detecting and preventig brain aging

detecting and preventig brain aging - 11/28/07 Detecting...

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11/28/07 Detecting and preventing brain aging Guest speaker (Dr. Gary Small) - Forgetfulness - Physical aging o Youth-oriented society - Jeanne Louise Calment (1875-1997) o Mediterranean diet Fish, fruits/vegetables, olive oil o Lifestyle contributed to healthful aging - 1/3 genetics, 2/3 lifestyle and other elements - Estrogen after menopause o Does estrogen brain-protecting? NO Women who have estrogen tend to have higher education, financially more stable Therefore…. It’s not the estrogen that is protecting these women o Higher-risk for getting dementia - Ibuprofen o Lower rate of getting Alzheimer’s disease o Have not been proved by double-blind placebo clinical trials o Area of the brain that improved was the part of the brain that controls executive functioning o The drug may be helping with joint pain Walk more more circulation more healthy brain - Dementia o Repairmen in memory and at least one other cognitive domain Language ability, visual-spatial skills, etc…
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