Top Supplements for Dementia
Fish Oil – 1,000 mg daily
Vitamin D3 – 5,000 IU daily
CoQ10 – 200 mg daily
Gingko blob – 120 mg daily
Phosphatidylserine – 300 mg daily
Astaxanthin – 2-4 grams twice a day
Frankincense Oil – 2 drops twice a day
Rosemary Oil – 2 drops a day
Coconut Oil – Provides the brain with ketones which serves as brain fuel instead of glucose. It has been reported that some people have seen significant improvement to memory after adding coconut oil to their diet.
Medicines Linked to Dementia
Benedryl, Dramamine, Advil PM, Unison
These medicines contain anticholinergic properties which are linked to causes of Dementia
So, please avoid any medications with anticholinergic as an ingredient
Aluminum Containers – Avoid re-heating any type of food in aluminum containers because aluminum is toxic and an accumulation of aluminum damage is linked to the progression of dementia.
Tap Water – Tap water contains aluminum salts, as well as, other toxins, so, make sure that you have a filtering system.
How Death Occurs with Dementia
Dementia doesn’t just cause memory loss, it damages the brain which is in charge of our entire system, meaning, dementia can affect our whole body. As our cognitive abilites decline so does our ability to stay healthy. Dementia affects the brain so much that it can’t control other areas of the body, so, they will shut down and that is what causes death. From diagnoses to death can be as little as 3 years in people over 80.
What is Dementia Caused From?
Dementia is caused from a loss of brain cells and contribute to additional loss over time. Dementia is also caused from brain injuries and loss of nerve cells. Chronic drug use causes dementia as well because it kills brain cells, as well as, a stroke.
The average life expectancy of a dementia patient is 8-12 years. Younger people with dementia live longer than the elderly. Women live longer than men who have dementia. Those living at home have a slightly higher life expectancy compared to nursing home residents with dementia.
Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia. The only difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s is the progression of the disease. Young people can get dementia but symptoms normally begin after age 60. Damage to the brain can begin years before symptoms appear depending on the cause of dementia. Alzheimer’s the most common form of dementia is not inherited. Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops dementia.