Reduce your chances of getting Alzheimer’s
Probably the most dreaded disease known to man are the horrors of Alzheimer’s, simply because of the loss all ability to care for ones self, recognize loved ones and carry ongoing conversations.
Do you know someone or have known someone with Alzheimer’s? This is a disease I dread the thought of ever having and diligently make every effort to prevent.
Every 67 seconds someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. More than 5 million Americans now suffer from Alzheimer’s and globally an estimated 50 million have the disease.
The prions of mad cow disease have the same symptoms as Alzheimer’s even though we don’t read too much about it in recent news. Mad cow disease still exists and this is one of the reasons I do not eat animal products. How is it that this disease has become so rampant not to mention the costs to care for these sick people.
Did you know older adults who aren’t physically active are at a greater risk of developing this disease so states a new study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Older adults who get in just two to three hours of moderately intense aerobic activity a week can reduce their chances of getting Alzheimer’s.