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How do you get Alzheimers?

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December 23, 2010 6:42PM

The precise mechanism by which people get Alzheimer's Disease is not known to medical science. There are a number of theories. It may be related to prions (a similar disease, Creuzfeldt-Jaacob Disease, is known to be caused by prions), it may involve aluminum poisoning or other forms of metal toxicity, or it may involve nothing more than the wearing out of an aging brain.

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More detail on suggestions that Alzheimer's is a prion disease in the related links.

See related links for an interview with Dr. Colm Kelleher author of "Brain Trust: The Hidden Connection Between Mad Cow and Misdiagnosed Alzheimer's Disease" recorded November 16, 2004. Video is about 1 hour long but well worth the time.

Dying for a Hamburger presents strong evidence that Alzheimer's disease is caused by the same agent that causes mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE), variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), and a host of other neurodegenerative diseases called transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs). Dying For a Hamburger now presents compelling evidence that Alzheimer's disease has become epidemic due to

modern meat-packing practices.