We’re on how to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease and cognitive decline. Last week we talked about trauma as one of the primary causes.
Last week I promised to share the #1 thing that I have found ALL medical experts, independent of their discipline – conventional MDs, Oriental Medicine doctors, nurses, chiropractors – ALL SAY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO DO TO KEEP YOUR BRAIN HEALTHY:
Because blood flow is the most important factor in our memory, it’s EXERCISE.
Here’s an article on Outrunning Alheimer’s: https://www.alzheimers.net/12-29-14-running-to-lower-alzheimers-risk/
THIS IS WHY I DO TRIATHLONS!!! My next one is St. Anthony’s Olympic Triathlon on April 29th – all good qi is appreciated!
Okay, exercise isn’t really fun when you first start. So what are the other options? In the past 13 years, pharmaceuticals haven’t advanced much on the treatment of Alzheimer’s. See below – we’re a little better at strokes, much better at HIV…and almost no better at all at Alzheimer’s. That means it’s up to each of us, NOW, to take charge of our health.
How many people die from Alzheimer’s? How serious a problem is this? It may be as high as #3, this study reports.
And if you’re over 65, you have a 1 in 3 chance of having Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
Today’s we’ve been focusing on the second cause of Alzheimer’s, circulation issues. Next week, we’ll focus on the #3 cause: Inflammation.