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Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Marijuana as an Alzheimer’s Treatment?

Marijuana as an Alzheimer’s Treatment?

There has been a lot of “buzz” lately about the potential of using marijuana as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. In a recent study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, scientists at the Unive...
Eating Fat, Fighting Alzheimer’s

Eating Fat, Fighting Alzheimer’s

Today, in honor of Brain Awareness Month, I went to the Alzheimer’s Association’s web site to explore their “10 Way to Love Your Brain", which include: Fuel up right. Eat a healthy and balanced diet that is ...
Alzheimer’s News – This Should Be Front Page!

Alzheimer’s News – This Should Be Front Page!

It’s a staggering statistic, but we are told that by the year 2050 as many as 16 million Americans will be living with Alzheimer’s disease. Projected costs, mostly dedicated to nursing homes and homecare, ar...
Alzheimer’s Risk Cut in Half!

Alzheimer’s Risk Cut in Half!

When you survey people to determine what diseases they fear the most, Alzheimer’s is always among the top answers. Its been estimated that in America today there are approximately 5.4 million of us who’ve be...
The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Mary Newport

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Mary Newport

Alzheimer’s disease now affects more than 5.5 million Americans, and it is a disease without cure or meaningful treatment. Dr. Mary Newport, a medical doctor specializing in the care of critically ill newbor...
Gut Inflammation Affects the Brain

Gut Inflammation Affects the Brain

The fundamental mechanism that underlies such seemingly disparate issues as autism, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, and various other neurodegenerative conditions, is the proces...
Why Lifestyle Choices Matter for Health

Why Lifestyle Choices Matter for Health

What my work, in Brain Maker and Grain Brain, boils down to, is giving you a lifestyle plan that you can follow to cause optimal health. Why do these factors matter? Why are these the choices you should make...
Why We Need to Focus on Alzheimer’s Prevention

Why We Need to Focus on Alzheimer’s Prevention

A stunning new report was just published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), revealing an incredible overusage of medications that are basically useless in nursing home residents with ...
The Vitamin That May Save Your Brain

The Vitamin That May Save Your Brain

We’ve certainly learned a lot more about the health benefits of vitamin D over the past decade. While it’s long been recognized that vitamin D is important for strong and healthy bones, it’s role in health a...
Can Diet Protect Me From Dementia?

Can Diet Protect Me From Dementia?

Risk of dementia relates dramatically to the foods we choose to consume. Diet can have a profound, preventive impact on dementia and Alzheimer's disease risk. Dementia can be prevented, and we ...