Geelong Medical & Health Group News

9 Foods That May Help Save Your Memory

April 23 2019

Experts are quick to point out that Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of ageing. But it’s also true that the majority of people who have the disease are over the age of 65. While healthy eating can lower your risk of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, it’s not yet clear if that’s true for Alzheimer’s disease as...


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How to Keep Alzheimer’s Disease Out of Your Future

April 5 2019

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s. If you were taught that you’re born with all the brain cells you’ll ever get and it’s all downhill from there, it’s time for a rethink. Mounting research suggests you can improve your brain no matter what your age, making it stronger now and...


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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

April 1 2019

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don’t ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor. 1. Memory loss that...


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5 Simple Steps to Maximise Your Brain Health

February 15 2019

5 Simple Steps to Maximise Your Brain Health is an important component of Alzheimer’s Australia’s dementia risk reduction program, Your Brain Matters, and emphasises how preventive health measures can benefit your brain health. It shows you how to look after your brain health and has been developed by Alzheimer’s Australia based on published research evidence....


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4 Surprising Things That Might Actually Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

March 9 2018

Some amount of forgetfulness – say, forgetting where you parked your car after you leave the shops— is normal, especially when you’re busy or have a lot on your mind. But for something like 1 in 10 Australians, that forgetfulness will eventually progress into Alzheimer’s disease. Decades of research have shown that the buildup in...


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