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developing memory loss acrossyour life span. These includemodifications in your dailyactivities that you can makeright now.5.
Other risk factors.
Theseinclude head trauma,depression, heart disease, highcholesterol, thyroid disease,elevation of the amino acidhomocysteine in your blood, andlow levels of vitamin B 12 andfolic acid in your blood.But there is good news to report. Dueto recent discoveries, mainstreammedical scientists now agree with myown previous work that
disease may be able to be prevented orits onset delayed. And, veryimportantly, if we can delay the onset
by five years, then thenumber of cases will be halved.Additionally, if we can delay its onsetby ten years, which I believe is verypossible, a person may outlive thedevelopment of the disease and thus
Alzheimer’s disease may be eliminated
.The reason that it is possible to
prevent Alzheimer’s disease
is primarilybecause of what I call the first law of brain longevity. That law is:
yourbrain is flesh and blood just likethe rest of your body.
Because your brain is flesh and blood,there are things you can do for it tokeep it healthy and working well,regardless of your age or stage of life.Now, most excitedly, we know that youcan even grow new brain cells, aprocess called neurogenesis, build newconnections between brain cells, aprocess called neuroplasticity, andenhance your cognitive reserve or thestrength of your brain to resistdamage. Where do all these newexciting facts lead? You can enjoy alifetime of peak mental performance.So how can you build a better brainreserve, empower cognitive reserveand ev
en prevent Alzheimer’s disease?
According to the latest researchpresented at the Second InternationalPrevention of Dementia Conferencehosted by the Chicago-based
Alzheimer’s Association in Washington
D.C., the way to develop a better,stronger brain is to make life-stylechoices similar to those of The 4 Pillars
of Alzheimer’s Prevention.
Here they are:1.
Diet and Memory SpecificNutrient Supplementation2.
Physical, Mental and Mind/BodyExercise4.
Pharmaceutical Medication andHormone Replacement Therapy.
As discussed at the conference, it’s
exceedingly clear that what you put inyour mouth over time may influencethe development of many diseasesincluding heart disease, arthritis,
cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease.
According to nutritional research, theenemies of brain longevity are a diethigh in saturated and trans-fats as wellas eating foods that are too high insugar.In countries where the intake of fat is
high, the incidence of Alzheimer’s is
elevated as well. Moreover, new