This looks at the question: Does Metformin cause Dementia? Metformin is a drug used in the treatment of diabetes.This video also looks at the questions: Can diabetes cause dementia? Can Metformin cause dementia?
Are you a metformin and are you asking yourself does metformin cause dementia? answers coming up!! this channel is about tips and advice to promote your health and to help you stay young! therefore think your health and hit the subscribe button. this is the last part of my series of videos on metformin and if you want
A link to the first video in the series looking at metformin and side effects click on this link above. can diabetes cause dementia? what you should know is that diabetes is associated with a one and a half to two times increased risk of dementia and cognitive decline especially with increasing age. researchers
Think there’s a higher association with vascular dementia rather than alzheimer’s dementia. diabetes causes your blood sugar levels to be higher than normal. normally, the pancreas produces a hormone called insulin to decrease the increased glucose level. now what happens in diabetes is your body fat cells,
Well to insulin. this is called insulin resistance. the higher blood sugars are associated with an increased risk of dementia; in other words the higher the risk of cognitive decline. glucose levels (also called hypoglycemia) sure you’re taking care of your blood sugars. all of this makes sense. your
Brain cells need sugar to function and if there’s too much sugar or too little sugar they don’t work that well. if there are prolonged episodes of high blood sugar or low blood sugar this in turn damages your brain cause dementia? metformin can cause b12 deficiency and if you want a link to a previous video i
Did on this subject click on this link above. vitamin b12 deficiency affects your brain cells and nerve cells. the protective covering around your nerve fibers called myelin is damaged, this causes a variety of symptoms such as dementia, forgetfulness, insomnia, depression, irritability, peripheral sensory deficits and
Psychosis. b12 deficiency results in an increase of an amino acid levels of homocysteine lead to brain shrinkage. we get older our brains shrink. however, with neurodegenerative diseases such as alzheimer’s disease this is accelerated. in alzheimer’s diseases homocysteine levels are elevated. elevated
Homocysteine levels increase the risk of neurodegenerative diseases. therefore when taking checked given that it can cause b12 deficiency. if you’re finding value in this video don’t forget to like,comment and share and don’t forget to hit button as well. in the past years there have been some studies showing
Metformin slows down cognitive decline on the screen you’ll see two of those studies and you can see the links in the description below.a recent australian study just concluded all the adults receiving metformin have slower cognitive decline and dementia risk.that’s don’t you think! this study was, however,
An observational study. observation studies cannot prove that one thing causes another only that that larger more randomized studies in people with and without diabetes should be performed. in my opinion we have to be careful drawing studies and other recent similar studies as they are not the gold standard of
Studies. the gold standard of studies are randomized control studies. what i would conclude that if your blood sugars are better controlled with diet your diabetic medications to achieve better contribute to decreasing cognitive decline and decrease the chances of dementia. in this way you’re taking control of
Your health and thinking your health. did to see what i was doing? and if you’re interested in when to stop taking your metformin click on this link above. and if you’re interested in other videos don’t forget click right here or click right here. have why is this happening? one more that subscription button
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Does Metformin cause dementia? Surprising answer! By Think Your Health