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.
The Relationship Between Diabetes and Cognitive Decline
Research linking diabetes and cognitive decline indicates diabetes may increase the risk of all-cause dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and vascular dementia.
Lifestyle and Alzheimer's Disease: Protecting Your Brain Health
Lifestyle and Alzheimer’s disease risk are closely linked. Lifestyle behaviors like diet, exercise, social contact, sleep, and education influence our risk.
Validation Therapy for Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers
Validation therapy for dementia focuses on understanding and accepting the reality of the person with dementia through several communication techniques.
Alzheimer's Sleep Patterns: Understanding Sleep-Wake Disturbances
Characteristics of Alzheimer’s sleep patterns include decreased slow-wave sleep and REM sleep, increased sleep fragmentation, and prolonged REM latency.
Current Parkinson's Treatment Approaches
Parkinson’s treatment is personalized based on symptoms and can involve medications, surgery, and therapies (e.g. physical, occupational, speech).
Cognitive Decline vs. Dementia: Common Misconceptions
The primary difference between cognitive decline and dementia is that dementia is always severe enough to interfere with day-to-day activities.