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  • ♪[inspiring theme music]♪
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  • -John Bradshaw:This is It Is Written.
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  • I'm John Bradshaw.Thanks for joining me.
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  • My guest today isDr. Wes Youngberg.
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  • I've spoken with him before.
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  • He's written a book,a fascinating book,
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  • I think a life-changing book,called "Memory Makeover,"
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  • dealing with Alzheimer's,how to prevent Alzheimer's,
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  • and how even to reversecognitive decline.
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  • Very exciting in an age wherethe incidence of Alzheimer's
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  • seems to be, in fact,it is exploding.
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  • Dr. Youngberg,thanks for joining me.
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  • -Dr. Wes Youngberg:Good to be here, John.
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  • -John: Now, tell me a littlebit about your background,
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  • what you do, and,and where you do it.
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Well, I hadthe privilege to study
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  • at the school of public health
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  • and get a doctorate in lifestylemedicine back in the '80s,
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  • and, uh, and also did amaster's degree in nutrition.
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  • So I've been involvedin lifestyle medicine
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  • and clinical nutritionfor about 30 years now,
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  • and I even had the opportunityto be a medical missionary
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  • in Guam for 14 years,where I learned a lot
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  • about how to reversetype 2 diabetes.
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  • Now, what's interesting,John, is that, uh, even of,
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  • even some years ago,researchers at Brown University
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  • and other universities werediscovering that people
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  • with Alzheimer's actually had aform of diabetes in the brain.
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  • And they refer to it nowas type 3 diabetes,
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  • or insulin resistanceof the brain,
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  • or literally,diabetes of the brain.
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  • That's what Alzheimer's is.
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  • -John: That kind of helps usfocus in on a little bit more,
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  • uh, a little moreabout what this is.
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  • Now, I think what many peopleare...surprised to learn
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  • is that Alzheimer's is a,a lifestyle-related illness.
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  • -Dr. Youngberg:Absolutely.
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  • -John: Meaning what?
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Meaning thatif we learn about lifestyle
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  • and what our uniquerisk factors are,
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  • we have the potential, John,to actually reverse aspects
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  • of that cognitive decline.That's very exciting.
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  • -John: You've seen that happen.
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  • In your practice, you've seenpeople start to reverse
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  • cognitive decline.
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: I've seen ithappen many, many times.
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  • -John: Okay, well,let's talk about
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  • reversing Alzheimer's,reversing--
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  • -Dr. Youngberg:Reversing cognitive decline.
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  • -John: ...cognitive decline.That's right.
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  • We want to chip away at this andsee if somebody can grab ahold
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  • of something that willgive hope and improvement.
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  • Now, when we talkabout improvement,
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  • are we really expectingthat grandma,
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  • who right now can'tremember anybody's name,
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  • is soon gonna be rememberingher grocery list?
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  • [Dr. Youngberg chuckles]Are we talking about that?
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  • Or what are wereally talking about?
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: We're talkingabout improving cognition
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  • at some level with almosteverybody who pays attention
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  • to the risk factors.
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  • -John: Okay. An improvement ofany kind would be welcome.
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  • How do we go about that?
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Okay, so,the, the first test is,
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  • the first key is understandingwhat the primary drivers are
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  • of dementia, and primarilyof Alzheimer's,
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  • or impaired cognitive function.
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  • And we know froma lot of research
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  • that that insulinresistance of the brain,
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  • or this metabolic syndrome,where, where the brain
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  • is not getting sugar at a,in a stable way,
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  • where high insulin levelsare being produced
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  • that rob the brain ofbeing able to detoxify
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  • the beta amyloidplaques properly,
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  • and so if we stabilizeblood sugars
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  • and stabilize insulinproduction by the pancreas
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  • so it's not too high or too low,
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  • that actually dramaticallyalters the progression
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  • of cognitive decline,and if we do it right,
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  • it actually helps set thestage for beginning to reverse
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  • cognitive decline.
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  • Because, you see, John,the brain literally produces
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  • roughly a thousand new cells,neurons, every day.
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  • And that's called theprocess of neurogenesis.
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  • And so, if we're able to dothings that keep those cells
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  • alive, rather than doing thosethings that destroy those cells
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  • before they can work for us
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  • and help us with ourmemory challenges,
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  • then we're gonna beon the right track.
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  • -John: So how do we, how do weget about doing this business
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  • with the, with, uh,insulin production?
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Okay,so the first step,
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  • there, there is a, awell-known, uh, PET scan,
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  • this is a fluorodeoxyglucosePET scan, that measures
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  • whether or not your brainis getting the glucose,
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  • the blood sugar.
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  • Uh, this is a veryspecialized radiologic test,
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  • unfortunately coststhousands of dollars to do,
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  • and Medicare, as of yet,has not approved it
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  • for the average patient who isconcerned about this process.
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  • And so, in my opinion,the very best test to assess
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  • whether you haveinsulin resistance
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  • is to do a glucosetolerance test,
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  • where you actuallygo into the lab--
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  • and your doctor canorder this lab--
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  • any lab in the, in theworld can do this test
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  • where, where you do a fastingtest to measure your insulin
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  • and your glucose.
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  • And then they give you75 grams of glucose.
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  • It's a standard test that anypregnant woman would get
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  • to make sure she doesn't havediabetes during pregnancy.
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  • It's a standard testthat can be done anywhere.
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  • And then, afterthat sugar drink,
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  • they check the blood sugarsfor either two to four hours.
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  • I prefer the four-hour test.
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  • Uh, and then we measureinsulin levels
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  • along that same course of time.
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  • And so, as the, ifthe sugars shoot up,
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  • after that sugar drink,
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  • in the blood, that means thatthere is an insulin resistance.
