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Blood transfusions
Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 3:12 PM
Joined: 1/12/2020
Posts: 2

I've read that blood transfusions can be helpful with Alz. Has anyone had experience with them as a treatment option?
Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 6:46 PM
Joined: 2/17/2019
Posts: 380

No Experience, just a link


Going Indirect: Can Therapies Halt Alzheimer’s from Outside the Brain?

Apabetalone, an epigenetic drug that tamps down vascular inflammation, slowed cognitive decline in people with MCI. A new statistical analysis of results from AMBAR claimed the plasma-exchange therapy might boost cognition by removing pathogenic proteins from blood.


I believe this is the basis of the trials centered in Arizona




Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020 1:39 PM
Joined: 4/22/2017
Posts: 334

Here's an older (2017) article describing transfusing blood from a young person to someone with Alzheimer's disease. I have not looked to see if this has been updated.