Dr. Dale Bredesen, of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, is a scientist who has been studying Alzheimer's disease for 30 years and has come up with a way to reverse it in its early stages. His initial protocol involved 25 different interventions which individually don't make a big difference, but together can provide powerful synergistic benefits.
Each intervention is tweaked over time by using blood tests, body measurements, imaging and similar guides to measure its effect. In his initial paper, nine out of ten patients reversed their memory problems and returned to their former healthy level of functioning. The one who didn't show improvement was past the early stages of Alzheimer's.
Dr. Bredesen has since expanded the protocol and number of patients seen. He is in the process of making it available to the wider public with the help of doctors certified in the protocol through MPI Cognition.
Dr. Bredesen was previously affiliated with Muses Labs.
This page sets out to explain the 25 treatments in simple enough language that untrained people suffering from Alzheimer's (or their caregivers) can begin to implement the easier ones while working with their doctors or other labs to begin the others.
Here are the interventions used in The Bredesen Protocol™ to reverse mild Alzheimer's:
7. Homocysteine less than 6 (earlier version of the protocol was < 7)
9. CRP less than 1.0; A/G greater than 1.8 (earlier version of the protocol was > 1.5)
10. Fasting insulin less than 5; HgbA1c less than 5.6 (earlier version of the protocol was Fasting insulin <7; HgbA1c <5.5)
11. Hormone balance
12. GI health
13. Reduction of Aß
15. 25OH-D3 = 50-80ng/ml (earlier version of the protocol was 50-100)
16. Increase NGF
22. Increase focus
25. MCT effects