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October 1, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi

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Higher Stress During Mid-Life Is Associated With Greater Memory Decline In Women

October 1, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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Stress is on the rise for women and it can lead to a host of health problems over the lifespan including depression, anxiety, obesity, and Alzheimer’s disease, an incurable brain disorder that destroys memory and the ability to perform simple tasks. Women, in fact, are more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease. At first, researchers thought this was because women lived longer than men, however, more and more research is pointing to other factors, including stress. [More]

February 25, 2015
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd

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Growing Body of Research Suggests Memory Loss is Not Necessary

February 25, 2015 07:55 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

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Nearly everyone has at some time forgotten where they put their keys or lost their car in a crowded Wal-Mart parking lot, or even found themselves in a room wondering, “Was I coming in here for something, or going out?” For people in their sixties or later, these events are commonplace. They’re called “Senior Moments”, and they can be very embarrassing. Most people ex... [More]

January 22, 2015
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

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Get the Sleep You Need for Better Memory & Better Mental Health

January 22, 2015 07:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.  [About the Author]

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Sleep shouldn’t be a luxury that we only grant ourselves on Saturday mornings. It’s a necessity if we want to have a healthy mind and body. Sleep gives us a chance to recharge, heal, and process our experiences. Lack of enough good quality sleep not only makes us grumpy, but it can also negatively impact our memory, our mood, and our overall health and well-being. [More]