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Alzheimer's Disease

submitted by: admin on 05/29/2016
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is like an electrical "brown out" that develops as energy production in certain brain cells begins to fail. Using nutritional tools makes it possible to resuscitate mitochondrial energy production and either stabilize or improve symptoms. Drugs are of known minimal value and they also have plenty of side effects. Lifestyle...

Apples and Alzheimer's Disease

submitted by: admin on 05/16/2015
Most treatments for Alzheimer's are marginally effective and have side effects. Apples have been found to increase the production of acetylcholine with few side effects. Curcumin reduces placques.                

Can Surgery Bring on Alzheimer's Disease?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Many of our seniors having surgery suffer cognitive loss and the question that often comes up is does the anesthesia or surgery itself cause the problem. An article published in the September issue of Annals of Surgery compared the effect of anesthesia alone vs anesthesia plus surgery and showed that in fact the surgery itself is the most potent in...

Chinese Exercises for the Elderly

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Chinese exercises such as tai chi and qigong can help with balance, strength, and focus. As we age this gentle and easy exercise is doable. We lose 1-2% of our muscle mass every year after age 40. Staying fit helps delay or prevent both osteoporosis and Alzheimer's disease. Everyone can exercise; even imagery helps build muscle mass.    

Preview Alzheimer's Disease

submitted by: admin on 03/28/2017
  Alzheimer's disease is defined, its many memory loss and mood related symptoms described, and treatment reviewed. The role of drugs, nutrition, exercise, mental activity for Alzheimer sufferers, and challenges are revealed. The biochemistry, anatomy, and physiology are explained in simple language in this audio-only recording on many aspects of...

Salt, Exercise, and Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
There is a lot of confusion about what salt does for the risk of hypertension, heart attacks, strokes, peripheral vascular disease, stroke, congestive heart failure, and mortality. Recent studies have shown that for people without heart disease or stroke, that salt does not increase mortality. There is no question that salt is a bad idea for someone with congestive...

Treating Alzheimer's Disease with Light

submitted by: admin on 05/29/2016
A study published in the January 2016 issue of Frontiers in Neuroscience reports that near infrared light can lessen the behavioral deficits associated with Alzheimer's disease but also has neuroprotective effects and can slow the underlying death of brain neurons. Considering that treatment of Alzheimer's disease is all but non-existant, this is big...

Type 3 Diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease with Russ Jaffe, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
There is an epidemic of Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes of the brain is called type 3. The brain makes its own diabetes and its own receptor sites. Alzheimer's is an energetic glucose regulation defect that leads to an energy deficiency. We cannot use the glut of sugar that is available because it cannot be transported into brain cells because of insulin...