Autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases are some of the most frustrating and frightening chronic illnesses for patients and their families and they’re both on the rise. The rate of autoimmune disease has skyrocketed in the past two decades and the number of dementia cases more than doubled between 1990 and 2016.
Could it be that dementia has had no meaningful treatment advances in the last 15 years because we are asking the wrong questions? Systems Medicine pioneer David Haase, MD integrates science, philosophy, data, and inspiring experiences from his innovative medical practice to reveal new possibilities for creating health, optimizing human performance, and reversing dementia.
Odds are someone you know or love has been affected by Alzheimer’s or Dementia. According to the Alzheimer's Association, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer's is growing — and growing fast. More than 6 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's. An estimated 6.2 million Americans age 65 and older are living with Alzheimer's dementia in 2021.