Tag: Alzheimer’s

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Bredesen Study on Reversing Alzheimer's Condition

https://www.drperlmutter.com/study/6670/ A not so fun fact that I just learned.  Alzheimer’s is the third leading cause of death in the United States.  Incredible.  We discussed Dr. Bredesen’s work here, here and here. pdf of study hereBredesen-2018-Reversal-of-Cognitive-Decline-100-Patients Reversal of Cognitive Decline: 100 Patients Publication Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Parkinsonism Author(s) Dale E Bredesen, Kenneth Sharlin,…

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Bredesen on Brain Health with Rhonda Patrick part 2

This is part 2 of 3 covering this podcast.  His book can be found here. Dr. Bredesen discusses some of the biological markers they take into consideration when evaluating someone’s risk for cognitive decline. They look at CRP  C reactive protein, an inflammatory marker Homocysteine which correlates with the volume of the hippocampus an important…

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Short-term fasting induces profound neuronal autophagy.

This is an older study done in mice which shows that 24 hours of fasting produces upregulation of autophagy (cellular debris removal) in the brain.  48 hours produces even more.  I’m not sure how many hours of fasting that would translate to for humans.  Interesting!  Though I have a tough time fasting for 16 hours,…

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