The Lancet Commission reports that dementia cases can be prevented or delayed by 40 percent with certain lifestyle changes, including midlife obesity, excessive alcohol intake, exposure to air pollution, depression, social isolation, high blood pressure, smoking, and a lack of physical activity. These are all things we can do something about, aren’t they? The Lancet Commission’s findings lead to a list of healthy behaviors and choices we can employ to reduce the risk of developing dementia. These are long-term lifestyle changes. Eating a healthy diet for only a month or exercising for only a few weeks will not significantly affect overall brain function. Dementia typically appears in one’s sixties or seventies, although it’s been known to arise as early as one’s thirties. Likewise, many of us become Type 2 diabetics in those same age ranges, don’t we? Changing an unhealthy lifestyle at any age is helpful in reducing the risk…
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a vital nutrient in the human body. CoQ10 is widely distributed in the human body and serves as a cofactor for the production of cellular energy in most human cells. As the name implies, a coenzyme is a factor that helps the function of an enzyme; enzymes are small proteins in the body that carry out nearly every chemical reaction. CoQ10 is made in our body and therefore for most people it is not essential to eat CoQ10 or take supplements, however CoQ10 status can become depleted because of various health conditions, medications and environmental factors.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a compound that helps to generate energy within the cells, which is why it’s so important in combating heart disease, poor brain function, and even cancer. The human body is supposed to naturally produce CoQ10, but it decreases with age. Therefore, we need to supplement as we get older. Recent research out of Kashan University of Medical Sciences (Iran, Nov. 2017) shows CoQ10’s benefits to diabetics.
Alzheimer’s is a degenerative health issue of the cognitive center in the brain. To reverse any degenerative health issue, you must first recognize the importance of the digestive system. First work on your digestive system, because (1) if there is a problem there, unwanted things get into the blood, leading to inflammation, which makes recovery difficult; and (2) you won’t get the nutrients you need if the digestive system has a problem. Here are important tips.
Ashwagandha is a powerful adaptogenic* herb that helps your body manage and adapt to stress by balancing your immune system, metabolism, and hormonal systems. Its anti-inammatory, antitumor, antistress, antioxidant, immunomodulatory, hemopoietic, and rejuvenating properties makes it one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine.
It’s very important that you have your eyes checked at least once a year. When you do that, you might be surprised to learn (and your doctor might, too) that your eyesight is improving. Several of our patients have seen improvement and have not required new prescriptions after experiencing the DR treatment.