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Benefits of Green Tea for Alzheimer's

A common beverage may be able to protect you from Alzheimer’s disease and boost brain health. Several studies show that green tea has the potential to protect brain cells, improve memory and delay Alzheimer’s. The affordable and accessible drink has shown promise in research in recent years. Green Tea Protects Brain Cells Studies show that green tea could prevent Alzheimer’s by protecting the brain from the formation of beta-amyloid plaques that are thought to cause the disease. A flavonoid in green tea called EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate) can bind to beta-amyloid proteins to prevent formations, and ultimately, prevent Alzheimer’s disease. While research has shown the effects of green tea on beta-amyloids, one of the most notable studies used MRI technology to actually view...
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If It Looks Like Dementia, It Probably Is

Nearly 36 million people in the world have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, and the number is expected to triple in coming years. With no cure, the estimated life expectancy after a diagnosis is 4-8 years. Two recent studies show how these devastating numbers are impacting the aging Boomer Generation. Learn more. Seniors Over 60 Report Memory Loss A recent survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 12.5% of the 59,000 individuals who took the survey reported some kind of worsening memory loss or confusion over the past 12 months. Of those 12.5%, one third said this memory loss interfered with their social life or work. While it is difficult to draw conclusions from a...
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