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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...
What We Know About Your Alzheimer’s Risk

What We Know About Your Alzheimer’s Risk

We are all at risk for Alzheimer’s disease, a disease for which there is absolutely no meaningful pharmaceutical treatment. Previously, the relationship between Alzheimer’s risk and modifiable lifestyle cho...
Let’s Look Elsewhere in Alzheimer’s Research

Let’s Look Elsewhere in Alzheimer’s Research

As is so often the case in modern medicine, so much of research science tends to focus on single causes as it relates to various disease states. Clearly, if a single cause can be validated it opens the door...
Even Minimal Exercise Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

Even Minimal Exercise Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

Sadly, despite incredible advances in our ability to treat so many challenging health threats, we are virtually empty handed as it relates to Alzheimer’s disease. So, it really makes sense to do everything ...
Why is the “Alzheimer’s Gene” So Common?

Why is the “Alzheimer’s Gene” So Common?

Now that so many people are having their genomes sequenced, the role of the APOE-4 allele in terms of its association with a dramatic increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is getting a lot of attentio...
Is Alzheimer’s Disease “Old-Timer’s” Disease?

Is Alzheimer’s Disease “Old-Timer’s” Disease?

It’s generally assumed that we should expect that our cognitive function is going to decline as we age. But, this isn’t exactly what the science reveals. While Alzheimer’s treatment is in the news sp...
Does Diet Really Affect the Brain?

Does Diet Really Affect the Brain?

Over the years we’ve heard so much information about how diet affects things like heart attack risk, bone density, diabetes and blood sugar control, as well as, more recently, the brain. We’ve known...
Keys to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai

Keys to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai

While we accept the notion of the important influences of lifestyle choices as they relate, for example, to the heart, the immune system, lung function, longevity, and even cancer risk, the notion that what ...