At Altoida, we believe that helping you take charge of your brain health includes making knowledge about the brain and neurological diseases more accessible.
Our brain health resources cover the most common questions about neurological diseases, explaining the gut-brain connection, and more to assist you on your journey to better brain health.
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease: A Breakdown of the Differences and Similarities
Alzheimer's and Parkinson’s disease are both neurological diseases that cause progressive damage to the brain and a decline in neurocognitive function.
Signs of Parkinson’s Disease to Watch For
Signs of Parkinson’s disease include resting tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, cognitive impairment, changes in speech, and mood disturbances, among others.
Chronic Kidney Disease and Dementia Connection: Understanding The Research
According to a recent study, lower kidney function and steeper kidney function decline are associated with the development of dementia in older adults.
Breakdown of How Sugar Impacts The Brain and Cognitive Function
Sugar has an immense impact on the brain. Research has linked high-sugar diets to memory and cognitive deficits as well as increased risk of dementia.
Understanding the Connection Between Circadian Rhythm and Alzheimer’s Disease
Research surrounding circadian rhythm and Alzheimer's disease suggests that sleep and Alzheimer’s share a complex, bidirectional relationship.
How To Measure Cognitive Decline In Older Patients
There are several tools used to measure cognitive decline, including the MMSE, MoCA, Mini-Cog, and GPCOG—each with its own strengths and limitations.