Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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article on neurotransmitter acetylcholine

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Jody, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. Jody

    Jody Senior Member

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    I posted this on empowher.com awhile ago. At the suggestion of a few members here, I am posting it here now.

    Don't let the title, or parts of the article, freak you out, I'm posting it because it's about acetylcholine not because it's about dementia. :)

    Decrease in Neurotransmitter Acetylcholine Can Lead to Dementia
     
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    Aricept

    Dear Jody,

    I've been using 5 to 7.5 mg Aricept most nights before bed for going on two years, and it does help, with brain fog, "executive"/cognitive functions, and with dream recall. It helps keep acetylcholine in the system longer instead of breaking down quite so fast. I have no trouble stopping it and do if I start to be allergic to something (else), because it will amplify this. When the allergy blows over I can start again.

    Having had ME/CFS for so long, I go ahead and try such symptomatic medications, to see if they will help, but I don't want to take anything harmful.

    Have you heard anything about Aricept for the cognitive and memory troubles we have?

    Cecelia
     
  3. Jody

    Jody Senior Member

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    Cecelia,

    I suspect you know more on this subject than I do. :)

    I am only just learning as I go along, researching for articles. You have been reading up on all this longer than me.

    I haven't come across anything specifically about Aricept but if I do I will pass it on to you.
     
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    Jody Senior Member

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    liverock,

    That sounds wonderful. :)

    I know I feel better on Vitamin D. And I apparently need all the acetylcholine I can get. :)
     

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