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Andrew Salisbury
Coffee and Primary Prevention Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Coffee and Primary Prevention Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Among the most unwelcome effects of aging is cognitive decline, and there are few things scarier than dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Dementia starts in old age or later middle age and is characterized by memory loss over time, confusion, personality and mood changes and impaired thinking and even physical function. Of people who develop dementia, 60–65% of them have Alzheimer’s Disease, affecting about 26 million people all over the world. The disease is characterized by the death of brain cells, neurofibrillary tangles, and the build up of a plaque called beta amyloid in a patient’s brain. Because of how it...

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