Posts Tagged ‘oxidative stress’

Sleep may Have an Anti-oxidant Effect on the Brain and Body

Oxidative Stress Risk Factor for Neurodegenerative and Chronic Diseases Anti-oxidants found in foods and medicinal herbs have been linked to preventing diseases. Oxidation is a chemical process that leads to the production of free radicals which cause oxidative stress. For instance, LDL cholesterol is not at all dangerous until it is oxidized and then it…

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Metals and Alzheimer’s Disease

Metals Interact with Beta Amyloid Protein in Brains of Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Over the years research has discovered that changes in the metabolism of biometals takes place in the brains of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and these biometals interact with the beta amyloid protein in their brains and this causes the beta…

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