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Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Why Are Most Alzheimer’s Patients Women?

Why Are Most Alzheimer’s Patients Women?

The discussion of why women are far more likely to get Alzheimer's disease compared to men is important, and in my opinion, very much neglected. That said, there are a variety of factors that are being explo...
Alzheimer’s Disease and the Amyloid Hypothesis: A Rethink is Required

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Amyloid Hypothesis: A Rethink is Required

In recent years, the dominant theory guiding research on Alzheimer's Disease (AD) treatment has been the "Amyloid Cascade Hypothesis". This hypothesis suggests that the accumulation of amyloid-beta protein i...
Vitamins Help the Brain? Who Knew?

Vitamins Help the Brain? Who Knew?

Yes, I’ve been recommending various vitamins to help support brain health and function for a very long time. The notion has always resonated with me especially in the context of the increased risk of brain t...
How to Fix Your Leaky Brain

How to Fix Your Leaky Brain

A relatively new player in the discussion of factors leading to Alzheimer’s is the breakdown of the so-called blood-brain barrier (BBB). The blood-brain barrier is essentially a checkpoint within the blood v...
Vitamin D and Dementia Risk

Vitamin D and Dementia Risk

For years I’ve been writing about the important role of vitamin D as it relates to general health and brain health in specific. And with good reason. The medical research literature has long explored the myr...
Treating Alzheimer’s with Fecal Material

Treating Alzheimer’s with Fecal Material

In 2015, I published Brain Maker, a book that explored the remarkable, but generally overlooked relationship between the gut and the brain. These days, this relationship gets a lot of attention in both popul...
New Medication Associated with a 50% Risk Reduction for Dementia!

New Medication Associated with a 50% Risk Reduction for Dementia!

In the context of the lack of any meaningful treatment for dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, the recent discovery of a new medication that has been shown to be associated with dementia risk reductio...
Midlife Obesity Now The Number One Dementia Risk Factor

Midlife Obesity Now The Number One Dementia Risk Factor

In recent years there has been a lot written about the remarkable relationship between physical inactivity and risk for Alzheimer's disease. In fact, until quite recently, physical inactivity was regarded a...
DHA Lowers Your Alzheimer’s Risk – The Latest Research

DHA Lowers Your Alzheimer’s Risk – The Latest Research

Alzheimer’s prevention is now getting lots of attention - gratefully!  It seems like we are seeing powerful science revealing how lifestyle choices affect our brain’s destiny appearing in well respecte...
Glutathione – Powerful Brain Protection

Glutathione – Powerful Brain Protection

How do we know our level of personal risk as it relates to cognitive decline? This is important information because once we identify the various factors that relate to our risk, it may offer up opportunitie...