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Understanding Alzheimer & Dementia –

Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the four types of dementia. Outlining that vascular dementia is caused by damage or blockage of small arteries in the brain. Korsakov’s dementia caused by a vitamin deficiency. Wernike-Korsakov’s dementia a vitamin deficiency combined with MS (multiple sclerosis). Finally Alzheimer’s a loss of the myelin sheath on neural synapses due to cholesterol deficiencies.

Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss 2 news articles regarding health. The first story concerns a girl who caught on fire after using alcohol based hand sanitizer. Second they discuss a news article concerning Big Pharmas move into Africa to expand market share and income.

Rick has questions concerning tinnitus.
Charity’s dad has been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis.
Mike has concerns over blood in his stool. Tim has been diagnosed with progressive tremors.

original air date – 2016.06.13