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Dr. Dale Bredesen is a neuroscientist of the first order as well as a truly pioneering doctor in the fields of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s research. In 2014, Dr. Bredesen published a widely publicized case series of 10 people who improved from cognitive decline. He has gone on to teach thousands of practitioners his methodology. At the time of recording this episode, there is a clinical trial well underway testing his methodology. Dr. Bredesen is the author of numerous scientific papers as well as the author of New York Times bestseller, The End of Alzheimer’s. Most importantly, Dr. Bredesen’s work brings hope and potential solutions for those struggling with Alzheimer’s and other forms of cognitive decline.
In This Episode
- “The field has argued that some drug is going to be out there that will work, and they haven’t. So we wanted to start from ground zero.”
- The root cause of Alzheimer’s
- Subjective cognitive impairment vs mild cognitive impairment
- Factors that determine if you can reverse cognitive decline and how much you can improve
- “Chronic illnesses like Alzheimer’s are working against the physician because they are keeping people from coming to you for years.”
- How long the results hold after cognitive improvement and what you can do to retain the results
- The “pandemic within the pandemic”, how COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s are connected
- “The Five Personalities”, sub-types of Alzheimer’s
- “We should never follow Alzheimer’s with a period. Alzheimer’s due to what?”
- What is the ketoflex diet, and why ketone energy is so important in Alzheimer’s and cognition?
- What is detoxification, and how does it play into Alzheimer’s treatment?
- The role of psychotherapy in Alzheimer’s prevention and how to deal with apathy during treatment