Ultra-High Dose of Vitamin B-12 Offers Optimism For Early Onset Lou Gehrig’s Disease

An article last month in the JAMA Neurology gives hope to those who have Lou Gehrig’s disease – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This nervous system disease impacts muscle strength and function. https://www.als.org/understanding-als/what-is-als Patients with ALS have nerve cells that break … Continue reading

Can Infrared Light Therapy Improve Memory Performance in Those With and Without Dementia?

Last summer, I wrote about a light and sound therapy to help those with Alzheimer’s disease. Here is an excerpt from that article. https://wp.me/p4ztmz-1q2 Modulated Light & Sound https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/alzheimers-light-therapy-sound-therapy/2021/07/27/id/1030117/. Alzheimer’s patients were exposed to a rhythmic brain pattern focused on … Continue reading

One in Five Older Adults Are Deficient in This Vitamin and Have Higher Risk of Dementia

Twenty percent of older adults are deficient in folate (vitamin B9). Researchers examined over twenty-seven thousand medical records of men and women between 60 and 75. The Study https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/low-folate-dementia-death-aging/2022/03/22/id/1062407/. None of them were previously diagnosed with dementia. For four years, … Continue reading

How Do We Know if Our Loved Ones Have Alzheimer’s and What Options Do We Have?

Last night, I was on my regular monthly Zoom meeting with some squadron mates from VP-94. VP-94 was a Patrol Squadron stationed in Belle Chase, LA, until decommissioned in 2006 (https://www.vpnavy.com/vp94.html). The topics vary from all corners of the world … Continue reading

Remarkable Results from a Drug That Treats Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease

I wrote an article recently (https://wp.me/p4ztmz-1wc) about how fisetin, a flavonoid found in strawberries and other fruits and vegetables, blocks pathways that allow Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to grow and thrive. Further study shows that a drug has been developed based … Continue reading

A Strawberry a Day Might Impact Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

As we age, our risk for neurological disorders increases. It is part of life. Why do some people live past 100 years of age and never lose an ounce of brainpower or memory, and others can develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD) … Continue reading

Why Are We Gambling with Our Health Daily?

Gambling means that we take risky actions for the desired result. What is the desired outcome for our health? It is not having someone change your diaper for the last five or ten years of your life. It is about … Continue reading

Study Supporting Sunscreen and Shade to Prevent Osteoporosis Is Wrong

More people are protecting themselves from exposure to sunlight to prevent skin cancers. Does that prevention increase the risk of reducing bone density? JAMA Study https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/article-abstract/2785540?resultClick=1. Studies can prove almost anything you want if you structure them appropriately. When I … Continue reading

Seven Ways to Shape Up and Slow Down Brain Aging

Our brains age daily, incrementally, of course. However, inevitable brain aging can be addressed with simple lifestyle changes. Keeping your brain healthy longer is key to an enjoyable retirement. Brain Aging https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/how-aging-brain-affects-thinking. What are some common symptoms of an aging … Continue reading

What Does Artificial Intelligence Tell Pharmaceutical Companies to Concentrate on To Extend Longevity?

Most of us prefer a long, healthy life which we can enjoy without restrictions. Anti-aging products concentrate on our appearance. However, we need both the inside and outside of our bodies to be healthy and vibrant. What would an artificial … Continue reading