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Deep brain stimulation is a neurosurgical procedure that has been shown to be an effective form of treatment for several disorders, including Parkinson’s disease. A recent study found that deep brain stimulation may also be helpful when it comes to treating Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia.Benefits of Deep Brain Stimulation for Alzheimer's

Learn more about the treatment method and the groundbreaking new study on brain stimulation.

Deep Brain Stimulation: An Overview

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a neurosurgical procedure where electrodes are implanted in certain parts of the brain. These electrodes send electrical impulses to specific parts of the brain to change brain activity. The Read more

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A new study suggests that taking time from your busy schedule to meditate can actually help preserve your mind and slow Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.How Meditation Can Slow Alzheimer's

Learn more about how meditation can slow Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s and Meditation

A recent study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has shown that meditation plays an important role in slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s. Fourteen adults from ages 55-90 were divided into two groups. One group received regular care with no emphasis on meditation, while the other group meditated and performed yoga at least two hours a week.

Researchers found that the group who performed meditation and yoga Read more

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