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The Impact of Zinc and Copper on the Aging Brain

The prevalence of Alzheimer's Disease in our aging population is frightening, affecting 10% of those over age 60, 20% of those over age 70, and 30% of those over age 80.1 There are roughly 5 to 6 million AD patients in the US and an equal number of people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), memory loss, but not enough loss of function to be called AD. In general, MCI is a precursor to AD, with 80% eventually developing AD, at the rate of 15% per year.2 Supplementation with Zinc Becaus... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Monday, June 10, 2019