Alzheimer’s used to be primary diagnosed in people over 65, but now it’s suddenly appearing in hundreds of thousands of people who are merely in their 40’s. Why is this happening?
From Online.wsj.com: While most people who get Alzheimer’s are over 65, Mr. Kammerer is one of about 500,000 Americans living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias at an atypically young age. Alzheimer’s takes a long time to develop — usually, it isn’t diagnosed until 10 years after the first symptoms appear…. more
Though the conventional medical industry won’t admit this, the real reason why Alzheimer’s is striking people in their 30’s and 40’s is because of lifelong exposure to toxic chemicals that affect brain function. Those chemicals include the very pharmaceuticals that doctors are prescribing patients to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, by the way. They also include the toxic chemicals in foods, household cleaners and personal care products.
If we don’t stop the widespread exposure to these chemicals, we can expect to see yet more loss of cognitive function in middle-aged adults.