Brain Health

Brain Health

Curcumin, the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, improves memory and may protect against Alzheimer’s disease—if you choose the right formulation.

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Caregivers are critical to the continued well-being of Alzheimer’s patients. In this video, Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist and author of The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, explains the difficulties caregivers face and why it is crucial for them to take care of themselves first and not feel guilty about it.

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There are different strategies as to when and how often patients should take their dementia medications. In this video, Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist, discusses her own dosing recommendations.

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There are a number of natural supplements that can be used to prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. In this video, Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist and author of The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, lists some of these supplements and explains how they work.

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In some cases, dementia patients will keep repeating the same questions or actions over and over again. This can be distressing for family members and caregivers, leaving them wondering what to do. Dr. Gayatri Devi recommends that people not correct the dementia patient unless his/her actions are dangerous.

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In this video, Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist and author of The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, discusses the medications used to treat Alzheimer’s.

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In this video, Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist and author of The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, explains the role of genetics in Alzheimer’s disease.

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In this video, Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist and author of The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, discusses activities people can do on a regular basis to take care of their brains.

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Is there a standard treatment protocol for Alzheimer’s disease? Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist and author of The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, explains that while almost all Alzheimer’s patients are on medication, treatment plans are highly individualized and may include brain exercises and stimulation, as well as lifestyle interventions.

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What is the diference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist and author of The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, explains that dementia is an umbrella term for the death of nerve cells and loss of brain function, while Alzheimer’s disease is a specific type of dementia.

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In this video, Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, explains two new methods to prevent athlete’s foot.

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In this video, Dr. Gayatri Devi, board-certified neurologist and author of The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease, says if you are not happy with your doctor’s response to your brain health concerns, you should get a second opinion to confirm or refute the diagnosis.

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