Neurodegenerative conditions, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease are having an ever-increasing impact on society. Despite the recent emergence of novel and effective interventional protocols, by and large attention dedicated to utilization leading edge research in the development of preventive programs remains virtually absent from medical discourse.
This presentation will explore the powerful and highly validated role of lifestyle choices in determining the destiny of the brain. Specific emphasis will be placed on favorably influencing the balance between inflammation and neurogenesis. In addition to exploring the direct effects of lifestyle interventions such as nutrition, this program will evaluate these factors as they are seen through the lens of the microbiome.