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  • And that's related to heartdisease, cancer risk,
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  • autoimmune risk, uh,all kind--hypertension.
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  • It is also a dramaticfactor related to Alzheimer's.
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  • So we can track risk byevaluating that test.
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  • We can track how highthe insulin is produced
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  • to evaluate risk, and whetherthe blood sugar drops too low
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  • later in the thirdor fourth hour.
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  • So that becomes,in, in my practice,
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  • the, the state-of-the-artevaluation to see if somebody
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  • is at risk for the most commontrigger of cognitive decline
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  • in Alzheimer's.
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  • -John: And, okay, ifsomebody is at risk,
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  • then this is the sort ofthing that can be addressed?
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  • We can work withthat pretty easily?
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Absolutely.And, and what's interesting,
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  • John, is that most peoplewho have that test done, uh,
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  • recognize thatthere's a problem.
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  • They actually, most peoplehave some level
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  • of insulin resistance.
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  • They may have neverheard of this before,
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  • but most of us do, especiallythose of us that are not already
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  • following the fundamentalstrategies that we talked about
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  • in the last program,and which is the exercise
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  • and the proper dietand the sleep.
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  • Just one night of, ofnot getting enough sleep
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  • makes you more insulinresistance the next morning,
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  • makes your bloodsugars go higher,
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  • and makes your pancreas,forces your pancreas
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  • to produce a lotof extra insulin,
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  • which then throws you into aroller coaster of blood sugars,
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  • causing cravings and, andmood swings and so forth.
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  • -John: Mm. Mm-mm-mm.
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  • Okay, and too manyof us are saying,
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  • "Okay, uh, familiar withthat." [Dr. Youngberg laughs]
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  • What else can we do nowto bend this thing
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  • back in the right direction?
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  • If we are at risk, oreven if there are people
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  • dealing with cognitivedecline, what else?
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  • We spoke aboutinsulin resistance.
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  • There must be numerous things.
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Yeah. There's,uh, basically anything
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  • that's good for the heart isgonna be good for the brain.
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  • Okay, so one of theprinciples here, John,
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  • is that we need to makesure that we're really taking
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  • advantage of everythingour friendly cardiologists
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  • have told us abouttaking care of our heart:
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  • uh, eating a diet that'soptimal for heart health,
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  • for blood pressure, for bloodsugars, and reversing
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  • the type 2 diabetes or theprediabetes that we might have.
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  • We know that most people canreverse those conditions.
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  • Fifteen years ago that was,that was considered to be,
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  • uh, questionable whetheryou should even say that.
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  • Now we have plenty of data,plenty of research showing
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  • that type 2 diabetesis reversible.
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  • Right now, we're at thecrossroads of recognizing
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  • that not only is 90 percentof Alzheimer's preventable,
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  • but much of the cognitivedecline and the dysfunction
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  • in Alzheimer's is actuallyreversible if we pay attention
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  • to these strategies, includingadditional tests that look,
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  • that are cardiovascular tests,
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  • like, for instance, theblood test homocysteine.
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  • Elevated levels of this aminoacid in the, in the body,
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  • uh, become neurotoxic.
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  • And so, naturally, ifhigh homocysteine destroys
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  • hippocampal brain cells,we don't want that.
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  • And so there are naturalstrategies that we can use
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  • with our doctors to lower thehomocysteine amino acid proteins
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  • to a healthy range so thatthey're not causing this,
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  • this, this, uh, destruction of,of the hippocampal brain cells,
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  • preventing neurogenesisfrom taking place.
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  • -John: I think what a lotof people are going to be
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  • surprised about it there,that it is, that there is hope.
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  • -Dr. Youngberg:Absolutely.
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  • -John: This can be dialedback, and the future can be
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  • a whole lot brighter than youmight have otherwise thought.
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  • I'll be back with more with Dr.Wes Youngberg in just a moment.
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  • ♪[music]♪
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Hello,I'm Dr. Wes Youngberg,
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  • and I've just written a bookcalled "Memory Makeover:
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  • How to Prevent Alzheimer's andReverse Cognitive Decline."
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  • This book is in story form.
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  • It's case studies of individualsthat I have worked with
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  • and my colleagues have workedwith where they've actually
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  • been able to stopcognitive decline,
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  • and 80 percent of the time havebeen able to reverse aspects
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  • of cognitive decline.
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  • If you want to knowmore about that,
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  • get the book "Memory Makeover."
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  • -John Bradshaw:Thanks for joining me today
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  • on It Is Written.
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  • I'm John Bradshaw.My guest is Dr. Wes Youngberg.
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  • Dr. Youngberg, in your book,"Memory Makeover,"
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  • where you talk aboutpreventing Alzheimer's
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  • and reversing cognitive decline,
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  • you devote quite a lot of spaceto the case of John and Mary.
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  • And it's a remarkable story.
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  • Tell me about them.
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  • -Dr. Wes Youngberg: I, Ifirst met John and Mary,
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  • not their real names, uh,about, about four years ago
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  • when I was invited to that city
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  • to do a workshopfor the hospital
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  • on helping physicians learnhow to reverse diabetes.
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  • And, and it just sohappened that John and Mary
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  • were attending a, a"Diabetes Undone" series
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  • at their local church.
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  • And so I was invitedto present there,
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  • and, and that's when Ifirst met John and Mary.
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  • And he was concernedabout her blood sugar.
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  • She had already been diagnosedwith, with advanced Alzheimer's.
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  • -John: Mmm.
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: And so he askedme at that time, he said,
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  • "Well, is there, is thereanything that can be done
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  • for Alzheimer's?"
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  • And so, at the time, I,I said to him, "Well, yes,
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  • "they're, we're learning somenew things on how this relates
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  • to type 2 diabetes."
