Tag Archives: Dr. Dale Bredesen

How ApoE4 Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Since genetic testing has come into vogue, the ApoE4 protein has become famous or – should we say – infamous. Many people know that if they carry the gene, it increases their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by a factor of 10. ApoE4 affects the clearance of amyloid- beta, the plaque that builds up in… 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