Dementia

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…cardiovascular disease is, at worst, neutral. Health Benefits of Coconut Oil: MCTs, Ketones, and Dementia Intriguing evidence suggests that coconut oil may play a role in the treatment of dementia. A few years ago, I wrote about Mary Newport, MD, a neonatologist from Florida whose 59-year-old…

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The Benefits of Vitamin D Supplements

…Vitamin D supplements for nearly 10 years. This critical nutrient helps to protect against cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, dementia, falls and fractures, flu and more. Plus, taking adequate Vitamin D supplements can lower your risk for 17 different kinds of cancer—and can…

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The Link Between Anticholinergic Drugs and Dementia

…and dementia go hand-in-hand. Results of a trial published in JAMA earlier this year found that regular use of anticholinergic drugs, which include antihistamines, tricyclic antidepressants, and meds to control Parkinson’s disease and overactive bladder, increased risk of developing dementia

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How to Ward Off Cognitive Decline

…effects. Lastly, check your medicine cabinet. Research has found that regular long-term use of anticholinergic drugs increases risk of dementia, particularly in older individuals. I hope you’ll take this advice seriously, because you can’t count on conventional medicine’s…

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Folic Acid for Alzheimer's Prevention

…steps you can take. Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center enrolled a group of 965 New Yorkers age 65 or older who did not have dementia, and measured their dietary and supplemental intake of folate/folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12. The participants were followed for an average…

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Opinion Piece Is Just the Latest Example of Fear Mongering

…degeneration/cataracts; protection against cardiovascular disease; better insulin sensitivity; lower risk of bone fractures; and reduced risk of dementia. That’s why I suggest that you follow my long-held advice—which is based not only on scientific literature but more than 35 years of…

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Four Simple Steps to Improve Cognitive Function

…hurt or improve cognitive function. In fact, the standard American diet of meat, potatoes, bread, sweets, and processed foods is a recipe for dementia and decreased cognitive function. Saturated fat fuels inflammation. Potatoes, breads, and sweets precipitate insulin resistance and weight gain.…

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Study Links Diabetes and Alzheimer's: How to Reduce Your Risk

…by Japanese doctors, followed volunteers age 60 and older for 15 years. What they found is that type 2 diabetes increased the risk of dementia by 35 percent. Plus, those with the most severe diabetes at the study’s onset had a three-fold increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s.…

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New Study Shows Coffee Can Prevent or Delay Alzheimer’s

…offers protective benefits against Alzheimer’s disease. Now, a new human study shows just how powerful coffee is for reducing the risk of dementia or substantially delaying its onset. This study, which will be published in the online version of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, was…

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Higher Blood Sugar Levels Linked With Cognitive Impairment

…a study examining the link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s in which Japanese researchers found that type 2 diabetes increased the risk of dementia by 35 percent. Now, research recently published in the journal Neurology suggests that higher blood sugar—even in the healthy range, without…

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New Vitamin D Recommendations Are Misguided

…* Heart disease * Hypertension * Peripheral artery disease * Type 2 diabetes * Multiple sclerosis * Rheumatoid arthritis * Asthma * Depression * Dementia * Autism * Falls and fractures * And more Vitamin D Recommendations Too Low The USPSTF admitted that in the largest study they reviewed—the…

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Diabetes is a Silent Killer

…those with normal blood sugar metabolism. Nor do they recognize that diabetes is a primary contributor to erectile dysfunction (impotence) and dementia. Furthermore, most people either don’t know or tend to ignore the subtle warning signs of this devastating disease. It’s time we all…

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Diabetes Is Much Too Serious to Ignore

…heart attack or stroke than those with normal blood sugar levels. Diabetes is also a primary contributor to erectile dysfunction (impotence) and dementia. Unfortunately, most people either don’t know or tend to ignore the subtle warning signs of this devastating disease. It’s time we all…

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Can Alcohol Really Increase Risk of Breast Cancer?

…cardiovascular risk. Add to that the known benefits of resveratrol in red wine coupled with alcohol’s proven ability to reduce risk of stroke, dementia, and diabetes, and you find that overall, the benefits still outweigh the risks for moderate drinkers. Heavy drinking, however, is associated…

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