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How to improve sleep for ALS patient?

It is a known thing that ALS patients have problems with a good sleep – of course not only them. These problems arise from multiple reasons. I have also experience with this right from the ALS battlefield as my mother had ALS and then I had some strange nasty ALS …

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What ALS patient should avoid?

Avoid any demanding physical exercises – you have chronic inflammation, your immunity can be further weaken due to stress hormones produced. Of course if already in advanced phase it is irrelevant but as a fresh ALS patient this needs to be considered and maximum care needs to be put in …

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Again: Is ALS really incurable?

It is curable and time will prove it. Big factor is time which is not surprising – the later people start with treatment the harder to achieve good results. Anyway everyone can attempt for it regardless his condition. Why should I trust in this? Because the legend of all legends, …

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Again: Is there any hope for ALS patients?

Yes there is but a new problem arised – how to convince thousands of people that they can do something right now and believe it can be worth all the effort while not having any guaranteed result.     Mr Underhill From ShirePlease see About Author page. chronicdiseasesdemystified.wordpress.com

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Why science is unable to make any real progress with ALS?

Science has done great job in the base research. How could I find the links otherwise? This is a great achievement and we should realize the knowledge to decipher & beat ALS already exists among people. The problem is the knowledge is scattered across many fields which do not collaborate …

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Is immunity factor in ALS?

Simple answer – YES, YES, YES, YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES! I analyzed this in my quite recent post and the bottom line everyone should learn and remember is following. Some scientists who really did great job here kind of reduced the problem to another question. Is that chronic inflammation caused by exaggerated immune …

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What is glutamate factor in ALS?

This is very interesting finding science has made already some time ago. What is known is that ALS patients have heightened levels of glutamate in brain. Glutamate is an important neurotransmitter so it is required for our nervous system to function well. Homeostatic levels of glutamate mean the nervous system …

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Why toxic metals are mentioned as risk factor for ALS?

Because it is an empirical fact. It is known people working in metal industry or other toxic environments statistically show correlation with ALS. Why are toxic heavy metals problem? Because their chemical properties are very dangerous for human tissues and can entrap already weaker immune system and contribute significantly to …

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Why ALS hits more sporting people including professionals?

The answer is simple. ALS is syndrome of immune system, despite it is pretty hidden property and can be specific to sub-components of immunity only. The fact that many people can do professional sport does not mean they do not have hidden problems. Demanding activity gradually lowers immunity and what …

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Can vitamins or other supplementation help with ALS?

Yes but it needs to be used wisely. There are traces it helped some patients but it again is not reliable fact due to the complexity of ALS. There are factors of dynamic nature which practically prevent some nice statistical results across bigger samples of patients. But it all gets …

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