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by NF52
Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: General Anesthesia
Replies: 5
Views: 915

Re: General Anesthesia

A very belated thank you to you, NF52. Your responses are always so thoughtful and comforting and very much appreciated. Long story but I did decided at the last minute to not go through with the surgery and right now I'm focusing on learning everything I can about APOE4 and making positive lifesty...
by NF52
Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Two questions about genetics and APOE status
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Two questions about genetics and APOE status

1. Awhile back I got my 23andMe data and it gave me my rs429358 reading as TT but my rs7412 shows as "- -". I believe this narrows down my APOE status possibilities as: E2/E2 E2/E3 or E3/E3 Aside from getting my genetics tested again, is there a way I can figure out my exact status given ...
by NF52
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: A new drug shows promise
Replies: 5
Views: 284

Re: A new drug shows promise

...By Gina Kolata Jan. 11, 2021, 11:10 a.m. ET (C) New York Times... In a small clinical trial, an experimental Alzheimer’s drug slowed the rate at which patients lost the ability to think and care for themselves, the drug maker Eli Lilly announced on Monday.... The findings have not been published...
by NF52
Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: PSEN1 Carrier
Replies: 4
Views: 273

Re: PSEN1 Carrier

Hi All, I hope its okay that I join your site. I carry an early onset gene, which is only roughly 1% of the Alz population. PSEN1 is one of the three inherited genes that causes early onset Familial Alzheimer's disease. It is 99.7% penetrant which means, I'm suppose to get it. But, alas, I am testi...
by NF52
Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: AD Types 4 & 5
Replies: 5
Views: 388

Re: AD Types 4 & 5

...A particular area of interest of mine is the secondary effects of TBI. For that reason, I am particularly interested in Type 5 (traumatic) & Type 4 (vascular; particularly in the context that "vascular disease is omnipresent in type 5"). As the Programme is a bit light on the detai...
by NF52
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: new member
Replies: 6
Views: 392

Re: new member

Hi! Great site!! I'm an asymptomatic 4/4 67 year old in West Palm Beach FL. I've luckily been doing everything right for years except my sleep has been awful the last 15 years. Started TM recently to help. Anyone in South Florida that maybe knows of or wants to initiate meet-ups, or just get togeth...
by NF52
Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Celebration Thread! Biogen is going to the FDA with Aducan.
Replies: 356
Views: 24057

Re: Celebration Thread! Biogen is going to the FDA with Aducan.

... Best Wishes at this special time of the year. Joy, peace and goodwill to all. Thank you J11 for your kind wishes, and for seeking always to shine light into the world through your explication of research. Best wishes for you also for peace, joy and hope during this season of unanswered question...
by NF52
Tue Dec 22, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: 4/4, Anxiety & SSRIs
Replies: 7
Views: 783

Re: 4/4, Anxiety & SSRIs

Hi there - this is my first post and I found out about a week ago that I am 4/4 carrier. ... 1) Do I need a cognoscopy (now, age 40) and then tests every year? I’m so scared that this will take over my whole life and I will spend the next few decades ‘panicking’ until I start seeing signs of cognit...
by NF52
Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: My mom just had a stroke, her heart function now is at 14%
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Re: My mom just had a stroke, her heart is now function at 14%

Hello! Glad I found this site. I’m new. This is my first post. I signed up for my mom, to possibly find out if there’s anything that can be done. A little history. ...At the hospital it was discovered that her heart was functuncing at 14% partial report from Cardiologist: [/b] 76 y.o. female with: ...
by NF52
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: TREM4 & APOE4
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: TREM4 & APOE4

... Quick question, I have long suspected my Dad has Lewy Body rather than normal Alz due to issues with nightmares and acting out dreams, the Neurologist who cared for the father towards the end was almost certain LBD due to this specific symptom. Is there anything I could have done to help someon...

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