Researchers transplanted gut bacteria from older mice into young mice and noted age related chronic inflammation following the procedure. The process, dubbed inflammaging, is linked to conditions associated with older age such as stoke and dementia.
Massage, ketogenic diet, anti-inflammatory (sulfur rich foods like garlic, mushrooms, onions, greens, colored) foods and supplements, adequate sleep, sunshine or Vitamin D, less stress and a happy positive spirit will help strengthen your immune system for a healthy brain. Acidic medications/drugs make your blood acidic which can travel to the brain carrying inflammatory or toxic substances.
Under new Medicare reimbursement rules, cognitive and functional assessments and care planning for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairment are covered. The Alzheimer’s Association has created a toolkit for physicians with materials on assessing older adults’ functioning, the severity of their condition, neuropsychiatric symptoms, their safety at home and in outside settings, and the kind and extent of available caregiving support.
If your genes predispose you to the Alzheimer’s illness, 65 to 75 may be high-risk years.
7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution – 2012 In new estimates released today, WHO reports that in 2012 around 7 million people
In a newly published study, researchers at Karolinska Institutet show that the shortening of the telomeres – the caps at each end of the chromosomes