The brain needs a lot of fuel to run, and mostly, it runs on the sugar molecule called glucose. However, the brain in people with Alzheimer’s disease can’t use glucose as efficiently — but it can use ketones, which are molecules formed when dietary fat breaks down.
Yet another article on the science behind Kirtan Kriya (KK) meditation and improved cognition!
The part of your brain responsible for ASMR catalogs music, and appears to be a stronghold against Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Breathing is not just for oxygen; it’s now linked to brain function and behavior.
Right now, there is no treatment that can meaningfully stop or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. But what if scientists could tap into genetics to reveal the key to stopping memory loss in its tracks? That’s what scientists from University at Buffalo claimed to have achieved in an experiment on mice.
Almost everyone over a certain age becomes concerned about memory lapses or loss. How do you know when forgetfulness is a sign to get help?
Sitting with my fifty-eight-year-old sister while she was in the late stages of Alzheimer’s was devastating. I have never felt the same level of despair and hopelessness in any other situation in my adult life. The message I continued to hear from her physicians was “there is nothing we can do”. Watching her cognitive decline without understanding a way to provide relief was beyond a doubt some of my darkest days.
Alzheimer’s Disease is almost epidemic. In fact, it may potentially bankrupt the Medicare system by 2050. The statistics are daunting…