Tag Archives | Alzheimers

Coconut

Coco Loco – Part 2

The Daily Mail article, referenced in Coco Loco-Part 1, mentions Dr Mary Newport and her case study about her husband’s struggle with dementia.  She comments that in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, multiple sclerosis (& others) it appears that the neurons in certain areas of the brain are unable to process glucose and therefore not getting any […]

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Climb

Climb for the Cure…

The day after publishing my blog about Alzheimer’s & coconut, I came across this: The Alzheimer’s Society, Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge… 28 July 2013. Climb 3 peaks in 12 hours! So all those patriotic Yorkshire people can get fit and raise money for research… You don’t need to be from Yorkshire – everyone can join […]

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Coconut

Coco Loco – Going Nuts for Coconuts (pt 1)

I had just mentioned to a friend about our concern with Dad’s short term memory becoming ‘short’! Although we have our concerns about Alzheimer’s he has always passed the doctor’s tests.   Plus as he’s also off the statins now (see my previous blogs on statins) it can’t be the Lipitor side-effects. Anyway, this friend then […]

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Statins

Mission Accomplished!

Doctor-2 The visit with my father to his cardiologist went well in that he agreed for my father to come off Lipitor immediately. The condition is that he goes back to see him again in one month’s time to tell him how he feels. The doctor agreed that cholesterol was not the problem and when […]

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Statins

Family Matters

There was another reason why we got interested in health issues.  Another very personal reason… A couple of years ago my family (mother and brothers) had been concerned that my father was having problems with his memory. They had him take a dementia test which he passed, so apparently he wasn’t getting Alzheimer’s. About a […]

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