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

Natural Compound in Basil Found to Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists work daily to find methods to disrupt pathways that create disease. For example, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has several pathways – genetics, inflammation, oxidative stress, protein structural issues, excitotoxicity, and probably a few more less known. I have written over … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Disease Has Many Causes – Neurotransmitter Overstimulation Is One of Them

Alzheimer’s is a progressive mental disease that destroys memory and other cognitive functions. Brain connections degenerate and die. Memory loss, confusion, impaired reasoning, and judgment are common symptoms. Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/what-causes-alzheimers-disease. One would think the National Institute … Continue reading

Are Statin Drugs Setting the Stage for Future Dementia?

One might ask, what do statin drugs have to do with the brain or dementia? The brain is the largest user of cholesterol in the body. Cholesterol is essential for normal brain development. Almost every cell in the body needs … Continue reading

Can Alzheimer’s Disease Be Slowed by Using Diabetes Drugs?

People with Type II diabetes have a higher risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16246041/). However, recent studies from South Korea reported that some diabetic drugs appear to help those with mild cognitive issues. South Korea Study https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/diabetes-medicine-alzheimers/2021/08/13/id/1032193/. The August 11, … Continue reading

Chemical Imbalance Cause Number Three for Alzheimer’s Disease

A deficiency in vitamin B12 mimics Alzheimer’s disease (AD). So many things can cause chemical imbalances in the brain – aging, disease, injury, stress, nutrition, sugar, and more. When everything is in balance, the brain works well. However, when too … Continue reading

The Latest Medical Research on Treating and Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

I will be speaking this week on the causes of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and our options. An option is a big word when discussing health. From a medical perspective, options are only those approved drugs identified for a specific disease. … Continue reading

The Second Cause of Alzheimer’s Disease That is Something You Can Control

There are several causes of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that most people can control. Ask Dr. Google, and he will tell you that the medical field does not know what causes AD; however, amyloid-beta plaque buildup and tau tangles are most … Continue reading

Existing Drug May Be Repurposed to Treat Alzheimer’s Soon

Drugs are clinically tested to address specific symptoms. Sometimes, symptoms of one disease cross over to others, making it harder to diagnose. An article posted yesterday informs us that an approved drug for one disease looks promising for another. ALS … Continue reading