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June 13, 2022

Groundbreaking Approach To Treating And Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease with Dr. David Perlmutter

Inflammation isn’t all bad; it helps fight infection and healing trauma, but it’s the persistent elevation that is damaging.

Dr. David Perlmutter

Dr. David Perlmutter, MD is a Board-Certified Neurologist and six-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 author of Grain Brain among others, and his recent book, Drop Acid released February 15, 2022 and is a New York Times best-seller. The book reveals how controlling uric acid is a key to losing weight, controlling blood sugar and achieving health and longevity and exposes the deadly truth about uric acid and teaches invaluable strategies to manage its levels.

Dr. Perlmutter received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. 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 addition, he is a frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by institutions such as the World Bank and IMF, Columbia University, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Harvard University, and serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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What is the best approach for treating and preventing Alzheimer’s Disease?

After my traumatic brain injury, my grandmother became my primary caregiver because my parents had to work multiple jobs. From a young age, I watched her struggle with Alzheimer’s, and I saw firsthand how devastating this disease is. It’s why I’m so passionate about brain health and work with leading experts in their mission to understand, treat, and prevent Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases.

To talk more about this very important topic, I’m delighted to have Dr. David Perlmutter back on our show today. Dr. Perlmutter is an MD board-certified neurologist and five-time New York Times best-selling author, including his latest, Drop Acid: The Surprising New Science of Uric Acid—The Key to Losing Weight, Controlling Blood Sugar, and Achieving Extraordinary Health.

When you lose your memory, it can feel like you’re losing a part of yourself. But instead of feeling helpless, I want you to feel empowered to make small changes that can have a long-term impact on your brain and body health. Listen in, as Dr. Perlmutter talks about understanding the role uric acid and inflammation plays in your body and how that impacts the progression of diseases like Alzheimer’s.

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Show Notes:

  • What role does genetics play in diseases like Alzheimer’s? Dr. Perlmutter answers. [2:21]
  • The protective mechanisms that helped with our evolutionary survival are at odds with how we live today. Here’s why. [4:06]
  • So much effort is directed towards cures but staying metabolically healthy increases your resistance against degenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s. [5:35]
  • Here’s how inflammation works and why it’s difficult to detect in the brain. [7:39]
  • Use this simple tool to measure inflammation in your body. [8:45]
  • Inflammation isn’t bad, but this study shows the potential long-term damage from persistent elevated levels. [9:26]
  • These statistics are extremely sobering when you realize this is a situation that we can’t cure. [10:51]
  • You begin to set the stage for degenerative disease around certain ages, which is why this is the best time to regain control over your metabolic health. [12:42]
  • Dr. Perlmutter’s mission is to give you the tools to understand why increased levels of this one thing can be so damaging to your brain. [13:47]
  • Screenshot, tag us (@JimKwik & @David Perlmutter), and tell us one small, simple step you’re going to take because of this conversation.
  • Report my favorites and gift one copy to a lucky listener.
  • Uric acid and how it affects the brain last episode listen, here.
  • For more information, visit website, here.
  • Be sure to buy a copy of his book, Drop Acid: The Surprising New Science of Uric Acid—The Key to Losing Weight, Controlling Blood Sugar, and Achieving Extraordinary Health, here.
  • This content contains affiliate links. If you use these links to purchase something, we may earn a commission. Thanks.

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