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Five Genes That May Play A Role In Lewy Body Dementia

In a study led by National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers, scientists found that five genes may play a critical role in determining whether a person will suffer from Lewy body dementia. Lewy body dementia is a disease caused by abnormal deposits of a protein. These protein deposits affect chemicals in the brain which lead …

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Chair Exercises for Elderly Adults with Limited Mobility

These exercises are geared towards adults with limited mobility. However if you have an injury, please consult your doctor before performing these exercises. If these exercises cause any pain in the body, please stop and give your physical therapist a call for alternative exercises. These chair exercises are not individualized and therefore, they are not …

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Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease typically progresses slowly in three different stages- early, middle, and late. Since Alzheimer’s affects people differently, the symptoms described in each stage may not be true to every individual. On average, an individual with Alzheimer’s lives 4 to 8 years after being diagnosed. The stages below provide a general description of common symptoms …

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