Patients with high blood pressure are at risk for dementia

It is no secret that high blood pressure (HBP), also known as hypertension, is not healthy. HBP is when the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your blood vessels is constantly too high. Blood pressure is a normal part of the circulatory system. As the...

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Anxiety may be linked to dementia

There are number of factors that scientists believe could affect the onset of dementia. Some of these factors include age, genetics, educational attainment, diet and environment. A new study by the University College London and the University of Southampton, asserts...

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The role of a “Soul Midwife”

Last week, on the Live With the Dementia Whisperer podcast, my co-host Scott Cluthe and I had an amazing guest – Heather Lynn McGuire, who is a "Soul Midwife.” Our talk with Heather was enlightening, and I honestly believe that her work is so aligned with ours. I'm...

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Uncovering music’s role in dementia therapy

With most topics involving dementia, the push is for more research, more funding, and more awareness. Educating nursing and care homes about what works - and what doesn’t work - when treating dementia patients is a big part of what I do. Caregivers are often on their...

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