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  • Well, they got busy withtheir lives, as we all do,
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  • and four years go by.
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  • So she's now had advancedAlzheimer's for four years.
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  • She's seeing a reallygood neurologist,
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  • and, and so he, he asksthis neurologist one day, says,
  • 00:11:09.492 --> 00:11:13.129
  • "Is there anything elsethat we can do?"
  • 00:11:13.162 --> 00:11:15.865
  • And so the neurologist, notwanting to give false hopes,
  • 00:11:15.898 --> 00:11:19.301
  • but, but wanting to encouragethem to do whatever was rational
  • 00:11:19.335 --> 00:11:23.005
  • and reasonable, said, "Well,why don't you start working
  • 00:11:23.038 --> 00:11:26.308
  • "on a more comprehensiveand aggressive
  • 00:11:26.342 --> 00:11:28.277
  • lifestyle medicine program?"
  • 00:11:28.310 --> 00:11:29.478
  • As we've been discussing so far.
  • 00:11:29.512 --> 00:11:31.313
  • -John: Yeah.
  • 00:11:31.347 --> 00:11:32.414
  • -Dr. Youngberg: And so, so,uh, John was encouraged
  • 00:11:32.448 --> 00:11:34.416
  • by the neurologist to actuallygive me a call and set up
  • 00:11:34.450 --> 00:11:36.719
  • a series of phone consultations.
  • 00:11:36.752 --> 00:11:38.554
  • Well, uh, initially I wasvery careful to caution John,
  • 00:11:38.587 --> 00:11:44.760
  • um, not to expect, you know,something dramatic,
  • 00:11:44.794 --> 00:11:49.098
  • but, but to have hope that wecould do things that could,
  • 00:11:49.131 --> 00:11:52.635
  • number one, slowthat decline further,
  • 00:11:52.668 --> 00:11:55.738
  • because he was alreadyhaving problems
  • 00:11:55.771 --> 00:11:57.640
  • with even understanding her.
  • 00:11:57.673 --> 00:11:59.141
  • She would try tocommunicate with him
  • 00:11:59.175 --> 00:12:01.110
  • and, "Uh-uh-uh-uh-uh-uh,"she would talk like that.
  • 00:12:01.143 --> 00:12:04.180
  • -John: This is quitea way along?
  • 00:12:04.213 --> 00:12:05.414
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Literally,she has advanced,
  • 00:12:05.447 --> 00:12:06.949
  • more severe Alzheimer's.
  • 00:12:06.982 --> 00:12:07.950
  • -John: Oh yeah.
  • 00:12:07.983 --> 00:12:08.918
  • -Dr. Youngberg: And sohis doctor had said,
  • 00:12:08.951 --> 00:12:09.985
  • "Basically we'reat a crossroads here.
  • 00:12:10.019 --> 00:12:12.321
  • "You, you really needto get her into a home,
  • 00:12:12.354 --> 00:12:15.391
  • "because otherwise you'regoing to burn out,
  • 00:12:15.424 --> 00:12:17.827
  • "and, and, and if you burn out,what's going to happen to her?
  • 00:12:17.860 --> 00:12:21.297
  • "Right? So at leastif she's in a home,
  • 00:12:21.330 --> 00:12:22.798
  • "you can go and visit herand spend time with her,
  • 00:12:22.832 --> 00:12:24.800
  • but then get your rest."
  • 00:12:24.834 --> 00:12:26.068
  • 'Cause he was 24/7 with her.It was really rough.
  • 00:12:26.101 --> 00:12:28.604
  • She was having horriblesundowning syndrome.
  • 00:12:28.637 --> 00:12:31.307
  • Anybody who understandsAlzheimer's knows
  • 00:12:31.340 --> 00:12:33.676
  • that that's a horribleexperience.
  • 00:12:33.709 --> 00:12:35.578
  • It happens around sundown; thatcan last for three to four hours
  • 00:12:35.611 --> 00:12:39.014
  • where they are, they'reconfused, they're agitated,
  • 00:12:39.048 --> 00:12:41.684
  • they're hostile, they're--it,it's just a horrible experience
  • 00:12:41.717 --> 00:12:44.820
  • with a loved one to,to go through that.
  • 00:12:44.854 --> 00:12:47.323
  • Well, so this had been goingon now for about three years.
  • 00:12:47.356 --> 00:12:50.993
  • And, and so, whenthey started, uh,
  • 00:12:51.026 --> 00:12:54.496
  • uh, a comprehensivelifestyle medicine program,
  • 00:12:54.530 --> 00:12:57.233
  • where he didn't just askhis wife, John,
  • 00:12:57.266 --> 00:12:59.301
  • "You want to goexercising, honey?"
  • 00:12:59.335 --> 00:13:00.736
  • 'Cause he knew she would say no.
  • 00:13:00.769 --> 00:13:02.238
  • She would become belligerent.-John: Right.
  • 00:13:02.271 --> 00:13:03.973
  • -Dr. Youngberg: "Uh, no!"
  • 00:13:04.006 --> 00:13:04.974
  • You know, she wouldn'tget off the couch.
  • 00:13:05.007 --> 00:13:06.775
  • But if he said to her, "Honey,would you like to go shopping?"
  • 00:13:06.809 --> 00:13:10.946
  • she would brighten up, you know.
  • 00:13:10.980 --> 00:13:13.616
  • And, and even though shecouldn't communicate very well--
  • 00:13:13.649 --> 00:13:16.218
  • she didn't, she didn't knowsome of the family members--
  • 00:13:16.252 --> 00:13:18.988
  • she wanted to go shopping.
