Brain Health

We all get older, and as we do our risk of developing a chronic degenerative neurological disease increases. What can we do to reduce our risk factors? What can we do if we are diagnosed? You will find that there are solutions, particularly if you get in there early enough.

Alzheimer’s Disease

Have you ever thought about the Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patient? You always think that when you finally go, that you don’t want to go of cancer, a stroke, or a car accident. But did you ever think that you could be one of a growing number of elderly citizens who go on to develop AD as they grow older? Perhaps you are like me, the thought hardly ever crossed your mind that when you turn 85, you have an almost 50% chance of developing AD. This article will look at likely causes and the eight best things to take to prevent and support AD.

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition affecting movements such as walking, talking and writing. It iis a progressive disorder of the central nervous system which causes tremors and rigidity affecting about one in 500 people; men and women equally being affected. Approximately one percent of people over 60 have Parkinsons. However, approximately 10 percent of those with the disease are under age 40. Let’s take a look at this condition, the signs and symptoms and also at some “smart” nutrients which may assist the PD patient.