Author: Steven Pace

Steven Pace

Steven Pace writes extensively in the fields of neuroscience, mental health, and spirituality. He is an experienced academic writer and researcher from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, having obtained his BSc. (Psychology Major) from Cape Breton University in 2010. Steven takes pride in being able to assist others in navigating topics concerning the human mind.

How to Cope With a Recent Dementia Diagnosis

It is an unfortunate reality that a significant number of us will develop dementia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 75 million people will be diagnosed with some form of the condition by the year 2030. As the prevalence continues to rise, it is becoming increasingly important for

Drinking Coffee and Alzheimer’s Disease

It would be a vast understatement to say that coffee is popular. It is consumed in unfathomable amounts on a daily basis across the world. Accordingly, the impact of coffee on human health is a popular topic among medical researchers, including those who study dementia. Their efforts have revealed that

What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

Alzheimer’s disease tends to get the most press as a form of dementia, but there are several other types as well. It is worth becoming familiar with these alternative forms of dementia as the symptoms, treatments, and expected progression can vary wildly between them. Here we will focus on frontotemporal

Cannabis and Dementia

Despite some remaining resistance, cannabis use is becoming more widely accepted as both a source of medical treatments and for recreational purposes. This development is not without controversy and has spawned an unlimited variety of personal opinions. Regardless of individual viewpoints, the new openness to cannabis is providing an opportunity

The Risks of Antipsychotics as a Treatment for Dementia

Antipsychotics are a class of drugs that used to treat symptoms related to psychosis, including hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and disordered thought. They are prescribed for a variety of conditions, like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and dementia. While generally effective, antipsychotics carry serious risks, some of which may be more severe for

How an Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Can Save Money and Mind

According to a 2018 report by the Alzheimer’s Association, the American population could save almost 8 trillion dollars in potential costs and gain many personal benefits through the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. New research advancements in the identification of biomarkers are expected to help these savings be realized, but