Parkinson’s Disease and the Modern World: Uncovering the Chemical Causes

Parkinson’s Disease is becoming more prevalent. The incidence of Parkinson’s disease is increasing globally. PD is more prevalent in males than females and some racial groups are at higher risks than others. For example, studies in the United States have found that the prevalence of Parkinson’s disease is higher among ‘White’ populations than among AfricanContinue reading “Parkinson’s Disease and the Modern World: Uncovering the Chemical Causes”

The Goldilocks concept of trace elements, healthy aging and dementia

Trace elements may hold the secret to longevity and prevention of Alzheimer’s. Selenium is critical and too much copper is toxic.

Environmental chemicals, mental health & dementia

Chemicals and Mental Health Early life exposure to heavy metals and ‘environmental chemicals’ may not only reduce IQ but also cause schizophrenia and other mental illnesses. It is now recognised that these also cause Alzheimer’s disease. Psychological studies have suggested that cognitive decline may well have been cast at the dawn of the industrial age!Continue reading “Environmental chemicals, mental health & dementia”

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