• Joan Rothchild Hardin

Alzheimer’s, Gut Bacteria and Music


Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that gradually worsens over time, affecting memory, thinking and behavior – eventually becoming severe enough to interfere with all aspects of daily life. Alzheimer’s involves the progressive loss of brain function, is the most common cause of dementia and the 6th leading cause of death in the US. In 2013 over 5 million Americans had the disease. The rates rise yearly and are expected to reach 16 million by 2050.