Practical guidance from a Bredesen-trained practitioner.

Explore posts that highlight everyday applications of Bredesen’s ReCODE and PreCODE Protocol.

Signs of Toxic Alzheimer’s

Signs of Toxic Alzheimer’s

While Alzheimer’s typically is used as a catch-all term for anyone dealing with dementia, we know from Dr. Bredesen’s research that there are, in fact, six subtypes of the disease one of which is the toxic type. People who are found to have the toxic type of...

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How Alzheimer’s, Brain Energy and Food Are Connected

How Alzheimer’s, Brain Energy and Food Are Connected

Chances are pretty good that your doctor has never talked to you about impaired sugar metabolism in your brain — which is called brain glucose hypometabolism — its role in Alzheimer’s disease, how to know if it’s affecting you and how to bypass it to prevent or fight...

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The Best Way to Help a Spouse With Alzheimer’s

The Best Way to Help a Spouse With Alzheimer’s

If your spouse has Alzheimer’s, the day-to-day emotion and effort is very stressful. While there are many ways you can support them that will enhance quality of life for both of you, the first and most important thing to address is diet. When my mom came to live with...

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3 Drug-free Ways to Keep Amyloid Out of Your Brain

3 Drug-free Ways to Keep Amyloid Out of Your Brain

A new Alzheimer’s drug received FDA approval last week and the news surrounding it has been controversial. Should we pop open the champagne and throw the confetti? After spending quite a bit of time writing an answer that question, it turned out to be so long it even...

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The Best Diet for Your Brain

The Best Diet for Your Brain

The majority of questions I'm asked about preventing or improving Alzheimer's symptoms are related to diet:  Does diet really matter, and if so what's the best diet for the brain? Alzheimer's patients have chronic inflammation, and about 80% have insulin...

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5 Reversible Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

5 Reversible Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

If you’re familiar with Dr. Dale Bredesen’s research and writing about preventing or reversing the effects of Alzheimer’s disease, then you know there are so many contributors to Alzheimer’s that he compares it to a roof with 36 holes. That sounds pretty daunting, but...

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3 Brain Supportive Supplements

3 Brain Supportive Supplements

Did you know that using the right supplements as part of an overall programmatic approach like the Bredesen ReCODE protocol can help support and improve your brain-body wellness? That’s because everything is connected. And that's also why diet, sleep, exercise...

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4 Benefits of Intermittent Fasting for Your Brain

4 Benefits of Intermittent Fasting for Your Brain

You may have heard of intermittent fasting even if you aren't yet aware of it as part of an overall strategy for protecting your brain from Alzheimer’s. In basic terms, intermittent fasting is an eating pattern that cycles between periods of eating and periods of...

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Alzheimer’s: The Stress Connection Part 3

Alzheimer’s: The Stress Connection Part 3

Today is the final email in a series of three about the connection between Alzheimer’s and chronic stress. The first explained how the stress response works and the second detailed several ways chronic stress impacts the brain. If you missed one you can find them...

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Alzheimer’s: The Stress Connection Part 2

Alzheimer’s: The Stress Connection Part 2

This post is the second in a three-part series about stress in which I'm explaining the connection between Alzheimer’s disease and chronic stress. Stress reduction is, in my opinion, the most neglected part of Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment which is why I want...

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