What Is Vascular Dementia? 

Vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s have similar symptoms but different causes. That’s why understanding what vascular dementia is offers hope for prevention.


What Is Ischemic Stroke? 

Stroke is the 4th leading killer of U.S. adults. Learn what an ischemic stroke is and how to lower your risk of this most common type of “brain attack.”

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What Causes Peripheral Neuropathy? 

Peripheral neuropathy symptoms include pain and numbness in your hands and feet. The outcome of the condition often depends on what causes the problem.


Weight Gain Can Harm Your Brain 

Excess weight is known to raise the risk for diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and other health problems. Now, research shows it impacts brain health, too.


What Is an Aneurysm? 

When part of an artery wall weakens, it can bulge and leak blood or eventually rupture, a medical emergency called an aneurysm. Here’s what you should know.


Hard Work Increases Dementia Risk 

Although physical exercise cuts the chance of dementia, hard labor may do the opposite. If you have a blue-collar job, you have a 55 percent higher risk of developing dementia.


How to Remember Where You Put Things 

What you're looking for may often be misplaced. Here's how to remember where you "lost" something: Assign precise spots for things, have a routine, and write things down.

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Stroke Warning Signs 

Learn stroke warning signs and get emergency help ASAP if you or someone you know has stroke symptoms. Acting fast when stroke warning signs occur saves lives.

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Brain Aneurysm Causes 

Not all brain aneurysm causes are known. But genetic factors, high blood pressure, and certain lifestyle choices can contribute to causing a brain aneurysm.


What Is a Hemorrhagic Stroke? 

What is a hemorrhagic stroke? A blood vessel bursts and leaks, interfering with brain function. Accounting for only about 20 percent of cases, it’s still extremely dangerous.