Category: Our Story

The Microbe-Dementia Connection — and my Mom

PubMed published a study in August 2014 on the link  between Helicobacter pylori infection and dementia – specifically non-Alzhiemers dementia.The conclusion of the study was “that HP-I may be a critical risk factor for the development of non-AD. Further investigation, including clinical trials, to examine the microbe-dementia connection may provide further proof of the association […]

The Encyclopedia of Brain Disorders – And Some Odd Observations about My Mom

The Encyclopedia of the Brain and Brain Disorders p65 – 68 discusses types of dementia, including reversible/ curable dementia. Interesting to note is that page 65 indicates that dementia typically begins with memory loss, with patients asking the same question over and over again. This was not the case with my mom. Just another characteristic […]