Posts Tagged ‘memory’

Sudden Memory Loss

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Have you ever experienced sudden memory loss? Realizing that you can’t recall what you were just about to say or do can be scary. You may be worrying if it is a sign of dementia or another health condition. Thankfully, there are a number of other causes when it comes to forgetting. And some of…

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Benefits Of Playing A Musical Instrument

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Do you play a musical instrument? If you don’t, maybe it’s time you started. After you see just how beneficial playing an instrument can be for you, you’ll probably want to. Here are three benefits of playing a musical instrument. Stress Reduction There are no shortage of reasons to fret. And too much fretting will…

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Why You Shouldn’t Sleep With Your Cellphone Next To You

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In today’s connected world it isn’t rare to keep your cellphone at your side throughout the entire day. But for many it doesn’t end there. They also keep their cellphones within arm’s reach when they sleep.   In fact, sleeping with your phone may already be the norm. If this sounds like you, you may…

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SSRIs For Dementia: Can Antidepressants Cure Memory Loss?

Researchers claim they may have found a new way to treat dementia. Alzheimer’s and Dementia in N.J. This is exciting news. Especially for residents of New Jersey, where the disorder is no stranger. According to a survey in 2016, over 68% of adults in the state know someone suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia or did…

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SuperAgers’ Extraordinary Memory And Their Social Relationships

Have you heard of the term SuperAgers, before? Well, if you haven’t, listen up, because you may want to be one of them. There’s actually an entire SuperAging program at Northwestern University, where researchers study people over 80 that have an exceptional memory. In a study published in October 2017, researchers compared 31 SuperAgers with…

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Study: Dim Lighting Can Harm Your Memory

A new study by researchers at Michigan State University has concluded that spending too much time in dim lighting may harm your memory and ability to learn new things. The findings indicate that staying in dimly lit rooms for long periods of time can actually change the structure of the brain. The researchers studied Nile grass…

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