Dr. David Ward is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with over 30 years of experience and extensive post-doctorate training in Functional Medicine, including training through The Institute for Functional Medicine and Apollo Health of the Bredesen ReCODE Protocol.

Alzheimer's Medications

Alzheimer’s Medications: Drugs to Slow Memory Loss

Alzheimer’s Disease affects more than 5 million people living in the United States. It is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. There is currently no cure, but Alzheimer’s medications attempt to slow memory loss in some cases. It can feel overwhelming if you or a family member has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  Most medications give Alzheimer’s…

what causes alzheimer's

What Causes Alzheimer’s? Aging, Genetics, and Other Causes

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and degenerative brain disorder. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, most current researchers do not cite any single cause of this debilitating illness.  Most modern research suggests Alzheimer’s disease is caused by a combination of age, genetics, family history, and other risk factors (including lifestyle, overall health, brain injury, heart health,…

how is Alzheimer’s diagnosed

How is Alzheimer’s diagnosed? [Blood Tests, MRI, PET & More]

Alzheimer’s is diagnosed by going through a medical history, ruling out other possible causes that could explain your dementia-like symptoms, administering imaging tests, and looking for biomarkers that indicate the progression of Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is a serious neurodegenerative condition that is the result of chronic inflammation that leads to tau tangles and beta-amyloid plaque…

Signs of Dementia

10 Early Signs & Symptoms of Dementia

It’s important to look for the 10 early signs and symptoms of dementia in family members and other older adults. Spotting early symptoms may lead to an early diagnosis of dementia and increased quality of life thereafter. According to the National Institute on Aging, the most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s affects…