CATEGORY: Stuff in the ‘alzheimer’s’ Category
Dementia – How to avoid this end to your life.
What causes dementia and what increases your risk of getting dementia? At a get together of friends, I was pulled aside by a good friend who asked me how she could prevent dementia, because the mother she loves is in[...]
How do we age, concerning the Brain, the Sensory System, and the Muscle System.
The amount of muscle mass you maintain depends on how much testosterone and growth hormone you produce or replace. The brain is complex and is not a static organ. It is always growing new cells and breaking down the old[...]
Dementia: What happens when you lose your mind?
There are many reasons for this rise in people who have dementia no one is immune to this risk. Dementia literally means losing your mind in a way that prevents you from taking care of yourself, from doing your job[...]
New Information about Early Alzheimer’s Detection
Doctors are excited to have a new tool that may help them detect and treat Alzheimer's. Doctors have begun to discover a breakthrough in being able to determine if you are one of those people who are likely to develop[...]
CBD – Cannabidiol Is Legal, Safe, And Non-Prescription
CBD is over the counter, legal in all fifty states, comes from the Hemp plant, and does not contain THC. Over the counter supplement legal in all fifty states, CBD comes from the Hemp plant. It does not contain THC[...]
Why You May Want To Stay On Your Antidepressant
Depression, Bipolar Disorder and PTSD. How Repeated Bouts Off Medication Cause More Severe Episodes in the Future. An article in Aeon recently called The Kindled Brain, caused me to rethink my theory that once my patients received testosterone for 4-6[...]
Brain Drain – New Research Shows How Your Brain Stays Healthy
How toxic protein waste is removed from your brain every day, and how regular sleep helps this process. An article in Scientific American, from March of 2016 provides amazing new research about how the brain works to keep itself healthy[...]
How to Become a Superager – Comments on an Article in the New York Times
Can we fight off the typical mental deterioration of aging? A recently published article discussing the idea of being able to fight off the typical mental deterioration of aging, caught our eye. We will discuss the concepts presented in the[...]
Food Choices – A Netflix Documentary
Research continues to challenge our concepts about food, how it is manufactured, and how it is consumed. American culture has evolved into a society that, for the most part, is more and more removed from the immediacy of nature. We[...]
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Dr. Kathy Maupin and Brett Newcomb discuss a condition known as Traumatic Brain Injury. They discuss how this condition can come about and what the symptoms and results are of those that suffer from it. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is[...]