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.
What Are the Best Exercises for Dementia Patients?
Exercise can be beneficial for dementia patients at any stage. Choose activities that are enjoyable, sustainable, and tailored to the patient’s abilities.
Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson's Disease: Understanding the Research
Cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease is common. Roughly 50% of people with Parkinson’s disease will experience some form of cognitive impairment.
Brain Boosting Activities for Mental Sharpness
Brain-boosting activities for mental and cognitive health include meditating, listening to music, spending time in nature, socializing, and exercising.
Patients Ask: What Can Mimic Parkinson's Disease?
Conditions that can mimic Parkinson’s disease include Lewy body dementia, essential tremor, multiple system atrophy, and progressive supranuclear palsy.
What Is Normal Brain Aging: Understanding Structural and Functional Changes
With normal brain aging comes both structural and functional changes in the brain. Brain volume decreases at a rate of 5% per decade after age 40.
The History of Parkinson's Disease and the Future of Treatment
Just over 200 years ago, James Parkinson comprehensively described the motor and non-motor symptoms of “shaking palsy,” now known as Parkinson’s disease.