The global cost of Alzheimer disease and dementia is estimated to be $605 billion. However, there are no drug treatments available that can provide a cure for Alzheimer disease yet. Further, many health professionals suggest age, genetics and mineral imbalances may cause Alzheimer disease.
Many scientists suggest that Alzheimer disease may be related to calcium. Both Osteoporosis and Alzheimer diseases are aging-associated multi-factorial progressive degenerative diseases and both occur usually in seniors. According to recent scientific research, senior women who have low bone density are more than twice likely to develop Alzheimer disease. It indicates that Alzheimer disease is closely linked to osteoporosis, however, the mechanisms underlying this are unknown.