Tag Archives: Dementia

Dementia: Having this unusual bladder symptom could mean you are at risk – do you have it?

There are more than 40,000 people under the age of 65 who have dementia and the most common causes of the disease include vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia. Diagnosing dementia, and which type of dementia, is important as it ensures a person can get the right support and treatments plan for… Read More »

Blood Pressure And Dementia

A crucial factor in maintaining a healthy brain is controlling your blood pressure. Large studies have shown that cardiovascular events and mortality rates were reduced by 25% in people who were intensively treated to keep their systolic blood pressure at less than 120. In other words you should attempt to keep your blood pressure as… Read More »

Hearing loss and obesity among 12 factors that fuel dementia

Tens of thousands of people in Ireland are currently living with dementia. Stock picture Hearing loss and obesity among 12 factors that fuel dementia Independent.ie Twelve lifestyle choices and conditions that fuel dementia have been identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the most definitive list ever of how to avoid mental decline in… Read More »

Does CBD Help to Treat Dementia?

In the current years, many countries have legalized the use of cannabis mainly for medical purposes. This has come due to scientific research on the benefits of cannabis to human health. However, this chemical component of cannabis is used for medical purposes. It is known as cannabidiol or CBD oil. Another component of cannabis is… Read More »