More About The Link Between Infection & Alzheimer’s Disease

As the blood-brain barrier breaks down with advancing age, bacteria and viruses enter the brain which results in inflammation and loss of memory.  [Science Translational Medicine May 25, 2016]  A good layman’s explanation can be found at Forbes.com

Small molecules pass the blood-brain barrier and that inhibit replication of viruses and bacteria, accelerate the disposal of beta amyloid plaque, bind to potentially toxic metals (mercury, lead, iron, copper), inhibit blood clotting and inflammation are polyphenols, which are many drugs in one.  [ResveratrolNews.com]

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