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by Jmac
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: In Medical News Today: What causes Alzheimer's? Not toxic amyloid, new study suggests
Replies: 4
Views: 375

In Medical News Today: What causes Alzheimer's? Not toxic amyloid, new study suggests

Many researchers have argued that the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid in the brain causes Alzheimer's. However, a new study offers some evidence contradicting this sequence.

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/327412.php#4
by Jmac
Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: STAT: “ The maddening saga of how an Alzheimer’s ‘cabal’ thwarted progress toward a cure for decades”
Replies: 5
Views: 843

Re: STAT: “ The maddening saga of how an Alzheimer’s ‘cabal’ thwarted progress toward a cure for decades”

An interesting account of the people behind the struggle to move the scientific community beyond Amyloid Beta as the therapeutic target. https://www.statnews.com/2019/06/25/alzheimers-cabal-thwarted-progress-toward-cure/ What an interesting and well-written article! I think we've all been frustrate...
by Jmac
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Sad NY Times story about a family dealing with AD and end-of-life care
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Re: Sad NY Times story about a family dealing with AD and end-of-life care

This is a very sad story, absolutely no fun to read though it is beautifully written. I hesitated to share. But it makes a strong case for changes to our healthcare system and end-of-life policies. I'm glad the story was told. Sweethearts Forever. Then Came Alzheimer’s, Murder and Suicide. “They we...
by Jmac
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Practitioner Reviews
Topic: Mary Kay Ross MD --- Opening office in Madison, GA
Replies: 2
Views: 727

Re: Mary Kay Ross MD --- Opening office in Madison, GA

Sherpurvis wrote:Awesome, I’m out of Atlanta GA and have called for an appt.


Keep me posted on how it goes please. They are super people, talked with Kerry a number of times and she is patient, friendly and knowledgeable.
by Jmac
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Vitamin/ Supplement Combos for Ease of use & Lower Cost
Replies: 17
Views: 2976

Re: Vitamin/ Supplement Combos for Ease of use & Lower Cost

This sounds like fun. Could I trouble you ... If you were to give one-word reasons for each ingredient's benefit what would they be? Apologies for not getting back WAY sooner! All of the herbs I include in the tea mix are anti-inflammatory and have reported assistance with cognition/brain health / ...
by Jmac
Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 699

Re: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?

Or look into electrolytes. If they are out of balance, any water (without electrolytes) just gets urinated out quickly to maintain balance. Many people are low in magnesium and potassium, probably more so for the elderly. Potassium MAY be an issue --- will check on that one. She thinks potassium is...
by Jmac
Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 699

Re: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?

I will check into the mycotoxin exposure. Thank you! Probably already looked into, but having to pee multiple times is also a symptom of diabetes. Thanks --- she was pre-diabetic but she has that one under control. She is great when a doc tells her she has to take a pill --- she fixes her diet. Mai...
by Jmac
Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 699

Re: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?

Or look into electrolytes. If they are out of balance, any water (without electrolytes) just gets urinated out quickly to maintain balance. Many people are low in magnesium and potassium, probably more so for the elderly. Potassium MAY be an issue --- will check on that one. She things potassium is...
by Jmac
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 699

Re: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?

Plumster wrote:It sounds like you are on top of things and the cause is likely something else, but just wanted to point out that frequent urination can be a sign of mycotoxin exposure. I've been through it myself.


I will check into the mycotoxin exposure. Thank you!
by Jmac
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 699

Re: Nocturia issues -- suggestions?

Here are two articles that may be of interest: The first, from 2018 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5807446/ includes a mention of Mybertric, generic name mirabegron, for use in over-active bladder (OAB), which refers to the daytime issue, and as a secondary target, nocturia: Data from...

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