p. Mehmet Oz announced on Monday that his 80-year-old mother had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, urging viewers to take preventative action as early as possible.
Dr. Oz told Fox and Friends that his mother was "starting to forget simple things," such as giving birth to her fourth grandchild.
Dr. Oz says that there are Alzheimer's disease in America and 16 million people are caring for them.
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we will live nice long lives, we don't want to have a nation of Alzheimer's patients. … You have to diagnose the problem on time or we have no chance, "he said, warning that one in four Americans is predisposed to the gene that causes Alzheimer's disease.
One of the preventative measures he promotes is to He said, "If you have a big belly, it means you will have a cerebellum, leading directly to cognitive dysfunction."
A study published by Earli This year in the journal of the American Academy of Neurology found a link between the high index body mass (BMI), vis
Oz went on to say, "Cholesterol problems are not only problems for your heart, but also problems for your brain and problems in ways you do not know."
Pregnant women have also been advised by Oz to "start preventative work" for your child.
"The earlier you intervene in your child, the less likely you are to have a problem with advancing age," he said, expressing his hope that dementia can be delayed if people take the right steps preventive steps.
"We are making some progress with new drugs, but this is not the solution. The solution will be to prevent the problem. "