Tag: Dementia

Drinking Reduces Alzheimer’s: This Might Help Explain Why

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Research has shown that alcohol drinking reduces Alzheimer’s disease (AD). It also reduces other causes of dementia. This has long been found. Now research has implicated plaques in the brain in causing AD. And a cause of such plaques are beta-amyloid peptides. These are short links of amino acids. OK, this isn’t a chemistry class. …

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Alcohol Lowers Dementia Risk Nearly 40% (Discover More!)

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Millions of people suffer from dementia. It’s a cruel disease for both victims and their loved ones. There’s much medical evidence that moderate drinking of alcohol lowers dementia risk. Free Cognitive Quizzes! Three Minute Self-Test. Mini-Mental Status. Alcohol Lowers Dementia Risk The Study Researchers studied 3,069 adults. They were aged 75 years and older without …

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Alcohol and Dementia Risk: Moderate Drinking Reduces Risk

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Scientists analyzed previous research on drinking alcohol and risk of dementia. To do this, they conducted a review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. Those are studies that look at the same people over time. Alcohol and Dementia Risk Dementia has various causes. Thus, their analysis involved data from 20 different studies There were 175,580 people …

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Alcohol and Dementia Risk: Moderate Drinking Helps

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Alcohol and dementia risk. Can moderate drinking reduce the risk? Alcohol and Dementia Risk Researchers conducted a study of 3,069 community living adults. They were aged 75 years and older. All were in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study (GEMS).  That’s a federal research project. It reported a strong link between moderate drinking and lower …

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Drinking Reduces Dementia Risk: Moderate Alcohol Beneficial

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Medical research has shown that drinking reduces dementia. It also reduces cognitive decline. This study looked at the amount of alcohol consumed. But it also looked at how often it is consumed. How do they effect thinking ability as we age? The Study Researchers studied older adults living in a suburban California community. They were …

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Drinking and Dementia, Alzheimer’s, & Memory Loss

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The relationship between drinking and dementia, as well as Alzheimer’s, is an important matter. It effects millions of people, their loved ones, and governments. Medical research has shown that moderate drinking reduces the risk of dementia. This includes Alzheimer’s disease. The alcohol can be beer, wine or liquor (distilled spirits). But abstaining from alcohol increases …

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Risk of Dementia Reduced by Drinking Alcohol in Moderation

The risk of dementia is reduced by drinking alcohol in moderation. The alcohol consumed can be beer, wine, or distilled spirits (liquor). It doesn’t matter. Dementia Dementia refers to a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Dementia is not a normal part of aging. It is not a disease. It …

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Alcohol and Risk of Cognitive Impairment: Abstaining is Risk

The risk of cognitive impairment (CI) has again been found higher among those who drink less alcohol. Study This study followed 1,309 women age 65 or older. It did this for twenty years. Alcohol drinking was assessed regularly for 16 years. At the end of 20 years, CI, including dementia, was measured. Some women cut …

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