Jun 05

Arrhythmias Overview

By Team Beller | Arrhythmias

Arrhythmia - Beller Health

Arrhythmias produce irregular heartbeats and fall into two categories based on pulse and two types predicated by location. Normal heartbeats fall between 60-90 beats per minute, except those who often workout whose normal pulse might be as low as 50 beats per minute. Arrhythmias heartbeats fall below or above the normal range.  Two Arrhythmia CategoriesTachycardia – Heart beats too fast (over 100 […]

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Mar 16

3 DEMENTIA BOOK SERIES

By Team Beller | Alzheimer's , dementia

In 2019, Beller Health Research Institute is releasing three dementia book series:Alzheimer’s Dementia SeriesDementia Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Stages, Treatment, & Prevention SeriesDementia Collections SeriesAlzheimer’s Dementia SeriesAlzheimer’s Dementia Series focuses on risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, stages, and potential prevention for the most prevalent dementia. What is Alzheimer’s? book 1Alzheimer’s Symptoms, book 2Alzheimer’s Symptoms, book 3Alzheimer’s Diagnosis, […]

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Feb 10

What is Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)?

By Team Beller | dementia

About 60,000 Americans have Frontotemporal dementia (FTD).  What is Frontotemporal Dementia FTD? Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) results from frontal lobes and temporal progressive degeneration. Temporal, insular and frontal damage causes emotional instability, problem solving deterioration, erratic and inappropriate behavior. This also attacks one’s language skills. Three major frontotemporal dementia typesBehavior variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD).Semantic variant primary progressive […]

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Feb 10

What is Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)?

By Team Beller | dementia

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is one of the three most prevalent forms of dementia, inflicting over 1.3 million Americans. What is Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)? Lewy body dementia (LBD) results when Lewy body protein (alpha-synucleins) cumulates in brain cells. As with protein associated with other dementias, researchers believe alpha-synucleins serve an important purpose until they stockpile […]

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Feb 09

What is Vascular Dementia?

By Team Beller | Alzheimer's , dementia

Vascular dementia is the second or third most prevalent dementia. Behind Alzheimer’s, Vascular dementia and Lewy body dementia represent second and third, although the exact numbers are unknown. WHAT IS VASCULAR DEMENTIA? Vascular dementia results when a blocked artery prevents blood flow to the brain, resulting in memory loss, organizational deterioration, reasoning and judgement decline. There are […]

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Feb 09

14 Types of Dementia

By Team Beller | Alzheimer's , dementia

14 DEMENTIA TYPESAlthough dementia strikes 1 of 6 Americans, and 1 of 3 seniors worldwide, the medical condition remains misunderstood. Did you know there are 14 dementias? 14 DEMENTIA TYPES1. Alzheimer’s diseaseLewy body dementia2. Dementia with Lewy bodies/DLB3. Parkinson’s disease dementia/PDDVascular dementia4. Buerger’s disease5. Intestinal ischemic syndrome6. Peripheral artery disease7. Popliteal entrapment syndrome8. Raynaud’s phenomenon9. Renal […]

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Feb 08

ALZHEIMER’S STAGES

By Team Beller | Alzheimer's , dementia

You might have heard there are seven Alzheimer’s stages, but four stages and seven substages is more precise. Alzheimer’s StagesStage 1: Preclinical Alzheimer’sSubstage 1No symptoms.Substage 2Minor symptoms. Others have not noticed. The person exhibiting the symptoms might shrug it off and attribute the problem to aging or other factors. Substage 3Symptoms grow enough for the person to […]

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Feb 07

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

By Team Beller | Alzheimer's , dementia

There is no urine or blood test for diagnosing Alzheimer’s. Further complicating matters, several other dementias and diseases exhibit similar symptoms, especially in beginning stages. Doctors must work through a process of elimination. When they eliminate other possible causes for symptoms, and reach the full criteria for Alzheimer’s, they make a diagnosis. However, it might take […]

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