3 Personality Traits Stop Alzheimer’s

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

Why do some people get Alzheimer’s and others don’t? 

It’s a simple question that researchers are just starting to answer.[i] 

Scientists know that heredity is a major factor. A gene called APOE4 can more than double your risk.[ii]

On the other hand, not having diabetes, high blood pressure, hearing loss, depression, or a history of head injuries can protect you. 

A new study shows there’s something else that may determine whether you are headed for Alzheimer’s.

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Low-Carb Diet Reverses Brain Aging, Study Finds

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

A major new study on brain aging has good news and bad news…

The bad news is that your brain starts to decline much earlier than previously believed, in your late 40s. 

The good news is that you can prevent and even reverse this decline by eating fewer carbohydrates. 

The study was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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These 10 Foods Cut Your Alzheimer’s Risk in Half

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

Mainstream medicine is clueless when it comes to Alzheimer’s.

Conventional doctors don’t know what causes it and they don’t know how to prevent it. They don’t have any treatments that can stop it, or even slow it down. 

Big Pharma has several Alzheimer’s drugs on the market. All they do is treat some of the symptoms. And they don’t even do that very well. They do nothing to change the course of the illness.

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If Alzheimer’s Runs in Your Family, You Need to Do This

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

There are few things more horrible than watching a loved one die of Alzheimer’s. Each day they lose more of themselves. 

Not only does the disease destroy their memory and intelligence, but it wipes out their personality. It takes away the very essence of who they are. 

Alzheimer’s can run in families. So while watching a blood relative sink into the abyss of the disease, you can’t help but wonder if you’re seeing your own future. 

What can you do to escape this terrible destiny? 

Mainstream medicine has no answers. 

Big Pharma’s Alzheimer’s drugs do nothing to prevent the disease.

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Playing Cards, Board Games Prevents Cognitive Decline

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Computer brain-training games have soared in popularity in recent years as seniors look for ways to stay mentally sharp and prevent Alzheimer’s.

Lumosity, FitBrains, Elevate, and CogniFit are among the most popular of the cutting-edge digital mind exercisers.[1] 

But what about “old school” games such as cards, bingo, Scrabble, and chess?

Do they have the same brain health benefits as computer games? 

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh in the U.K.

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The Secret of the ‘Island Where People Forget to Die’

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Featured Article, Longevity by Garry Messick0 Comments

On the Greek island of Ikaria, a bigger percentage of the residents live past 90 than anywhere else in the world.

Many live well past 100.

That’s why it’s known as the “Island where people forget to die.” 

The old folks on Ikaria aren’t frail and feeble. If you visit the island, you’ll see centenarians riding bikes, hiking, and bragging about their love lives.

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