Neurologist Sounds the Alarm: Silent Symptoms of Dementia & Brain Decline with Dr. David Perlmutter
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This episode is brought to you by Birch Living and Bioptimizers.  According to today’s guest, the seeds of Alzheimer’s are planted at least twenty years before a diagnosis. So, it’s never too early to think about the lifestyle changes that can influence brain health and the risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. David Perlmutter shows us what we can do to protect our brain health and lower our risk.   Today on The Dhru Purohit Show, Dhru sits down with Dr. David Perlmutter to discuss research around the top four factors that can determine the risk of developing Alzheimer’s and his lifestyle tips on prevention. Dr. Perlmutter shares the tools we can use to analyze our brain’s use of energy and discusses the importance of engaging in physically and mentally stimulating activities. He also shares his hot takes on the community’s top questions and reiterates the importance of changing our minds and keeping up with the latest research.   Dr. David Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and five-time New York Times bestselling author. He serves on the Board of Directors and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He is the author of Grain Brain, among other books, and his most recent book, Drop Acid. He serves as a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and has published extensively in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Archives of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and The Journal of Applied Nutrition. In this episode, Dhru and Dr. Perlmutter dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version): Early warning signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia (00:00:40 / 00:00:40)  Influences you can have over your lifestyle (6:50 / 5:44)  4 factors that determine our risk of Alzheimer’s (12:28 / 11:00) The role of oral microbiome in our brain health (28:41 / 25:31)  Tools to analyze our brain’s use of energy (31:49 / 28:46) The risks of a sedentary lifestyle on brain health (34:06 / 30:55) The importance of engaging in mentally and physically stimulating activities (49:10 / 45:30) Sleep as a powerful pillar in Alzheimer's prevention (52:30 / 49:35) Key supplements for brain health (58:46 / 55:40)  Future therapeutics that could help Alzheimer’s patients (1:20:10 / 1:17:20) Dr. Perlmutter’s hot takes on community questions (1:23:13 / 1:20:10) Also mentioned in this episode: Fygg toothpaste  Try This-Can Multivitamins Prevent Dementia  To get 20% off your Birch Living mattress plus two free eco-rest pillows, head over to today. Go to now and enter promo code DHRU10 to get 10% off any order and up to 2 travel-size bottles of Magnesium Breakthrough for a limited time.  Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
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