Is This the Real Cause of Alzheimer's Disease?
Alzheimer’s is a challenging disease to manage. It takes untold hours of care from family and friends to support a person with Alzheimer’s. Once a person with the brain-wasting disease is admitted into a long term care, the financial costs can be very expensive. And then there’s the cost in terms of quality of life for the patient, which can be very high as well.
Alzheimer’s, at its roots, is a disease triggered by inflammation and oxidative stress. These two processes, more than any other, may be responsible for pushing Alzheimer’s into a full-fledged disease requiring round-the-clock care. Both inflammation and oxidative stress affect the metabolic pathways in the brain.
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