20-Year Study Shows That High Blood Pressure Can Lead To Alzheimer’s

By: Dr Joel Fuhrman MD High blood pressure increases dementia risk The small arteries of the brain are sensitive to elevations in blood pressure, and long-term hypertension carries the risk of injury to these small vessels, impairing blood flow and resulting in damage to or atrophy of brain tissue. As such, high blood pressure is hazardous to … Read more20-Year Study Shows That High Blood Pressure Can Lead To Alzheimer’s

This Vitamin Can Protect Your Brain From Depression and Alzheimer’s

By: Dr Joel Fuhrman MD Vitamin B12 may protect against Alzheimer ‘s disease Vitamin B12 is required for important biological functions like red blood cell production, nervous system function, and DNA synthesis. Deficiency in B12 can cause a variety of problems including anemia, depression, confusion, fatigue, digestive issues, and nerve damage. Vitamin B12 is scarce … Read moreThis Vitamin Can Protect Your Brain From Depression and Alzheimer’s

This Is How Your Diet Affects Your Seasonal Allergies

By: Dr Joel Fuhrman MD Does Diet Influence Seasonal Allergies? The sneezing, coughing and red, itchy eyes characteristic of seasonal allergies impair the day-to-day activities and quality of life of many people in the U.S., about 7.5% of adults and 9% of children.1 Pollens from grass, trees, and weeds are the primary culprits; the immune … Read moreThis Is How Your Diet Affects Your Seasonal Allergies