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Why Do Women Get Alzheimer’s Disease More Than Men?

Little research has focused on the fact that women are more likely to get Alzheimer’s—until now.

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What You Should Know About MS and Exercise

Should you exercise with MS? Within one generation researchers went from "don't exercise" to "OMG! Do Something!"

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"I Want to Go Home:" Guidance for Caregivers of Persons With Alzheimer's

It's one of the most heartbreaking statements Alzheimer's caregivers hear. Carol Bradley Bursack gives expert advice on how to respond.

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The Spectrum of Alzheimer’s: An Interview With Gayatri Devi, M.D.

No two people with dementia are the same. Tune into this interview with neurologist and author Gayatri Devi, M.D. to learn about championing persons with Alzehimer’s while supporting the caregiver in a challenging role.

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9 Mistakes to Avoid When Caregiving for Someone Living With Alzheimer's

Mistakes are inevitable when caregiving for someone with Alzheimer's. Some are more avoidable than others. Here are guidelines to avert the most common mistakes.

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Why Participating in an MS Research Study Is Important

Attention MS patients: Anyone taking a medication or following a course of therapy has research to thank. Consider giving back to the body of knowledge.

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6 Yoga Poses to Help With MS

Learn about six yoga poses that help ease symptoms of MS and build physical and emotional resilience. Favorites include child’s pose and cat and cow pose.

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8 Tips for Surviving an MRI

Knock, knock, tap, tap, buzz, buzz. No one enjoys an MRI, and yet they are an important part of disease monitoring with MS. Here are eight tips to make them more tolerable.

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The Benefits of Music for MS

Learn how music can help address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of persons with MS and how music therapy is used in neurology.

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Attention, Caregivers: 10 Things Not to Say to a Person With Dementia

Caregiving for dementia is full of delicate situations. Knowing how to word your responses to hard questions can improve your relationships. Start with this list.