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The Gut-Brain Axis: Part 1 of 3

The Gut-Brain Axis: Part 1of 3 We each have a unique and complex network of microbes living within our guts known as amicrobiome. It is comprised of a dynamic ecosystem of viruses, fungi, and predominatelybacteria. As humans, we have been evolving and diversifying in concert with our microbiomesfor at least 15 million years, indicating a […]

The Alzheimer Epidemic: Urgent Treatment Needed Now

The Alzheimer Epidemic: Urgent Treatment Needed Now It is normal for our brains to shrink as we age but abnormal to lose basic cognitive function or brain cells in large numbers.  Alzheimer’s disease kills our brain cells, known as neurons, leading to thinking and memory decline. Overtime, affected individuals will gradually lose their ability to […]

Physical Activity Helps Delay AD Progression

Physical Activity Helps Delay The Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease We have all been told how important it is for our health to lead an active lifestyle. Physical activity has many positive health benefits, but research is showing that it also has a protective effect on your brain! According to a longitudinal study published in the […]

AFA’s New Online Memory Screen

AFA’s New Online Memory Screen The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) have added a new tool to their website in the form of an Online Screening Test that can help determine whether or not a visit to your doctor may be beneficial to you. This test only takes a few minutes to complete. To begin […]

Benefits of Turmeric (Curcumin)

Benefits of Turmeric (Curcumin) Turmeric is a commonly used natural spice in South Asian cuisine such as curry. It is a common question whether or not turmeric and curcumin are the same thing. Turmeric is the plant itself, and curcumin is a compound found within turmeric. Turmeric is used in traditional South Asian medicine to […]

The Bredeson Protocol

The Bredeson Protocol Many people come into our clinic asking about the Bredeson Protocol, wondering if it is a form of treatment for Alzheimer’s disease that they should adopt, or if adopting it will cure their loved one. This protocol is said to be the first program to prevent and reverse cognitive decline associated with […]

Current Alzheimer’s Drugs and What They Do

Current Alzheimer’s Drugs and What They Do With so many advertisements claiming that certain medications treat Alzheimer’s disease, how can we tell which one’s are legitimate? There are 4 FDA approved medications for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the United States. These drugs are not cures for the disease, but rather, help better […]