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Alzheimer's Disease - II: Helping patients prevent the disease - By Dr. Joanne Haupert, D.C.


In this second installment of this 3-part series, Dr. Joanne Haupert, Chiropractor in Tucson, explains the role of long-term toxicity in the onset of Alzheimer’s.

The first factor covered in the first video (get it here: Preventing Alzheimer’s – Part I) was long-term stress. Like stress and the “fight or flight” mode, toxicity does not give anyone Alzheimer’s overnight.

It is the accumulation of toxins in the organs over a very long period of time (decades) that is partially responsible for the death of brain cells — and therefore the right conditions for the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease.

The body is naturally equipped to evacuate toxins ingested, inhaled or contacted in the regular course of life: food additives, food colorings, chemicals inhaled or touched… All chemicals not naturally produced will be identified as toxins by the body.

The built-in evacuation mechanisms of the body can be overwhelmed by the volume of toxins and an imbalance is created. Toxins are accumulated, not evacuated fast enough.

Toxins creates free radicals that damage the brain. Drugs like “statin drugs” that are used to manage cholesterol are prime sources of toxins. [There are natural ways of lowering and managing cholesterol, statins are definitely not the only option.]

Other over-the-counter medications such as Ibuprofen(tm) and Tylenol(tm) are also sources of free radicals that create toxins.

The problem comes from ignoring the messages sent by the body: high cholesterol is a message; headaches are a message. We pop pills to be more comfortable, but we don’t heed the messages.

If we paid attention to these messages instead of hiding them, we would remedy the issues before they become chronic. By paying more attention to what we put in the body, the food we ingest, the water we drink, the balance of our diet… We allow the natural defenses of our body to do their job and clean up the cells from the free radicals.

In turn, this results in a better brain health, and a lesser likelihood of Alzheimer’s Disease to set in. Better, healthier habits help preventing the accumulation of brain-damaging toxins and the onset of Alzheimer’s.
As a Tucson chiropractor, Dr. Joanne Haupert practices NetworkSpinal, a type of chiropractic care that does not “pop and crack” but works on the energy channels of your body to achieve better health and de-stress your life in a wholly natural way, without discomfort.

Should you want to experience NetworkSpinal, please contact the office of Dr. Haupert at (520) 584-0343 for a free consultation. Dr. Joanne’s office is located at 4858 E. Broadway, just east of Swan, in Tucson, AZ.

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Dr. Joanne Haupert, D.C. – Chiropractor Tucson AZ