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I Have a Relative With Alzheimers

Alpha Lipoic Acid, An Inexpensive Supplement, Is Shown To Be Helpful Against Alzheimer's... Excerpted from :
"A Simple Acid Shown to Halt and Even Prevent Alzheimer’s"
by Danica Collins

"...One of the first experiments that tested the theory of ALA’s effects on brain health was conducted over the course of about 12 months. The researchers gave patients 600 milligrams of ALA daily during the span of the study. At the conclusion, neuropsychological tests indicated the condition of the participants actually began stabilizing, rather than declining—as is expected with this tragic progressive disease.

These highly promising results motivated researchers to continue testing ALA as an alternative way to prevent Alzheimer’s.

A follow-up study to the one described above was conducted by researchers from the Department of Medical Rehabilitation and Geriatrics in Hannover, Germany. The German team extended the observation period to 48 months. Once again, they found that ALA caused Alzheimer’s progression to be “dramatically lower than among untreated patients or those on a different treatment regimen.”

The team concluded that ALA appears to be a “successful ‘neuroprotective’ therapy option for AD (Alzheimer’s disease).” "...

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