Many medications can cause memory loss and other cognitive issues. The average 65-year-old takes five medications which greatly increases their risk for problems.
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Being overweight puts you at risk for developing high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. But it's also linked to brain atrophy. The more overweight you are, the more brain shrinkage and corresponding brain function loss you are likely to have.
If you are experiencing memory loss or other cognitive problems, you can see a doctor or do some investigation on your own. Learn what you can do and what to avoid.
Lyme disease can cause memory loss & brain fog. Now there's compelling evidence it might cause Alzheimer's too.
Besides the usual sneezing, coughing, and watery eyes, inhalant allergies can leave you with serious brain fog, inability to concentrate and focus, fatigue, irritability, and depression. In fact, seasonal allergies can derail your attempts to restore your brain's health.
The Alzheimer's Association pays lip service to the type of lifestyle modification that lowers risk for the disease. If you peruse our site, you'll find plenty of good news -- steps you can take to improve your brain health and improve your chances of not becoming an Alzheimer's statistic!