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by Orangeblossom
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Another negative lipid profile trend
Replies: 42
Views: 5042

Re: Another negative lipid profile trend

Hi, I use the Michael Mosely books for the diet mentioned above (well quite loosely but you can use the ideas etc as you like e.g. intermittent fasting etc.) he has a new book out called Fast 800. Mainly focused on weight loss and combating type 2 diabetes...but can adapt for yourself - I just don't...
by Orangeblossom
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Neck Blood Vessel scan predicts dementia 10 years earlier
Replies: 18
Views: 1448

Re: Neck Blood Vessel scan predicts dementia 10 years earlier

On similar subject, (damage / loss of blood vessels) this reminded me of a new study which just came out about diagnosing using eye scans. I will find a link. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190311090958.htm "New research from Duke Eye Center suggests loss of blood vessels in the ...
by Orangeblossom
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women
Replies: 673
Views: 93559

Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women

On the BMJ article it is useful to read the comments by experts on it, for example here... "There are different types of HRT. This study did not differentiate between oral or transdermal oestrogen nor did women take micronised progesterone8. Transdermal oestrogen and micronised progesterone are...
by Orangeblossom
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women
Replies: 673
Views: 93559

Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women

Hi Slacker, thanks- hope you are doing OK. I'm not quite sure what to think. I guess I was a bit disappointed it didn't seem to show more of a protective effect, and wanted to share it to get sone perspective on it. I wondered about they type of HRT they were using and if it was the same as the equi...
by Orangeblossom
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women
Replies: 673
Views: 93559

Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women

Hi, this article has been mentioned in the press today, a large study in Finland (with high rates of APOE4)- wondered what your thoughts were on it. I will post a link.

https://www.bmj.com/content/364/bmj.l665
by Orangeblossom
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: New study on sugar and increased dementia risk
Replies: 5
Views: 772

Re: New study on sugar and increased dementia risk

It was in the other newspapers as well, just happened to link to Daily mail but know it isn't the best newspaper!
by Orangeblossom
Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Serotonin, Depression and SSRI Antidepressants
Replies: 112
Views: 13947

Re: Serotonin, Depression and SSRI Antidepressants

I'm unsure on the sleep but understand there is a link with serotonin and melatonin. I've found my sleep has improved since starting fluoxetine again but I need to take it in the mornings or it keeps me awake if I take it in the evenings. (I'm back on my original dose now and is helping me a lot wit...
by Orangeblossom
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: New Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Big Promise in Early Trial Results
Replies: 6
Views: 1017

Re: New Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Big Promise in Early Trial Results

Yes this has also been mention this week in the UK papers as well.

Wonder if it may be used preventatively? Looks hopeful.
by Orangeblossom
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Lower cancer risk in AD patients, APOE4 carriers
Replies: 12
Views: 1587

Re: Lower cancer risk in AD patients, APOE4 carriers

Come to think of it, in my family have no one with cancer apart from one uncle in over 70s. Not any in maternal line. Wonder if similar for others with APOE4..

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