Biological Systems

Whole Grains Reduce Mineral Absorption If you can find the time, read the whole article at http://www.curetoothdecay.com/Tooth_Decay/whole_grains_cause_tooth_decay.htm It is very informative. The condensed version is below, as shortened by Christy. After the article, I have support materials to help you find the products that he mentions is … ♥ Hi friend! Please login to view

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Vinpocetine

Vinpocetine My brother did some research and sent me Life Extension’s Cognitex with Brain Shield that has vinpocetine. Normally, I don’t try blends because it’s hard to figure out what does what, especially if something causes a problem. I often try each ingredient separately and then try the blend, but I muscle tested both Jett

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Panax Ginseng: Benefits to the Brain Overview: Ginseng is capable of neuron and neuronal network regeneration, which may hold significant importance for neurodegenerative diseases where there is a loss of neurons (such as in Down syndrome and in Alzheimer’s disease). In typical adult mice, the ginsenoside Rg1, was shown to increase the number… ♥ Hi

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Save the Brain by Removing Toxic Aluminum http://www.szone.us/f20/save-your-brain-removing-toxic-aluminum-21327/   Aluminum is thought to play a major role in most of the neurodegenerative diseases and has been a suspect in Alzheimer’s for many years as well as in the development of dementia, Parkinson’s, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) and … ♥ Hi friend! Please login to view

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Medications: What to Avoid & Alternatives I know we’d love for our kids to be completely drug, radiation and procedure free, but somethings we have to venture where we’d rather not. Here are some tips to minimize damage when taking various drugs and undergoing different procedures.   Antibiotics to Avoid Our children with Down …

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Why B12 & Folinic Acid for Down syndrome? Studies suggest that an inadequate amount of vitamin B12 may be a risk factor for brain atrophy (shrinking) and possible cognitive impairment. Studies also show that individuals with Down syndrome commonly have low levels of B12 and Folic/Folinic Acid (or folate). In one study, typical seniors who

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Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinol)

Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinol)   Alzheimer & CoQ10 CoenzymeQ10 (CoQ10), a potent antioxidant, may help protect our children’s brain from Alzheimer’s. CoQ10 blocked the type of brain damage that leads to Alzheimer’s disease, say researchers at Johns Hopkins University and Hamdard University in India, who tested CoQ10 on animals with Alz… ♥ Hi friend! Please login

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The Importance of Magnesium   Overview Studies show that children with T21 have lower levels of magnesium than a typical child (see Trace Element study below). Unfortunately, problems common to individuals with DS such as oxidative stress and neurodegenerative processes as well as symptoms such as teeth grinding, sensitivity to sound, s… ♥ Hi friend!

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Thyroid & Down Syndrome Go Hand in Hand The symptoms of low thyroid hormone are very similar to characteristics of DS. They include (but aren’t limited to) slow growth, delayed development, (the appearance of) an enlarged tongue, low muscle tone, dry skin and constipation.   Since it is hypothesized that most everyone with Down synd…

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Jett’s Supplement List

Jett’s Supplement List Below are the supplements that Jett currently takes or has taken (it does fluctuate) to combat the effects of the 21st chromosome. Please click the links for explanations as to why, how, our experience, products etc. You may notice that my list is different than what is suggested in the Changing Minds

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