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Alzheimer's Disease: A Lifestyle Disease - Part 2 | 5 Lifestyle Changes to Help Prevent Alzheimer's

 

What we can do to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

You will either end up with Alzheimer’s Disease or care for someone who does.

How can we change the statistics about Alzheimer’s?

Today’s discussion is geared toward the first line of defense against Alzheimer’s. Or the things we can implement immediately to help prevent it.

Amyloid Plaques start accumulating at the age of 40.  With no signs of impairment.  It takes 15 to 20 years to start seeing or feeling the effects of this plague build up.

Inflammation and cellular destruction start setting in clearing away synapsis in our brain.  Mid-stage Alzheimer’s there is massive inflammation and cell death.

Something to make note of:

There is a difference between not paying attention to something vs. an abnormality with the behavior. Forgetfulness is not a sign of Alzheimer’s. It is situational.  So you forgot where you put your phone and then you find it in the refrigerator....

The Estrogen You Consume Daily

Video discussion starts at 1:04

LIVE Q&A Discussion starts at 25:48

During a recent YouTube and Facebook LIVE discussion, we focused on the Estrogen you might be consuming daily without even realizing it. 

We talked about two types of estrogen specifically:

  • Xenoestrogen ~ Estrogen in the form of chemicals
  • Phytoestrogen ~ Estrogen in the form of plants

Both mimic the action of estrogen in our cells and can alter hormonal activity.

The largest source of Xenoestrogens is from the byproducts of plastics and pesticides. 

  • dry cleaning
  • bleaching of feminine hygiene products
  • plastics - food storage containers, plastic bottles, plastic shower curtains

Problems caused by Xenoestrogen may include;

  • estrogen dominance
  • early onset puberty in both girls and boys
  • abnormal mammary gland tissues in men
  • hair loss, prostate problems, lowered libido, fatigue, impotency

These byproducts are difficult for the liver to process.  They end up  accumulating in our...

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