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    Natural or Alternate Therapy for Alzheimer's
    kavitasahu posted:

    Hi, I have been looking for a natural or more like an alternate treatment for alzheimer's. My close friend has been dealing with the side effects from the regular medication that doctors prescribe. We cannot find a fix to his condition. Please Help!
    davedsel2 responded:

    Personally, I know of no natural treatments for Alzheimer's.

    You may try posting on the Alzheimer's Association website at
    Please click on my username or avatar picture to read my story.


    cjh1203 responded:
    Hi kavitasahu-

    Unfortunately, there's no "fix", natural or otherwise, for Alzheimer's. A recent study showed some promise in dramatically slowing its progress with resveratrol, found in wine and chocolate. As the article says, this is preliminary and may not pan out. Please don't make aany changes without discussing it with your friend's doctor first.

    Best wishes-
    garywolf replied to cjh1203's response:
    Art therapy is awesome for alzheimer's patients. There are many activities that help mentally and keep them involved. Here is a cool jackson polllack art activity.

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