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Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D. and Dr. Dale Bredesen

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D. and Dr. Dale Bredesen

It’s exciting to watch new developments in medicine, especially when new treatments for diseases are developed. Unfortunately, there is no treatment that has any merit for Alzheimer's disease. Think of it, ...
The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D., and Dr. Lisa Mosconi

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D., and Dr. Lisa Mosconi

Why are most Alzheimer’s patients women? It may come as a surprise to you, but women outnumber men when it comes to Alzheimer's disease sufferers by a ratio of 2 to 1. Why Alzheimer's affects women so adv...
Alzheimer’s and Exercise – You Can Protect Your Brain

Alzheimer’s and Exercise – You Can Protect Your Brain

The number of Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease has continued to grow at a dramatic rate. Currently, it is estimated that some 5.8 million Americans (of all ages) have Alzheimer’s disease. By and ...
Your Alzheimer’s Prevention Program – Start Today!

Your Alzheimer’s Prevention Program – Start Today!

It’s relatively straightforward – the best time to do something about fending off Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is well before you start to experience warning signs of cognitive decline. As has been well-...
How to Lower Risk for Brain Amyloid

How to Lower Risk for Brain Amyloid

It is well-documented that the accumulation of the beta-amyloid protein in the brain is correlated with Alzheimer's disease. Ongoing research seeks to understand how, and at what stage of Alzheimer's, beta-a...
Coffee – Good for Your Brain!

Coffee – Good for Your Brain!

There has certainly been a lot of information appearing in scientific literature as of late indicating that coffee consumption is good for the brain. One recent report has revealed what I believe to be a ver...
Implications of the “Alzheimer’s Gene” in Children

Implications of the “Alzheimer’s Gene” in Children

The development of highly accurate and widely available genome sequencing technology has put us at a crossroads. Now, more than ever, the divergent views of nature versus nurture confront consumers wishing t...
Gut Bacteria and Their Role in Depression

Gut Bacteria and Their Role in Depression

December of 2019 marks the publication of a new medical textbook, The Microbiome and the Brain (CRC Press). The text features chapters focused on a number of important topics, among them the role of gut bact...
Beyond Genetics – Our Choices Chart Our Brain’s Destiny

Beyond Genetics – Our Choices Chart Our Brain’s Destiny

One of the most important goals of my life is to raise the level of awareness of the importance of lifestyle choices in determining a person’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease, a disease for which there is no me...
The Failure of Alzheimer’s Drugs

The Failure of Alzheimer’s Drugs

By anyone’s definition, we must now consider Alzheimer’s disease to be an epidemic. Alzheimer’s is a progressive degenerative neurological condition that actually has its origins decades before the initial s...