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A sluggish, unsteady walk might signal memory problems

Son-elderly-father-strolling
July 23, 2012

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Mehmet
August 24, 2012

Learning different languages protect the brain from Alzheimer’s Disease.

John
August 12, 2012

In sports I’ve heard for years that legs are the first thing to go. Up until now I’ve thought of it as being a generalization but this report adds to the notion. Also though, it seems that forgetting words that are on the “tip of your tongue” but you just can’t remember a word or phrase that would have come out very naturally when you were younger, may also show signs of impending dementia

E. Ivanova
August 8, 2012

Wow, who would have thought that walking would be correlated to memory & brain function? Very interesting. – E. Ivanova

Yvon
August 8, 2012

Right! I agree on the correlation of walking & cognitive function. I have observed these conditions with grandma. Thanks for this post. Now I realize I have to improve my motor activities to avoid alzheimer at old age.

Methadone Treatment
July 24, 2012

A “crick in the neck” is not an official medical diagnosis, and therefore the term means different things to different people. For many people, a “crick in the neck” means simply waking up with neck pain after a night of Neck pain can be caused by too much pillowing or not enough. Without the right amount of pillowing it is easy to strain your neck during sleep times. In this position, the head is lower than the neck, which can cause strain. Experiment with pillows to find a neutral position for your neck — one in which you do not experience neck pain or strain.

aleigh
July 23, 2012

question please…I’ve been searching for a health problem for the last 3 yrs. doctors say its a gland another says its mass why can’t the CT Scans and MRI’S, Ultra sound sounds show a clear picture of this enlargement in the left backside of my neck which causes pain,swelling,and will not go away. It causes headaches once in awhile swelling on the left side of face makes me weak at times can’t sleep on left or right side I have to lay on my back. I can’t turn my neck all the way to the left side without feeling pain I can not exercise, nor, overwork example mow the lawn without swelling in my neck/face what kind of doctor can help me with my condition for I have been to many and I have had many of test…I don’t understand why they can’t detect what is wrong? Hope to hear from you sincerely, aleigh

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