  • 00:13:19.021 --> 00:13:20.422
  • So she started looking for herpurse, she'd grab her purse,
  • 00:13:20.456 --> 00:13:22.892
  • and John would takeher to the mall,
  • 00:13:22.925 --> 00:13:25.060
  • and they'd walk to the endof the mall and back,
  • 00:13:25.094 --> 00:13:27.463
  • and back again.
  • 00:13:27.496 --> 00:13:28.664
  • They'd get half an hour ofexercise in going to the mall.
  • 00:13:28.697 --> 00:13:31.133
  • Then they'd go tothe grocery store
  • 00:13:31.166 --> 00:13:32.534
  • and walk about the perimeterof the grocery store.
  • 00:13:32.568 --> 00:13:34.536
  • She would grab donuts andgrab sodas and all the things
  • 00:13:34.570 --> 00:13:37.606
  • that she loved, 'causeshe was a sugarholic.
  • 00:13:37.640 --> 00:13:39.742
  • And he, she would gether exercise grabbing them,
  • 00:13:39.775 --> 00:13:42.011
  • and he would get hisexercise putting them back.
  • 00:13:42.044 --> 00:13:43.512
  • -John: Putting them back.
  • 00:13:43.545 --> 00:13:44.513
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Okay,and so he made sure--
  • 00:13:44.546 --> 00:13:46.682
  • you see, at that stageyou're dealing with
  • 00:13:46.715 --> 00:13:48.350
  • essentially atoddler's mentality.
  • 00:13:48.384 --> 00:13:50.419
  • You can't say,"Well, they want it,
  • 00:13:50.452 --> 00:13:51.954
  • so I should just give it tothem. They're an adult."
  • 00:13:51.987 --> 00:13:53.856
  • You can't give them to them,dementogenic foods;
  • 00:13:53.889 --> 00:13:56.692
  • they're nevergonna get better.
  • 00:13:56.725 --> 00:13:58.027
  • So, so, he made, he found a wayto get her to exercise.
  • 00:13:58.060 --> 00:14:00.629
  • He found a way to get herto eat the right foods.
  • 00:14:00.663 --> 00:14:02.798
  • We did all the rationalthings that were available
  • 00:14:02.831 --> 00:14:05.601
  • in the medical literature,which was a lot of things.
  • 00:14:05.634 --> 00:14:07.870
  • We did all the right tests andtreated every single risk factor
  • 00:14:07.903 --> 00:14:12.041
  • optimally--not just, not justthe normal, but optimal.
  • 00:14:12.074 --> 00:14:15.911
  • In six weeks, her sundowningsyndrome started going away
  • 00:14:15.945 --> 00:14:19.882
  • dramatically.
  • 00:14:19.915 --> 00:14:21.116
  • Can you imagine spendingthree hours every night
  • 00:14:21.150 --> 00:14:24.086
  • trying to get your spouse tocalm down and not to go outside
  • 00:14:24.119 --> 00:14:26.989
  • after packing all her bagsand wanting to go see mom,
  • 00:14:27.022 --> 00:14:29.792
  • who has been dead for 30 years?
  • 00:14:29.825 --> 00:14:32.194
  • Every night for three hours.
  • 00:14:32.227 --> 00:14:33.963
  • Okay, and then the, thenext morning have to take
  • 00:14:33.996 --> 00:14:36.198
  • all the, all the clothesback and put them
  • 00:14:36.231 --> 00:14:38.300
  • in the, in the drawers?
  • 00:14:38.334 --> 00:14:39.601
  • That'll happenevery day for years.
  • 00:14:39.635 --> 00:14:41.337
  • -John: A lot of peopleare dealing with this.
  • 00:14:41.370 --> 00:14:42.538
  • -Dr. Youngberg:That was gone in two months.
  • 00:14:42.571 --> 00:14:43.872
  • Now, I'm not saying everybodywho has a spouse with that,
  • 00:14:43.906 --> 00:14:46.208
  • with, uh, withsundowning syndrome
  • 00:14:46.241 --> 00:14:48.177
  • is going to cure thatin two months.
  • 00:14:48.210 --> 00:14:49.378
  • That, this was the casein, in this situation.
  • 00:14:49.411 --> 00:14:52.781
  • And, and she hadnot been able to--
  • 00:14:52.815 --> 00:14:55.918
  • to make a long story short,she had not been able to,
  • 00:14:55.951 --> 00:14:59.788
  • uh, recognize her sisterfor over three years.
  • 00:14:59.822 --> 00:15:04.259
  • So just about 12 monthsinto the process--
  • 00:15:04.293 --> 00:15:07.763
  • actually 11 months,this is just recently--
  • 00:15:07.796 --> 00:15:10.566
  • uh, they traveled to a citythree hours away,
  • 00:15:10.599 --> 00:15:14.870
  • where her sister lived, and forthe first time in three years,
  • 00:15:14.903 --> 00:15:20.376
  • when she got out of the car,she recognized her sister.
  • 00:15:20.409 --> 00:15:23.645
  • She walked up to her and huggedher, called her by name,
  • 00:15:23.679 --> 00:15:26.982
  • and sat down in the living room,
  • 00:15:27.016 --> 00:15:29.318
  • talking with her sister assisters should be able to do,
  • 00:15:29.351 --> 00:15:33.355
  • remembering howthey grew up together.
  • 00:15:33.389 --> 00:15:35.991
  • And this is something thatshe had not been able to do
  • 00:15:36.025 --> 00:15:37.926
  • for three years.
  • 00:15:37.960 --> 00:15:38.961
  • And so, she still has,technically, Alzheimer's,
  • 00:15:38.994 --> 00:15:42.498
  • but it is a form of Alzheimer'swhich is so much more functional
  • 00:15:42.531 --> 00:15:46.068
  • than it was for that periodof time, that John told me,
  • 00:15:46.101 --> 00:15:49.872
  • he said, "I feel like I havemy wife back again.
