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Exploring Lewy Body Dementia

VIDEO + ARTICLE: Lewy Body dementia is frequently mistaken for Alzheimer’s. That’s dangerous, as Lewy Body dementia requires different medications and unique caregiving techniques. Explore this common type of dementia.

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Saving Women from Strokes

VIDEOS + ARTICLE: Women are dangerously under-educated on female stroke risk. “Women do not think they are going to have a stroke. They think of it as a man’s disease,” said Dr. Greene-Chandos. Yet millions of women have strokes, often leading to vascular dementia. Learn what to look for and how to take action.

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Differences in Lewy Body Dementia

EXCELLENT GUIDE ON LEWY BODY DEMENTIA (LBD). Commonly misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s, you can prevent devastating results by learning how to spot key differences.

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Vegetarians and Dementia

Strokes often trigger Vascular Dementia and Mixed Dementia. Just how effective are vegetarian and plant-based diets in protecting us from these common types of dementia?

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Vegetarian Stroke Risk

Strokes are a leading cause of Vascular Dementia. Just how much does eating a more plant-based diet lower the risk of having a stroke?

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