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Does Fitness Lower Risk of Dementia?

May 09, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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How Does Long Term Depression Alter the Brain?

Oct 17, 2018 by Total Access Medical

8.1% of people over the age of 20 have depression over any given 2-week period.

For some people, depression might only be episodic and overcome within a matter of weeks or months. However, for others diagnosed with major depression, the condition could persist for years, affecting their lifestyle and quality of life.

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Want To Lower Your Risk Of Dementia? Be More Active.

Oct 08, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Does Exercise Lower Risk Of Dementia?

Sep 19, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Does Olive Oil Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's Disease?

Aug 29, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled, and research reveals more benefits nearly every day. In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive oil can improve our health, and our lives.

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How Does Long Term Depression Alter the Brain?

May 23, 2018 by Total Access Medical

8.1% of people over the age of 20 have depression over any given 2-week period.

For some people, depression might only be episodic and overcome within a matter of weeks or months. However, for others diagnosed with major depression, the condition could persist for years, affecting their lifestyle and quality of life.

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Foods To Boost Memory 

May 14, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Just as your stomach, muscles, and heart feed on the nutrients that food supplies, so does the brain. So, before you eat a big T-bone steak with French fries, here is some food for thought: Research suggests that what we eat might have an impact on our ability to remember and our likelihood of developing dementia. 

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Recent Research: Fitness May Significantly Lower Dementia Risk 

Apr 02, 2018 by William Kirkpatrick

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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How Stress Influences Your Risk For Heart Disease and Stroke

Jul 24, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

You're stuck in line at airport security and your plane leaves in 10 minutes. You become antsy. As your breath quickens and your muscles tense, your anxiety builds and it feels like you're on the verge of a heart attack.

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What is Wellness & Why Is It Important?

Jul 10, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

"A conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving full potential."

Wellness is much more than merely physical health, exercise or nutrition. It is the full integration of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. 

This post provides a broad, yet specific sense of what wellness means, the different types of wellness and steps to improve your everyday life. 

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