Dr. Mercola, Guest
It is estimated that 7.1% of the adult population in the U.S. experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2017. The highest rates are among those ages 18 to 25 years. Many people believe depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. This is a theory that has been widely promoted by drug companies and psychiatrists, to the point it is now accepted as fact. →
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(Natural News) According to the World Health Organization, around 50 million people worldwide are affected by dementia. In the United States alone, for example, 5.8 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. However, while only a small percentage of people are diagnosed with full-blown dementia, every single person on the planet will eventually be affected to some extent by age-related cognitive decline. →
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(Natural News) Struggling to find clinical benefits for statin drugs and blood pressure medications, a team of researchers put two drug protocols to the test to see their effects on human thinking and memory. The research, funded by the maker of the drugs (AstraZeneca), hoped to find cognitive benefits for candesartan and hydrocholorothiazide, rosuvastatin, or a combination of the protocols. The study was published online in Neurology, the medical journal for the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). The AAN represents the world’s largest association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals and is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurological care.
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By Sayer Ji
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
Could gluten’s toxicity extend to the nervous system, producing symptoms identical to classical Parkinson’s disease? A remarkable case study adds to a growing body of research indicating that wheat’s neurotoxicity is greatly underestimated.
Read more: Dramatic Recovery In Parkinson’s Patient with Gluten Free Diet — Wake Up World
(NaturalHealth365) Overweight and obesity are not unusual phenomenons within the Western world. For example, in the United States, you’re actually MORE likely to meet a person carrying around extra body fat than not, with about 75% of adult males, 60% of adult females, and 30% of children falling into the overweight or obese category.
These figures are shocking, to say the least. But perhaps what’s more shocking is recent research published by the American Academy of Neurology. A team of researchers discovered something extremely unusual in people with greater amounts of abdominal fat…
Their brains were actually smaller……Read more
via Carrying around a spare tire? Excessive abdominal fat linked to SHOCKING problem for the brain, stunning research reveals — Natural Health 365
(Natural News) Antibiotics have been heavily scrutinized for killing off the “good bacteria” that live in your gut, but it turns out bacteria aren’t the only thing antibiotics can kill. Now, recent research has found there is an even more alarming risk that comes with taking these allegedly innocuous drugs: They stop the growth of new brain cells.
Scientists say that antibiotics strong enough to kill gut bacteria are also potent enough to disrupt the development of new brain cells in the hippocampus region of the brain…..Read more
via Antibiotics may STOP the growth of new brain cells, concludes study — NaturalNews.com
November 29th, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Worldwide, someone develops dementia every three seconds, and by 2030 it’s estimated that 75 million will be living with the condition.1 In the U.S. alone, 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, and someone develops the disease every…….Read more
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