ALZHEIMER'S SHOULD BE A RARE DISEASE
Alzheimer’s is a disease of the brain thought to begin 20 years before symptoms appear. Our longer life spans have increased the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
New research by Dr. Dale Bredesen, M.D., and colleagues’ demonstrates that a functional medicine approach that addresses multiple lifestyle factors can slow down and even prevent dementia.
WORLD ALZHEIMER’S DAY
In honor of World Alzheimer’s Day, we would like to increase the awareness of these important tools that can help us take control of how well we age.
Help us by sharing this important message with your patients, readers and followers:
Cognitive decline doesn’t have to go along with aging, even for those that are genetically predisposed.
The research suggests that early intervention with diet and lifestyle can reduce the risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s.
- Sleeping more often, waking up late, or taking more afternoon naps
- “Brain Fog”
- Confusion regarding time or place
- Difficulty focusing
- Difficulty competing daily or familiar tasks
- Difficulty finding the right words
- A general loss of interest even in activities once enjoyed
- Apathy or depression
- Vision problems
- Poor facial recognition.