Alzheimer's Disease: Are These The Two Most Compelling Natural Treatments?
By Michael Mooney Updated January 1, 2015
Age-related memory loss can be an early sign of senile dementia or early Alzheimer's Disease, which can start 10 to 20 years before the full symptoms of Alzheimer's manifest. An easily-accessed dietary supplement and a food may be able to stave off age-related memory loss and even reverse Alzheimer's Disease and the memory loss it brings, to some extent.
Before we get into the two most potent things you can take, also consider getting regular exercise and cleaning up your diet, which will be detailed for you by clicking on Dr. Bredesen's link at the end of this article.
1. Organic Virgin or Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - Everyone over 40 years of age should consider taking a tablespoon or two of organic virgin or extra virgin coconut oil every day to reduce the potential to experience Alzheimer's Disease and preserve memory as we age. Actually, everyone, from children to the oldest people should consume coconut oil regularly for its many health benefits.
Make sure that it is organic coconut oil, since coconuts are otherwise a heavily pesticide-sprayed crop and exposure to pesticides increases the potential for Alzheimer's all by itself.
The second most important consideration when buying oils is that they are virgin or, better yet, extra virgin.
Coconut oil can also be added to foods. Or just cook with it. I add it to almost all the dishes that I cook.
And because coconut oil fats are mostly medium chain fats, they burn for energy, while not storing as fat. It's carbs (grains and sugars) that make us fat, anyway, not fat.
Recommended reading includes - http://blog.easy-immune-health.com/brain-health-neurologic/alzheimers-treatment-coconut-oil/ and an article at http://www.naturalnews.com/032727_coconut_oil_Alzheimers.html by Dr. Carolyn Dean that also points at a book by Dr. Bruce Fife, called Stop Alzheimer's Now!
Another book, Alzheimer's Disease: What If There Was a Cure? by Dr. Mary Newport focuses only on the use of coconut oil, detailing the biochemical reasons it addresses Alzheimer’s, presenting a YOUTUBE video about it, along with case studies.
Dr. Newport has at least, in part, reversed her husband's Alzheimer's with daily doses of coconut oil.
You can also see "must-watch" interviews with Dr. Newport and her husband at http://www.cbn.com/tv/1472017228001 and
Even more compelling is a YOUTUBE video about an 85-year old man that started experiencing reversal of dementia in just 35 days.
This, too, is a "must-watch" video, as the son of the man talks about not only his father, but his own experience with coconut oil.
You can view it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxR24JMAE0c
My sister just reported to me that since she has been taking daily coconut oil her memory has become noticeably better.
Sounds like we all might benefit from some daily coconut oil!
So what dose of coconut oil might help? Doses suggested have ranged from two to five tablespoons a day to address Alzheimer's.
Coconut oil has a multiplicity of other health benefits, including anti-infective properties, cardioprotective effects, skin and hair health support and as an efficient energy source because of the high medium chain triglyceride content, which means it will mostly be burned for energy.
Because Alzheimer's can start many years before it becomes obvious that one has the disease, getting some daily intake of this potential Alzheimer's treatement is a good idea for best long-term health.
(Note that for some people, dosing of about three tablespoons a day or more can cause a laxative effect.)
2. Niacinamide - A mouse study showed that high-dose niacinamide (the form of vitamin B3 that does not cause a warm skin flush or lower cholesterol) completely reversed the mouse version of Alzheimer's disease, including reversing memory loss.
The study results were so good that the researchers used the word "cured." Scientists are very careful about using the word "cured."
The study was so exciting that the Alzheimer's Association and UC Irvine started a human study that is using 1,500 mg of a special sustained-release niacinamide called Enduramide, taken twice a day, for a total of 3,000 mg a day.
Long-term nutritional medicine expert, Dr. Jonathan Wright agrees that niacinamide can successfully address Alzheimers. To read what he said, click here.
I bought the product that is being used in the human study and am taking some as a preventive.
Here's the link to buy Enduramide: http://www.endur.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=shopping.display&subcatid=19&pageid=2&parentid=2&parentpage=0
It's completely safe and has other worthwhile potential benefits, such as improving sleep quality.
That's why I take three of the 500 mg sustained-release Enduramide tablets before bedtime.
New Information - Dr. Dale Bredesen provides a comprehensive approac, that includes supplements, food and exercise that showed reversal of the cognitive impairment that is associated with Alzheimer's in 9 of 10 patients, viewable at:
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