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by floramaria
Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Riluzole trial is hopeful
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Riluzole trial is hopeful

It less clear as to how Riluzole works in the central nervous system. It does reduce the effect of glutamate but how that happens may be secondary to decreased release of glutamate by direct or indirect means. Speculation. Here is a reference. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21678421.2...
by floramaria
Tue Aug 03, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Tele Medicine
Replies: 11
Views: 360

Re: Tele Medicine

Cat111 wrote:I completely agree, I made an appointment with a Functional Medicine doctor in Minneapolis. Thank you.

That’s good news. I am happy to hear it! Wishing you the best of luck with the new doctor.
by floramaria
Mon Aug 02, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Riluzole trial is hopeful
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Riluzole trial is hopeful

[youtube][/youtube] Riluzole is a medication that has been around quite a while and is generic. In this small trial there was a slowing in the progression of impaired brain glucose use, a primary focus of the study. There was also some sparing of cognitive decline compared to the placebo group. Rilu...
by floramaria
Mon Aug 02, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Tele Medicine
Replies: 11
Views: 360

Re: Tele Medicine

This was her answer...... typically estrogen cream is used independently of progresterone. It is only supposed to be used 3 times per week or less to help symptoms. oral estrogen is different, that is the one that we need to use with the progesterone for someone with a uterus I am seriously concern...
by floramaria
Mon Aug 02, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Tele Medicine
Replies: 11
Views: 360

Re: Tele Medicine

She is an APNP I just started seeing her 3 weeks ago. She has Functional Medicine training, and the 1st visit did blood test...all came back great except for my lipids.....now she changed her tune and won't prescribe progesterone. My old FM doc is 4 hours away. I live in Wisconsin.... not very many...
by floramaria
Sun Aug 01, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Covid vaccines and aluminium
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: Covid vaccines and aluminium

Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows whether either the Astra Zeneca or Pfizer (mRNA) vaccine contains aluminium as an adjuvant? I have tried looking on the net but found conflicting answers. As an APOE 4/4 I have read that we should try to avoid alumiunium hence the question. Many thanks! Hi Cather...
by floramaria
Fri Jul 30, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer's symptoms
Replies: 13
Views: 3579

Re: Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer's symptoms

My wife has mild Alzheimer’s. She was part of a research study by Dr. Amy Clements-Cortez using a chair back acoustic and vibrating device. While one of the included auditory programs is supposed to emphasize the 40 hertz range, we used a simple 30 minute 40 hertz sound track on an iPod touch fed i...
by floramaria
Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Plasmalogens- exciting new evidence
Replies: 177
Views: 57087

Re: Plasmalogens- exciting new evidence

The consultant suggested adding HCl and enzymes supplements when I eat. I did and my glucose control eating carbs got much better. Just after this suggestion, this book , "Why Stomach Acid Is Good for You: Natural Relief from Heartburn, Indigestion, Reflux and GERD" came through my feed. ...
by floramaria
Thu Jul 22, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: young, APO4/3 and sleepless
Replies: 8
Views: 544

Re: young, APO4/3 and sleepless

Hi all! My name is adriana and I am 33 apo3/4. To say I have trouble sleeping is an understatement, however for the past 6 months I continue to walk up around 4 am and can't go back to sleep. Overall I can usually fall asleep with the help of theanine and magnesium. Has anyone tried 5htp for those ...
by floramaria
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Any thoughts on lecithin (phosphatidylcholine)?
Replies: 8
Views: 560

Re: Any thoughts on lecithin (phosphatidylcholine)?

…he suggested something over 1 TBL/day of the NOW phosphatidylcholine product… Hi Tincup, I was just looking the website for Now supplements to find their product you mention. I could’t find any product listed under phosphatidylcholine. Is it their lecithin that you are taking on Dr G’s recommendat...

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