November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Kelly is dedicating the month to educating patients on identifying signs of Alzheimer’s and effective lifestyle changes to prevent neurological disorders.
Nurse Practitioner, Kelly Engelmann, is Recode Certified for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia for the Bredesen Protocol through The Institute for Functional Medicine.
An estimated 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. The disease impacts people of all ages and the Alzheimer’s Association anticipates a 14% increase in the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease by year 2025.
Early detection and prevention are possible! Knowing your Homocysteine level, incorporating our Supplements of the Month, Methyl Protect & MonoPure, and the Cyrex Alzheimer’s Linx empower you to counteract and prevent neurological dysfunction.
We are exposed to both environmental and lifestyle toxins in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat.
Helpful hints on toxins that cause brain fog and contribute to neurological diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, memory loss, epilepsy, and more.
Found In: Flame-retardant materials such as mattresses, pillows, children’s pajamas, etc…
Health Implication: Sexual dysfunction, thyroid problems, liver, kidney, and brain disorders
You Can: Purchase items made of naturally flame-retardant fabrics, such as wool
Found In: Formed when a carbohydrate is fried; French fries, fried chicken, and even coffee left sitting on a burner. Plastics, cosmetics, and water treatment products
Health Implication: Cancer and neurological dysfunction
You Can: Make healthy dietary choices and limit fried foods. Read labels and limit exposure to products containing Acrylamide and use products that are organic, vegan, and/or gluten free
Found In: Our air and water; fish/seafood
Health Implication: Brain damage
You Can: Consume fish that are low in mercury. We will provide you with a list of fish and their mercury content, which does change over time, during your Wellness Journey. Incorporate the herb Cilantro into your diet.
Found In: Secondhand cigarette smoke; formerly used as a gasoline additive
Health Implication: Neurological and reproductive complications
You Can: Limit exposure to smoke
Taking action and reading labels is a great start in educating yourself and lowering your toxin exposure!
Contact us today to learn more and begin your Wellness Journey to living life well!
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