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Why Alzheimer’s Drugs Fail

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

You might be surprised to learn that there are plenty of medications to treat Alzheimer’s. The FDA has approved five of them.

They are Aricept (donepezil), Razadyne (galantamine), Namenda (memantine), Exelon (rivastigmine), and Namzaric (donepezil and memantine).[1]

The reason you probably haven’t heard of them is that they don’t work very well. These drugs do nothing to stop the underlying disease—or even slow it down.

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How Olive Oil Fights Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Billions of dollars have been poured into Alzheimer’s drug research in recent years. So far, the effort has been a total failure.

No medications have been found that prevent or reverse Alzheimer’s.

Meanwhile, the incidence of the disease is exploding.[1]

But what if the best Alzheimer’s drug is not a drug at all?

A study shows exactly how one food keeps you mentally sharp—and why it may be the best weapon against Alzheimer’s.

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Mushrooms Prevent Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Mushrooms contain compounds that boost brain nerves, increase gray matter, and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.[1]

That’s the conclusion of an exhaustive review of studies examining the effects of mushrooms on brain health. Scientists found that eating the fungi have a “preventive function against the development of Alzheimer’s disease.”[2]

The researchers say mushrooms contain antioxidant chemicals that protect against the inflammation that leads to cognitive decline.

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Walk This Way for Better Health

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Longevity, Mental Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

Walking is the nation’s most popular form of exercise. More than a third of us—111 million Americans—routinely go for walks to maintain our health and wellness.[1]

The benefits of walking are both profound and well-proven. Putting one foot in front of the other is linked to longer life, weight loss, stronger bones and muscles, better mood, improved lung function, and lower risk of Alzheimer’s.

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Moderate Drinking Improves Cognition

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Like a glass (or two) of wine with dinner?

Here’s good news…

A major new study of nearly 20,000 Americans shows that moderate drinking actually helps preserve your memory and thinking skills as you get older.

The research was published in the journal JAMA Network Open. It showed that men who had fewer than 15 drinks a week were 34% less likely to experience cognitive decline.

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5 Healthy Habits That Prevent Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise by Garry Messick0 Comments

Five behaviors lower your chances of Alzheimer’s disease. The more of them you follow, the lower your risk.

That’s the finding of major new study that was published in the journal Neurology.

The researchers analyzed lifestyle data from 2,765 older people. None had Alzheimer’s at the start of the study. After six years, 608 developed the disease.[1]

The researchers found these five healthy behaviors lowered Alzheimer’s risk:

  • A Mediterranean diet.
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