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Brain Atrophy in Cognitively Impaired Elderly

Chiro.Org Blog: This study provides greater clarity to earlier studies that found that B vitamins and/or Omega-3 fatty acids were found to slow brain loss in areas of the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease. This study also helps explain why some trials that focused only on the B vitamins had mixed results.   Apparently having high blood levels of BOTH the B vitamins AND Omega-3s provides better results in prevention of the deterioration of the brain tissue in Alzheimer’s patients. […]

Can Alzheimer’s Disease Be Prevented?

Chiro.Org Blog: With such striking epidemiologic examples, numerous lifestyle factors are now being taken seriously by researchers and clinicians as potential avenues for AD prevention, particularly given the current lack of disease-modifying treatments — in other words, the lack of a cure. Couple these insights with advances in neuroimaging and other biomarker tests that allow for early disease identification, and it appears we have at least some control over our brain health. But is lifestyle modification enough to actually prevent or significantly delay AD? Will adopting healthy habits heed results, or are other factors such as genetic influences standing in the way? […]