Exposure to Aluminum May Contribute to Alzheimer’s

Maybe we need to be hit over the head with an aluminum frying pan to understand its potential toxic effects!

Exposure to Aluminum May Contribute to Alzheimer’s Professor Christopher Exley of Keele University, UK, a world authority on the link between human exposure to aluminum in everyday life and its likely contribution to Alzheimer‰Ûªs disease, says in a new report that it may be inevitable thatåÊaluminum plays some role in the disease. He says the human brain is both a target and a sink for aluminum on entry into the body ‰ÛÒ ‰ÛÏthe presence of aluminum in the human brain should be a red flag alerting us all to the potential dangers of the aluminum age. We are all accumulating a known neurotoxin in our brain from our conception to our death.” Exley writes in Frontiers in Neurology about the ‰Û÷Aluminum Age‰Ûª and its role in the ‰Û÷contamination‰Ûª of humans by aluminum. He says a burgeoning body burden of aluminum is an inevitable consequence of modern living and this can be thought of as ‰Û÷contamination‰Ûª, as the aluminum in our bodies is of no benefit to us it can only be benign or toxic. Professor Exley argues that the accumulation of aluminum in the brain inevitably leads to it contributing negatively to brain physiology and therefore exacerbating on-going conditions such as Alzheimer‰Ûªs disease. Professor Exley adds: ‰ÛÏThere are neither cures nor effective treatments for Alzheimer‰Ûªs disease. The role of aluminum in Alzheimer‰Ûªs disease can be prevented by reducing human exposure to aluminum and by removing aluminum from the body by non-invasive means. The link for the paper is: http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fneur.2014.00212/abstract