Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative disorder of the mind that gets progressively worse with time; other types of dementia include Parkinson's disease and Huntingdon's – which is not strictly restricted to the elderly. Alzheimer's is estimated to affect 1 in 10 people over the age of 65 causing problems with the memory centers of the mind; although current diagnosis is not perfect, the accuracy levels are up to 94 percent at best, 87 percent at worst. The world started focusing on the disease only about thirty years ago although was first discovered in 1906 by Alois Alzheimer, a German physician; even though it has been scientifically studied for many years, knowledge surrounding this disease until very recently has been minimal.
Studies show that your greatest risk of acquiring Alzheimer's is advancing age. Many people experiencing the first signs of Alzheimer's are unwilling to admit to themselves or others that there is anything wrong.
While the mental abilities of an Alzheimer's disease sufferer can be improved anything up to six months with the use of prescribed medication like Donepezil, Tacrine, and Rivastigmine, no medication has been discovered that will reverse the debilitating life wasting disease.
Today's top medical scientists, doctors, microbiologists and nutritionists now believe that our human diet for the past 100 years has greatly contributed to the increase in this very modern disease.
They maintain that our two million year old genetically handed down bodies were made to run on water, seeds, nuts, grasses, herbs, roots, fruits, vegetables, and cereals
Only for the past 100 years have we humans been regularly consuming and running on: sugar, sweets, biscuits, crisps, chocolate, cola and soft-drinks, fats & oils, cigarettes and alcohol, pharmaceutical drugs, and chemicals, pesticides and preservatives ( loads of them).
It's no wonder that our bodies are Breaking Down. Yes, diet is the single biggest influence on the Alzheimer's condition.
The simple and overlooked truth about Alzheimer's – and many other modern diseases – is that it's infinitely more important to pay attention to what you put inside your body, than to have to deal with the symptoms that drugs can fight on the outside.
Scientists have now discovered … that Alzheimer's CAN be reversed with natural means! You see, in the West, we have an abnormal amount of these "modern diseases" … that practically do not exist in "undeveloped" parts of the world. This has been known for a long time, and for years, these scientists have wondered why.
Well they finally discovered why. They discovered that it is our modern lifestyle that is actively causing these diseases … and that … our modern western diet is having a major impact on our bodies wrecking havoc in the form of Alzheimer's and other modern diseases.
What scientists have now discovered is … that the "Root Cause" of Alzheimer's is the modern lifestyle, causing your body to become diseased by acids, sugars, carbohydrates, excess fats and uric acid (all very common in our modern diets) keep flowing through our bloodstream.
Because our body is a very delicately balanced organism, whatever you ingest can radically destroy that tender balance …
Here's what leading scientist, Dr Robert O. Young, has to say about the ROOT cause of Alzheimer's:
"There is only One Sickness and One Disease, and this one 'sickness' is the over-acidification of the body due primarily to an inverted way of living, thinking, and eating … there can only be one remedy and treatment, and that is to alkalise the body and break the cycle of imbalance, so allowing us to experience the energy, vitality and true health we're all mean to have. "
Dr. Young is an American microbiologist and nutrition scientist and known as one of the top research scientists in the world. His findings are currently sending shock waves through the scientific community.
Published in noted medical journals and having conducted tests in collaboration with the John Hopkins Medical School, his findings are irrefutable and indisputable.
Owing to an increase in the life expectancy of people living in the industrialized world, Alzheimer's disease has become a major health issue and is the fourth largest cause of death in the United States. It is not just the human cost of Alzheimer's that has to be taken into consideration; there are also the monetary costs. The cost of providing care and treating patients is already costing 40 billion dollars every year with this figure expected to increase. Last year the National Institute on Aging spent half of its annual budget on research into age related disease, they are now testing over three hundred compounds at any one time.
One of the few factors that you can change to alter your risk of developing dementia is to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Begin now to alkalize the body. Think about what you are eating. Develop the habit of eating a healthy well-balanced diet.
For those of you who have already diagnosed with Alzheimer's, with this new scientific breakthrough there is now hope that a change to an alkaline diet can gradually bring balance to your body and can gradually reverse day-by-day the effects of Alzheimer's.