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by progranulindefect
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: an E4/E4 brain CAN recover
Replies: 33
Views: 8956

Re: an E4/E4 brain CAN recover

In your boxing club is it against the rules to hit the head area?
by progranulindefect
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:31 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: an E4/E4 brain CAN recover
Replies: 33
Views: 8956

Re: an E4/E4 brain CAN recover

stavia, what is your exercise routine like now? how do you protect against exercise-related injuries?
by progranulindefect
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Accomplished Patient Opts for Suicide in the Face of AD
Replies: 32
Views: 7577

Re: Accomplished Patient Opts for Suicide in the Face of AD

this explains how sandra took her own life. https://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/17/magazine/the-last-day-of-her-life.html?mcubz=3 because i believe a decrease in serotonin is a key to my particular memory problems, i zeroed in on two facts in the article: sandra had been taking prozac for years for depr...
by progranulindefect
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Lower Brain Serotonin Levels Linked to Dementia
Replies: 10
Views: 2416

lowering of serotonin- cause of alzheimers?

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318968.php#post this was mildly upsetting as i came upon this article after opening a letter from the tax assessor. she was returning my check because i had forgotten to sign it. i have defects in my serotonin transporters, and my feeling has been that becaus...
by progranulindefect
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: awake for colonoscopy?
Replies: 36
Views: 6024

Re: awake for colonoscopy?

i had my colonoscopy with no drugs of any kind yesterday. i only had one incidence of real discomfort- when my colon was expanding i think due to a rush of left over prep fluid (normal to have that residual fluid according to the doctor). my doctor quickly relieved the pressure by suctioning the flu...
by progranulindefect
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Blood-Brain Barrier Starts Leaking in Hippocampus
Replies: 1
Views: 748

Blood-Brain Barrier Starts Leaking in Hippocampus

http://www.alzforum.org/news/research-news/aging-brain-blood-brain-barrier-starts-leaking-hippocampus the highly respected diabetes doctor richard k bernstein hypothesizes that damage to the pericytes is caused by high blood sugars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zyaa5pZVc4&index=22&list=P...
by progranulindefect
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: A Longitudinal study supports controlling glycemic markers from midlife
Replies: 3
Views: 1177

Re: A Longitudinal study supports controlling glycemic markers from midlife

Dr. Richard K Bernstein has proposed a mechanism by which sustained elevated blood sugars lead to dementia. dr bernstein advocates an A1c of 4.2 to 4.6. i always thought most any A1c below the prediabetic 5.6 was fine. however, i reduced my a1c from 5.9 in 2009 to 5.7 in 2010, and then 5.1- 5.4 ther...
by progranulindefect
Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Is calcification reversable?
Replies: 43
Views: 8698

Re: Is calcification reversable?

swamp, knowing how i react to different foods is very easy if you have a glucose meter. i ate healthy carbs. the result was A1c 5.9. i ate healthy low fat paleo with fruit- a1c 5.7. i took out the fruit- 5.1- 5.4. no high carb for me. you have to do what works for you. you agree that a lower a1c is ...
by progranulindefect
Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Is calcification reversable?
Replies: 43
Views: 8698

Re: Is calcification reversable?

just curious- katie s, do you have a family history of diabetes?
by progranulindefect
Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Is calcification reversable?
Replies: 43
Views: 8698

Re: Is calcification reversable?

KatieS, to double check the accuracy of an A1c- which is an average of both high and low bg- i would test (with a cheap relion glucose meter from walmart) your typical higher carb meals one and two hours after eating. if you have no family history of diabetes, you probably can eat higher carb than s...

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