Alzheimer’s disease has unfortunately become a very common ailment for senior citizens over the age of sixty-five. The disease becomes combative against cells linked to the nerves in the brain that result in loss of memory, cognitive thinking, speech, and even their emotional behavior. When the disease is successful at infecting the cells attached to various sections within the brain, certain functions become more challenging. Functions such as utilizing responsible judgment, or remembering to take needed medications. If you or a loved one wishes to lessen your chances of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, look into these ten methods of prevention for a healthy, active brain.
The average adult sleeps 4-6 hours per night, which isn’t remotely close to what your body craves for a productive tomorrow. These crazy sleepless nights may be workable in your 30’s, but when you are over 50, it isn’t going to be so easy. Invest in a nighttime routine, reading, a puzzle, and painting, anything that gently stimulates the brain and soothes your soul.