What are the most common risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease?

What are the most common risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  The following research analyzed 243 observational studies and 153 randomized controlled trials to document ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease (Yu GT, et al., 2020). The researchers found 10 suggestions with strong evidence. These were the areas: Education, cognitive activity, high body mass index in late life, high homocysteine levels,...
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More tools to keep your nervous system and memory function well.

More tools to keep your nervous system and memory function well.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Advanced glycation end-products are considered potent molecules capable of promoting neuronal cell death and participating in the development of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease (Bittencourt LS, et al., 2014). Advanced glycation end-products can be formed several ways. Elevated blood glucose can cause the glucose to react with protein...
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What can green tea do for your brain?

What can green tea do for your brain?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  When researchers reviewed 21 studies on green tea and how it affected brain functions in humans, they found some interesting things (Manchini E, et al., 2017). The reviewed studies presented evidence that green tea influenced the reduction of anxiety. It also improved cognition as benefits in memory and attention....
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How will saturated fat and omega 3 fat affect your brain?

How will saturated fat and omega 3 fat affect your brain?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
There are a lot of recommendations for a ketogenic diet now, as a way of promoting health.Eating a ketogenic diet means that you eat a very high-fat diet.You can also find recommendations for consuming a lot of saturated fat.We have known about the effect of fat for quite some time.Let’s...
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What can you do to protect your brain from the damage of air pollution?

What can you do to protect your brain from the damage of air pollution?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  We all know that air pollution is harmful, but did you know that it can result in a smaller brain? The researchers in the following study investigated the toxic effects of air pollution on the brainin 1,315 women aged 65 to 80 years which were free of dementia at...
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Does reduced circulation in the brain increase the risk for Alzheimer’s disease?

Does reduced circulation in the brain increase the risk for Alzheimer’s disease?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
  Every tissue in the body needs nutrients including the brain and the nervous system.To deliver an optimal amount of nutrients to the tissue, we need a vascular system thatprovide good circulation.Atherosclerosis and stenosis of the vascular system will decrease blood circulation.The following research investigated the impact of intracranial arterial...
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