Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease

The CR Way Vision for Protecting your Brain

Two years ago, LivingTheCRWay launched an initiative to protect you from Alzheimer’s disease. Knowing that reduced retinal nerve fiber thickness (RNFL) may be predictive of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia, we sought to find the world’s leading expert to teach us all how to assess retinal nerve fiber thickness. That led to CR Way research… read more

Harvard Oral Microbiome Expert, Dr. Bruce Paster, Featured on CR Way Expert Telelconference

  Only a year ago, this paper: “Different Brain Regions are Infected with Fungi in Alzheimer’s Disease” got full our attention.   What really riveted us was, if it turned out to be true, how could we stop it? We discussed the paper with some medical professionals who dismissed it, saying the reason that yeast was… read more

Wild Blueberries – Readily Available!

Wild blueberries served over warm hulled barley at the CR Way Longevity Center. On Saturday’s Expert Teleconference, a member asked an important, practical question: Can you buy aronia berries or tart cherries at Whole Foods? His question evolved from the discussion of the potential benefits of aronia berries and tart cherries – fruit we’ve purchased… read more

Prominent Alzheimer’s Video Sends Mixed Messages

Alzheimer’s disease, the devastating brain disorder, takes away your mind and your independence. Next to cancer, Alzheimer’s is the most-feared illness in America and with good reason: By 2040, as many as half of all seniors who reach 85 will have it. To raise awareness and inform, HBO worked with the NIH, Alzheimer’s spokesperson –… read more

Eyes Predict Alzheimer’s and Rate-of-Aging

That LivingTheCRWay members want simple cost-effective ways to assess risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia is quite understandable: We all want to preserve our brainpower, which is the key to quality of life and independence. Expensive and potentially dangerous PiB-PET (Pittsburgh-compound B — Positron Emission Tomography) imaging is the gold standard for diagnosing Alzheimer’s, but… read more

Alzheimer’s Disease – Causes and Breakthroughs

Most of us plan to reach 85 or beyond, with a vision of optimal health – perhaps even healthier than you are now. If that truly happens, you will defy statistics. Regrettably, 45% of 85-year-olds will have Alzheimer’s disease. By better understanding probable causes of the disease, you have a better chance of avoiding it.… read more

Mark Mattson on Calorie Restriction, Intermittent Fasting and the Brain

“I’m a neuroscientist interested in what happens to the brain during aging both normal and unfortunate situations like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. About 15 – 20 years ago, we got interested in the effects of energy intake on the brain simply because the major risk factor for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases as well as stroke… read more