  • 00:15:49.905 --> 00:15:52.841
  • "In fact, she even laughsat my jokes now.
  • 00:15:52.875 --> 00:15:56.745
  • "She knows the time whenshe looks at the clock.
  • 00:15:56.779 --> 00:15:59.114
  • "She knows where we areas we're driving,
  • 00:15:59.148 --> 00:16:01.083
  • and she corrects meif I miss a turn."
  • 00:16:01.116 --> 00:16:03.352
  • Previously she had beenunable to do that.
  • 00:16:03.385 --> 00:16:05.621
  • And so there is hope,even for people who have
  • 00:16:05.654 --> 00:16:09.358
  • advanced Alzheimer's, ifyou have a health partner,
  • 00:16:09.391 --> 00:16:13.195
  • a spouse, who's willing toput the effort into it now,
  • 00:16:13.228 --> 00:16:16.832
  • to prevent that further decline
  • 00:16:16.865 --> 00:16:18.867
  • and to begin thatreversal process.
  • 00:16:18.901 --> 00:16:21.270
  • It's exciting to see whatJohn was able to do for Mary.
  • 00:16:21.303 --> 00:16:25.274
  • And that's why in the bookI call it a love story.
  • 00:16:25.307 --> 00:16:28.444
  • -John: "Memory Makeover"is the book.
  • 00:16:28.477 --> 00:16:30.446
  • And the good newsis there is hope,
  • 00:16:30.479 --> 00:16:33.148
  • and lots of it, for somebodybattling cognitive decline.
  • 00:16:33.182 --> 00:16:36.652
  • We'll be back with morein just a moment.
  • 00:16:36.685 --> 00:16:39.488
  • ♪[music]♪
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Hello,I'm Dr. Wes Youngberg,
  • 00:16:48.464 --> 00:16:50.199
  • and I've just written a bookcalled "Memory Makeover:
  • 00:16:50.232 --> 00:16:52.401
  • How to Prevent Alzheimer's andReverse Cognitive Decline."
  • 00:16:52.434 --> 00:16:56.738
  • This book is in story form.
  • 00:16:56.772 --> 00:16:58.607
  • It's case studies of individualsthat I have worked with
  • 00:16:58.640 --> 00:17:01.009
  • and my colleagues have workedwith where they've actually
  • 00:17:01.043 --> 00:17:03.345
  • been able to stopcognitive decline,
  • 00:17:03.378 --> 00:17:06.648
  • and 80 percent of the timehave been able to reverse
  • 00:17:06.682 --> 00:17:09.785
  • aspects of cognitive decline.
  • 00:17:09.818 --> 00:17:12.087
  • If you want to knowmore about that,
  • 00:17:12.121 --> 00:17:13.755
  • get the book "Memory Makeover."
  • 00:17:13.789 --> 00:17:16.792
  • -John Bradshaw: Thanksfor joining me today
  • 00:17:19.161 --> 00:17:20.629
  • on It Is Written.
  • 00:17:20.662 --> 00:17:21.663
  • Dr. Wes Youngberg,we've been talking about,
  • 00:17:21.697 --> 00:17:24.833
  • uh, preventing and evenreversing cognitive decline.
  • 00:17:24.867 --> 00:17:28.737
  • -Dr. Wes Youngberg:Right.
  • 00:17:28.770 --> 00:17:29.571
  • -John: Do you meetpeople who say,
  • 00:17:29.605 --> 00:17:30.739
  • "Nah, this just can't happen"?
  • 00:17:30.772 --> 00:17:32.574
  • -Dr. Youngberg:You know, I was trained,
  • 00:17:32.608 --> 00:17:34.109
  • and most of my colleagueswere trained,
  • 00:17:34.143 --> 00:17:36.378
  • that this was justreally impossible.
  • 00:17:36.411 --> 00:17:38.313
  • And so, unless, unlesswe have taken the time
  • 00:17:38.347 --> 00:17:42.885
  • to look at the new researchand to study it and to see
  • 00:17:42.918 --> 00:17:46.455
  • what is possible,
  • 00:17:46.488 --> 00:17:48.123
  • then we're gonna believe whatwe were taught 30 years ago.
  • 00:17:48.157 --> 00:17:51.727
  • Right? And so, so that'swhy I spend a lot of my time
  • 00:17:51.760 --> 00:17:54.730
  • lecturing to medicalaudiences, to give them,
  • 00:17:54.763 --> 00:17:56.832
  • give them the vision ofwhat is really possible,
  • 00:17:56.865 --> 00:17:59.701
  • because if we take the time toaddress the underlying triggers
  • 00:17:59.735 --> 00:18:04.573
  • of Alzheimer's, it, it's,it's transformative.
  • 00:18:04.606 --> 00:18:08.677
  • So that's why, once again,the, the research
  • 00:18:08.710 --> 00:18:10.746
  • out of the Adventist healthstudy at Loma Linda University
  • 00:18:10.779 --> 00:18:13.782
  • has documented that 90 percentof Alzheimer's is preventable.
  • 00:18:13.815 --> 00:18:17.686
  • We can, we can track that.
  • 00:18:17.719 --> 00:18:18.887
  • But, but the, I also seein my practice,
  • 00:18:18.921 --> 00:18:21.890
  • and, and other colleagues ofmine that do this full-time
  • 00:18:21.924 --> 00:18:25.327
  • have noticed, that at least80 percent of those
  • 00:18:25.360 --> 00:18:29.198
  • who are willing to invest and,and put effort into addressing
  • 00:18:29.231 --> 00:18:34.970
  • the fundamental strategies andthen the specialty strategies
  • 00:18:35.003 --> 00:18:38.473
  • related to theirindividual risk factors,
  • 00:18:38.507 --> 00:18:40.776
  • are actually able to beginto reverse that process,
  • 00:18:40.809 --> 00:18:43.312
  • which means that it'salso preventing progression.
