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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
We don't know yet.: There is no definite way to prevent alzheimers. Exercise has the most evidence as a preventative. There is a lot of research on this so stay tuned.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
It is unknown: The only intervention with a moderate amount of evidence is exercise. General priniciples for brain health include avoiding head injuries (and sports ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No known method: Or treatment has been proven to prevent alzheimer's disease.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Use it or lose it: It's been showen that any thought provoking excercises can slow down or lessen dementia. NY city cab drivers tend to have low rates of dementia (any g ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Unclear: We don't really know how to do it fully. But there are some correlations which point to some value: exercise, and mental activities, especially educa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Vit C, E, B's: It depends upon how far along in the Alzheimer's process how much prevention can occur. Need to clean up the diet, B-complex, vit C 500mg bid, Vit E ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
No: There is no definitie evidence that anything can prevent alzheimers disease. There is suggestive evidence that exercise and treating high blood pressu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably Curcumin: This question is hard to answer because of the need for more research, but at the moment i would say curcumin, derived from turmeric. Curcumin clearly ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
No: But staying healthy by keeping BP and cholesterol normal as well as being physically and mentally active can help in delaying the process. Entering cl ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
37 years experience Geriatrics
Alzheimer's: No, Estrogens can actually cause problems for women including cancer.
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