Practical guidance from a Bredesen-trained practitioner.

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

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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
Alzheimer’s: The Stress Connection Part 1

Alzheimer’s: The Stress Connection Part 1

This the first in a series of three about the impact of chronic stress on the brain and body. Of all the factors that contribute to our ability to prevent, reverse, or manage Alzheimer’s disease, stress reduction seems to be the one that’s most often ignored and is...

read more
Do You Really Need A Probiotic Supplement?

Do You Really Need A Probiotic Supplement?

Have you noticed the popularity of pre and probiotic supplements? In 2018 the global probiotics market size was estimated to be 48 billion dollars, and it’s still growing. A lot of people are taking probiotics. I recently contacted a supplement company that...

read more
One Easy Tip For A Healthy Gut

One Easy Tip For A Healthy Gut

Over 2000 years ago Hippocrates stated that all disease begins in the gut. Today’s research confirms that optimal health requires a healthy gut. Many autoimmune, metabolic, and cognitive diseases do start with imbalances and disturbances within the gut microbiome....

read more
Your Gut-Brain Connection | Alzheimer’s Proof

Your Gut-Brain Connection | Alzheimer’s Proof

My clients who want to prevent or improve the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are often surprised when I start asking about their gut health because it seems so unrelated to the brain. In fact, many of the things I ask about seem unrelated to the brain. That’s because...

read more
Do Gut Issues Cause Insomnia?

Do Gut Issues Cause Insomnia?

When it comes to insomnia or fragmented sleep, no one has an Ambien deficiency. Something is interfering with the ability to sleep and while it’s easier to take a pill, it’s much better to figure out the cause and fix it. Drugs have side effects and they don’t stop...

read more
An Unusual Tip for a Good Night’s Sleep

An Unusual Tip for a Good Night’s Sleep

Last week I wrote about the importance of hydration for getting a good night’s sleep. Since sleep is so crucial for proper brain function and Alzheimer's prevention, I wanted to expand on the topic and provide another tip you may not have heard before. First, a quick...

read more
Is Dehydration Disrupting Your Sleep?

Is Dehydration Disrupting Your Sleep?

I bet you already know that hydration and getting a good night's sleep are both important for proper brain function, but did you know the two are connected? It’s true, going to bed even mildly dehydrated can disrupt your sleep. Interestingly, it’s a two-way street as...

read more