Hello, and thank you for your reply. I feel so alone in this, I can’t even tell you. I’m going to look into the book you suggested, and hopefully that will give me a little more insight in everything that’s involved with dementia and alzheimer’s.
He has not been diagnosed with it yet; but of course I can see what’s going on. I watch him, I see him, I listen to him and there’s no getting around it. I think we’re going to be facing a much more serious situation before the end of the year. He’s still working full time though (he is 71 years old) but I’m sure his co-workers will start to notice changes in him before too much longer as well. That is really going to be tough though because I know he enjoys keeping busy, and the extra money does help; but the fact is, when this stuff gets ahold of you, there doesn’t seem to be much you can do to get away from it.
I thought maybe I could slow it down a bit by staying away from pharmaceutical meds as much as possible (you’re so right about certain meds and side effects) and gearing him toward things I know would be more beneficial like the medicinal Oil of Oregano, Prevagen, Beta-Glucan, and the like. Maybe what I’ve been doing has already helped him more than I know though because when he had hernia surgery a couple months back, the doctor commented that he normally doesn’t see lab work as good as his in a 21 year old man. I mean, to say his numbers were good would be an understatement though. Everything … all of his numbers, even his cholesterol, triglycerides, his HDL, LDL, all of it was absolutely PERFECT! Even his EKG turned out perfect. That really threw the doctor for a loop because he couldn’t get past the fact that my husband had actually smoked for nearly 50 years.
So maybe there is still something I haven’t ran across yet that could actually help someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s, and I just haven’t found it yet. So believe me, I am open to anything, and welcome any suggestions you may have, especially since you are already dealing with this in a loved one yourself. Thanks again for your reply.