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by TheresaB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Why can't ApoE4s use Exogenous ketones?
Replies: 6
Views: 242

Re: Why can't ApoE4s use Exogenous ketones?

One more thing I just remembered. Taking exogenous ketones without adjusting diet could also exacerbate cognitive decline in the long run. While providing an initial boost of energy for brain cells, if blood glucose levels are not lowered via diet, that means high glucose levels in the brain, excess...
by TheresaB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Why can't ApoE4s use Exogenous ketones?
Replies: 6
Views: 242

Re: Why can't ApoE4s use Exogenous ketones?

I'd say it's not that 4s shouldn't take exogenous ketones, it's just that I'd say that 4s do seem to have a greater predisposition to cerebral glucose hypometabolism and while the ketones can provide an energy boost, they do nothing to remedy why the hypometabolism developed in the first place which...
by TheresaB
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Intermittent Fasting
Replies: 8
Views: 211

Re: Intermittent Fasting

As a member here, I assume you are ApoE4 positive. Dr Bredesen recommends intermittent fasting closer to 14 to 16 hours, there are just so many benefits - aids ketosis, autophagy, mitochondrial health. Fasting 16 hours may be difficult for you now, but you can work up to it. If you became keto adapt...
by TheresaB
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: confusion over glucose meter readings
Replies: 4
Views: 143

Re: confusion over glucose meter readings

CarrieS wrote:The Wiki has an entry that may contain some helpful information for you. You can find it here. The title is Blood Sugar.


Specifically, look at section 6, Causes of high glucose measurements
https://www.apoe4.info/wiki/Blood_Sugar#Causes_of_high_glucose_measurements
by TheresaB
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Milk
Replies: 6
Views: 231

Re: Milk

I've not been a big milk drinker, but I did like my cheese. I use alternative milk products, and just mostly eliminated cheese from my diet, although I've tried a few nut milk cheeses that weren't bad. I've also found that if I continued to eat foods I disliked initially, I eventually grew to like t...
by TheresaB
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Looking for some MTHFR help
Replies: 2
Views: 173

Re: Looking for some MTHFR help

Our wiki has a very good article on methylation. https://www.apoe4.info/wiki/Methylation
by TheresaB
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Neck Blood Vessel scan predicts dementia 10 years earlier
Replies: 18
Views: 1072

Re: Neck Blood Vessel scan predicts dementia 10 years earlier

u r wrongly using u r asleep at the wheel nope, u need to look I would like to place a reminder that all posts are moderated for adherence to the Community Guidelines which includes: Respect . All posts and private messages should be courteous. Disagree with ideas, not people. You may not attack, i...
by TheresaB
Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: What should my ketone levels be?
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: What should my ketone levels be?

Read the section on breath meters for Dr Bredesen’s recommendation on ketone levels for mild ketosis on this wiki page. https://www.apoe4.info/wiki/Ketosis_and_Ketogenic_Diet
by TheresaB
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Are we tackling elevated homocysteine the wrong way?
Replies: 3
Views: 317

Re: Are we tackling elevated homocysteine the wrong way?

No time to dive into this now, but thank you for sharing, this sounds very interesting.
by TheresaB
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Is there a ApoE4 friendly podcast?
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Re: Is there a ApoE4 friendly podcast?

There are some good suggestions in this thread Best news sources for new research?

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