socially active, and keeping stress in check. By leading a brain-healthy
lifestyle, you may be able to prevent Alzheimer's symptoms and slow
down, or even reverse, the process of deterioration.
The 6 pillars of a brain-healthy lifestyle:
The health of your brain, like the health of your body, depends on many factors.
While some factors, such as your genes, are out of your control, many
powerful lifestyle factors are within your sphere of influence.
The six pillars of a brain-healthy lifestyle are:
An active social life
The more you strengthen each of the six pillars in your daily life, the healthier and hardier your brain will be.
When you lead a brain-healthy lifestyle, your brain will stay working stronger…longer.