Getting Rid of Alzheimer's: What You Need to Know

Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 10:02 AM

By John Bachman and Donna Scaglione

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Recent research has unveiled a shocking statistic about Alzheimer’s disease: About half those diagnosed with the disease turned out not to have Alzheimer’s when they were autopsied after death. Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, author of the best-selling book “Real Cause, Real Cure,” tells Newsmax Health what else can be going on if you have Alzheimer’s symptoms and explains ways you can maintain strong cognitive function.

Doctors who spend too little time carefully assessing patients and who are quick to write a prescription for Alzheimer’s medications likely account for diagnosis errors, he says.