Skip to comments.Slow Starvation of Brain Triggers Alzheimer's
Posted on 12/24/2008 12:55:59 PM PST by CE2949BB
A slow starvation of the brain over time is one of the major triggers of the biochemistry that causes some forms of Alzheimer's, according to a new study that is helping to crack the mystery of the disease's origins.
(Excerpt) Read more at livescience.com ...
AKA a television season.
Main stream medicine, in my view, is making serious mistakes in its understanding and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Cholesterol is a Red Herring which has the primary advantages that it is easily measured and that drugs to suppress it, such as statins, are a major revenue source.
See further for example:
Statin Drugs Side Effects and
the Misguided War on Cholesterol
by M.D. Duane Graveline
My dad is on a statin.... That book looks interesting. Thanks! :)
“An estimated 10 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer’s in their lifetime,”
I’m hoping it strikes me during my deadtime.
To this day, I keep the never opened first bottle of statin pills that I obtained from that prescription. I never went back to that doctor, and started a massive overhaul of my entire diet, which has led to health benefits from head to toe too numerous to mention.
I abhor statins and have developed a strong distrust of the way that modern medicine handles the chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease.
For some more good reading on the subject, see a couple of book reviews:
Since cholesterol is essential to the brain and nervous system, then, it is quite possible that cholesterol-lowering drugs increase the risk of accidents and suicide by decreasing reaction time, increasing aggressiveness, and ruining one's mood. Without doubt, they can ceratinly destroy your memory.
The family has noticed a bit of a decline in my dad's memory, but we chalked it up to getting older. The fact that it could be caused by his medication is worrying.
Thanks for the links. :)
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