Dementia Diet MOFGA Talk

Christopher Maloney, N.D.

The Dementia Diet: How Not To Lose Your Memories

1. When I was 15, I was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. (Kills 700,000 U.S. a year).

  1. Dr. Herman Weinreb.
  2. No follow up for 30 years. I want to make dementia horrible, not terrifying.

2. Alzheimer’s disease

  1. Amyloid plaques found in 1906. 55 y.o. Patient
  2. Still the dominant model today. Alois died of pneumonia at 51.

3. Fulminant disease Dale Bredesen End of Alzeheimer’s Great stories. Poor follow up.

  1. Infectious
  2. Autoimmune
  3. Chronic disease sequelae
  4. Polypharmacy

3. Does Alzheimer’s Exist? Artifact finding. Now mild/moderate neurocognitive decline.

  1. Plaque correlation
  2. Deterioration correlation
  3. Tau, Abeta42

4. Dietary prevention,

  1. Heart, Brain, Kitchen Sink, Math.
  2. Major significant marker?

5. Exercise The Caerphilly Effect 30k folks, South Wales 30 year study.

  1. Yes. B. But. Not smoking, drinking < three drinks, walking 4m a day, eating 3+ servings of vegetables and fruits, and keeping a normal body weight. Out of 2k 111 did 4. ⅖.

6. Treatment

  1. Drugs France says no.
  2. Increased mortality. Why? Focused on plaque prevention.
  3. Do we have any treatment? Yes.

7. Use It Or Lose It

  1. No exercise affects the brain globally.
  2. Five weeks= two years of benefit.
  3. Useful at every age.

8. So why does dementia occur?

  1. Decades of depression and withdrawal.
  2. Imagine breaking a leg and never using it again.
  3. The EB White effect.

9. How do we die?

  1. A year-and-a-half on hospice.
  2. Imminent death six times Every time in nursing care.

10. How do we live?

  1. Fight, fight against the dying of the light., computer games/school.
  2. Hogeway

Other books by Dr. Maloney

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The Colon Cancer Diet (Updated) Paperback Ebook Audio (Also available in multiple languages: Portuguese, Spanish, German, and French)

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A layperson’s guide to how the genetics affect the mind and some possible treatments.

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Tending Your Internal Garden Paperback Ebook

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Healing Your Back of Chronic Pain Paperback Ebook

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M.D. or N.D., What Should I Be? Ebook (pay what you can)

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I also write fiction, most recently a climate fiction novel called Miner Six.

I also explore fantasy topics like the future of the planet, the nature of magic, and how to deal with getting shipwrecked with pirates who like blood. Most are kid appropriate, but write me for recommendations. Go to ChrisJLMaloney for these.