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Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is a mental illness traditionally associated with aging . The cause of Alzheimer's disease is the pathological formation of beta amyloid in the brain associated with a massive death of neurons.

Many years ago she launched an affair about the possibility that Alzheimer's disease could cause aluminum. This case culminated in my university years by finding that the increased amount of aluminum in the affected nervous tissue is not the cause of Alzheimer's disease but its consequences. Because of this affair, I have been avoiding aluminum utensils for a certain time, even though I could not understand how such a ubiquitous element like aluminum could be so poisonous. Today, aluminum dishes, preferably anodised, are again considered completely harmless. Certainly aluminum alloys get much less aluminum alloys than aluminum alloys, which is the main ingredient of sweat and post-shave products.

Potential effects of ginseng against Alzheimer's disease

Several authors claim that ginseng mitigates the symptoms, if not the progression of Alzheimer's disease ( Lee2008pge , Heo2008aot ). Ginseng is known to act against inflammation and brain cell death . Slowing or even reversing the development of Alzheimer's disease seems to me to be a completely different class problem. Reports (such as Lee2009gcf ) are skeptical in this respect. Fughberman1999dsn provides information about many herbs in psychiatric practice, but ginseng is not exhausting enough. Specific experimental studies are somewhat more optimistic. According to Heo2008aot , red ginseng had good efficacy in patients with Alzheimer's disease (15 probands 4.5g daily, another 15 probands 9g daily, 31 proband control). According to Lee2008pge , during the mid-year use of red ginseng (4.5g daily for 12 weeks) there was a clinical improvement in the mental performance of patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

Ginsenoside Rg1 ( Wang2009gri , Fang2012mne , Shi2012grp ) is most often investigated as effective against Alzheimer's disease, but non-saponin components, polyacetylene alcohols panaxydol and panaxynol ( Nie2006pep ), and even the glycolipoprotein component of ginseng gintonin ( Hwang2012ggl ) are also interesting in this context.

Other potential adaptogens with Alzeimer effect:

TBM combination with effect on Alzheimer's disease

According to Zhao2009afq, the TCP combination with a possible effect against Alzheimer's disease is a mixture of ginseng radix rubra , scutellaria baicalensis , Angelica sinensis , Anemone altaica, and Glycyrrhiza uralensis . Some of these publications claim that the substances under investigation can reverse the balance between the production and degradation of beta amyloid (Aβ) responsible for dementia . My personal attitude to ginseng as a remedy against Alzheimer's disease would sum up that ginseng will certainly be somewhat beneficial, but it would be unethical to give patients great hope when prescribing ginseng to them.

Significant are the protective effects of ginseng against dementia and Parkinson's disease .

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