  • 00:18:43.345 --> 00:18:46.548
  • So the first step isto prevent progression
  • 00:18:46.582 --> 00:18:48.483
  • or to slow progression.
  • 00:18:48.517 --> 00:18:49.885
  • The second step isto stop progression.
  • 00:18:49.918 --> 00:18:52.487
  • And the third step isto focus on reversal
  • 00:18:52.521 --> 00:18:55.691
  • of that cognitive decline.
  • 00:18:55.724 --> 00:18:57.259
  • And the vast majority ofthose who invest in this,
  • 00:18:57.292 --> 00:19:00.395
  • like John and Mary did,
  • 00:19:00.429 --> 00:19:02.097
  • are actually ableto accomplish that.
  • 00:19:02.130 --> 00:19:03.865
  • -John: We have a few momentsleft, so let's, let's,
  • 00:19:03.899 --> 00:19:06.168
  • let's leave this withsome, some steps.
  • 00:19:06.201 --> 00:19:08.337
  • Someone is saying, "I hear whatyou say. This isn't a guarantee.
  • 00:19:08.370 --> 00:19:12.074
  • "I hear what you say.This doesn't mean
  • 00:19:12.107 --> 00:19:13.475
  • we're going to get ridof everything."
  • 00:19:13.508 --> 00:19:14.776
  • -Dr. Youngberg:Right.
  • 00:19:14.810 --> 00:19:15.777
  • -John: "But we're talkingabout improvement
  • 00:19:15.811 --> 00:19:16.612
  • "and very significantimprovement.
  • 00:19:16.645 --> 00:19:18.380
  • "I want that formy family member.
  • 00:19:18.413 --> 00:19:20.115
  • I want that for myself.I'm going to start."
  • 00:19:20.148 --> 00:19:22.684
  • Where do we start?Let's look at some steps.
  • 00:19:22.718 --> 00:19:24.353
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Okay, so, um,but, we, we need to start
  • 00:19:24.386 --> 00:19:27.689
  • with exercise.
  • 00:19:27.723 --> 00:19:28.724
  • That's the mostfundamental strategy.
  • 00:19:28.757 --> 00:19:30.425
  • Exercise is what makesyou feel better.
  • 00:19:30.459 --> 00:19:32.561
  • Exercise is what startsto change the brain
  • 00:19:32.594 --> 00:19:35.230
  • to start healing.
  • 00:19:35.264 --> 00:19:36.498
  • Uh, but exercise by itself isn'tgoing to fix all this, right?
  • 00:19:36.531 --> 00:19:39.368
  • -John: Okay, so exercise, plus?
  • 00:19:39.401 --> 00:19:40.602
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Yeah, uh, so wehave to have the right diet.
  • 00:19:40.636 --> 00:19:42.504
  • We have to have the right fuel.
  • 00:19:42.537 --> 00:19:44.006
  • We have to get the rightnutrients into our body.
  • 00:19:44.039 --> 00:19:46.275
  • We have to avoid the very foodsthat are bringing toxins that,
  • 00:19:46.308 --> 00:19:49.611
  • that are causingdamage to neurogenesis.
  • 00:19:49.645 --> 00:19:52.247
  • -John: Unfortunatelythose are the foods
  • 00:19:52.281 --> 00:19:53.582
  • that a lot of people like
  • 00:19:53.615 --> 00:19:54.583
  • but everybody is willingto admit are bad for us.
  • 00:19:54.616 --> 00:19:56.451
  • So, keep away from orminimize or eliminate what?
  • 00:19:56.485 --> 00:19:59.421
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Yeah,basically, fast foods,
  • 00:19:59.454 --> 00:20:01.390
  • fried foods, refined foods, the,you know, all the sugary foods.
  • 00:20:01.423 --> 00:20:06.628
  • [chuckles] There are so manystudies we could cover, John,
  • 00:20:06.662 --> 00:20:09.464
  • but if, if, if you'regoing to start
  • 00:20:09.498 --> 00:20:11.366
  • with avoiding one thing that'sreally bad for the brain,
  • 00:20:11.400 --> 00:20:14.503
  • it's sugar, you know. And I,I, I could eat a lot of sugar.
  • 00:20:14.536 --> 00:20:18.840
  • -John: I think everybody could.
  • 00:20:18.874 --> 00:20:20.175
  • -Dr. Youngberg: You know,we all love sugar.
  • 00:20:20.208 --> 00:20:22.577
  • But here's the bottom line.
  • 00:20:22.611 --> 00:20:24.046
  • Sugar actually dumbs downthe brain very quickly.
  • 00:20:24.079 --> 00:20:28.016
  • I could tell you stories whenI've experienced it myself,
  • 00:20:28.050 --> 00:20:30.919
  • right? So I'm not perfect.
  • 00:20:30.952 --> 00:20:32.120
  • I make stupid mistakesfrom time to time,
  • 00:20:32.154 --> 00:20:34.056
  • and I notice it when I do.
  • 00:20:34.089 --> 00:20:35.557
  • -John: And it's not justthat sugar is so bad,
  • 00:20:35.590 --> 00:20:37.326
  • but again, you look atthe standard American diet,
  • 00:20:37.359 --> 00:20:39.227
  • we're consumingtons of this stuff.
  • 00:20:39.261 --> 00:20:41.263
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Yeah.
  • 00:20:41.296 --> 00:20:42.464
  • -John: Way more than the bodywas ever meant to consume.
