Articles related to Brain Health

/ 1 Nov, 2018

Exercise for elderly and mobility-impaired people

So many magazines, TV programmes and newspapers tell us that physical activity is vital for our health and wellbeing. The problem is that disease, disability and dementia can make it difficult to exercise. However, you can live an active life without jogging or going to the gym. Why is exercise important? Regular exercise can protect …

/ / 1 Oct, 2018

Brain health food – effect of diet on dementia

The food we eat is more than just fuel, it’s essential for the healthy function of our hearts, our bodies and our brains – so what is brain food? The Greek philosopher Hippocrates said ‘let food be our medicine’ and modern medical research is proving him right. There’s increasing awareness that the development of vascular …

6 Sep, 2018

Does our brain health vary with the seasons?

Dr Jamie Wilson, founder of hometouch:A study published in the Public Library of Science (PLOS medicine) covering more than 3000 people across the United States, Canada and France examined people’s cognitive function across the different seasons, and found that people with dementia were more cognitively alert in summer and autumn. These findings are consistent with …

/ / 8 May, 2014

How to recognise cognitive impairment in a loved one

You can recognise cognitive impairment in a loved one by paying attention to their ability to recall names, carry out simple tasks, and keep track of their belongings. As time goes by you may face the role of looking after your parents as they age. One problem that can cause particular concern is worsening memory leading …

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