Neurology Anoka MN

Try a wide variety of mental games, from crossword puzzles to computer games. Experts say seniors tend to do what they're good at over and over again. While that may improve proficiency, it doesn't form new neuronal connections or boost neurotransmitter production in the brain like new and diverse experiences do.

Allan Phillip Ingenito, MD
(763) 427-8320
Anoka, MN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1980

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Dr. Paul Hjort
Hjort Chiropractic, P.A.
(320) 251-3450
3700 West Division Street
St. Cloud, MN
Specialty
Chiropractor
Conditions
Back pain,Chronic pain,Extremity conditions,Hip pain,Leg pain,Lower back pain,Migraine headaches,Neck pain,Sciatica / radiculopathy,Shoulder pain,Upper back pain
Treatments
Acupuncture,Chiropractic adjustment,Chiropractic care,Electric muscle stimulation,Exercise programs,Flexion distraction,Laser therapy,Massage therapy,Spinal manipulation,Traction,Ultrasound
Proffesional Affiliation
American Chiropractic Association,Minnesota Chiropractic Association

El-Hadi Mouderres, MD
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ D'Alger, Inst Natl D'Ensign Sup En Sci Med, Alger, Algeria
Graduation Year: 1984

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Ruple S Laughlin
(507) 284-2511
200 1st St Sw
Rochester, MN
Specialty
Neurology

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William T Hu
(507) 284-2511
200 1st St Sw
Rochester, MN
Specialty
Neurology

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Pushp Raj Kapoor, MD
(952) 525-2400
Saint Cloud, MN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1977

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Dr.Jessica Heiring
(763) 588-0661
4225 Golden Valley Road
Minneapolis, MN
Gender
F
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.6, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Bruce D Snyder
(612) 371-1600
2220 Riverside Ave S
Minneapolis, MN
Specialty
Neurology

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Samuel Chul Kim, MD
1116 9th Ave SW
Rochester, MN
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1997

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Sandra Kay Hanson, MD
(952) 993-3123
3800 Park Nicollet Blvd
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1987

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7 Ways to Save Your Brain

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A 2009 Mayo Clinic study found that of 1,300 people ages 70 to 89, those that had regularly engaged in mentally challenging activities, such as reading, playing games, and doing crafts, in their 50s and early 60s were 40 percent less likely to develop memory loss than those who hadn’t. Follow these simple steps to stay sharp as you age.

Hone your manual skills: Learn a new instrument, start quilting, build a model airplane, or get going on those carpentry projects you’ve been putting off. Such activities not only help promote hand and finger dexterity, they also foster the development of new neural connections.

Learn one new word every day: This engages the brain’s language centers, frontal lobe, and memory circuits. “It’s like aerobics for your brain,” says George Washington University Neurology Professor Richard Restak, MD.

Challenge your short-term memory: Although iPhones and BlackBerries may be convenient, they have one downside: They’ve robbed us of the need to commit things to memory. Do it anyway. Memorize your grocery list, your friends’ phone numbers, the US presidents in order, every state’s capital city. As the saying goes, if you don’t use it, you lose it.

Mix it up: Try a wide variety of mental games, from crossword puzzles to computer games. Experts say seniors tend to do what they’re good at—over and over again. While that may improve proficiency, it doesn’t form new neuronal connections or boost neurotransmitter production in the brain like new and diverse experiences do.

Be friendly: Engage in social activities as much as possible. Multiple studies have shown that living a solo life can vastly increase your risk of dementia. One recent Swedish study of 2,000 men and women found that people living alone at age 50 had twice the risk of developing dementia 21 years later than those who were living with a partner in middle age.

Shut the TV off: Research shows that those who watch minimal TV are as much as 50 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

Keep working: Resist the temptation to retire early. A recent British study of 382 men found a significant association between later retirement and later onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

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