It is difficult to fully comprehend the frustration, fright and devastation that accompanies the loss of memory and function. Unfortunately this is a reality that 50% of 85 year olds in this country face, with a substantial rise in the number of early onset Alzheimer’s patients as well.
The good news is that more and more research is implicating lifestyle as quite possibly THE determining factor as to whether or not the Alzheimer’s gene is expressed and to what degree. In spite of a sick care system which profits grotesquely off of the individual becoming resigned to the fact that they are a victim of genetics and bad luck, this is truly empowering information.
The following link is to an article from Dr. Mercola’s website. Occasionally I may pull bits and pieces of information or references from Dr. Mercola, but in this case I felt enlightened and empowered by the entire post, and in turn, enthused to share.
When it comes to Alzheimer’s, the numbers don’t lie. The threat is real. Take a second to ponder how sad, lonely, and hopeless life would become as your brain function declines. Now get it into your head that when it comes to Alzheimer’s and many other diseases or conditions, you do not have to be a helpless victim resigned to drugs, surgeries and inevitable decline. But the trick is taking a proactive approach NOW, before the wheels fall off and you resort to panic mode.
You are never too old or young to make changes.
The knowledge and thus the opportunity is before you.
What are you going to do with it?
Do yourself a favor and read the following article: