The Asheville Healthy Living Blog: Cognitive Health

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...

The Right Mental Attitude

You must develop the right mental attitude on your road to success. Without being overly simplistic, think of “The Little Train Who Could.” Instead of having an “I Can’t” attitude, replace it with an “I Can!” attitude. A positive outlook is necessary to...

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Signs And Symptoms Of Dementia To Watch Out For

Dementia is the progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. Particularly affected areas may be memory, attention, language, and problem-solving, although particularly in the later...

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Brain Imaging Model Accurately Identifies Alzheimer’s

Technique Helps Distinguish Alzheimer’s From Other Types of Dementia The use of a brain imaging technique that measures sugar metabolism within a critical area of the brain could play an important role in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias....

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The Difference Between Dementia And Alzheimer’s

“What’s the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s?” This is a common question, and doctors can be good at confusing us. Physicians seem to prefer the word “dementia,” possibly because Alzheimer’s has become such a loaded word. “Dementia” somehow sounds less...

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The Gluten-Free Diet and Your Family

When you’re getting ready to make big changes, you need to think about the gluten-free diet and your family. Should everyone go gluten free? Or is it too much? It’s important to understand how to feed your family in a healthy way. Eliminating gluten means eliminating...

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