Dementia is a common disease in elderly, and this 82-year-old woman lost her family after being diagnosed with the disease. Well, she did not lose her loved ones literally. But, the disease shut down her memory, and she could not recognize her son.
Sylvia’s condition got so bad that she had to stay in a hospital. Her diagnose was confirmed, and Sylvia lost her memory and mind. Things got so bad that she even called the police to accuse her nurse for kidnapping her.
Changing her diet was the only solution Sylvia had. She ate a lot of blueberries and walnuts. The Alzheimer’s Society shared the recipe she was using. Sylvia’s menu included broccoli, kale, spinach, sunflower seeds, green tea, oats, sweet potatoes and dark chocolate. These foods optimize the function of human brain, and they helped Sylvia fight the disease.
Medication did not help a lot, but when combined with the right diet, it did wonders. The research lead Sylvia, her doctor and her family to a conclusion that dementia is not a common disease in the Mediterranean area.
Here’s what an article in Mirror.co.uk suggests:
“Mark, whose brother Brent also died in 1977, said: “When my mum was in hospital she thought it was a hotel – but the worst one she had ever been in.
“She didn’t recognize me and phoned the police as she thought she’d been kidnapped.
“Since my dad and brother died we have always been a very close little family unit, just me and my mum, so for her to not know who I was was devastating.
We were a double act that went everywhere together. I despaired and never felt so alone as I had no other family to turn to.
“Overnight we went from a happy family to one in crisis.
“When she left hospital, instead of prescribed medication we thought we’d perhaps try alternative treatment.
“In certain countries Alzheimer’s is virtually unheard of because of their diet.
“Everyone knows about fish but there is also blueberries, strawberries, Brazil nuts and walnuts – these are apparently shaped like a brain to give us a sign that they are good for the brain.”
There were also some cognitive exercises that Mark and his mother would do together like jigsaw puzzles crosswords and meeting people in social situations, Sylvia would also exercise by using a pedaling device outfitted for her chair.
Mark said, “It wasn’t an overnight miracle, but after a couple of months she began remembering things like birthdays and was becoming her old self again, more alert, more engaged..
“People think that once you get a diagnosis your life is at an end. You will have good and bad days, but it doesn’t have to be the end. For an 82-year-old she does very well, she looks 10 years younger and if you met her you would not know she had gone through all of this.
“She had to have help with all sorts of things, now she is turning it round. We are living to the older age in this country, but we are not necessarily living healthier.”
Your body can heal itself
When given the right foods, your body gains the power to fight every disease. Most diseases are caused by improper eating habits. That’s why health experts suggest that patients change their diet right after being diagnosed with a serious disease. Sometimes it’s a matter of genes, but changing the diet sure helps relieve the symptoms. Your health matters, and you have to pay more attention to the foods you eat.
Aluminum buildup in the brain causes dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Identifying it as a cause is important, and gives individuals a chance to limit their exposure and cleanse their bodies.
Exley explained the matter in an article released in The Hippocratic Post website. The article is titled “Strong evidence linking Aluminum to Alzheimer’s.”
“We already know that the aluminium content of brain tissue in late-onset or sporadic Alzheimer’s disease is significantly higher than is found in age-matched controls. So, individuals who develop Alzheimer’s disease in their late sixties and older also accumulate more aluminium in their brain tissue than individuals of the same age without the disease.
Even higher levels of aluminium have been found in the brains of individuals, diagnosed with an early-onset form of sporadic (usually late onset) Alzheimer’s disease, who have experienced an unusually high exposure to aluminium through the environment (e.g. Camelford) or through their workplace. This means that Alzheimer’s disease has a much earlier age of onset, for example, fifties or early sixties, in individuals who have been exposed to unusually high levels of aluminium in their everyday lives.”
His latest scientific work was released in the Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology in December 2016. It is titled “Aluminum in brain tissue in familial Alzheimer’s disease.” This is one of the several studies the expert conducted. Each of these studies is focused on aluminum and its effect on human health. This is one of his most important studies as it determines the level of aluminum in the brain of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
According to the paper, patients who died of familial AD had the highest concentration of aluminum ever known to mankind.
Professor Exley explained his findings:
“We now show that some of the highest levels of aluminium ever measured in human brain tissue are found in individuals who have died with a diagnosis of familial Alzheimer’s disease.
The levels of aluminium in brain tissue from individuals with familial Alzheimer’s disease are similar to those recorded in individuals who died of an aluminium-induced encephalopathy while undergoing renal dialysis.”
“Familial Alzheimer’s disease is an early-onset form of the disease with first symptoms occurring as early as 30 or 40 years of age. It is extremely rare, perhaps 2-3% of all cases of Alzheimer’s disease. Its bases are genetic mutations associated with a protein called amyloid-beta, a protein which has been heavily linked with the cause of all forms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Individuals with familial Alzheimer’s disease produce more amyloid beta and the onset of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are much earlier in life.”
Raise the awareness
People have to become aware of the danger of neurodegenerative brain disorders in order to prevent and treat the symptoms. Eliminating aluminum and other chemicals and eating the right foods can be of great help.