  • 00:20:42.497 --> 00:20:43.899
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Yeah.
  • 00:20:43.932 --> 00:20:45.033
  • -John: So if we pull thatback to a realistic level,
  • 00:20:45.067 --> 00:20:45.967
  • that's really gonna help.
  • 00:20:46.001 --> 00:20:46.768
  • -Dr. Youngberg:Yeah, absolutely.
  • 00:20:46.802 --> 00:20:48.103
  • And so then we talk aboutsleep. Sleep is so critical.
  • 00:20:48.136 --> 00:20:50.872
  • If, if somebody doesn'tfix the sleep problem,
  • 00:20:50.906 --> 00:20:54.343
  • uh, even if they're addressingthe other things quite well,
  • 00:20:54.376 --> 00:20:57.713
  • it's going to really slowany of the benefit.
  • 00:20:57.746 --> 00:21:00.882
  • And so, again, we wantto slow things down;
  • 00:21:00.916 --> 00:21:03.352
  • we wanna begin toreverse that process.
  • 00:21:03.385 --> 00:21:05.987
  • You've gotta geta good night's sleep.
  • 00:21:06.021 --> 00:21:07.656
  • We gotta figure it out.
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  • -John: How many hours isa good night's sleep?
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Yeah, so,so, for the average person
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  • who's trying to preventfurther cognitive decline,
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  • they really should be gettingat least seven or eight hours
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  • of sleep, you know, somewherebetween seven and eight hours
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  • of nightly sleep.
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  • Studies have shownjust going to bed late,
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  • even if you get eight hours,
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  • causes damage to the hippocampalcells, even in young people.
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  • So, so this is some--
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  • neurodegeneration doesn'tbegin at age 75 or 85.
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  • It begins, begins very early,even as teenagers.
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  • So, so if we start payingattention as teenagers
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  • and young adults, we areprotecting the reserve
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  • of cognitive functionin our brain.
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  • And that way it'll take a lotlonger to eventually get
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  • to a problem, if thereever was one.
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  • -John: Exercise,the right food,
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  • and eating the right foodis, is two things;
  • 00:21:55.904 --> 00:21:58.140
  • it's eating the right foodand not eating a bunch of junk.
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Yeah.
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  • -John: Getting adequate sleep.
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  • -Dr. Youngberg: Yeah.
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  • -John: What else?
  • 00:22:03.044 --> 00:22:04.079
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Optimalhydration, getting plenty,
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  • plenty of water,spending time outside,
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  • getting, getting somesunlight on a daily basis,
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  • optimizing your bloodvitamin D levels.
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  • Those, those arecritical, critical steps.
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  • And I would like to saythat doing comprehensive
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  • blood testing,doing genetic testing,
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  • all that is, is indispensable
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  • to understanding ourindividual risk.
  • 00:22:24.032 --> 00:22:26.568
  • So at some point thefundamentals have to be,
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  • have to be, uh, we have toadd to the fundamentals
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  • the, the individualized riskfactors that we might have.
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  • And the only wayyou're gonna know
  • 00:22:35.544 --> 00:22:37.212
  • if you have a problem with theseis to work with your doctor
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  • to get comprehensiveblood tests,
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  • not just the standardphysical blood tests,
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  • but tests that relate to all therisks that can affect the brain.
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  • -John: Why do you think it isthat the incidence of dementia,
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  • Alzheimer's in particular,is way up, way up
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  • compared to 50 years,100 years ago?
  • 00:22:54.663 --> 00:22:58.333
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Well, yeah, Ithink it has to do with, uh,
  • 00:22:58.366 --> 00:23:00.268
  • the choices that we've made,
  • 00:23:00.302 --> 00:23:01.770
  • and we've bought intosome of the marketing,
  • 00:23:01.803 --> 00:23:03.872
  • the biggest marketing liesof our, of our generation.
  • 00:23:03.905 --> 00:23:07.642
  • Uh, I, I just recently read, uh,a big magazine at the airport
  • 00:23:07.676 --> 00:23:12.380
  • was saying how to dealwith, uh, Alzheimer's,
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  • and it had "hope" on it.
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  • So I thought, okay, I wantto find out what they say
  • 00:23:16.318 --> 00:23:18.053
  • about hope.
  • 00:23:18.086 --> 00:23:18.487
  • -John: Sure.
  • 00:23:18.520 --> 00:23:19.754
  • -Dr. Youngberg: And you knowwhat one--they had two things
  • 00:23:19.788 --> 00:23:20.956
  • about hope; one of the thingswas "more good news for,"
  • 00:23:20.989 --> 00:23:24.626
  • for, uh, "drinkers." [laughs]Basically they were saying,
  • 00:23:24.659 --> 00:23:28.830
  • suggesting, that if youjust drank more alcohol,
  • 00:23:28.864 --> 00:23:32.167
  • more, more alcoholic beverages,
  • 00:23:32.200 --> 00:23:34.102
  • that that would protectyour brain from dementia.
  • 00:23:34.135 --> 00:23:36.872
  • -John: That's absurd.
  • 00:23:36.905 --> 00:23:37.906
  • -Dr. Youngberg:The opposite is true.
  • 00:23:37.939 --> 00:23:39.007
  • The best studies ever done,British Medical Journal,
  • 00:23:39.040 --> 00:23:41.643
  • uh, showing that a30-year MRI study,
  • 00:23:41.676 --> 00:23:45.981
  • so that even occasionalsocial drinking
  • 00:23:46.014 --> 00:23:49.551
  • led to hippocampalbrain cell loss,
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  • even occasional,by over 300 percent,
  • 00:23:52.120 --> 00:23:55.257
  • moderate drinkingover a 30-year period.
