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Here are the top ten articles for the Alzheimers Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Vitamin D3 and Curcumin Clear Amyloid-Beta
UCLA academic researchers are closer to explaining how vitamin D3 may help the body rid the brain of amyloid beta which is found in the plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.
2. Your Brain On Stress
Chronic stress triggers the formation of insoluble tau protein aggregates in the brain cells of mice. Older brains have a harder time coping with chronic stress.
3. Feed Your Brain
A new study published in the Journal Neurology links Trans Fats to brain shrinkage. The study also emphasized that people whose diets are rich in vitamins C, E, B and D, have larger brains than people with diets low in these nutrients.
4. Can Diet Prevent Alzheimer’s?
When you consider a lifetime of eating, humans tend to eat a lot of unhealthy compounds produced by a high heat cooking style. Think of your love affair with milk, cheese and backyard barbecues.
5. B Vitamins Don’t Improve Mental Function
According to recent studies B vitamins do not reduce heart attacks, strokes or improve mental function in Alzheimer’s patients.Therefore instead of the traditional B vitamins, take the “Bee” vitamins.
6. A Protein Could Treat Alzheimer’s
Based on animal studies, BDNF treatment could provide long-lasting protection by slowing, or stopping the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
7. Exercise Matters
During the last decade I have had regular dialogues with an older woman, Molly, in the gym where I work out. I love talking to seniors to listen to their words of wisdom along with stories about their past dreams and passions.
8. Is a Nursing Home Necessary?
My husband is in the middle stage of alzheimer´s. All of my friends and family think it is time to put him in a nursing home. Does he need my love for him more than he needs the care of professionals?
9. Curry Shows Promise in Alzheimer’s Prevention
New immune-boosting strategies could alter the course of treatment for Alzheimer’s. Recently, curcumin has shown great promise in combating Alzheimer’s and cancer.
10. Alzheimer's Prevention Strategies for 2007
January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The message is to focus on the lifestyle changes you can make at this very moment to be brain smart.
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