Category Archives: Alzheimers Disease

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Sage Herb Shown to Significantly Improve Memory and Recall

A plant offering countless health benefits, sage is an herb as old as time. And while it’s commonly used in cooking, the herb has been heavily utilized in medicine and even spirituality as well. Some of the more recent studies … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana

This eight moments of video should do more than add another layer to the medical marijuana controversy. Very compelling story of a two year old.  On the opposite end of the age spectrum, I have used medical cannabis for the … Continue reading

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Is Thinning Hair Draining You?

It is estimated as many as 50% of men and women will in their lifetime stare with alarm as their hair swirls downward toward the shower drain.  No getting around it, thinning hair sucks and many of us will do almost … Continue reading

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My Mom Dies With Alzheimers

On Mother’s Day 2012, eight months after my mom died.  My name, Sharlene, was the last word my mom spoke before becoming totally non verbal the last days of hospice. I humbly share that with you as a resonate tribute … Continue reading

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US Launches National War on Alzhiemer’s

President Obama’s advisory group set a goal to prevent and effectively treat alzheimers by the year 2025. This announcement last week officially launched the National War on Alzheimer’s. My first thought, Great another war.  Let’s see, the war on poverty, the war … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Acid Blocking Drugs

Are millions of Americans born with a genetic defect that produces too much stomach acid? Do we need powerful acid blocking dugs to prevent heartburn or reflux (aka as GERD)?  Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is heartburn renamed by the drug companies … Continue reading

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Disease Free Does Not Equal Optimal Health

With the exception of the last five years, my child and adulthood did not include any thought as to what constitutes optimal health.  I had of course heard of very bad diseases that I knew I did not have so … Continue reading

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No Diagnosis of Psychosis Yet Antipsychotics Prescribed

It is estimated that in many residential elderly care homes as many as 80% of alzheimers residents are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Authorized use for antipsychotics  are for diseases such as bi-polar and schizophrenia mental illness. The delusional, aggressive and psychotic … Continue reading

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Is Alzheimers an American Epidemic?

The United States has less than 5% of the total world population, yet over 20% of the Alzheimers. Typically, a cursory mainstream explanation to that statement is, ‘our life expectancy is longer and our superior health care system diagnoses earlier. … Continue reading

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Calcium and Alzheimers: Who’d ‘ve Thunk!

New studies look at the connection between Alzheimer’s and the way brain cells regulate the amount of calcium they contain in order to stay healthy. Brain cells need to maintain just the right amount of calcium at any given moment. … Continue reading

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