  • 00:23:55.290 --> 00:23:57.893
  • And these were peoplethat had, you know,
  • 00:23:57.926 --> 00:23:59.928
  • upper social economic status.
  • 00:23:59.961 --> 00:24:02.264
  • -John: So we've becomeprisoners, really,
  • 00:24:02.297 --> 00:24:03.565
  • of our own lifestyle.
  • 00:24:03.598 --> 00:24:04.666
  • -Dr. Youngberg: Right.
  • 00:24:04.699 --> 00:24:05.667
  • -John: Our forebearsdidn't live this way.
  • 00:24:05.700 --> 00:24:06.635
  • We don't have to goback to the Stone Age,
  • 00:24:06.668 --> 00:24:08.003
  • but just in relevantlyrecent times,
  • 00:24:08.036 --> 00:24:09.638
  • people were livingfar healthier lives.
  • 00:24:09.671 --> 00:24:11.373
  • If we can somehow tweakthis thing a little bit,
  • 00:24:11.406 --> 00:24:14.409
  • we'll find fantastic results.
  • 00:24:14.442 --> 00:24:16.778
  • I'm impressedwith this very much,
  • 00:24:16.811 --> 00:24:18.380
  • "Memory Makeover: Howto Prevent Alzheimer's
  • 00:24:18.413 --> 00:24:20.615
  • and Reverse CognitiveDecline the Natural Way."
  • 00:24:20.649 --> 00:24:23.118
  • Thanks for doing this.
  • 00:24:23.151 --> 00:24:24.553
  • -Dr. Youngberg:My pleasure, John.
  • 00:24:24.586 --> 00:24:25.487
  • -John: Thanks for doing this.
  • 00:24:25.520 --> 00:24:26.621
  • This book [thumps] willchange lots and lots of lives.
  • 00:24:26.655 --> 00:24:31.393
  • And if you look tothe God who made you--
  • 00:24:31.426 --> 00:24:35.263
  • remember the Bible says, "We arefearfully and wonderfully made."
  • 00:24:35.297 --> 00:24:38.767
  • If you bring into yourlifestyle the God who made us
  • 00:24:38.800 --> 00:24:42.003
  • in the beginning and made usto live a certain way--
  • 00:24:42.037 --> 00:24:45.140
  • and, uh, let me justcheck this with you.
  • 00:24:45.173 --> 00:24:48.076
  • When you add into thisfaith, hope, trust,
  • 00:24:48.109 --> 00:24:51.846
  • and a relationship with God,
  • 00:24:51.880 --> 00:24:53.481
  • there's healing in that,too, isn't there?
  • 00:24:53.515 --> 00:24:54.916
  • -Dr. Youngberg: That's,that's actually probably
  • 00:24:54.950 --> 00:24:56.284
  • the number one thing.
  • 00:24:56.318 --> 00:24:57.385
  • Having healthy relationshipswith our fellow man,
  • 00:24:57.419 --> 00:25:01.289
  • but also vertically with God,I think we can clearly say
  • 00:25:01.323 --> 00:25:04.659
  • that that's the mostimportant part of healing.
  • 00:25:04.693 --> 00:25:07.963
  • -John: Dr. Youngberg, thankyou. I appreciate it immensely.
  • 00:25:07.996 --> 00:25:10.265
  • -Dr. Youngberg:Thank you for having me.
  • 00:25:10.298 --> 00:25:11.700
  • -John: Thank you forremembering that It Is Written
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  • exists because of the kindnessof people just like you.
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  • or you can visit us online atitiswritten.com.
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  • -John Bradshaw:Let's pray together now.
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  • ♪[soft music]♪
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  • Our Father in heaven,
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  • we're grateful,
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  • grateful that there's hope,
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  • grateful that You arethe Great Physician.
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  • We are grateful today that Youlove us and loved us so much
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  • to allow Jesus to cometo this world
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  • that we could live here,and there.
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  • We know He's coming back soon.
  • 00:25:59.447 --> 00:26:01.249
  • You want for usthe more abundant life,
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  • a life that stretchesbeyond this world
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  • and into the world to come.
  • 00:26:06.121 --> 00:26:08.189
  • Friend, you can havethat life in Jesus.
  • 00:26:08.223 --> 00:26:09.858
  • If you've not accepted itfrom Him, would you do so now?
  • 00:26:09.891 --> 00:26:12.227
  • Would you pray a prayerin your heart that says,
  • 00:26:12.260 --> 00:26:14.729
  • "Lord, take me, make me Yours.
  • 00:26:14.763 --> 00:26:17.265
  • "I want You, the God of heaven,
  • 00:26:17.298 --> 00:26:18.600
  • to have my life andguide me in Your path."
  • 00:26:18.633 --> 00:26:21.703
  • Lord, will You guide us inthe paths of better health?
  • 00:26:21.736 --> 00:26:24.773
  • There are peopleright now who are saying,
  • 00:26:24.806 --> 00:26:26.074
  • "Thank You. I want thisnew life, new hope."
  • 00:26:26.107 --> 00:26:29.678
  • We want to fight this thing off
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  • and, and reverse the ravagesof this terrible disease.
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  • Lord, we thank Youfor the great hope
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  • of the wonderful futurethat we have in You
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  • in this world and soonwhen Jesus returns.
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  • In Jesus' name we pray.
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  • Amen.
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  • Thanks so muchfor joining me.
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  • I'm looking forward toseeing you again next time.
  • 00:26:49.264 --> 00:26:51.733
  • Until then, remember:
  • 00:26:51.766 --> 00:26:53.468
  • "It is written, 'Man shallnot live by bread alone,
  • 00:26:53.501 --> 00:26:57.105
  • but by every word that proceedsfrom the mouth of God.'"
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  • ♪[inspiring theme music]♪
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