Quick Memory Test

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Today, here's a quick test you can do to check how your memory is performing. Look at these words for about 10 seconds: Then, go and do something else for 2 minutes - read this blog post, for example, which is relevant. After 2 minutes, write down all the words you can recall from the …

Best Anti-Dementia Antioxidants Identified?

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Useful article here today, suggesting that high levels of certain antioxidants in the blood of trial participants may be protective against dementia onset. Best Antioxidants to Prevent Age-Related Dementia Identified? Higher levels of specific carotenoid antioxidants in blood may help guard against age-related dementia, new research suggests.Investigators found that individuals with the highest serum levels …

Top Tips to Prevent Cognitive Decline and Dementia

Diet and exercise can influence the risk of cognitive decline (CD) and dementia long before their onset, according to new research from King’s College London. In the study, published in  Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association,  the researchers established that 12 years prior to diagnosis, both CD and Alzheimer’s were associated with levels of …

Dementia DIY Test

Great tip here today from Dr Marilyn Glenville - try this cognitive impairment test to see how your brain is working: The Six Item Cognitive Impairment Test Taken from my book Natural Solutions for Dementia and Alzheimer’s This test is used to screen those individuals who are thought to be at risk of dementia. You can …

Poor Memory

Loads of you have been asking me about this issue recently. I shall address it more soon, but don't forget that a lack of B vitamins and iron can affect cognition, recall and co-ordination so bear those in mind. A lack of the correct nutritional factors for the brain can also be the issue. There …