One in 10 Americans over age sixty five is living with Alzheimer’s disease.
It’s the most costly disease to our society right now it exceeds cancer it exceeds heart disease with regard to costs to society.
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease only medications to help treat the symptoms, and now news about a drug that may slow the progression of the disease,
doctor Ronald says he’s cautiously optimistic about band twenty four zero one.
an antibody that showed reduction of amyloid accumulated in the brain during clinical drug trials.
it was suggested, this drug may in fact remove one of the toxic proteins from the brain that causes Alzheimer’s disease.
The Doctor says well it was very complicated trial design the research is encouraging.
It gives us a shot in the arm because there been so many failures of major drug trials in the Alzheimer’s field in the last ten years.
that when we see a positive signal like this moving in the right direction clinically and biologically it’s encouraging.
For now he recommends exercise for the body & mind along with a heart healthy diet.
There is a fair amount of evidence that exercise aerobic exercise maybe some resistance training as well can actually slow the progression or delay the onset of clinical symptoms.
keep intellectually active, Stay socially involved and enjoy a Mediterranean diet always doctor Peterson says to support brain health and possibly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s.
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease,
only medications to help treat the symptoms.