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Old 08-02-2018, 02:05 AM   #1
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Dr. Mark Gordon: "...Brain-synthesized steroid hormones—neurosteroids—regulate neuron growth, myelination, and formation of synapses between neurons in the nervous system (synaptogenesis).9 "

He is on youtube: A Hormonal Approach to Alzheimer's & Brain Damage - YouTube

Dr Gordon notes the importance of zinc in down regulating the production of harmful products in Alzheimer's and explains this process.  He also discusses why aluminum is thought to a contributor to developing Alzheimer's.

Long discussion about inflammation and oxidative stress in the brain and the use of N-acetyl cysteine and mixed tocopherols (E vitamins) that slow down inflammation.

Extensive discussion about thyroid hormone and the brain and nutrients and thyroid hormone's role in the "neuropermissive" environment.
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