We should reconsider our thought process on what underlies Alzheimer's, especially as it relates to the role of beta-amyloid. Remember, the enemy of my enemy is my friend.
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When it comes to preventing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, medical science is working on it big time. But so far, all we've got are generalities about averting or minimizing the condition.
In the majority of cases, the development of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia is the result of the acquisition of various risk factors throughout life. PTSD is one such factor.
A well-known cause of dementia is dementia pugilistica, or what has commonly been called being "punch drunk." In some cases, the presentation is virtually indistinguishable from Alzheimer's dementia.
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