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by Alexia C
Wed Oct 12, 2022 6:25 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Obtaining blood tests in the UK
Replies: 3
Views: 494

Re: Obtaining blood tests in the UK

Hi I'm new to this Forum and am still working through all the amazing information provided on it. Thank for such a super resource. I have only recently discovered that I carry one APOE4 allele from 23 & me and so I am in the very early stages of planning how to change my diet and lifestyle for ...
by Alexia C
Wed Sep 28, 2022 11:20 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Dietery Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: Dietery Advice

Dear Lottiepoulton,

Let me know how your research goes. With diets/food it always be a little of trial and error as we are all different.....then again- that can be part of the fun! Take care, Alexia C
by Alexia C
Wed Sep 28, 2022 2:39 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Dietery Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: Dietery Advice

HI Im new here, please forgive me if this is an oft repeated subject. I am homozygous APOE4 and Im confused about whether I should be on a Keto diet or not, for preventative measures. I am experimenting with it at the moment but it seems so restrictive on vegetables and fruit I am skeptical and I m...
by Alexia C
Wed Sep 28, 2022 2:14 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Photobiomodulation?
Replies: 13
Views: 2491

Re: Photobiomodulation?

Hi Julie, I watched your latest video with Drs Bredesen and Berman. My wife is 4/4, with an AD diagnosis, and has been using the Vielight. Hard to say if it works or not as her condition has been stable. Is the Neurolight more effective in your view or just different? Hi Parkerjake, Welcome! Thank ...
by Alexia C
Wed Sep 28, 2022 1:19 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Newbie - asking for help for my dad (considering Bredesen)
Replies: 4
Views: 1138

Re: Newbie - asking for help for my dad (considering Bredesen)

Hello - Thanks for this wonderful forum. I've learned a lot already just by reading others' experiences and perspectives. A bit of background. My dad (73, overweight, but in generally in good physical condition including regular exercise) was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment two years ago. ...
by Alexia C
Mon Sep 26, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: What is the best Brain Scan for early signs of dementia
Replies: 6
Views: 802

Re: What is the best Brain Scan for early signs of dementia

After further reading, it sounds like fMRI (fNCI) is what I'd like for the most detailed info. Welcome to the forum! Thank you for your inquiry and I am sure others will be providing you with some feedback. I see you are step ahead and got tested. I am a strong believer that the more you know, the ...
by Alexia C
Wed Sep 21, 2022 2:12 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Dealt the 4/4 gene card and have intense anxiety about basically everything
Replies: 14
Views: 2343

Re: Dealt the 4/4 gene card and have intense anxiety about basically everything

Thank you Alexia! I do suffer from extreme anxiety and sometimes I fear I’ll give myself Alzheimer’s from all the worry! I do feel knowledge is power though. I’m just trying my best to enjoy life and be healthy. It’s a balance for sure. Are there any health coaches on here with the apoe 4/4 taking ...
by Alexia C
Wed Sep 21, 2022 11:44 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Olive oil driving cholesterol up
Replies: 5
Views: 1013

Re: Olive oil driving cholesterol up

You're welcome.
Hope you find the links useful.
Have a great day.
Best,
Alexia C
by Alexia C
Wed Sep 21, 2022 11:39 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Dealt the 4/4 gene card and have intense anxiety about basically everything
Replies: 14
Views: 2343

Re: Dealt the 4/4 gene card and have intense anxiety about basically everything

I’m loving all the comments here! I am new to this forum and also a 4/4. I found out about 6 months ago and have gone through many highs and lows since. My mom died of Alzheimer’s at age 72. Unfortunately she ate a lot of sugar, socially isolated herself and had 2 head injuries. I’ve been slowly ch...
by Alexia C
Wed Sep 21, 2022 11:16 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Olive oil driving cholesterol up
Replies: 5
Views: 1013

Re: Olive oil driving cholesterol up

Hello everyone! I'm new to the boards but know a decent amount about APOE4, etc. I read Dale's book. I follow a healthy lifestyle, etc. I am APOE 3/4 and my dad is starting to show signs of dementia. His sister (my aunt) has dementia/AD and my grandmother (their mom) had it for 8 years in her 80's....