I received an email with this title recently: New Medication Associated with a 50% Risk Reduction for Dementia! Wow! Now that’s almost unbelievable news. Actually, “medication” grabs attention, but it’s not a medication in the usual sense of the word. What is it? Lace up your shoes! OK, there’s a big clue! It’s not a pill. I’m not sure you could really even call it a treatment. A practice or activity might be closer to the truth. If you guessed walking, you nailed it! The Journal of the American Medical Association just reported on a study following over 78,000 adults over a seven-year period. The researchers looked at the relationship between the number of steps participants took each day (including
Alzheimer’s Disease is Preventable and Reversible!
This is Personal I am sharing information here that is very close to my heart. My father and grandmother both died with Alzheimer’s disease. Plus my mother had dementia in her later years. None of us wants that future and I’m very excited that there is good news to share — the decline of Alzheimer’s is not inevitable. I first wrote about this topic in 2017 when I learned about Dr. Dale Bredesen’s book The End of Alzheimer’s – The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline. Dr. Bredesen, along with other researchers, has just published a peer-reviewed proof-of-concept trial in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. The results for the RE-CODE Personalized Medicine Protocol he has been developing