Conferring Well-Being

Alzheimer’s Disease

Up to three times as many women as men develop Alzheimer’s disease. Estrogen is capable of protecting central nervous system function through multiple mechanisms. It protects against neuronal cytotoxicity induced by oxidation, reduces the serum concentration of amyloid P component (the glycoprotein found in Alzheimer’s neurofibrillary tangles), and increases synapses and neuronal growth, especially dendritic […]

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