Alzheimer’s — A Disease Fed by Sugar

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Mounting research suggests Alzheimer’s disease is intricately connected to insulin resistance; even mild elevation of blood sugar is associated with an elevated risk for dementia

Diabetics have Continue reading

Advancements in Alzheimer’s Disease Detection and Risk Assessment

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Preclinical signs of Alzheimer’s disease may be evident in cognitive tests as early as 20 years before the disease actually sets in, allowing for much earlier intervention

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Mediterranean Diet Linked to Healthier Brain

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In a recent study, people eating a low-fat diet had a significant decrease in memory and cognitive function over the course of four years

Those following a Continue reading

Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer’s Disease

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Approximately 7.7 million new cases of dementia are identified every year, amounting to one new case diagnosed every four seconds

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How Agricultural Chemicals and Hospital Stays Contribute to Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease currently afflicts about 5.4 million Americans, including one in eight people aged 65 and over

Research suggests zinc deficiency can contribute to Alzheimer’s by promoting accumulation of clumps of defective proteins in your brain, which is one of the hallmarks of the disease Continue reading

New Trigger of Alzheimer’s Identified: Stress

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According to recent research, stress appears to be related to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, by triggering a degenerative process in your brain and precipitating disruption of your neuroendocrine Continue reading

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease—A Neurologist Speaks Out

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Alzheimer’s disease is currently at epidemic proportions, with 5.4 million Americans—including one in eight people aged 65 and over—living with it. There is no known cure, and few truly effective treatments

Research suggests the best hope is in prevention focusing on exercise and diet, specifically replacing carbohydrates with Continue reading