ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Meta-analysis adds evidence to association between omega-3 supplementation and lower heart rate

Friendly User's Guide for the Timing of Nutritional Supplements

The Health Benefits of Manuka Honey

Increase Your Magnesium Intake

Vitamin D supplementation could ease IBS symptoms

Top Tips to Boost Your Immunity

11 Amazing Health Benefits of Using Baking Soda

Nicotinamide riboside shows promise for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Exercise, calcium, vitamin D, and other factors linked with fewer injurious falls

Mediterranean diet associated with lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer

 
Print Page
Email Article

Age Biggest Risk Factor in Alzheimer’s

  [ 5 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Deborah Cooper • www.ProHealth.com • July 19, 2000


The biggest risk for Alzheimer’s is age, according to a presentation at the World Alzheimer Congress, last week. The number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s doubles with every five years of age between 65 and 85.

Several experts issued dire warnings about the rate of global population aging. According to the president of the Alzheimer’s Association, Edward Truschke,” we have an imminent worldwide epidemic. If we don’t find a cure more than 22 million people will have this disease in 25 years.”

A key strategy for handling the overwhelming burden of Alzheimer’s cases is to delay the onset of the disease and learn to identify the symptoms very early on, before the disease can take full hold of the brain. Finding a treatment that delays the onslaught of symptoms by even five years could halve the disease’s problems. Research is now focusing on this area, for example studies are currently considering the value of Vitamin E in the prevention of memory loss. Other studies are investigating the effectiveness of estrogen and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

New avenues of research are also focusing on preventative measures. “Researchers have identified the proteins that are involved in Alzheimer’s disease that are deposited in the brain,” said Dr. Ronald Peterson of the Mayo Clinic.” They’re working on strategies now to prevent the deposit of that protein in the brain.”

Currently, Alzheimer’s affects about eight million people worldwide. There is no known cure and scientists are still striving to understand the processes that kill off brain cells and cause severe memory disintegration.

The Alzheimer's Association (U.S.A.) assumed leadership of the world's largest international conference on Alzheimer's disease, World Alzheimer Congress 2000. Over a 10-day span, world leaders in Alzheimer research and care united in July 2000, marking the first time these Alzheimer specialists have come together for the vital purpose of sharing information on research and care to improve the lives of people affected by Alzheimer's disease. This unique gathering of scientists, healthcare professionals and other specialists was the collaborative effort of the Alzheimer's Association (U.S.A.), Alzheimer's Disease International, and the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

(For more information about the conference see related article: World Alzheimer Congress 2000)



Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
FibroSleep™ Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Optimized Curcumin Longvida with Omega-3

Featured Products

Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get Energized with Malic Acid & Magnesium
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength

Natural Remedies

Breakthrough Form of Magnesium Enhances Memory and Cognitive Function Breakthrough Form of Magnesium Enhances Memory and Cognitive Function
Energy Breakthrough - One Fibromyalgia Patient’s Fortuitous Discovery Energy Breakthrough - One Fibromyalgia Patient’s Fortuitous Discovery
Looking for Energy? Turn to Plants. Looking for Energy? Turn to Plants.
When a Good Night's Sleep Is Just a Daydream... When a Good Night's Sleep Is Just a Daydream...
Rejuvenating the Brain - How PQQ Helps Power Up Mental Processing Rejuvenating the Brain - How PQQ Helps Power Up Mental Processing

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2018 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map