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Do You Have "Chemobrain"?

If you feel confused or have trouble focusing as you go through cancer treatment, it could be chemobrain. Learn more about what it is and why it happens.

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The Diet That Reduces Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Where’s your plate? Here’s how eating turkey and drinking wine (in moderation) can boost brain power.

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In an SPMS Cog Fog?

The mental fuzziness that often accompanies secondary progressive multiple sclerosis can be annoying, embarrassing, or down-right scary. Boost your brain function with these tips.

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Your Parent With Dementia Needs Help, but Won't Admit It

Here’s how to maintain their dignity and offer choices.

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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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The Truth About Preventing Memory Loss

Doing puzzles and taking supplements aren’t going to cut it. The good news? Warding off dementia is probably easier than you think.

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Which Is Easier on Your Brain, Forgetting or Remembering?

If you’re of a certain age, you may find it hard to believe that forgetting something takes more mental effort — more brain power — than trying to remember it.

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Stress Linked to Memory Loss, Smaller Brain in Middle Age

Adults in their 40s and 50s with high cortisol levels linked to stress perform worse on memory and cognitive function tests and have smaller brain volumes..

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For Better Memory, Breathe Through Your Nose?

A Swedish study confirms early research and suggests that nose breathing may help improve memory.

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How to Deal With Embarrassment When Your Loved One Has Dementia

You think kids say the darndest things? Consider the loose words of a loved one with dementia. How to cope? Here’s some wise guidance.