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What happens when Alzheimer’s patients are given a teaspoon of #turmeric a day? @Care2

What happens when Alzheimer’s patients are given a teaspoon of #turmeric a day? @Care2

The spice turmeric may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, but what about treating Alzheimer’s disease with the spice turmeric? An exciting case series was published in 2012: three Alzheimer’s patients were treated with turmeric, and their symptoms improved. In case number one, an 83-year-old woman started losing her memory and feeling disoriented. She started having problems taking care of herself, wandering aimlessly and became incontinent. After taking a teaspoon of turmeric per day however, her agitation, apathy, anxiety and irritability were relieved and she had less accidents. Furthermore, she began to laugh again, sing again and knit again. After taking turmeric for more than a year, she came to recognize her family and now lives a peaceful life without a significant behavioral or psychological symptom of dementia. Case number two was similar, but with the additional ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/treating-alzheimers-with...

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