Low Vitamin D Associated with Faster Decline in Cognitive Function About 42 percent of the general U.S. population has low vitamin D levels. In addition to promoting calcium and bone health, vitamin D may also affect the brain and cognitive function. A new study by JAMA Neurology looked at the association between baseline vitamin D levels and the […]
Once in a while, when I can’t remember where I put my keys or forget someone’s name, I think about my brain, and wonder if I take good care of it. After all, it is one of our biggest organs, weighing about 3 pounds. I think my hips are next in weight, but not defined
Have you noticed that often you can’t seem to grab a memory or a thought? Do you look at your dear friends and children and blank out on their names? Is your refrigerator and dashboard covered in sticky note reminders? Are you feeling discombobulated and confused? You might be smack in the middle of perimenopause!
If you forget a name or two, take longer to finish the crossword, or find it hard to manage two tasks at once, you’re not on the road to dementia. What you’re experiencing is your brain changing the way it works as you get older. And in many ways it’s actually working better. Learn more
NAMS Release New Mobile App for Women in Menopause A new mobile app developed by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) helps doctors and patients review treatment options for women in menopause. Named the MenoPro App, it features a risk assessment algorithm that helps doctors to support patients in choosing treatment based on personal preferences