Monday, January 15, 2018


                                           January = National Alzheimer Awareness Month


  1. Failure to floss: For real...If visions of the dentist's drill don't scare you into flossing, maybe early signs of dementia will: An emerging body of evidence has shown evidence of gum problems that may raise your risk of dementia.
      2. Problematic Produce: Forty-five years after DDT was banned, traces of the pesticide are still evident in our soil and Alzheimer Pt's are said to be prone to this chemical. To guard against this ,eat a variety of fruits and vegetables to reduce your exposure to any one particular pesticide, and shop organic whenever possible.

      3. Habitual Snoring: Discuss persistent snoring with your Dr.,who may send you to a sleep specialist. If sleep apnea is the diagnosis, you'll likely end up with a prescription for a CPAP, shown to be effective in restoring normal breathing.

      4. Type 2 Diabetes: In a study of Middle-Aged men and women with a family history of Alzheimer's ,researchers linked to insulin resistance-key driver of type 2 diabetes-with poorer performance on memory tests. Research has shown that people with type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.


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