Prolonged stress increases the risk of developing age-related cognitive decline including Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease.
Professional brain health programs such as those available at Copeman Healthcare monitor for early signs of cognitive decline and develop prevention and treatment programs needed to protect your brain over the long haul.
For true wellness we must consider the brain as a separate and very special organ – an organ that is assessed and enhanced in unique ways that fall outside the realm of primary care.
At Copeman Healthcare we pay special attention to your brain health. The baseline cognitive assessment is usually the starting point for any further consultations and is recommended for all clients who wish to be vigilant about their cognitive health.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Although Alzheimer’s disease remains an incurable illness there is now hope for prevention and protection.
Research supports careful management of hypertension for brain health. It is also helpful to monitor psychological health and treat symptoms of depression.
Clinical neuropsychology deals with the diagnostic assessment and treatment of brain injury (stroke, trauma, disease processes and others) or deficits in important areas of cognition such as memory, processing speed, logic & reasoning and executive functioning.
Stress has a very real physical impact on your health. When we experience stress, changes occur in our hormone levels as a result of our system’s fight or flight response to stress.
Important components of both a brain and a heart health program are exercise, nutrition, weight management, stress management and sleep.
All human beings thrive on direction, challenge, structure, and purpose. And this is true for the length of our lifespans up to and most certainly beyond age 65.