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A healthy lifestyle may help you sidestep Alzheimer’s

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January 9, 2017

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Heidi Godman, Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter

Heidi Godman is the executive editor of the Harvard Health Letter. Before coming to the Health Letter, she was an award-winning television news anchor and medical reporter for 25 years. Heidi was named a journalism fellow … See Full Bio
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Dr Joel Ross
January 13, 2017

This article is a wonderful example of how life style adjustments with a Mediterranean diet, proper exercise, reduction in stress, music therapy as well as positive attitude towards people and life can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. I have lived that way and have encouraged my thousands of patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, their children and all my friends to adopt such life style changes. One of the best and simplest ways to reduce your risk of AD is to try and avoid negative, pessimistic people!
By having a diet rich in salicylates (such as chicory, licorice, turmeric, olive oil) one can also significantly reduce their risk of AD.
Sincerely, Dr. Joel Ross, founder, CogWellin LLC http://www.cogwellin.com

Janet
January 11, 2017

My best friend’s mother had Alzheimer and it was horrible. I helped take care of her for about the last year of her life.

I think diet plays an important role when it comes to Alzheimer. Here is an interesting article I found about it.
betterhomesngardens.wordpress.com/2016/09/15/alzheimers-and-diet/

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