In a new study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society(JAGS), researchers identified factors associated with brain health in middle age
in order to identify ways to preserve brain function when people are older.
The Oxford English Dictionary defines middle age
as between 36 and 65.
, the period of life between early adulthood and old age, is the least studied phase of life.
The US census lists middle age
as between 45 and 65 while an article published a couple of years ago says it has now shifted from 41 to 53.
In addition, an individual's change in BMI between early adulthood and middle age
did not influence these effects.
The Legend of the Middle Ages
: Philosophical Explorations of Medieval Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, by Remi Brague, translated by Lydia G.
If gaining weight in middle age
leads to health problems, then getting fat in childhood "might be far worse," he hypothesizes.
People who are overweight in middle age
are 35 percent mere likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other dementia in later life, says a study of more than 10,000 members of the Kaiser Permanente medical care program who were followed for 20 to 30 years.
A study of about 1,500 elderly people found those who were obese in middle age
were twice as likely to develop dementia later on.
Kassouf, MD, with University Dermatologists, Inc., but it tends to appear in middle age
. It is usually treated with topical or oral antibiotics, she says, which reduce inflammation, and topical cleansers containing sulfa-based ingredients.
Daily exercise may keep away the unwanted pounds that typically creep up on you in middle age
, according to new research from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.
In other words, it has middle age
. Make that a happy, carefree acceptance of middle age