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Pumping Neurons: Exercise to maintain a healthy brain
The evidence is growing that moderate regular exercise boosts memory and other brain functions and may help prevent age-related declines.
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How Parkinsonís disease affects the mind

It’s not just a movement disorder. Besides causing tremors and other motion-related symptoms, Parkinson’s disease affects memory, learning, and behavior.

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Creative healing: art therapy for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
As medical science races to cure dementia, storytelling and other creative activities promise a better quality of life for the millions already diagnosed.
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Medicate Your Memory
Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a cessation of breathing for at least 10 seconds while asleep. This may occur because the upper airway is blocked or malformed, or because the respiratory muscles stop functioning.

Most people experience occasional sleep apnea, but frequent recurrences disturb sleep and can cause daytime sleepiness and loss of attention. Since sleep apnea deprives the body (and brain) of oxygen, severe cases can lead to hypoxia. Sleep apnea can be life-threatening in infants and old people.

by Catherine E. Myers. Copyright © 2006 Memory Loss and the Brain