Despite the investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in recent decades of pharmaceutical companies, we still have no meaningful treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. In a recent comprehensive study published in the 19459004 Journal of the American Medical Association the two most commonly prescribed medications for Alzheimer’s disease not only work but can actually exacerbate the function of the brain.
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In his opening address, President Kennedy said: “The time to fix the roof is when the sun shines.” We now know that Alzheimer’s disease can to a large extent be preventable. So let’s get out of the steps and fix the roof.
Our most respected medical literature reveals powerful relationships between different lifestyle choices and the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic revealed, for example, to divert most of the dietary calories from carbohydrates, which were associated with a 89% increased risk of either mild cognitive impairment or full-blown dementia. In their study, those who consumed the highest fat levels actually showed a 44% decrease at risk. And this is in line with a 1
9459003 New England Journal of Medicine Study which shows how Alzheimer’s risk increases in lock-up tests with blood sugar measurements, a reflection of dietary habits.
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