Hot flashes underreported and linked to forgetfulness
Women in midlife underreport the number of hot flashes that they experience by more than 40 percent, and these hot flashes are linked to poor verbal memory, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The study is published online and will appear in the Septemb...
Handling forgetfulness Forgetfulness
is a common problem faced by the middle aged people. There are many reasons why women often report forgetfulness
at mid-life, but simple guidelines can help you preserve memory. There is little evidence that healthy women undergo a decline// in their memory or thinking skills before ...
Measuring brain atrophy in patients with mild cognitive impairment
..., and have the potential to influence how neurology is practiced."
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is considered a transitional stage between the forgetfulness
associated with normal aging and Alzheimer's disease. Yet, many patients with MCI do not progress to Alzheimer's, and these individuals don't need tr...
Fighting "Brain Fog": How the Right Hormones Can Improve Mental Sharpness for Women
...ling book From Hormone Hell to Hormone Well , says many women experiencing memory fog during these years are able to safely and effectively eliminate forgetfulness
and mental confusion simply by using an over-the-counter progesterone cream. Even after the body's level of estrogen has dropped so that periods stop...
Classifying concussions could help kids
...ional. Somatic symptoms like headaches and fatigue generally resolve themselves quickly. However, cognitive symptoms like trouble paying attention and forgetfulness
may persist longer.
"Parents should pay particular attention to these symptoms when they last more than a month or two and report all ongoing sympto...
Mediterranean Diet Aids the Aging Brain: Study
...rain stay sharp into old age, a new study suggests.
Following the healthful diet reduced the risk of getting mild cognitive impairment -- marked by forgetfulness
and difficulty concentrating. And it also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease if cognitive impairment was already present, said study lead ...
Seniors with type 2 diabetes may experience memory declines immediately after eating unhealthy meal
...tently improved recall scores relative to the meal alone. Participants who ate the high fat meal without vitamin supplements showed significantly more forgetfulness
of words and paragraph information in immediate and time delay recall tests, relative to those who had the water meal or the meal with antioxidant vit...
Nutrition 21 Launches Iceland Health(R) Advanced Memory Formula via Direct Response Channel
(PS) and omega-3 (DHA), ingredients that all play an important role in
helping improve memory and maintain brain health.
increases with age. U.S. Baby Boomers -- 78 million
strong -- rate cognitive function decline as a top concern.(1) As the brain
ages, brain cells dry ...
Adults With ADHD Lose 3 Weeks Worth of Work Annually
...rom the World Health Organization (WHO). Researchers say the condition can cause a serious loss of concentration at work due to chronic hyperactivity, forgetfulness
But many adult workers with ADHD may not know they have a problem, the team noted.
"While surveying mental disorders aroun...
Getting a good night's sleep is the biggest problem for women entering the menopause
... of 2.90 out of four, followed by night sweats (2.58), irritability (2.56), forgetfulness
(2.42), hot flashes or flushes (2.41) and mood swings (2.12).
Women repo...t necessarily the ones that they said were the most severe.
For example, forgetfulness
was the second most commonly reported symptom, but when it came to severity...
Early identification of dementia increasingly difficult
...y problems showed an increased risk of developing dementia, although not everybody with poor memory developed dementia. Consequently, the link between forgetfulness
and future dementia is more complex than commonly thought. Memory loss among elderly individuals may, but doesn't have to be, an early sign.
Portable device quickly detects early Alzheimer's
...length and expense, the tests are not used as regular screening tools and typically are given only after there is obvious cognitive impairment such as forgetfulness
or unsafe behavior.
Families usually wait until their mom or dad does something somewhat dangerous, like forgetting to take their medications or g...
Brain networks strengthened by closing ion channels
...thway may not be properly regulated with advancing age, resulting in destruction of cAMP. The dysregulation of the pathway may contribute to increased forgetfulness
and susceptibility to distraction as we grow older.
The research is also relevant to common disorders such as ADHD, which is associated with weak...
Confidence in memory performance helps older adults remember
...mory performance, though they typically chalk it up to distraction or other external factors. In contrast, older adults are more likely to judge their forgetfulness
an inevitable fact of aging or even a warning sign of Alzheimer's disease, leading to anxiety and despair.
Those who don't use adaptive strategies ...