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October 9, 2017

The alzheimer’s solution with Dr. Dean Sherzai

On episode 280 fo the 40+ Fitness Podcast, we meet Dr. Dean Sherzai and discuss his new book, The Alzheimer's Solution: A Breakthrough Program to Prevent and Reverse the Symptoms of Cognitive Decline at Every Age.

The Seven Stages on the Road to Dementia

  • Preclinical
  • Milde decline
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Mild to moderate dementia
  • Moderate to severe dementia
  • Severe dementia
  • The final stage of dementia

The four pathways to Alzheimer’s

  • Inflammation
  • Oxidation
  • Glucose dysregulation
  • Lipid dysregulation

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF)

BDNF is a growth factor, which are proteins that stimulate existing cells, promote brain cell growth, and also maintain health of mature neurons.  THey are like fertilizer for neurons.  Aerobic activity has been shown to increase the synthesis of BDNF.

The NEURO Plan basics

  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Unwind
  • Restore
  • Optimize

To learn more about Dr. Dean Sherzai and his book, The Alzheimer's Solution, visit http://teamsherzai.com/book.

Another episode you may enjoy

The end of alzheimer's with Dr. Dale Bredensen