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Omega-3 fatty acids (FAs) are essential fatty acids.  This means that the body needs them for different functions, and they must be consumed as the body cannot make them from other sources.  Systems that are particularly dependent upon the availability of omega-3 FAs are the immune system, the cardiovascular system and the brain. There are […]

The Omega-3 Fatty Acid DHA Offers Protection Against Alzheimer’s Disease

July 12, 2022

Long-term cognitive impairment, universally referred to by those who get it as brain fog, is a common after effect of chemotherapy. New research had found that “chemo brain” and long SARS-CoV-2 brain fog are caused by the same mechanism.  The research studied 63 patients with brain fog/cognitive impairment persisting after recovery from SARS-CoV-2 infection. Of […]

Brain Fog Has the Same Cause as “Chemo Brain”: Understanding this has led to effective treatment

February 3, 2022

Long COVID-19 affects about 20% of those who develop the infection. Currently in the United States there have been over 62 million documented infections which would put the number of persons with long COVID-19 symptoms at greater than 12.4 million. Of equal concern is the fact that the number of infections now occurring is greater […]

Long-Haul COVID-19: What causes it and how to treat it

January 20, 2022

One of the early findings in Alzheimer’s disease is that neurons or brain cells struggle to produce enough energy to function and thus begin to die off.  One of the definitive tests to help diagnose early disease is an FDG PET scan.  This test involves injecting a radiotracer glucose before obtaining a PET scan.  Healthy […]

Turning the Lights Back on in Alzheimer’s Disease

July 20, 2021

A Path Out of It with Drugless Treatment Depression is a significant problem affecting 15% or 1 in 6 adults at some point in life.  It is the leading cause of disability in developed nations.  The stress of the pandemic has made things worse. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical […]

The Stressed, Inflamed Loop of Depression

January 7, 2021

It Is Lifestyle Related and a Drug Will Not Fix It In what has become an all too familiar story, another drug trial failed to produce any important benefit.  Genentech recently announced that the phase II trial of their drug semorinemab failed to produce any measurable clinical effect in slowing the decline in cognitive function […]

Yet Another Failed Alzheimer’s Drug Trial

October 6, 2020

Lifestyle and diet changes can help prevent and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s A  study of 720 adults looking at the relationship between this measurement and risk of Alzheimer’s or dementia found that those with cell membrane levels of less than 5.7% had a striking 77% increased risk compared to those with levels >7.0% The […]

One Simple Measurement Tells So Much About Alzheimer’s/Dementia Risk

July 25, 2018

The rates of Diabetes and Alzheimer’s have dramatically increased Diabetes is a major risk factor for Alzheimer’s  Eating high amounts of sugar correlates both with brain volume loss and impaired memory testing While the death rates from many chronic diseases have stabilized or declined over the past 2 decades, there have been 2 exceptions.  The […]

Striking New Data on Sugar and Alzheimer’s

May 31, 2018

Preventing and treating Alzheimer’s Diet and Lifestyle change preventing and reducing the Disease   …and Why Did We Get Involved with It? We are in an fast growing epidemic of Alzheimer’s disease and to date, there has been no way to slow it down or to effectively treat those in its path.  While strides have […]

What is the Bredesen Protocol for Alzheimer’s?

May 31, 2018

Approximately 1 in 3 adults have either one or two copies of the apoE4 gene and therefore are at increased risk of Alzheimer’s When the brain environment is “stressed”, β amyloid is produced causing this programmed downsizing by removing dendrites and thus connections to other cells which results in loss of some functions The apoE4 variant […]

More On apoE4 and Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

May 31, 2018